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December 28th, 2010 - Open Knowledge — LiveJournal

Dec. 28th, 2010

10:42 am - Innovative ideas to create communities on the high seas

via abclocal.go.com

If you're not happy with the direction of the country, go start your own. That's part of the idea being floated by a Bay Area non-profit.

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06:11 pm - Help The Seasteading Institute -- only $9,176 to go!

When the ball drops at midnight this Friday, December 31st, it will not only close out the year, but mark the deadline for the Thiel Foundation's $250,000 matching grant. As of right now, we have raised a total of $240,824. This means that with 3 days remaining, we have only $9,176 to go!

Meeting this goal would be a huge accomplishment for the young seasteading movement. It would demonstrate to the Thiel Foundation that The Seasteading Institute is successfully broadening our donor base (from 6% non-TF donations in 2008-2009 to 33% in 2010!), help maintain our full 501(c)3 status with the IRS (which has requirements for breadth of support), and put us on a solid financial footing going into 2011.

via seasteading.org

Seasteading seems like the best long term solution to the problem(s) of bad government. If you agree, consider making a donation. (Full disclosure: I do some contract work for TSI, so have a financial interest in their success. But I would support them regardless.)

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