🌟 Premium Content

Essays on how to understand and create the future. By becoming a premium supporter you support the creation and spreading of fact-based optimistic news. Together, we share ideas with a global network of optimistic and entrepreneurial people.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

🎡 Now there's a ChatGPT for making music (my three-year-old son and I made an opera)

I sing out of tune and can't play any instrument. My son is three years old. Yet, we have made an opera together. This has been made possible thanks to the latest developments in generative AI.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

☯️ Bad and better – at the same time

For the first time, fewer than five million children are dying per year. Fantastic! But... nearly five million dead children, terrible! Hans Rosling taught us that something can be bad and get better at the same time.

Mathias Sundin 6 min read

πŸ”‹ Towards the Energy Society - part 1

Jonas Birgersson made it into the history books as Sweden's foremost champion of the internet revolution. Now, he's using everything he learned then to do it again. This time it's an energy revolution.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

πŸ† The amateur nearly beat the grandmasters

Did Warp News win? AI writer WALL-Y was nominated for Innovation of the Year at the Newspaper Publishers' gala. The competitors in the same category were Aftonbladet and Expressen, two media with budgets several thousand percent larger. How can we compete in the same category?

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

πŸš€ Starship will have a major impact, even in the short-term

In the short term, Starship will reduce the cost of sending a kilo to space to two to three percent of what it was a few years ago.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

πŸ’‘ Musings of the Angry Optimist: A robot with ChatGPT

A robot that can pick up trash, while reasoning why it chose to give a human an apple. The robot Figure One uses ChatGPT to talk and listen, while performing physical tasks.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

🦾 AI will not lead to mass unemployment (but something much bigger will happen)

Economics professor David Autor disputes the AI experts who believe that AI will lead to mass unemployment.

Mathias Sundin 7 min read

☠️ One year after the near-death experience: How are things going?

A year ago, we were close to dying. But we are clearly still here. But how are we doing and how are things going?

Mathias Sundin 3 min read

πŸ€” Wasn't China supposed to invent ChatGPT? That's what you said

"China will win the AI race!" was a commonly voiced fear until recently. But this has not been heard much since the release of ChatGPT. Once again, messy democracies were underestimated, and planned dictatorships were overestimated.