Wanna hang out with cool engineers? Learn how to build a home you can move anywhere in the world? Change your government for the better by voting with your house? Then come to the Seasteading ‘08 conference! Please feel free to re-post the press release below anywhere you think it would be welcome. Your blog. Your friend’s blogs. On flyers at school. Billboards.
The day after the conference there will be a kayaking trip at Waldo Point:
…followed by dinner at the Forbes Island Floating Restaurant:
Note you don’t have to register for the conference to attend the post-conference events. There will also be regular informal social gatherings for people interested in seasteading:
For Immediate Release:
Vote With Your House
Mountain View, CA, August 18th, 2008.
If the Seasteading Institute has its way, you will soon be able to relocate your house–or even your entire town–as easily as you move your car.
“We are going to build permanent floating settlements on the ocean. The first prototype will likely be built in the sheltered waters of the San Francisco Bay, but future designs will be capable of withstanding open ocean conditions.” says Patri Friedman, founder of the Mountain View based non-profit. The Institute recently received some substantial backing for their approach, in the form of a $500,000 grant from Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel.( Collapse )