Interest in cryptocurrency is often interlinked with a passion for personal freedom and a desire to shape the future for the better. A recent example of this is a team of Bitcoin early adopters who are building a seasteading home off the coast of Thailand.

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Private Seasteading for $150,000

A short video documentary released by the Seasteading Institute on its Youtube channel showcases the establishment of a small seastead 12 nautical miles off the coast of Phuket, Thailand. The installation is now the home of Chad Elwartowski and Nadia Summergirl, a couple who wanted to move the futuristic idea from just a concept to a practical reality.

The people behind the project were Bitcoin early adopters who used the profit from that investment to fund their dwelling. They spent around $150,000 on the seastead, $30,000 more than they expected. “As it is experimental we ended up adding and adding and adding,”…

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