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

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Peter Thiel has all but given up on his dream of a libertarian utopia in the middle of the ocean.
    In 2008, the billionaire venture capitalist and Trump transition team member launched a group on a mission to develop a floating city , called a seastead, that would serve as a permanent, politically autonomous settlement. He invested some $1.7 million in The Seasteading Institute, and resigned from its board in 2011.
    In a new interview with Maureen Dowd of The New York Times , Thiel dismissed the floating city as an improbable architectural feat.
    "They're not quite feasible from an...
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  • Billionaire Trump backer Peter Thiel: A lot of Silicon Valley is too uptight about sex

    Billionaire Trump backer Peter Thiel: A lot of Silicon Valley is too uptight about sex

    8 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Silicon Valley just doesn't have enough sex and that's why the rest of the U.S. tolerates it, a friend of Thiel told the billionaire investor.
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