Essentials, the Influencers Review


Essentials extracts for you the best content selected & published by the influencers of the industry to highlight only the news you can't afford to miss about innovation & the digital disruption.

Future of Work

On Aug 12, 2019
@sbmeunier shared
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Redefining the future #4IR #Industry40 #AI #MachineLearning @CRudinschi @oxana_zeitler via @andi_staub #finserv ➡️https://t.co/3WEfFWKh7T https://t.co/NBxC5fWYV3
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On Aug 10, 2019
@MeghanMBiro shared
Who can perform the work as it changes, and how will organizations close the skills gap? #futureofwork #HR https://t.co/vHe5PBFqyO
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Automation, AI Impact: The Future of Work

Automation and AI will replace some job tasks today, and the workforce and demand for skills will evolve for a new future.

On Aug 18, 2019
@rickbouter shared
What is the difference between Robotic Process Automation, AI and Machine Learning? They are all related but not the same. https://t.co/JQJ6A1xaMw
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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vs. AI, explained

What is the difference between RPA and AI? How do RPA and AI work together? How does machine learning fit in? What are some RPA and AI use cases and best practices? Let’s break it down in ...

Future of Mobility

On Aug 1, 2019
@SPhillipsLuethi shared
RT @shared_mobility: Don't forget to check out our latest 'Women In Shared Mobility' blog post where we feature @VulogTech's 19 most influential women in #mobility and discuss their thoughts on the future of mobility. Read here: https://t.co/DLOuupk3H1 #sharedmobility https://t.co/9vVxFuSlTl
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Vulgo’s Top 19 Most Influential Women in Mobility: What Is The Future of Mobility?

This month for our Women in Shared Mobility series we take a look at Vulog's top 19 influential women in mobility and their thoughts on the future!

On Aug 19, 2019
@SPhillipsLuethi shared
Read our latest #sharedmobility by region #blog post where we look at the current mobility offerings in Germany with the help of expert @AugustinFriedel of @volkswagen: https://t.co/nVi8yHA2Do! 🇩🇪 #AVs #EVs #carshare #ridehail #transportation https://t.co/5CMETXDZug
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Shared Mobility By Region: Germany

German Shared Mobility: Learn about current carshare operators, ridehailing, scooter sharing, autonomous vehicles and electric vehicles in Germany.

On Aug 20, 2019
@transportgooru shared
RT @SLoCaTOfficial: Case study on #Transport in LAC: The International Transport Forum @ITF_Forum supports three cities in Latin America in their 2050 transport decarbonisation activities. #LACClimateWeek #WeAreTransport https://t.co/QEa10UjqG8 https://t.co/n2nenWGSnm
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Affordable, sustainable and low carbon transport solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean

For example, Santiago’s metro system draws the bulk of its energy from solar and wind energy projects, and Bogotá is advancing plans to add nearly 600 electric buses to its BRT system.” - ...

Future of Money

On Aug 15, 2019
@JPNicols shared
RT @Breakingbanks1: Thats a wrap on #BreakingBanks #301 🥳🎉 @provokecast Thanks for a great show. Here’s to the next 300! @BrettKing @JPNicols @jasonhenrichs @BizWithChloe @psb_dc @JimMarous @Chris_Skinner @rshevlin @JBFintech 👏👏👏 Catch up on your favorite episodes: https://t.co/HxhkOVcrUL
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BRETT’S VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF BANKING

Breaking Banks explores the rapid tech disruption of financial services. Fintech is one of the fastest growing sector today.

On Aug 11, 2019
@FGraillot shared
My weekly #fgtrends 1️⃣ #InsurTech - https://t.co/esnNzKqhl2 2️⃣ #Mobility - https://t.co/rub1VA4fmu 3️⃣ #FinTech - https://t.co/Y3CIKiba0S https://t.co/SCN40qhI9D
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Best Fintech Startups in Europe

  Government support for the financial sector and financial technology (fintech) is huge, not only because of its size (global funding = $111.8 billion), but it is growing at an ...

On Aug 12, 2019
@FintechBot shared
The best FinTech startups in Europe https://t.co/SCWltpZgQw by @Chris_Skinner
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The best FinTech startups in Europe

I received a long and lengthy article last week from Taylor Ryan, CMO at Valuer.ai ([email protected]). The link provides a comprehensive article on European FinTech developments. It’s so ...

Future of News & Journalism

On Aug 19, 2019
@Ombudsman shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: "Hopes for journalism" - @jayrosen_nyu has updated his "problems" and @jeffjarvis published his "worries" for the future of journalism. I've offered some hopes as a complement, and hope to hear what's on the mind of e.g. @emilybell @_arianna and others. https://t.co/URg9SyNbX5
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Hopes for journalism

Jay Rosen publishes a list of his “top problems” in journalism from time to time, and Jeff Jarvis has chipped in with his worries. I encourage you to read both, and think of your own ...

On Aug 16, 2019
@jcstearns shared
RT @gteresa: Hey, did you know that we made a list of all the sites we use to draw links from for the #LocalFix and made it public? https://t.co/9qbAuyDBXO Is your site or resource missing? Let us know @TheLocalNewsLab
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The Local Fix's List of News and Journalism Resources

Resources and Support Name,Website,Twitter,Newsletter,Description,Keywords,Highlight,A Few More Ideas,Grantee? 1st for A Reason,<a ...

On Aug 21, 2019
@jbenton shared
Today is the last day of semi-calm at Walter Lippmann House — the new class of Nieman Fellows arrives tomorrow! https://t.co/mYyLg2aNGi
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Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard announces the 82nd class of Nieman Fellows

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, home to internationally recognized journalism fellowships, programs and publications, has selected 27 Nieman Fellows for the class of 2020. ...

Future of Energy

On Aug 14, 2019
@EnergyCollectiv shared
From Energy Innovation - Overcoming Barriers To 100% #cleanenergy Part One: The Electricity Distribution Network | Energy Central https://t.co/x1ty8fnNwE https://t.co/9yqSRCFOga
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Overcoming Barriers To 100% Clean Energy, Part One: The Electricity Distribution Network

For energy consumers and the distribution network, the clean energy transition necessitates deployment at scale of mass-produced technologies like EVs, rooftop solar, heat pumps, and ...

On Aug 12, 2019
@greentechmedia shared
Inside the Earnings of the Utilities Making the Switch to Clean Energy [GTM Squared] https://t.co/SubCDVb1ln
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Inside the Earnings of the Utilities Making the Switch to Clean Energy

A growing number of U.S. states are adopting 100 percent clean energy targets. Many big utilities are moving even faster than that.

On Aug 15, 2019
@greentechmedia shared
Hybrid Power Plants Are Gaining Momentum. Can We Call It a Trend? [GTM Squared] https://t.co/mI4KtMVdrv
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Hybrid Power Plants Are Gaining Momentum. Can We Call It a Trend?

Serious developers are packaging multiple renewable resources together with storage as the glue. There&#8217;s good reason to believe more will follow.

Future of Food

On Aug 24, 2019
@SusFoodTrust shared
RT @sectormentor: How could policy change, financial investment and market mechanisms make sustainable farming mainstream? Great @SusFoodTrust video here with talks from the Farming and Climate Change conference... https://t.co/KyExe8cCkq https://t.co/HmM7kNrkvf
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On Aug 12, 2019
@foodtechconnect shared
RT @thefuturemkt: IntroducingThe Biodiverse Shelf at MISTA in SF. We built this shelf to give people a chance to taste & experiment with foods that support a more biodiverse food system. Learn more: https://t.co/oyalYf2KyU #biodiversefood https://t.co/xOSjInkm6N
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The Biodiverse Shelf at Mista

About the biodiverse shelf at mista This exhibit, located at the Mista Optimization Center in San Francisco, is designed to help you explore why biodiversity is critical to the future of ...

On Aug 15, 2019
@AgFunder shared
#Brexit 'will distract' from #farm aid consultation - A new system from 2021, which aims to reward farmers who improve the land, is open for consultation until 30 October https://t.co/HQLCyprGfa https://t.co/Ank48yHYdk
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Brexit 'will distract' from farm aid consultation

Unions fear the Brexit deadline could get in the way of a consultation on new ways of paying farmers.

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Aug 18, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @rao2z: I have agreed to write for @TheHill on #AI--technology, policy and societal impacts. Here is my first column presenting a (hopefully useful) perspective on the Rise of #AI.🤞 cc: @CIDSEASU @asunews @aifdn @ASUEngineering @RealAAAI @PartnershipAI @whostp https://t.co/ZVOgA5d4BP
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What just happened? The rise of interest in Artificial Intelligence

The pursuit of AI traces back to the very dawn of computing.

On Aug 19, 2019
@ENERGY shared
RT @doescience: [email protected]’s #AI Expo showcased the lab’s diverse portfolio of artificial intelligence research, looking into applications from materials science to healthcare to national security https://t.co/GocfgvrtM8
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AI Expo Showcases Lab’s Diversity of Machine Learning and Deep Learning Research

From materials science to healthcare to national security, AI has tremendous potential to accelerate breakthroughs across all of ORNL’s research domains. The Expo was organized into three ...

On Aug 23, 2019
@techreview shared
The dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence. (from 2017) https://t.co/ARpiN0g6EW
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The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do. That could be a problem.

Future of Climate

On Aug 15, 2019
@WRIClimate shared
Efforts to curb #airpollution in China, a country already facing dire health impacts from high levels of soot and smog, will likely become increasingly difficult as the planet warms, a new study shows. #climatechange https://t.co/p0t1eX4Eq3
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Global Warming Is Worsening China's Pollution Problems, Studies Show

A bit like 19th Century London's smog, scientists found that more frequent periods of stagnant air will worsen China's haze and health problems. So will heat waves.

On Aug 15, 2019
@ClimateReality shared
Iraq is offering the rest of the world a glimpse of a future where dangerous high heat is harder and harder to escape. https://t.co/wsfafkVlZb https://t.co/BbSWCFrDAF
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In the future, only the rich will be able to escape the unbearable heat from climate change. In Iraq, it’s already happening

Baghdad offers a troubling glimpse into a future where only the wealthy are equipped to escape the effects of climate change, Richard Hall writes

On Aug 12, 2019
@FAOclimate shared
RT @FAOKnowledge: Our planet is heating up. Here is how @FAO is working to fight #ClimateChange 👉 https://t.co/Fz9Dpfv7Id #ClimateAction #SDG13 #ZeroHunger https://t.co/GSD25onhr1
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Climate Change

Climate change threatens our ability to ensure global food security, eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from human activity and livestock ...

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Aug 23, 2019
@Mike_Mimoso shared
RT @a_greenberg: Stories about cyberwar used to start with hypotheticals: What if hackers blacked out cities? Crippled banks and ATMs across a country? Paralyzed airports and hospitals? Now, all that has taken place. I wrote a WIRED guide to cyberwar’s history and future: https://t.co/R27j9fcYyx
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The WIRED Guide to Cyberwar

The threat of cyberwar looms over the future: a new dimension of conflict capable of leapfrogging borders and teleporting the chaos of war to civilians thousands of miles beyond its front.

On Aug 22, 2019
@ericgeller shared
The New York Times must be stopped. https://t.co/WGLx6iw39n https://t.co/BThBHslgAz
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Ransomware Attacks Are Testing Resolve of Cities Across America

As hackers lock up networks that power police forces and utilities, municipalities must operate with hobbled computer systems, and decide whether to pay ransoms.

On Aug 24, 2019
@whitehatsec shared
Cyber attacks are happening with more sophistication. What to expect from the rest of 2019: https://t.co/Y9DuS3mlbe via @Forbes
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What Cybersecurity Trends Should We Expect From The Rest Of 2019?

The biggest mistake you can make in following cybersecurity trends is to take your eye off the ball.

Cars of the Future

On Aug 12, 2019
@katiefehren shared
RT @CityLab: "When the most exciting urban transportation innovation of the decade is cheap little rented vehicle that struggles to hit 15 mph, perhaps it’s time to admit that urban mobility solutions don’t necessarily involve flying taxis or Teslas-in-tubes." https://t.co/Tt5SeIXXZJ
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The Case for the Slow City

From New York City to Portland, urban speed limits in the U.S. are tumbling. Are fast-paced Americans ready to embrace life in the slow lane?

On Aug 22, 2019
@DigitalTrends shared
Porsche invests in sensor tech designed to see through fog and rain https://t.co/xskapSKqWJ
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Porsche invests in sensor tech designed to see through fog and rain

Porsche has invested in Israeli startup TriEye, which claims to be developing more effective sensors for cars. Use of shortwave infrared should allow these sensors to see through fog, ...

Space Tech Essentials

On Aug 13, 2019
@spacecom shared
RT @JoelSercel: A good article on asteroid mining. TransAstra is just starting having raised $3M recently. The key is to work on the actual problem of how to mine the asteroids... https://t.co/S8jta5muh2
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Asteroid Mining: What Will It Involve and Is This the Future of Wealth?

There's been a lot of fuss of late about asteroid mining and what it could mean for us Earthlings. But what will it take to make this happen, and should we even be doing it?

On Aug 22, 2019
@NASAWatch shared
RT @CanadaInSpace: The Human System for Deep Space Exploration – Summer Series Podcast https://t.co/RYT9v5IVET #cdnspace #podcast #astronauthealth #spacemedicine #astronauts #deepspace https://t.co/yOb19nPjVd
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The Human System for Deep Space Exploration – Summer Series Podcast

This week we have the second episode in this years Summer Series podcast where we feature three comp

On Aug 21, 2019
@nss shared
RT @SPACEdotcom: Nuclear Propulsion Could Be 'Game-Changer' for Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says https://t.co/baM04XPe3M https://t.co/CUVcsiwl4W
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Swiss Innovation

On Aug 22, 2019
@venturelab_ch shared
RT @SwisscomStartUp: Only one day left until the final of the Swisscom #StartupChallenge2019! Nanja Strecker from @esaBICch will serve on the jury. Read more 🤓 about her opinion on Switzerland as a start-up hub and why people should stop comparing Zurich to Berlin. https://t.co/jdql42F4zm 🚀 https://t.co/rESyCu251z
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‘Swiss high-tech start-ups reach for the stars’

Nanja Strecker takes high-tech Swiss start-ups into the stratosphere with ESA's BIC and is a member of the jury for the Swisscom StartUp Challenge.

On Aug 15, 2019
@swissnexChina shared
#ScienceSwitzerland: Keeping you updated on all the latest news on Swiss science, technology, education and innovation! 🇨🇭⚛️🎓🚀 👉 Check out our latest issue >> https://t.co/PKOaHERBLs 📝 Subscribe here >> https://t.co/WhfLe3wH3B Produced by @swissnexChina https://t.co/H29dmaBKKb
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Sci-CH

Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft Confédération suisse Confederazione Svizzera Confederaziun svizra Height and Mortality Rate (University of Zurich, June 04, 2019) The University of Zurich ...

On Aug 15, 2019
@venturelab_ch shared
20 days until the TOP 100 Swiss startups are announced. Share last year's highlights to get in the mood for the 2019 celebrations https://t.co/rbwlll66eq #TOP100SSU https://t.co/9s0u7GndxK
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TOP 100 Swiss startup award 2017

Again and again the young companies featured in the Top 100 Swiss Startup Award have proven, that Switzerland is a fertile ground for innovation and entrepreneurs. The impressive innovation ...

Digital Transformation in Banking

On Aug 14, 2019
@leimer shared
RT @JimMarous: [New Research] Digital Banking Transformation Remains Inconsistent https://t.co/ufORUAFN2C #banking #fintech #finserv #innovation #DigitalTransformation @FinancialBrand @DeepLearn007 @ipfconline1 @SpirosMargaris @rshevlin @RAlexJimenez @Clagett @BrettKing @WFSULLIVAN3 @leimer https://t.co/SLS1SRLfiA
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Digital Banking Transformation Remains Inconsistent

New research provides insight into digital banking transformation trends, opportunities and challenges.

