The concept of floating cities may sound like something from a science fiction novel, but it could become a reality by 2020. Seasteading Institute, a San Francisco-based nonprofit has been developing this idea since the foundation of the organization in 2008, and it has reached an agreement with the government of French Polynesia to begin testing in its waters.
Wanting to establish the first floating city with significant political autonomy by 2020, the Seasteading Institute is continually working towards their goal. Continue reading… “Floating city project moves into phase II”
Everyone learns the value of natural selection when learning basic biology – a species either adapts to their changing environment or dies off. This process also applies to governments, in some ways, but millions of people can still be chained to a failing state with no exit options. Continue reading… “Floating cities could be the next frontier”
Seasteading Institute city design (Anthony Ling)
The Seasteading Institute has plans to build floating cities out in the ocean. Now Paypal founder Peter Theil has recently given 1.25 million dollars to the group in an effort to create Libertarian countries out of these floating cities…