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
RT @JannaQ: #OurDIgitalFuture: Interested in the "AI and the Future of Humans" report @PewInternet director Lee Rainie mentioned on the AI panel? Check it out online here: https://t.co/MQUGaJnlHa and here https://t.co/XSaOTaCKKy https://t.co/QxiSXdfnPUOpen
The most encouraging uses of AI will be in early warning of terror activities, incipient diseases and environmental threats and in improvements in decision-making.” Yvette Wohn, director of ...
RT @pewresearch: Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, to be productive and to exercise free will https://t.co/rE0BVz8UCfOpen
Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, ...
RT @HPODavidHanna: What are the top 3 issues HR needs to focus on in the future of work? https://t.co/Dmh4wARzWv @insidehreditorOpen
There are three important trends that HR needs to focus on in the future of work, according to a recent report: the increased importance of soft skills, purposeful work in the gig economy, ...
Future of Mobility
RT @BorisKarsch: Let's push the gas pedal on MaaS and “Improve the customer experience by presenting the transportation network as an integrated system”. https://t.co/CUQjCsqK4K https://t.co/T5EJxtwvfxOpen
MaaS has the potential to transform cities, but first, we need a new paradigm for how we are using it.
RT @tverstrepen: Moovel Shows Digital Marketplace for Mobility as a Service https://t.co/Hy6rkk9ZwIOpen
Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) pioneer moovel (sic) will be showcasing the latest products to help cities with mobility is at this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress, which is being held ...
RT @Bridget_Burdett: @motnz produces its pretty ‘Public Transport 2045’ paper. My question to Richard Cross at #TKC2018: “The word autonomous appears in this report 48 times. The words ‘disabled’ and ‘disability’ appear zero times. Any comment?” “No.” 🤨 https://t.co/dFEoEAkNA6Open
Fully automated vehicles (% of fleet) Rail Buses Cars Ferries 0 0 0 0 Other Bus, train, ferry Private car or van Total travel in cities (annual km by vehicles) 2km trips: Most common modes ...
Future of Money
Startups: Good to see @BECU sponsoring a Seattle #FinTech incubator with University of Washington @UW https://t.co/BvX2dHrwvzOpen
BECU, Washington’s largest community credit union, and CoMotion, the University of Washington’s collaborative innovation hub, recently announced a partnership to create a fintech hub in the ...
RT @jaypalter: #Wealthtech Trends to Watch in 2019 https://t.co/0lr3tXfgi0 w/ @psb_dc @CraigIskowitz @cgledhill @LexSokolin @MichaelKitces @newrulesinvest @RichThinkingB @vsoloINSART @JoshBook10 @williamtrout @BillWinterberg @darrenxduffy @helene_wpli @TheRudinGroup @Jeff_Marsden via @xtiva https://t.co/s38VMTelTsOpen
What is the most important wealthtech trend that the wealth management and advisory industry should pay attention to in 2019? Here's what the experts say.
$BNS $RY $TD - Disruption Is Creating Opportunity In Canadian Banking https://t.co/MzvrVqRwU8 https://t.co/BKqoRciBJL #fintech #banking #finserv #investing #inOpen
In a world of constant disruption, if you are not going forward, you are going backwards. Canadian banks are focusing on the highest growth parts of their busin
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
What is real? What is fake? Certainly where you stand colors your answer. But what if you could be fooled, tricked by a special interest or simply trolled? I...
RT @knightfdn: Did you know? Each @NewsMatch organization is eligible to receive a total of $25,000 in matching funds for small-dollar donations from individuals up to $1,000. https://t.co/1R3x4LoukD #NewsMatchOpen
NewsMatch opens with more than $3 million in matching support for nonprofit newsrooms across the U.S.
Join me and give back!
RT @NewsMatch: Led by #NewsMatch, 155 nonprofit news organizations unite on annual @GivingTues to strengthen their collective voices. #GivingNewsDay aims to raise money & awareness for nonprofit journalism across the country. https://t.co/QLdIrl5WLN https://t.co/i2Mp0kxjuZOpen
#GivingNewsDay Campaign Aims to Raise Money and Awareness for Nonprofit Journalism Across the Country
Join me and give back!
Future of Energy
Bravo @GovInslee! Governor lays out bold agenda to decarbonize Washington, including commitment to carbon-neutral electricity sector by 2030 & "100% clean electricity" by 2045. Joins Cali. & @xcelenergy in ambitious commitment to carbon-free electricity.👏 https://t.co/24IfBKpASIOpen
Clean electricity, clean buildings and clean transportation: Inslee plan would launch comprehensive clean energy transition and significantly drive down emissions
Gov. Jay Inslee was joined today by Democratic legislators and climate action supporters to unveil a plan that would launch a dramatic…
One week down, lots of rules to go.
RT @SierraClubWASt: Nearly 83,000 Washingtonians now work in clean energy industries (via https://t.co/eNWqrvsi0R). #waleg and @GovInslee can continue to grow our economy by passing a 100 percent clean energy bill in 2019. Tune in: https://t.co/gx1dZdqeCX #BeyondCoal #ReadyFor100 #100forWA https://t.co/u9LqP4lW6oOpen
Clean energy industry now bigger employer than Boeing, Microsoft, Amazon SEATTLE– (October 11, 2018) – Nearly 83,000 Washington state residents now work in clean energy, putting the state ...
Future of Food
The future of food: droughts, wrecked crops, and empty plates https://t.co/uf0KBAofka https://t.co/YInau7xUElOpen
Climate change could bring back the farm crisis.
Our Research Fellow Natalie and her groundbreaking work on cell-based meat, is featured in @edibleboston! 🧫🔜🍔 https://t.co/q61BnK0Yb9Open
Photos by Michael Piazza The Boston area is well-known for its research universities, innovation, tech start-ups and other scientific endeavors. At the same time, the region is ...
Alongside the Global #Soil Security Conference @Sydney_Uni next week, we’re holding a workshop. We will explore responses to the challenges facing #food and #farming and a transition to sustainable systems. Register here: https://t.co/p96FxDNB3ROpen
Background The world’s food and farming systems are facing major challenges of such severity, that only through transformative changes in the way we produce our food will it be possible to ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
An interview with CNN for the fifth anniversary of FAIR. About the "Terminator scenario": "The desire to dominate is not correlated with intelligence,' he said. 'In fact, we have many examples of this ... in... https://t.co/an4eXPuuuOOpen
Without artificial intelligence, there wouldn't be much left of how we know and use Facebook today.
Good morning #NeurIPS18! Stop by our recruitment stand from now until 9:50am to meet with our Safety team. Read more about their work: https://t.co/8O776gSmE8 Later today, our Science team will have a meet & greet at 3pm - come chat about protein folding! https://t.co/PQO6WxKgEQOpen
By Pedro A. Ortega, Vishal Maini, and the DeepMind safety team
RT @DeepMindAI: Learning an adversary allows us to efficiently identify rare failures in safety critical domains, to help ensure safe deployment of RL agents: https://t.co/1v6aIIGo45 This work will be presented shortly at the #NeurIPS18 SecML workshop (https://t.co/hsb0Y77RyG) in room 513DEF!Open
NIPS 2018 Workshop on Security in Machine Learning
Future of Climate
Sad but true: Trump and his apologists are piling "unimaginable debt and environmental chaos" on future generations, writes Andrew Sullivan. That's not conservative. https://t.co/FTycfWBjtx via @intelligencer #climateOpen
Republicans are out of arguments, and the Earth is out of time.
Statements made by the #IPCC Chair, Hoesung Lee at High level opening of @COP24 : https://t.co/hoME1PPrd1 Talanoa dialogue - opening of the political phase: https://t.co/6tthRnH7ZV Talanoa dialogue - wrap up of the preparatory phase: https://t.co/26ewGqkqQ5 #ipccatcop24 https://t.co/7vrjq8m8X0Open
• Less impacts from extreme weather where people live • By 2100, global mean sea level rise will be around 10 cm lower but will continue to rise for centuries • 10 million fewer people ...
When #TrumpLies about climate and other environmental issues, @NRDC sets the record straight with facts. https://t.co/M9xmpmICVCOpen
We are not holding our breath that President Trump will start backing up his administration’s environmental agenda with scientific facts. But we are holding him accountable for what he says.
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
Iasiello_E: State-sponsored espionage and sabotage to shape 15 cybersecurity threats to beware in 2019 https://t.co/37swtbZQpSOpen
The rise in state-sponsored cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure will continue its upward trajectory during 2019, according to a cyber threat intelligence firm that also forecasts that ...
Report Sheds Light on Massive #Ransomware Problem via @kim_crawley https://t.co/8g8x2J2QHd #SamSam #malware #security #infosec #cybersecurity https://t.co/fMbHA4g0ejOpen
Datto, a managed service provider of IT services, recently released their 2018 Global State of the Channel Ransomware Report, in which they surveyed over 2,400 IT professionals from around ...
GandCrab has been particularly aggressive throughout 2018, says @Raj_Samani. @euroinfosec on the 🐱 and 🐭 game being played between the developers and security researchers via @BnkInfoSecurity. https://t.co/Ib6kF6HK2tOpen
A new, free decryptor has been released for "aggressive" crypto-locking ransomware called GandCrab. Researchers say GandCrab has come to dominate the ransomware-as-a-service market, earning ...
Cars of the Future
Self Driving Car Video Reveals the Tantalizing Closeness of Autonomous Cars https://t.co/3GILreJ8mR @inversedotcom #SelfDrivingCars #AutonomousVehicles #autonomousOpen
Smartphones could be the key to unlock self-driving cars.
Women can, in some cases, pay thousands of dollars more than men in a year just to get from A to B. https://t.co/xU26ZxollJOpen
Tesla, GM, and Nissan want to restore the fading tax credit for EVs; Waymo is almost ready to go; the Mustang gets electrified; and more car news.
Through All the Hype, Self-Driving Cars Remain Elusive https://t.co/aM0yi32PkD @nytimes #SelfDrivingCars #Autonomousvehicles #autonomousOpen
There is a scrum of companies pushing to perfect the technology that will put an autonomous vehicle in your garage, but private ownership is years away.
Space Tech Essentials
ICYMI: Two #CubeSats launched with @NASAInSight as secondaries & flew by Mars during yesterday's #InSight landing. The #MarCO #CubeSats provided some realtime telemetry, eliminating hours of wait time. Great example of advanced uses of #CubeSat technology! https://t.co/rXUwY6g8PkOpen
The success a pair of cubesats achieved in relaying telemetry from NASA’s InSight Mars lander demonstrates they can play greater roles in future missions.
Dr Ben Corin, Research Staff Member at US-based IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute, indicated that the next activities generating private space business would include private space ...
#SpaceCom2018 kicks off today! Join us for a featured panel discussion: 'How the International Space Station Can Benefit Companies Outside of the Space Industry' featuring ISS National Lab, Boeing and more! | 4:00p CT | Room: 310A https://t.co/gB0bdGetfO https://t.co/AWwXLY5FlEOpen
Speaker(s) Description This panel will cover current and potential future commercial opportunities on the ISS that could return value in terrestrial applications, the changes and insight ...
Gute Definition. Eine Definition, welche Unternehmen wir im Startup Radar berücksichtigt haben, finden Sie auf Seite 7 unseres Buches, Aussagen zur Entwicklung über die Zeit auf S. 22f. sowie auf S. 27ff. https://t.co/vdlEGGalxh https://t.co/ntyZlxqUv3Open
Where does Switzerland as a start-up location stand in international comparison? How has it developed? The Swiss Startup Radar, a study based on an evaluation of 4,000 datasets has been ...
RT @MSEurope: Did you know that @MSFTScaleUp supports a batch of up to 10 startups with offering solutions to the challenges of digitazation? Read the story of one of the participating startups @Bestmile from our third batch. 👇🏼 https://t.co/6bZHW7daRZOpen
The Microsoft ScaleUp program is designed for Series A startups and offers access to sales, marketing and technical support. Eligible startups partake in the immersive program at one of ...
Swiss Startups : new analyzes, without real surprise … https://t.co/NVLX3nrvyI https://t.co/XLbHApJ6dZOpen
Create a stock option scheme that is open to as many startups and employees as possible, offering favourable treatment in terms of regulation and taxation. Allow startups to issue stock ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
MJardin Group Granted #Cannabis Cultivation License by Health Canada for Nova Scotia Facility https://t.co/svrk7lzJuw via @invest420 #money #invest https://t.co/kjdQOnbcXzOpen
DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or the “Company”) (CSE:MJAR), a leader in cannabis management, is pleased to announce that the recently opened cultivation and ...
Uruguayan government announces new application process for recreational cannabis cultivation https://t.co/mmbRor8HstOpen
Four years after Uruguay became the first nation in the world to legalize recreational cannabis, officials announced that a call for applications to grow nonmedical marijuana for commercial ...
A ballot measure introduced to the Brazilian Senate via online petition has received an important committee’s approval. The proposal would #legalize #cannabis for anyone with a doctor's prescription. https://t.co/3GM7BVXO8jOpen
A ballot measure introduced to the Brazilian Senate by an online petition has received an important committee’s approval, Marijuana Moment reports. On Wednesday, the Brazilian Senate’s ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @ultimez: Banks are using blockchain to rewire financial markets for optimized cash management transforming online payments processes. #banking #blockchain @StrategyFintech @stratorob @TamaraMcCleary @MikeQuindazzi @Fisher85M @dmgerbino @albertogaruccio @Atos https://t.co/oTyoPVKVBp https://t.co/yneJNwfDDiOpen
Banking and Blockchain often go hand in hand - because the latter one modernizes the traditional financial system. You might have all familiar with the emerging concepts like Bitcoin, ...
