Highlights of this months: Jim Von Ehr Donates $100,000 to TSI Ephemerisle 2010: Making Headway Seasteading Conference on a Cruise! — Save the Date Donor Profile: Nicolas Germineau Max Marty Returns to Lead Commercial Seasteading Summer Intern Tony Dreher Coming Aboard
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This month, April 15th marks the second anniversary of the creation of The Seasteading Institute. Over the past two years, our non-profit has grown from dreams of its founders into not just a tight-knit group internally, but a real movement with supporting donors and a dedicated membership who make their homes across the globe.
A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching. Sivananda
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
We ought to avail ourselves of the sea, building floating cities on it so that we can move southward or northward according to the time of year…. Some such happy state will come one day, though we shall not live to see it.
At the Seasteading 2009 Conference, we were excited to unveil our new medium-term strategy, which we’ve dubbed The Poseidon Project. By 2015, TSI will create an independent seasteading community as the seed for the world’s first ocean city-state.
We at The Seasteading Institute would like to thank all of you for attending our second annual conference! We had a wonderful time, and know that many of you did as well. We’ve been very happy to hear how pleased you were with the event.
As a reminder, Peter Thiel will be hosting the Monday Night opening cocktail reception. For those unable to make the main conference, tickets for this are currently available for $100 via the conference registration page, but it is almost full.
We are pleased to announce two additional speakers in the engineering track: Dominique Roddier from MI&T will speak about their ClubStead design which TSI commissioned, and Miguel Lamas Pardo, an ocean engineering PhD will talk about Flotel accomodations for oil rigs
After many months of waiting and a round of questions, we have finally received our Letter of Determination from the IRS confirming our non-profit status. Press Release here.