A few weeks ago, The Seasteading Institute team traveled to Acapulco to mix with liberty-loving free-thinkers at the 5th Annual Anarchapulco conference.
How did Randy Hencken pull this off? “I’m sponsored to speak at the World Blockchain Festival in Tokyo,” he said. “Great,” I said. “A bunch of tech people,” he said. But for some odd reason I thought I heard him whistling the tune “Make It Happen” by Mariah Carey. “Have fun,” I said. I imaginedRead more
The talk I held at the 2009 Seasteading conference is up! Thanks everyone who was there, for the interesting discussions we have had afterwards.
Some comments on the then and now: I unfortunately no longer have the confidence in this concept I had back then, for the reasons explained below:
### The Seasteading Institute November 2009 Newsletter ###
### Table of Contents ###
* The Poseidon Project: Building the World’s First Independent Seastead by 2015
* Conference Recap
* Ephemerisle Recap
* Hiring – Three positions
* Poseidon Project
* Awareness & Community
* Membership Program
#### The Poseidon Project: Building the World’s First Independent Seastead by 2015
At the Seasteading 2009 Conference, we were excited to un
Terry Floyd gave an unconference presentation at Seasteading09 about the possibility of holding a conference on a cruise ship. This could replace or supplement our 2010 Conference (for example, it could be in a different region like Europe, Asia, or the US Eastern Seaboard). Terry created a survey which many conference attendees have filled out, and we’d like to get y’alls responses as well.
[Fill Out The Survey Here](http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=8dyp1NzACT6q6pxkEFWM8g_3d_3d)
BTW, videos from the conference should start appearing this week or next!
We’d like to remind everyone of our upcoming [Second Annual Conference](http://www.seasteading.org/interact/events/conference09) and [First-Ever Ephemerisle Festival](http://ephemerisle.org/), where the far-flung seasteading community will gather in person to explore the theory and practice of seasteading.
### New speakers
We are pleased to announce two additional [speakers](http://www.seasteading.org/interact/events/conference09#speakers) in the engineering track: Dominique Roddier from [MI&T](http://marineitech.com/) will speak about their [ClubStead](http://www.seasteading.org/mission/additionalreading/clubstead) design which TSI c
The deadline for early registration for [the Seasteading 2009 Conference](http://www.seasteading.org/interact/events/conference09) is this Sunday, September 13th. After that date, the rates will increase.