Mathias Sundin

Mathias Sundin

CEO of Warp News. Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Warp Institute. Former Member of Parliament.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Optimist's Edge: Self-driving cars are almost here

๐Ÿ’ก In 20 years humans will not be allowed to drive cars on regular roads, because computers by then will drive so much better. This will bring massive change, and lots of new opportunities. The time to start thinking about this is NOW.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

๐Ÿ“ฐ Does the Washington Post really drive away the darkness?

The news media says they impact our worldview and the decisions we make. That is true. But the worldview they present is too negative. What does that say about the worldview we get and the decisions we make?

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Optimist's Edge: Why we should make the future come sooner

Do you think fast progress is dangerous? Use the seat belt test. What if the seat belt had been invented ten years earlier? If progress in vehicle safety had been faster, thousands of lives would have been saved.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ง This is why the world is getting better and better

The story of Polish prisoner of war and a Norweigan farmer shows why the world is getting better.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Optimist's Edge: The prosperity of a world without wars

In 2021 the world spent over $2 trillion on military expenses. Over 2000 billion dollars! That is 2.1 percent of the world's gross domestic product, GDP. In a world at peace, that money could be used for science, lowering taxes, art, the environment โ€“ or whatever area you prioritize.

Mathias Sundin 6 min read

๐Ÿ’ก 2022: Optimist's Edge year in review

A hack to solve all of humanity's major problems. Connect your brain to the computer. Climate optimism. Milk without cows. And much more in this review of our year with 50 new Optimistic Edges.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

๐Ÿ’ก Optimist's Edge: AI is unleashing a massive wave of creativity

๐Ÿ’ก AI will unleash massive untapped creativity by us tools to create things that before only were available to professionals. This unleashed creativity will create millions of jobs and tons of human progress.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

๐Ÿš€ Jim O'Shaughnessy launches new venture for creators

Wall Street legend, Jim O'Shaughnessy, is looking for creators around the globe.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

๐Ÿ˜ฎ Internet pioneer: IKEA almost decided to become Amazon, before Amazon

In the late 1990s, a Swedish internet pioneer's masterstroke made IKEA into Europe's largest e-commerce business. But he also proposed that IKEA should do the very thing that Jeff Bezos later did with Amazon.