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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... Read More →

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

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