On Aug 24, 2019
@sammaule shared
RT @davidbrear: "Digital Banking or Banking Done Digitally? Fintech firms have shaken up the financial sector in recent years, so what can big banks learn from their digital rivals?" I had stuff to say on this one 👇👇👇 https://t.co/g9La77xK9S
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Digital banking or banking done digitally?

Traditional banks need to go digital, but how? Is it enough to release an app or is creating their own challenger banks the best step?

On Aug 21, 2019
@Finextra shared
Download the latest paper with Finextra and @token_io: The Future of Banking is Open. https://t.co/Wa6W9EXscy https://t.co/PFHvkd7huR
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The Future of Banking is Open

&lt;p&gt;The open banking dialogue has at last moved on from compliance concerns and turned to what opportunities, as well as challenges, exist for banks.&lt;br /&gt; &lt;br /&gt; 2019 ...

Bitcoin Futures

On Aug 22, 2019
@Cointelegraph shared
The true level of Bitcoin dominance could be as high as 90+%, a new study claims https://t.co/sOBP5Ed8Jy
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Bitcoin Dominance is Actually Above 90%, New Research Suggests

Bitcoin’s true share of the total market capitalization for all cryptocurrencies could be above 90%, according to new analysis.

On Aug 19, 2019
@Cointelegraph shared
Private decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin wield a positive influence on governments’ fiscal and regulatory policy, a new analysis argues https://t.co/IpupD2DF0w
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Bitcoin Simply Existing Positively Impacts Monetary Policy: Research

The existence of private decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has a healthy impact on governments’ fiscal and regulatory policy, a new analysis contends.

On Aug 15, 2019
@cgledhill shared
How To Understand #Bitcoin If You're Over 40 https://t.co/8Rtu4DwGqJ #fintech #blockchain https://t.co/r0H1R44fUj
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How To Understand Bitcoin If You're Over 40

Those of us over 40 have an advantage when studying the “crypto revolution”: We've seen this story before. And that means, we know how it ends … and how to profit from it.

5G Mobile News

On Aug 14, 2019
@nokianetworks shared
RT @Manisha_Singh21: [email protected] joins hands with #IEEE @Comsoc #BangaloreChapter to host #5G Summit Bangalore workshop to discuss future of networks together with industry experts and leading academicians (link: https://t.co/Pb1Xa80vEg) https://t.co/AM91Izdj75 https://t.co/tmeGWGgOSk
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5G Summit Series

5G Technology Workshop Series (IEEE 5G Summit Bangalore) The IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) community in Bangalore has, of late, led a series of workshops related to 5G technology ...

On Aug 13, 2019
@gsacom shared
#5Gnews - 56 operators in 32 countries have announced the #deployment of #5G within their live network; 39 #operators have ann'd #3GPP 5G service launches (or limited service launches). LATEST DATA > https://t.co/rVwu9iKnjs https://t.co/BT8p0nI75Y
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Evolution of LTE to 5G – August 2019 Update

LTE to 5G market facts - 884 operators actively investing in LTE - 39 operators have announced 3GPP 5G service launches as of end July 2019

On Aug 22, 2019
@5GWorldSeries shared
@SKtelecom gets a million #5G subscribers https://t.co/IPx0XTUJGc
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SK Telecom gets a million 5G subscribers

SK Telecom today announced that it became the first mobile operator in the world to have more than a million 5G subscribers. The company's 5G subscribers n

Smart Cities

On Aug 19, 2019
@ERNACT shared
RT @DSMeu: #SmartCity 📱🌃 is a place where the traditional networks & services are made more efficient with the use of #digital & telecommunication technologies. For: ➕ better public services ➕ better use of resources ➖ less impact on the environment ℹ️ https://t.co/kEdO6mS1rp https://t.co/XXYTiDajRD
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Smart Cities

In Smart Cities, digital technologies translate into better public services for citizens, better use of resources and less impact on the environment.

