Mathias Sundin 4 min read

πŸ’ͺ The raw power of human progress

In the 21st century, we've experienced terrorism, natural disasters, wars, financial crises, and a global pandemic. Why are we not living in a Mad Max world?

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

3️⃣ Three steps to become a fact-based optimist

Does it feel like the world is filled with horrors and almost nothing good happens? The terrible things are just one part of reality. To discover the other part, you need a different perspective. One that makes you feel better but also helps you see opportunities that pessimists overlook.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

🌍 Stop saving the world

If the world needs saving, it means that it is falling apart. On the contrary, the world is getting better.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

🚒 How a box and a truck driver made the world smaller and the global economy bigger

Loading a medium-sized ship with loose cargo cost $5.86 per ton in 1956. If you instead used containers for the cargo, the cost dropped to 16 cents. This breakthrough dramatically changed the world in the second half of the 20th century.

WALL-Y 3 min read

πŸ€– WALL-Y: Marc Andreessen is a breath of fresh, silicon-scented air​

Andreessen outlines a future where AI is the Robin to every Batman, the Watson to every Holmes, the Alfred to every Batman - yes, Batman's so cool he gets two sidekicks.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

πŸ“½οΈ Walt Disney is my role model - he should be Bob Iger's too

Walt Disney broke new ground throughout his life. Disney is today a huge entertainment company, but hasn't broken new ground in a long time.

Warp Guest Writer 3 min read

🌾 Stop opposing healthy food for poor children, Greenpeace

Greenpeace is running an unscientific campaign against the genetically modified golden rice. Unfortunately, they are successful, making vitamin A deficiency in many children worse.

Mathias Sundin 3 min read

πŸ™ˆ Climate skeptics slow down progress

Here are two arguments for why we should transition to sustainability, that have nothing to do with climate change.

Warp Guest Writer 3 min read

😰 The Pattern of Technology Panic

Technology panics also follow Gartner's hype curve, and in the worst case, they can initiate ill-considered bans and restrictions, writes Waldemar Ingdahl.