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The difference between what people believe and the facts.
Would you have liked to understand the internet in 1994? Bitcoin in 2013? Tesla in 2015?
Because of negative headlines and a pessimistic world-view, people miss important trends.
We do surveys of what people believe and compare that with the facts, giving you unique insights
The future is created by optimists.
In our community of fact-based optimists we focus on opportunities. Here you find the people that you’ll create the future together with.
Spreading fact-based optimism to all of humanity.
Our mission is to make the future come sooner. To do that we need to balance the negative bias in news media that is making people pessimistic about the future. Your membership supports our mission.
The most common answer is that it will NEVER happen.
But our facts show that EVs will be cheaper than gasoline cars in just four years!
👉 We show what people believe, the facts and what you can do to get the optimist’s edge.
💡 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.
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.
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 – or whatever area you prioritize.
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.
💡 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.