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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.
Something called the internet was growing at 2300 percent per year. But it was dismissed as a fad. Jeff Bezos used Optimist's Edge to make a life-changing decision. You can do that too.
💡 Self-driving cars will look different and be much cheaper to travel, meaning a freedom revolution for people with disabilities.
Few humans can drive at 200 miles per hour, like an F1 driver, and it is very dangerous to do so. But that would be easy peasy for an autonomous vehicle.
💡 Self-driving cars will be many times safer than human-driven cars and save millions of lives and stop even more people from getting hurt.
💡 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.