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The Resource Seasteading : how floating nations will restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians, Joe Quirk with Patri Friedman

Seasteading : how floating nations will restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians, Joe Quirk with Patri Friedman

Label
Seasteading : how floating nations will restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians
Title
Seasteading
Title remainder
how floating nations will restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians
Statement of responsibility
Joe Quirk with Patri Friedman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Two thirds of our globe is Planet Ocean, not Planet Earth. Imagine a vast new source of sustainable and renewable energy that would also bring more equitable economies. A previously untapped source of farming that could produce significant new sources of nutrition. Future societies where people could choose the communities they want to live in, free from the restrictions of conventional citizenship. This vision of our near future as imagined in Seasteading attracted the support of Silicon Valley's Peter Thiel
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quirk, Joe
Dewey number
307.760914/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GB471
LC item number
.Q57 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Friedman, Patri
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial islands
  • City-states
  • Marine resources
  • Urbanization
  • Forecasting
Label
Seasteading : how floating nations will restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians, Joe Quirk with Patri Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-345) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Seavilization now. Home: this isn't planet Earth ; Houses: cities that clean the seas -- II. Environment. Food: feed the world with greenhouse gas ; Fish: farms that swim with fish ; Fuel: the ocean is a solar panel -- III. Economy. Wealth: the miracle of start-up societies ; Health: faster, cheaper, better, fluid care -- IV. Freedom. Fear: war, waves, pirates, pollution, price! ; History: rights flow from frontiers ; Flow states: how to double global wealth
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 366 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451699265
Lccn
2016022049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
  • ocn954038028
  • (OCoLC)954038028
Label
Seasteading : how floating nations will restore the environment, enrich the poor, cure the sick, and liberate humanity from politicians, Joe Quirk with Patri Friedman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-345) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Seavilization now. Home: this isn't planet Earth ; Houses: cities that clean the seas -- II. Environment. Food: feed the world with greenhouse gas ; Fish: farms that swim with fish ; Fuel: the ocean is a solar panel -- III. Economy. Wealth: the miracle of start-up societies ; Health: faster, cheaper, better, fluid care -- IV. Freedom. Fear: war, waves, pirates, pollution, price! ; History: rights flow from frontiers ; Flow states: how to double global wealth
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 366 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451699265
Lccn
2016022049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
  • ocn954038028
  • (OCoLC)954038028

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