INTELLIGENT OPTIMISM

 
 
 
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We show you how the world is getting better.

We give you rocket fuel for the brain.

We help organisations navigate the future.

 

We're a group of scientists, artists, researchers and entrepreneurs that believes science and technology are creating a world that is more peaceful, transparent and abundant. We’re determined to share that story.

We create dynamic, entertaining presentations, designed to make people think differently. We also curate amazing stories about scientific breakthroughs and good news from every corner of the planet, and send them to tens of thousands of people around the world via our newsletter and social media channels.  

Our expertise ranges from political economy, biology and mathematics to music, philosophy and design. We use our diverse knowledge and skills to provide unexpected perspectives on the story of the human race in the 21st century.

Our mission is to foster intelligent, optimistic thinking about the future, and to empower people to contribute to it.

 

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An amazing ability to put the biggest global challenges in perspective.

Claire Rogers | CEO, World Vision Australia

 

A great and sensational eye-opener for me and my team.

JW Lee | CEO, Hyundai Australia

 

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Mind-provoking insights into future opportunities and effective innovation.

Jurgen Stock | Secretary General, INTERPOL

 

Fantastic. Wave upon wave of facts, historical breakthroughs, and evidence-based analysis of where technological developments are taking us.

Dr James Johnson | CEO, Geoscience Australia

 

SCIENCE.
TECHNOLOGY.
GOOD NEWS.

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How many email newsletters leave you feeling sincerely inspired about the potential of the human race?

If you're not already reading it, OH MY GOD why aren't you reading it?!?

Katie Gertsch, British Columbia, Canada

 
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We highly recommend them for inclusion in any event that's looking to explain big world issues, with accurate information, while keeping it super entertaining.

Suzanne Porter | Chief Executive, WOMAD New Zealand

 

A magic combination of vivid imagery, humour, statistics and soundscapes that conveys powerful messages, and challenges you to think again about the world.

Peter Tullin | Co-Founder, REMIX Summits