Emil Ekvardt from Great.com interviewed Joe Quirk, President of The Seasteading Institute as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…‘ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that… Read More »Great.com interviews Joe Quirk about the exciting prospect of maritime autonomy
On New Year’s Eve, Gizmodo Japan published an article about seasteading which has become the #1 most popular story on the tech news website. We think this bodes well for the continuing… Read More »Seasteading Article Hits #1 on Gizmodo Japan
In the spirit of the New Year, an editor at The Daily Caller recently sifted through more than 2,000 op-eds published by the popular D.C.-based website over the past year,… Read More »Daily Caller Picks Seasteading Op-Ed as Third Most Interesting of 2011
Our vision for seasteading is to improve government through competition, and my personal talents lie in seeing possibilities and starting initiatives. Many groups and organizations in the past have tried their hand at the audacious task of creating innovative societies, and I saw the possibility for seasteading to powerfully advance this idea with our unique approach…
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What’s New at The Seasteading Institute: TSI Welcomes Its New Director of Engineering, George Petrie
Recently, Portuguese reporter Vitor Hugo Alvarenga contacted us to find out more about The Seasteading Institute, as part of a feature for high-profile news outlet TVI24.pt about the seasteading movement. Entitled “Viver no Mar”, the three-piece feature focuses on The Seasteading Institute, on SeaLand, and on the concept of seasteading in general.
Well, the Discovery Channel show was pretty disappointing, they only used 5 seconds of the hour+ they filmed of me, although some ideas from the book were featured. I will restrict my comments here to saying that I do not favor many elements of their floating city design. The Reason Magazine article, on the other hand, is excellent! Mainstream vs. niche media? TV vs. print? Who knows. But we will not be posting a video of the Discovery Channel cameo, you should just go read the Reason article instead.
Reason Magazine has published an in-depth story about seateading, 20,000 Nations Above the Sea: Is floating the last, best hope for liberty?, which begins:
Ideas evolve quickly along the Friedman family tree. The late Milton Friedman, an economist at the University of Chicago, was one of the 20th century’s most respected and influential advocates for classical liberalism.
Set your DVRs to record The Discovery Channel at 10PM on Monday June 8th (check local listings for local times). The series is Mega Engineering, and the episode is City At Sea. Note that they are putting the first 3 episodes of this new series into a 3 hour block, City At Sea is the 3rd of these 3 episodes. It covers several projects besides seasteading. We will try to get a video of our segment up.