It’s easy to say “we’re going to do this by…” and then pick an arbitrary date. It’s much harder to find some realistic basis for that date when your whole project is speculative and many of its elements are still in the “what if” stage. But this project needs people, and people want “when”; they […]
I woke in the middle of the night last night wondering if I could adjust to life in an enclosed space. No, I don’t mean a small accommodation on a sea colony. I mean a rubber room. I’ve been trying to analyze the extent of my madness, and which particular mental affliction applies in my […]
CronusBonus Opportunity! To find any kind of success the Arca Oceanus Project must solve dozens and dozens of conundrums, many of which have baffled humanity for years. Tall order, isn’t it? The thing is, we’re of the opinion that most of the world’s issues already have a solution, but those solutions haven’t been cohesively formed […]
Advanced research and construction techniques have made oil drilling platforms much hardier and more practical for open-sea occupation. The most promising seasteading technologies to date were developed first for oil exploration. This includes the spar platform, our primary structure of interest. Here is one “proof of concept” idea that utilizes decomissioned oil rigs which are […]
Research paper on a floating breakwater for spar bouys.