On Aug 24, 2019
@ErelRosenberg shared
When #SmartCities Become Dumb Cities https://t.co/QBOdipOda3
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When Smart Cities Become Dumb Cities

David Sehyeon Baek is a columnist -- Ed. “Where is Bus 9000 coming by now? I should be in a meeting by 7 p.m.!” My colleague took out her phone and showed me where our bus was. In her app, ...

On Aug 22, 2019
@smartcitiesdive shared
Rep. Diana DeGette, D-CO, said smart city initiatives are "doomed from the start" without broadband investments. https://t.co/K6h5gbX3Es
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Smart cities 'doomed from the start' without better broadband

At the Colorado Smart Cities Symposium, Rep. Diana DeGette, D-CO, urged cities to boost spending around access or risk falling behind.

IT & CIO Trends

On Aug 18, 2019
@JAdP shared
Hybrid Clouds for Data-Intensive, 5G-Enabled IoT Applications: An Overview, Key Issues and Relevant Architecture | Sensors https://t.co/pMqbT4fd3E <— Data will need to ebb and flow, to and fro, with an architecture that allows an intricate dance #IoT
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Hybrid Clouds for Data-Intensive, 5G-Enabled IoT Applications: An Overview, Key Issues and Relevant Architecture

Research Area State-of-the-Art Key Issues Anomaly Detection Cloud resource assessment, application performance monitoring, risk compartmentalization Hyperscale and multilayered attacks, ...

On Aug 18, 2019
@evankirstel shared
#China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D https://t.co/2vZvdvTwYt
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China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D

Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their ...

On Aug 13, 2019
@evankirstel shared
RT @evankirstel: Breaking the Law of #MooresLaw 1. #CPU processing tasks 2. #GPU tackling graphics + 10x over the CPU 3. #TPU computing #AI + 10x over the GPU @EU_Commission @MikeQuindazzi >>> #Megatrends #EmergingTech #4IR >>> https://t.co/Iz4m560gbH #Tech #Technology #TechTrends #EmergingTech https://t.co/UO8pDaesdJ
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Global Trends to 2035 - Economy and Society

AI Artificial Intelligence AMD Advanced Micro Devices AMECO Annual Macro-Economic Database ARM Advanced RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) Machine ASC Advisory Scientific Committee ...

Europe Startup News

On Aug 21, 2019
@tech_eu shared
RT @reiopold: Fresh thinking is needed in 🇪🇺 @mmeentrepreneur & @Ljungman have the right ideas. My @thenextweb thoughts here: https://t.co/GQssEp0RV5
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3 reasons why startup investments in Europe need a serious shake-up

There are quite a few problems in this sector that nearly no one talks about.

On Aug 13, 2019
@siliconallee shared
RT @founding: BERLIN 🇩🇪 Here is the most comprehensive Local Startup Resources List ever compiled: 350+ Accelerators, Incubators, Investors, and more for entrepreneurs building companies in #Berlin & beyond👉 https://t.co/3wUr8NArtK @siliconallee @StartUPBerlin @FIBerlin #Germany https://t.co/pikhhOOAtn
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Berlin Startup Resource List: 350+ Accelerators, Incubators, Investors, and more

Startup ecosystems can be fragmented, competitive, and hidden to newcomers, which is detrimental for local startups and community growth. The Startup Ecosystem

On Aug 19, 2019
@founding shared
RT @TycoonStoryCo: List of Top #European #Startup #Accelerators https://t.co/2iXlZqrVRH - #startupaccelerator #startupincubator #mentorship #Investment @techstars @seedcamp @founding @SpinLabLeipzig @lanzaderaes @WayraUK @venturelab_ch @seedrocket @AcceleraceDK @NMA_vc @Digital_Magics https://t.co/aOe9VzeGKN
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List of Top European Startup Accelerators

Today business accelerators are playing a huge role as a backbone of startup communities as mentorship, investment, technical resources, shared office,