Q: Say you own a company that can create habitable floating platforms in international waters for a price point per square meter roughly half of the average of house prices in the US. So there is a demand for people to move there. How would you structure the funding structure for the company/government there? Would … More Establishing a city, and some thoughts about that. Q/A.
People quite regularly notice that I do use energy metrics and ignore economic realities in my assumptions. There are few good reasons for that. And let’s consider some aspects on an example of the problem of using smart matter on a large scale for megastructures like space lifts or other stuff. A point about economics … More Smart matter, Q2, economics vs energy and other animals
(source) There probably no such place as the best for any task. It is a matter of preferences accordingly to chosen technologies for the building and other maybe even not related to technologies factors. I mean it depends; different factor and the place comes with the how and maybe why you do the building of … More Optimal position for an orbital dockyard