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Wednesday, June 24 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Seasteading 2030: The Fluid Mechanics of Voluntary Societies

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Seasteaders bring a startup sensibility to the problem of government monopolies that don’t innovate sufficiently. We plan to provide technological platforms for anybody with a better idea to try their micro-nation at sea. Floating startup nations won’t have to work within old broken governments, but will get to start afresh with twenty-first century ideas. Better yet, floating nations won’t lay claim over dissenting populations, but must persuade citizens to move there by providing better services. We believe a fluid market of competing services will unleash innovation in governance.

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Joe Quirk

Communications Director, Seasteading Institute
Joe Quirk is a science writer, novelist, and memoir ghostwriter, with a national bestseller in each category. He co-authored a book with Patri Friedman, Why Seastead? How Floating Nations Will Liberate Humanity, which will be published by Simon and Schuster in 2016. He has consulted for Pixar, who volunteered to illustrate his presentation for college students. As a storyteller, Joe is excited to show readers why solutions to global problems... Read More →

Wednesday June 24, 2015 2:00pm - 2:45pm

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