Saturday, March 16, 2013
• • Silicon Valley investors seek to raise $27 million to fund Blueseed, a floating tech-world community
Atlas Shrugged |
Think of it as “Atlas Shrugged” meets “The Love Boat.” Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Max Marty and Dario Mutabdzija have had it with government regulations standing in the way of technological progress. Discouraged by strict visa regulations that limit the number of high-tech temporary workers allowed in the United States each year, the two men looked to the sea for a solution and in 2011 came up with the idea for a community they call Blueseed.
Friday, January 25, 2013
• • Glenn Beck is ‘going Galt’: Right-wing TV host unveils blueprints for $2 billion utopian
“I want to show you what I want to leave future generations,” Beck said as he showed off blueprints for Independence, USA, the wholesome town that he estimated would cost $2 billion to build. Taking inspiration from Ayn Rand and Walt Disney, Beck said the new community would be fully self-sufficient and would include a media center, expo park, ranch and residential area, all of which would signal “the rebirth of our nation through its own principles.”
Monday, November 23, 2009