Our April Seasteading Social featured researchers from the SeaCities Lab in Australia. Watch the video #Seasteading #social
TSI research reveals how seasteads fit within the requirements of the major international maritime conventions that most flagging countries have ratified. Meeting the described specifications will help seasteads find a home on flag registers without forcing them to meet standards designed for large voyaging ships engaged in transport, fishing, or other resource extraction processes.
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
New Legal Paper Released: Building the Platform: Challenges, Solutions, and Decisions in Seasteading Law
Building on the concepts set out in Dario Mutabdzija and Max Borders’ first legal strategy paper, the authors offer this second paper, “Building the Platform: Challenges, Solutions, and Decisions in Seasteading Law” as a more practical guide to seasteading legal issues.
Greetings Seasteaders! Max Borders and I have finished crafting our analysis of the seasteading business environment, “Seasteading Business: Context Opportunity and Challenge”. Check it out. Whether you’re interested in becoming a seasteading entrepreneur, investor, or perhaps just curious about what opportunities this novel industry has to offer — we think you’ll find it interesting.
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…
I am very excited to share The Seasteading Institute’s first legal research paper, Charting the Course: Toward a Seasteading Legal Strategy (one of a two paper series). The primary objective of these legal papers is to assist with the formation of a legal strategy that will be useful to seasteaders around the world. What does this mean from a practical standpoint?
Patri Friedman and Brad Taylor have published an academic paper making the case for seasteading from a public choice perspective. Patri presented a working version of it via video to the Australasian Public Choice Conference held in New Zealand.
The paper can be read here. Feedback is much appreciated!
Here’s the abstract:
The Seasteading Institute is still seeking an Oceanography Researcher who can identify specific regions best suited for the progression of seasteading. Here’s our Executive Director with some thoughts on how we could scale down the project to make recruiting easier while still getting useful information: