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
The #future of #work in #technology, #encompassing work, #workforce, and #workplace, is undergoing a huge #transformation. https://t.co/GVcG1iHu6X https://t.co/B09A0tsCuy #foresight #predictions #futuretrends #futureofwork #futurejobs #keynotespeaker #futuriststrategy https://t.co/fFsGr1l7cPOpen
This report—part of a series exploring the merger of business and technology strategies and the reimagination of technology’s role in the business—aims to address fundamental questions ...
RT @QuartzAtWork: These are the skills to learn for the future of work, according to the World Economic Forum https://t.co/he1yLzyPoFOpen
The list of growing and declining skills suggests how to stay relevant in the new economy.
RT @plasmacomp: Top #ArtificialIntelligence Influencers in 2020 https://t.co/Fp7eUgu3om @evankirstel @KirkDBorne @Ronald_vanLoon @MikeQuindazzi @TamaraMcCleary @antgrasso @rwang0 @adamsconsulting @digitalcloudgal @ValaAfshar @plasmacomp --- #AI #MachineLearning https://t.co/jvsGnBu40ROpen
Top Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow in 2020. Yoshua Bengio, Spiros Margaris. Top AI Influencers. Top AI Experts
Future of Mobility
The sum of all the parts in #MaaS equals to more than just an app w/ trip-planning. It takes tight public #transit integration, forward-thinking #transport policy, & key #publicprivatepartnerships to create a #multimodal #mobility system that works for all https://t.co/owkL7czMBrOpen
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) holds a lot of promise as a way to reduce the number of single occupancy vehicles on the road as well as address equity concerns. MaaS is a way to
This week's Mobility Hub is loaded with news and exciting #SUMC2020 National Shared Mobility Summit programming. Check it out! https://t.co/CH8kqfsGYHOpen
This panel will feature today’s transit innovators discussing their programs and sharing real-world guidance from active projects and pilots, including KCATA’s free transit experiment, ...
Are electric scooters the future of #transport in the city? #urban https://t.co/u87WNwN8iq https://t.co/FdCYpD2EicOpen
E-scooters are taking over cities across Europe, but regulation still struggles to keep up with this fast-growing market which could help solve the problem of mobility in our congested ...
Future of Money
RT @InnFin: Congratulations to @InnFin members @GreensillCap @oaknorthbank @atom_bank @monzo @StarlingBank @RevolutApp @Zopa @TideBusiness @salaryfin & @LendInvest on making the @Siftedeu 'Top European #fintech startups to follow in 2020' list! 🥳 Full list: https://t.co/lBMvhA1jyAOpen
Financial technology is the hottest startup sector in Europe. Sifted reporters dig into the data and challenges behind the most important European fintechs.
Cointelegraph talked to the WEF’s head of blockchain several months before the 50th edition of the event.
Interesting to see Grab acquiring a RoboAdvisor startup to add that service to its super-app (and what it means in terms of product vs. feature debate). #FinTech #InsurTech https://t.co/puLl9nZqN1Open
Southeast Asia’s super app has announced the acquisition of , a Singapore-based robo-advisory startup to allow Grab to offer retail...
Future of Work Future of Mobility Future of Money Future of News & Journalism Future of Energy Future of Food Future of AI & Machine Learning Future of Climate Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity Cars of the Future Space Tech Essentials Swiss Innovation Legal Cannabis News & Trends Digital Transformation in Banking Bitcoin Futures 5G Mobile News Smart Cities IT & CIO Trends Europe Startup News
Future of News & Journalism
Peers launch inquiry into future of journalism in UK with call for evidence: https://t.co/aw54shJ2h2 - via:@pressgazetteOpen
Peers have launched a new inquiry on the future of journalism in the UK.
@emilybell @celrae @jemimakiss Found a piece I wrote about it for Gigaom https://t.co/baSIZZhTfGOpen
The Guardian has gotten a fair amount of ribbing on Twitter for opening a coffee shop in London, but the venture is just another element in the newspaper's
RT @gingerthomp1: I’m deeply impressed by all the ways @InquireFirst is supporting cross-border reporting. Here’s the latest. Congrats @2lynnewalker and to your team. https://t.co/KS0rt3Q9bz via @HHMINEWS @EurekAlertOpen
InquireFirst is pleased to announce a new initiative to encourage crossborder reporting on science, health and the environment by Latin American journalists.
Future of Energy
Welcome to Inside Clean Energy, InsideClimate News's weekly bulletin of news and analysis about the energy transition, by Dan Gearino. Considering all these indicators, a transition to ...
Great to meet again with 🇩🇪 Minister @PeterAltmaier to discuss @IEA's work in 2020 on clean energy transitions & to launch our new in-depth review of German energy policies, with big focus on opportunities & challenges brought by the #Energiewende ➡️ https://t.co/HhG9dlIGBq https://t.co/1dP10QfsDpOpen
Germany has made progress on its impressive plans for transforming its energy system, but greater action is needed beyond the electricity sector, new IEA report says.
Assistant Secretary Daniel Simmons says the Trump administration is focused on creating a more diverse minerals supply chain to strengthen national security amid the energy transition.
Future of Food
RT @farmingfirst: 'Agriculture is one of the most advanced industries when it comes to deploying automation technology in the real world' writes @techhq. Learn more --> https://t.co/x5wOk5vZ4kOpen
Imagine a physical setting where automation technology is taking hold, and the mind may conjure images of clinical car production lines sooner than hot,
#Sponsors - Sprout - Accelerating the Future of Food Production and Delivery. Read more about Sprout’s unique thinking on the agri-foodtech space here. https://t.co/eKod3rQzx1 #MoveFast #ThinkBig #AccelerateYourGrowth 📊📈 https://t.co/bgmI9fJphxOpen
Sprout is an agritech business growth accelerator focused on solving the biggest challenges to company growth, distribution and high margin monetization. Sprout backs bold agritech ...
RT @women_food_wifi: First announcement of our events for #IWD2020 📣 We've teamed up with @forwardfooding to bring inspiring women in #FoodTech inc @GrownUnder @todellisocial (more tbc) & food from @SholaKitchen😋Drinks from @ProseccoDOC 🍾& @drink_fact Find out more & book👇 https://t.co/IdbTecpwwbOpen
In celebration of International Women's Day, Women in the Food Industry and Forward Fooding are bringing you a new panel talk, Women in FoodTech. On the evening of 3rd March 2020 you'll ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @SchmidhuberAI: The 2010s: Our Decade of Deep Learning / Outlook on the 2020s (also addressing privacy and data markets) https://t.co/iolkcocivaOpen
5: Other Hot Topics of the 2010s: Deep Reinforcement Learning, Meta-Learning, World Models, Distilling NNs, Neural Architecture Search, Attention Learning, Fast Weights, Self-Invented ...
By harnessing AI responsibly and compassionately we could help solve humanity’s biggest challenges, delivering clean energy, universal healthcare, new materials and the eradication of poverty and hard labour. We must be inclusive and determined #compassion https://t.co/2Yg223YIqnOpen
Pathogens rapidly evolve resistance to antibiotics. AI could keep us a step ahead of deadly infections.
The Next Decade in AI: Four Steps Towards Robust Artificial Intelligence @GaryMarcus https://t.co/RoXXw087Uf https://t.co/s6kSdIktlnOpen
Summary: Deep learning is less robust than explicitly symbolic approaches and doesn't get us any closer to artificial general intelligence. There has to be a much more symbolic, and ...
Future of Climate
RT @NachmanyMichal: On March 5th we're going to try weaving some stories on #ClimateChange. We need better ones. Researchers & poets, spoken word, live music, drinks bar. #LSEFestival #ShapetheWorld @glengostlow @ZenaEdwards @LivTorc @TongueFuShow Link to free ticket 👇 https://t.co/zVzPUPDdcOOpen
7pm Thur 5 March | A spoken word event as part of LSE Festival: Shape the World on the 2020.
RT @MaibachEd: We will release our latest poll report today which shows climate change is a top two voting issue for Democrats in the upcoming primary and caucus states. Here's an early take by @yayitsrob: https://t.co/zgnm1vNdWG @ClimateNexus @YaleClimateComm @ecotone2 @Mason4C @republicEnOpen
For Democrats, climate change is now one of the two most important issues in politics, according to a new poll.
Tips for climate researchers when communicating climate change to policy-makers & the public - from @DrCHowarth @HarrietThew @lauriefdparsons @MMikulewicz https://t.co/5JYVZ5YDdP https://t.co/hhXKM58BO7Open
Candice Howarth (London School of Economics and Political Science), Harriet Thew (University of Leeds), Laurie Parsons (Royal Holloway University of London), Michael Mikulewicz (Glasgow ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
RT @SmBizDaily: There are ransomware strains that thwart the recovery of encrypted files unless you purchase the secret decryption key from the attackers. https://t.co/Ygjk4bYixMOpen
Despite the fact that Macs are equipped with robust defenses against malicious code, some infections can get around these mechanisms. Prevention is certainly the best cure, but what to do ...
Main takeaways from the #FBI’s annual IC3 cybercrime report for 2019: -$3.5 billion lost to cybercriminals (and most internet crime incidents reported ever) -BEC cost victims $1.7 billion -#Ransomware attacks fell - but the amount of losses increased https://t.co/vVXjtDNCZlOpen
Cybercriminals double down on successful internet scams, with a focus on phishing, BEC and other defrauding schemes that have proven to work.
McAfee CTO Steve Grobman is using AI to detect all kinds of cyberattacks. But so are the hackers orchestrating the attacks.
Space Tech Essentials
Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Responds to President’s FY 2021 Budget Request https://t.co/aUScWFwmkaOpen
Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Responds to President’s FY 2021 Budget Request - SpaceRef
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | Spaceflight spins off rideshare business • The space industry has a B.S. problem • SpaceX hires Gerstenmaier - https://t.co/wiGmSd0hzuOpen
[SpaceNews] The fiscal year 2021 budget proposal includes funding to complete construction of the military's Consolidated Space Operations Facility. The $88 million included in the ...
#CyberSat Commercial Session Highlight: #Software #Defined Satellite: The Cyber Threat Increases. Join Crystal Lister of #GPSG and Olivier Rossi of #Airbus as we look at some of the #cyber issues around #software-defined #satellites and how th... #threats! https://t.co/pvKwv4wSSC https://t.co/m98tzoEOWqOpen
We’ll take a deep dive into the potential of areas such as energy from space, drug manufacturing from space, asteroid mining, and strive to answer the question “how do we create a more ...
Startup AUTOBAHN: #Porsche partners with Swiss startup #WayAhead on a pilot Project https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/ilpsRyJ9Rl https://t.co/ANKjLxTry5Open
Four months following its establishment, the Zurich based startup Way Ahead Technologies won a pilot project with Porsche, the premium German car manufacturer, to enhance mobility ...
RT @startuptickerCH: Six Swiss startups envisioned to be the next unicorns #TechTourGrowth50 #SuperScaleups https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/89WdVOAv46 https://t.co/eP8Qnx9tOjOpen
The Tech Tour Growth Summit held in Geneva showcased the Top50 scale-ups in Europe; six startups with their roots in Switzerland made it to the rank. The annual international Tech Tour ...
RT @SiliconCanals: This company from Switzerland🇨🇭 has secured €21M🤑 to develop automated cancer🔬 research tools! Isn't that exciting🙌🏻! https://t.co/4Yb9vUgVHW @lunaphore #Funding #HealthtechOpen
European technology news from the startup ecosystem. Founder and publisher: Remco Janssen. Follow us on Twitter: @siliconcanals.
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
A Kentucky House committee on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would legalize medical cannabis sales in the state.
Border Patrol union head admits legal cannabis disrupts cartels (Newsletter: February 17, 2020) - https://t.co/S7yvs3qVEmOpen
Bloomberg anti-marijuana remarks on tape; Support grows for veterans cannabis research bill; Study examines CBD for horse stress & pain Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in ...
The Himalayan mountains are home to many cannabis strains, and the Nepalese people have used cannabis for generations. Could legalization be on the horizon for the second highest country in the world? https://t.co/fxx6LGLipROpen
'Legalizing marijuana will help the poor farmers,' says the leader of the country's ruling party.
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @FGraillot: Always worth having a look at the Asian #FinTech scene, to get best practices on how technology could revamp Financial Services. #InsurTech #RegTech ➡️ https://t.co/7KkoO8S7lN https://t.co/RDYDprDCmqOpen
The West has led the world’s banking industry in growth and innovation, but now Asia is tilting the scales. As the pace of growth slows, the Asian banking industry must reinvent itself to ...
DIGITAL BANKING REPORT: STATE OF DIGITAL BANKING TRANSFORMATION https://t.co/CC0Iw1jdqD @FinancialBrand @SpirosMargaris @MikeQuindazzi @rshevlin @ipfconline1 @DeepLearn007 @psb_dc #digitaltransformation #fintech #finserv #technology #banking https://t.co/Ir6XBBkZyOOpen
A global analysis of the state of Artificial Intelligence deployment in banking, covering key functionalities, challenges, future trends and opportunities.
