Monthly Archives: May 2014

National Geographic: Can the “Blue Revolution” Solve the World’s Food Puzzle?

National Geographic featured a marvelous photo-essay about sea farming, announcing, “Aquaculture has expanded about 14-fold since 1980 … exceeding beef production clearly for the first time.” “We call kelp the virtuous vegetable,” says Paul Dobbins of Ocean Approved, “because we are able to create a nutritious food product with no arable land, no fresh water, no […]

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Hit HBO Show “Silicon Valley” Climaxes with Seastead Cliffhanger

After a wacky episode filled with polite Satanists, polyamory, prepubescent bike gangs, Adderall-addled tween hackers, and uncontrollable self-driving cars, the hit HBO show Silicon Valley, produced by Mike Judge, climaxed with a lone nerd trapped on a seastead.     The artists who designed the fictional floating city must have contemplated our semi-submersible designs for inspiration, and writer […]

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German TV show Titel, Thesen, Temperamente announces Seasteaders as “Totalitarian.”

Audrey Stimson, Producer at ARD German Television, emailed us 10 times while requesting an interview, promising, “Millions of viewers will be watching.” We hosted her camera crew at Thiel Capital, where they interviewed Randolph Hencken and myself on camera for about 15 minutes each. They asked us for high-res footage.  We sent them 8 Great […]

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