Joe Quirk is a science writer, novelist, and ghostwriter, with a national bestseller in each category. He co-authored a book with Patri Friedman, The Seastead Solution: The Race to Save the World by Occupying the Oceans, which will be published by Simon and Schuster in 2015. He has consulted for Pixar, who volunteered to illustrate his presentation for college students. As a storyteller, Joe is excited to show readers why solutions to global problems are coming not from arguments, but experiments, and how joining the seasteading community is their opportunity to discover those solutions. May the best ideas win.