Gallery: Paypal Founder Backs Blueseed’s Visa-Free Floating City in Cal...


A genius startup called Blueseed recently announced that Paypal founder Peter Thiel has offered to help secure financing for a visa-free floating city off the California coast. This environmentally-sensible “Googleplex of the Sea” will provide living and office space for exceptional entrepreneurs and techies who are unable to work legally in the United States because of archaic immigration policies. Who can apply? Basically anyone who has a passport and wishes to add to a “culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and fruitful collaboration”.

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  1. Chia December 20, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    Interesting how the rich will take care of each other. “Archaic Immigration laws?” I guess when they are standing in the way of big business, they are archaic. When it’s our neighbors from the south risking life and limb to cross the border to feed their families, we talk about building walls, increasing border controlI and finding other ways to oppress them and their families. I think this ship is privileged ridiculousness.

  2. warrenrempel December 7, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    A city? Really? Gratuitous overstatement will hurt your credibility. This is the equivalent of a small cruise ship with a few helicopter pads…

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