By Joe Quirk
Two-thirds of our globe is Planet Ocean, no longer Planet Earth.
Imagine an unlimited new resource of sustainable and renewable strength that will additionally convey extra equitable economies. A formerly untapped resource of farming that can produce major new assets of nutrients. destiny societies the place humans may perhaps select the groups they wish to dwell in, unfastened from the constraints of traditional citizenship. This daring imaginative and prescient of our close to destiny as imagined in Seasteading attracted the robust help of Silicon Valley’s Peter Thiel—and it can be approaching to reality.
Our planet is being affected by severe environmental difficulties: coastal flooding because of serious storms brought on partially via atmospheric toxins and diminishing normal assets between them. however the seas could be domestic to a brand new breed of pioneers, seasteaders, who're prepared to home the Blue Frontier. Oil systems and cruise ships already inhabit the waters; now it’s time to take your next step to full-fledged ocean civilizations.
Joe Quirk and Patri Friedman exhibit us how towns outfitted on floating structures within the ocean will paintings, and so they profile the various visionaries who're enforcing uncomplicated suggestions of seasteading this present day. An entrepreneur’s dream, those floating towns becomes laboratories for innovation and creativity. Seasteading can be visionary, however it already has all started proving the adage that yesterday’s technological know-how fiction is tomorrow’s technology truth. Welcome to seavilization.