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Stop throwing big weddings in the middle of a pandemic. It's not just about you.

Hosting a big wedding during the pandemic puts guests and staff at risk. Your big day isn't more im…

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An ex-Uber exec wants to build a private, politically autonomous city to welcome newly remote techies fleeing Silicon Valley

Ryan Rzepecki sold his electric bike company Jump to the ride-sharing company for $200 million. Now…

Katie Canales   


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An island nation that told a libertarian 'seasteading' group it could build a floating city has pulled out of the deal

A documentary film crew followed the Seasteading Institute leadership at a conference in Tahiti las…

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Clearing Up 3 Big Misconceptions About Seasteading

The Seasteading Institute aims to explore new ideas in governance by ultimately setting up micronat…

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Pet owners will freeze their dying animals to one day bring them back to life. Billionaire Peter Thiel is backing the technology to make it happen.

A startup backed by Peter Thiel aims to establish a network of veterinary clinics that provide stan…

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Peter Thiel's dream of a floating libertarian utopia may have finally been killed

In 2008, Thiel, a billionaire investor and Trump transition team member, launched a mission to deve…

Melia Robinson   


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An unused Carnival cruise ship could soon become a floating office where techies, YouTube influencers, and 'digital nomads' can live and work remotely

The cruise ship-turned-office would fit 2,000 people who would have access to fitness classes, a sw…

Katie Canales   


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Floating cities are getting far closer to reality than ever before - but they won't be the libertarian utopias billionaires have proposed

After signing an agreement with French Polynesia in 2016 to build a floating city off the coast of …

Aria Bendix   


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Peter Thiel no longer thinks Silicon Valley's dream of a floating, isolated city is realistic

French Polynesia fit the bill. The Seasteading Institute's executive director Randolph Hencken told…

Melia Robinson   


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Billionaire Peter Thiel helped fund plans to build the world's first floating city - take a look at the designs

At first, the project's founders imagined the city as a libertarian utopia free of regulation. Joe …

Leanna Garfield   


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Silicon Valley's dream of a floating, isolated city might actually happen

Eventually, the group determined the costs were too extravagant. The United Nations grants every st…

Melia Robinson   


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The Next Generation Of Pilgrims Want To Start Their Own Countries That Float At Sea

There are some challenges, of course, but we already do a simpler version of this all the time. In …

Dylan Love   


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13 Quotes That Show Why Libertarian Tech Billionaire Peter Thiel Is A Scary Genius

Since then he launched the global hedge-fund Clarium Capital and the Founders Fund, a venture capit…

Jillian D'Onfro   


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Silicon Valley Is Living Inside A Bubble Of Tone-Deaf Arrogance

To celebrate her one-year anniversary, her team sent a company-wide memo, which technology reporter…

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A famous Silicon Valley startup factory says it won't fire investor Peter Thiel for supporting Trump

Thiel, a cofounder of PayPal and the first outside investor in Facebook, is also a part-time partne…

Rob Price   


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Here's The Plan Behind The Incredibly Ambitious Floating City Called Freedom Ship

"There are super platforms now in the world, they're just not mobile platforms or floating cities,"…

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Peter Thiel is trying to save the world: the apocalyptic theory behind his actions

Perhaps privately, Thiel worried that Gawker was stirring up tensions and slowing global progress w…

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