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The Ultimate Seasteading Podcast

“I fell in love immediately.” Talking to the incomparable David Frizzell, Leadership Consultant and host of the Team Guru Podcast, reminded me of how I felt when I first grokked the possibilities of seasteading “It blew the top of my head off,” said David. “And I said I want to be a part of that.” […]

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Oxford English Dictionary Adds “Seasteading”

In 2011, when Randy Hencken first joined The Seasteading Institute, he ran a small campaign to have “seasteading” included in the dictionary. This week, that dream came true. The Dictionaries department at Oxford University Press feature seasteading in their blog post and highlighted the addition on their social media channels. They even made a cute cartoon about seasteading. Less than a […]

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Pitch: Sustainable Floating Free Zones in Dubai

What’s the greatest business opportunity in the world? What’s more valuable than oil? How can spectacular economic growth be sustained? Leaders in Dubai sponsored my trip to answer these questions.   Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) and Vice President and CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), asked Dark […]

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First Tahitian Seasteading Gathering

Under the high patronage of the President of French Polynesia, Mr. Édouard Fritch, and co-sponsored by Blue Frontiers. Join the gathering of the first seasteaders in paradise May 15-18, 2017. View our distinguished speakers and program on the conference webpage. Interested in attending – apply today.  

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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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Video: Joe Quirk – What is Seasteading?

Originally from Lateline ABC Australia. Transcript: JOE QUIRK, SEASTEAD INSTITUTE: Seasteading is building politically independent cities that float on the ocean. Half the Earth’s surface is unclaimed by any government, so these would be start-up countries on the blue frontier. Seasteaders bring a Silicon Valley sensibility to the problem of governments not innovating sufficiently. And […]

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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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Sustainable Community Summit

[From the desk of Joe Quirk] I want to give you a free pass to an on-line event that offers a sneak preview of the seasteading book – and could also help us earn some funds. I was first captivated by seasteading for its potential to unleash political startups on a mass scale, but when I met the entrepreneurs who plan […]

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2017 – the year seasteading begins

We are on the edge of changing the world. It’s hard for me to believe this is reality. On January 13th, 2017, President Fritch will come to San Francisco from Tahiti to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with us solidifying our agreement to collaborate on developing the first seastead in a lagoon in French Polynesia. We […]

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