October 4, 2011 by admin
Our Board Member Michael Strong discussed free-cities (charter cities) and seastading on the John Stossel show on September 29, 2011.
August 16, 2011 by admin
Seasteading is poised to move forward in some big ways, including a new venture being launched by former Seasteading Institute staff. Max Marty and Dario Mutabdzija, former directors of business and legal strategy respectively, are starting a seasteading venture named Blueseed. Blueseed will create a visa-free technology incubator for startups and knowledge workers in international waters off the coast of the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit blueseed.co.
May 2, 2011 by admin
BBC’s One Planet included an interview with Patri Friedman for an episode about floating cities. Patri’s contribution starts at about 11 minutes into the 18 minutes show.
July 13, 2010 by admin
The Seasteading Institute, together with HumanIPO and Premium Advice are proud to announce Sink or Swim, the first seasteading business plan competition. Draft submissions will be accepted until Oct 8th, 2010. With $5,000 in prizes, TSI aims to inspire participants to envision what a successful business aboard a seastead would look like. For more information, please check out our contest website.
May 13, 2010 by admin
## The Seasteading Institute May 2010 Newsletter ##
>_”Unless we change direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.”_ — Chinese proverb
## Table of Contents ##
* Jim Von Ehr Donates $100,000 to The Seasteading Institute
* Ephemerisle 2010: Making Headway
* Seasteading Conference on a Cruise! Continue reading
May 11, 2010 by admin
Lauri Buckley from OnlineClasses.org wrote us to mention that they’ve done a round-up of interesting ocean-focused documentaries that can be found around the web. Some of these have direct relevance to seasteading.
Here are a few I liked:
Big Stuff: Water: This video is a great place to learn more about the mega-ships of the water industry.
April 27, 2010 by admin
Late in 2009, Francesca Galea wrote us to declare the completion of her doctoral thesis entitled Artificial Islands in the Law of the Sea. With her blessing, we posted the PDF of her significant and clarifying inquiries on our Research page, but it is more appropriate that we give her research the highlight it deserves. From the paper:
April 20, 2010 by admin
If your passion for making seasteading happen goes well above and beyond the call of duty, then consider joining the ranks of the Argonauts. Argonauts demonstrate their commitment to the seasteading dream by pledging $1000 a year for ten years. And we have now made it possible to receive the benefits of being an Argonaut for a full 10 years by pledging either $5000 over 2 years, or $10,000 all at once.
April 6, 2010 by admin
## The Seasteading Institute April 2010 Newsletter ##
>_“Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress”_
> [Theodore Levitt](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Levitt)
## Table of Contents ##
* TSI 2nd Anniversary April 15th
* Freakonomics Radio Hosts Patri Friedman
* Summer Internships at TSI Announced
* Patri Friedman’s World Tour
* Ephemerisle Newsletter Relaunch
* Poseidon Project
* Awareness & Community
* Membership P Continue reading
March 17, 2010 by admin
Early in February, I met with Opalyn Brenger and Walt Patrick of [WindWard](http://www.windward.org/), founders and caretakers of a sustainability research community in the middle of beautiful Washington State. They brought me to witness the final triumphant hours of an intensive weekend-long gasification workshop taking place at All Power Labs in Berkeley, California, where attendees and mentors were subverting modern diesel engines to the gasification techniques of the 1890s. Continue reading