"If you float it, they will come.Pirates Off Silicon Valley! 133 Startups to Live on This Rogue Boat [PICS]
That’s the lesson of Blueseed, a brave new utopia for startups that will be anchored in international waters, 12 miles off the coast of the San Francisco peninsula — aka Silicon Valley — sometime in the second half of 2013. The company calls its floating campus the “Googleplex of the sea.”
Blueseed is funded by Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal and early investor in Facebook. Famous for his libertarian views, Thiel is eager to create more havens for startups that are free from all government regulation — indeed, from all laws. (To that end, he has also pledged $1.25 million to the Seasteading Institute.)"
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Pirates Off Silicon Valley! 133 Startups to Live on This Rogue Boat [Mashable]
Strange days indeed