Company announcement: Numerated expands digital banking platform https://t.co/mykbjEzfBQ #fintechOpen
Numerated, the bank technology company best known for helping banks create 5-minute digital business loans, announced an expansion of its platform to support banks’ full suite of business ...
IN DEPTH: Cryptocurrency lets modern-day witches transact beyond the grasp of restrictive e-commerce platforms. Report by @La__Cuen https://t.co/eo7qwcOdG8Open
Freedom of religion requires the ability to buy and sell sacred objects, which isn't always easy on mainstream platforms.
RT @italiansatoshi: This is the only real wallet for the streets. Enjoy @SamouraiWallet episode on @stephanlivera podcast. Plenty of tricks for a better use of your UTXOs. https://t.co/aVspUEfHOmOpen
The co-founder of Samourai Wallet, rejoins me in this episode to talk about the current state of bitcoin privacy techniques, and some exciting updates coming soon to Samourai Wallet. We ...
LabCFTC will host office hours to better engage with innovators in the field https://t.co/gRIIs7TtPkOpen
The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s fintech lab will host office hours during New York Fintech Week.
5G Mobile News
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg ended speculation over the operator’s plans to employ low-band spectrum for ...
RT @EY_TMT: In an era of hyper-connectivity, operators must position themselves as digital partners rather than just providers of communications services, according to @tomloozen in conversation with @mobileworldlive. Read now: https://t.co/1LoJepfrYo #5GOpen
PARTNER CONTENT: The secret to operators’ success in the 5G era will involve more than ...
By January 2020, GSA had identified 791 operators running #LTE networks providing #mobile and/or fixed #wireless #broadband services in 229 countries worldwide: https://t.co/7RWKQs9p6E https://t.co/iQbENMZl17Open
LTE to 5G - Market Status February 2020. 930+ operators that have stated plans to invest or are actively investing in LTE for public networks
IEEE Smart Cities is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities around the world address urban population growth by providing education, ...
#Blockchain in #SmartCities: City leaders cannot yet see the immediate bottom-line benefits of blockchain in smart cities. Here are some #usecases. via @IDCUKI @IDCInsightsEMEA by @RDragov & @Stormysummit https://t.co/giDxlCPlFTOpen
Cities of any size are embracing digital technologies, however city leaders cannot yet see the immediate bottom-line benefits of blockchain in smart cities.
How can we go wrong when designing #SmartCities? #SmartCity #design must take a #HumanCentered approach. via @ArchDaily #SmartCity #Urbanism #UrbanDesign #UrbanPlanning https://t.co/MnQm6JEmyYOpen
ow can we go wrong when designing smart cities? What key element are we failing to address in the planning process?
IT & CIO Trends
RT @EricssonDigital: The surge in data volumes expected from a massive number of devices has made #edgecomputing critical. We share insights from our latest Ericsson Technology Review, with foreword by @ericsson CTO, Erik Ekudden https://t.co/DNXKNROESn @EricssonLabs https://t.co/00UermR8rdOpen
Edge computing helps communication service providers improve content delivery, enable 5G use cases and meet legal requirements on data security & privacy.
Innovative, but safe – that’s the balancing act enterprises face as they implement #digitaltransformation initiatives. @BobViolino looks at how some #CIOs are accomplishing this. https://t.co/ODxewbQTu2 #security @IUPedu @debbiblyth @OITColorado @octanner @BrandonJonesCIOOpen
An innovative initiative is only as successful as it is secure. Here’s how CIOs are balancing risk-taking with risk aversion.
Europe Startup News
My blog, VC Cafe was recognised as one of the top 50 blogs, what a nice surprise https://t.co/fEDyYPnld1Open
Venture Blogs Best List. Find venture capital financing, vcblog, venture capital companies, venture capital news, venture capital meaning and much more.
🇸🇪 Funding in #Stockholm: A List of Angel Investors and Venture Capital Firms in The City https://t.co/TrShVOofXE #stockholmstartups #startupfunding #stockholmfunding https://t.co/3n2dNE3G8COpen
Nestled in the beautiful Scandinavia region, Stockholm ranks among the top 25 cities with the best quality of life in the world. It’s not a bad idea to get lost
Montréal is one of the most charming cities in the Western hemisphere, and has become a major #technology and #innovation hub. Look to our list of local angel investors and venture capital firms to help you grow your business! https://t.co/0YYbTINQoj #FIworldwide #FIpride https://t.co/J4kZ6gi18pOpen
Montréal is one of the most charming cities in the Western hemisphere. Known for its art culture, underground passages, Mount Royal and delicious poutine. In