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Podcast: Seasteading = Better Than Sustainable

My controversial interview with the Sustainable Communities Summit is now free.   Host Alan James allowed me to talk at length about the entrepreneurs who plan to show the world how to think beyond sustainability – and beyond politics itself. I succeeded in blowing Alan’s mind. You’ll notice several times when I stop talking, he catches his breath for a moment, […]

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“We are the Blue Frontier,” says spokesman for French Polynesia Government

“We have solutions to bring the world.” Spokesman for the French Polynesian government articulates his extraordinary vision for Floating Islands in an unedited spontaneous interview Mere days after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with The Seasteading Institute on behalf of President Fritch, government spokesman and Minister of Housing, Jean-Christophe Bouissou, arrived home to express his global vision for a floating innovation hub on TNTV in Tahiti.And […]

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Government of French Polynesia Signs Agreement with Seasteaders for Floating Island Project

SAN FRANCISCO —  On Friday, January 13, The French Polynesian government officially signed an historic agreement with nonprofit The Seasteading Institute to cooperate on creating legal framework to allow for the development of The Floating Island Project.  The legislation will give the Floating Island Project it’s own “special governing framework” creating an “innovative special economic […]

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Randolph Hencken’s Post-Election Message

Randolph Hencken heads for international waters the day after the US election. As Executive Director of the Seasteading Institute, he’s been invited to attend the exclusive Summit at Sea. There Randy will make a very special announcement. Seasteaders may be on the cusp of launching the first floating islands with significant political autonomy. Want real […]

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Podcast: Robert Ballard & 3D-Printed FLIPsteads

Why haven’t seasteads been built yet? Robert Ballard, famous oceanographer who discovered the RMS Titanic, reminds us every time we talk to him that the technology for stability on the high seas is the RV FLIP, which has been repeatedly deployed on the high seas since 1962. What’s with the 54-year delay? Why, asks Bob, did […]

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Podcast: Texas Lawyer interviews Seavangelist. Politically Fight or Create?

We’ve switched things up for this installment of Seasteading Today. Rather than have Joe Quirk interview a seasteader, our accomplished Board member Susanna Dokupil interviewed Joe. This podcast is an excellent primer on the fundamental world view of seasteading. Joe shares and defends several core tenets of why human capacity is better spent pioneering new societies […]

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Podcast: The Moral Philosophy of Seasteading with Mike Gibson and Reid Spitz

Seasteading emerged from shared belief that applying philosophy to practical action requires exiting most accepted institutions.  I thought it was about time I turned on the recorder to capture one of these conversations. Mike Gibson and Reid Spitz started as philosophy students and became venture capitalists and staunch seasteaders. Can philosophy ignite action? Reid and Mike explain why that’s […]

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