Sean Hastings – Experiences with HavenCo and SeaLand

December 2, 2009 by

Sean Hastings‘ presentation on his experiences with HavenCo and SeaLand is now online:

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Erwin Strauss – How to Start Your Own Country

November 18, 2009 by

Erwin Strauss’s presentation at the 2009 Seasteading Conference is now available online:

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Michael Strong: Free Zones and the Cambrian Explosion in Government

November 16, 2009 by

Michael Strong‘s talk from the 2009 Seasteading Conference is now online:

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Animated render of design contest winner

October 15, 2009 by

We also are hosting a better quality version (128MB). Continue reading

Conference & Ephemerisle are over

October 7, 2009 by

The website & blogs have been quiet because we’ve been very busy (obviously) with the conference & Ephemerisle, James & I just got back last night. I suspect this will be a bit of a decompression week for us, so don’t expect to hear much this week either, but I’ll try to get some links and roundups posted when I can. Continue reading

Hold Fast: Stories of Maniac Sailors, Anarchic Cast-Aways, and The Voyages of the S/V Pestilence

August 22, 2009 by

[Moxie Marlinspike]( and the [Anarchist Yacht Club]( present: [Hold Fast: Stories of Maniac Sailors, Anarchic Cast-Aways, and The Voyages of the S/V Pestilence]( Continue reading

I’m On A Boat – A Capella

August 21, 2009 by

UC Santa Cruz’s Acquire A Capella

Almost 500K video hits for a parody of a silly song about being on a boat…Seasteaders, our time has come!

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Video: Open Sailing

June 29, 2009 by

[Via Justin Pickard]( (who has some entertaining commentary) comes this video from [Open Sailing]( I had some trouble understanding the concept when I saw their website awhile back (perhaps a language issue?), but the video makes it clearer. I like their idea for swarming algorithms based on weather, political systems, and so forth to automatically suggest good clustering locations for all the participating vessels. Continue reading

How to Start Your Own Country Anthem, by Danny Wallace

June 17, 2009 by

This is by [Danny Wallace](, a British Comedian, who had a TV show about trying to start a Micronation in London called [How To Continue reading

Robert Ballard’s TED Talk on ocean exploration

June 11, 2009 by

A number of people have emailed me this awesome video, and it was posted [on the forums]( Some quotes from [Robert Ballard](

_”NASA’s annual budget for space exploration could fund NOAA’s budget for ocean exploration for 1600 years.”_

_”Fifty percent of the United States of America is underneath the ocean. Continue reading