RT @FinancialBrand: The Best Bank Branch For The Digital Age Isn’t A Branch https://t.co/h2XvElDvd2 @JimMarous https://t.co/0bTS7fAJ0sOpen
Banks and credit unions must improve digital solutions first, before determining how much more they should invest in branch technologies.
RT @stratorob: Why blockchain is essential to the future of banking and #finance https://t.co/VIHv4Nx5NxOpen
Blockchain will begin to transform financial transactions in 2018. Lighthouse Partners' Pete Harris explains how this technology works, and what businesses can do to get started using it.
RT @SpirosMargaris: How #blockchain is bringing #staffing #innovation https://t.co/oBDlwKspwm #fintech #futureofwork @eastwoodgary @thenextweb https://t.co/PvqJk75oIiOpen
Blockchain technology is rapidly spreading into every available corner in the market, leading many business owners and managers to encounter it for the first time recently. While many have ...
#Bitcoin Governance #fintech #blockchain #cryptocurrencies via @andi_staub @SpirosMargaris @jblefevre60 @fintechrockers @luc_schuurmans @haydentiff @Stevewal63 @dinisguarda @pierrepinna @natashakyp @FrankJSchwab @psb_dc @HaroldSinnott @chboursin https://t.co/NT0STuuPp0 https://t.co/BnUsuvOnMdOpen
5G Mobile News
RT @nokia: We signed €250 million financing with @nib to support our #5G research and development in Europe as the era of 5G begins. Read more: https://t.co/WLw6odsVzy https://t.co/aiKpEZzq8oOpen
RT @3g4gUK: eBook: 5G For Dummies, Sprint Business Special Edition - https://t.co/X4NclnYFDv nice one to read as a starting point for many #UK5G https://t.co/kGJvziFmkaOpen
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In order to realize the service continuity between the newly-built 5G Core and the existing EPC, operators need to upgrade the existing network equipment to support necessary inter-working interfaces, to identify the 5G terminal. https://t.co/iLj4u3JaPK @ZTEPressOpen
Direct deployment of the 5G core network can maximally meet service demands and will not cause unnecessary investment waste, so it is the preferred solution
And, as you prepare for our next webinar, check out our last webinar! In it Coral Gables, Florida IT Director, Raimundo Rodulfo shares what they have done to turn their city into a #SmartCity! Check out the recorded #webinar to learn more: https://t.co/mK7lXE8WPu https://t.co/HO7ehzNYumOpen
Smart Cities Webinar
Smart city technologies have recently became an indispensable element in the latest modern city-planning designs and strategies, mainly because these technologies offer solutions to every ...
IT & CIO Trends
RT @Jen_Tyrseck: @holgermu @eliothorowitz @MongoDB Great seeing you @holgermu! Check out our Scale #MongoDB Innovation Award Winner from this year :) https://t.co/8uJsurjUQSOpen
MongoDB's blog includes technical tutorials, MongoDB best practices, customer stories, and industry news related to the leading non-relational database.
The future of #MooresLaw 1. #CPU processing #tasks 2. #GPU tackling #graphics + 10x performance jump over CPU 3. #TPU computing #AI + 10x performance jump over GPU @EU_Commission via @MikeQuindazzi >>> #Megatrends #EmergingTech >>> https://t.co/Iz4m560gbH https://t.co/fCNOwF62ipOpen
AI Artificial Intelligence AMD Advanced Micro Devices AMECO Annual Macro-Economic Database ARM Advanced RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) Machine ASC Advisory Scientific Committee ...
Oslo: A hub for the social #startup scene - the Norwegian capital is thriving from a unique combination of business agility, a cultural receptiveness to technology, and a social desire to do good: https://t.co/Up7hlqwVJ3Open
The Norwegian capital is thriving from a unique combination of business agility, a cultural receptiveness to technology, and a social desire to do good.
Europe Startup News
RT @TechQuartier: Here's a breakdown of the very interesting report called ''Seed the Future: Early Stage Investment in Europe'', produced by @tech_eu, @stripe and @techstars https://t.co/eEesO8heCBOpen
The study “Seed the Future: A Deep Dive into European Early-Stage Tech Startup Activity”, is a joint effort between Stripe, TechStars and TechEu and aims to deliver an overview of the early ...
RT @WestwoodLA: London’s #startup ecosystem at a glance https://t.co/zxgfZd1SCS via @EU_StartupsOpen
Combining the benefits of networking, café culture, and serviced offices, these London coworking spaces offer something for everyone: Huckletree – Huckletree is an innovation-oriented and ...
RT @StartupsMonitor: Who are the European founders? The average founder is male (82.8%), holds a university degree (84.8%) and was 35 years old when founding the startup. The Startups are commonly founded in teams (on average 2.7 co-founders). For the full report, please visit https://t.co/uzXR16iwmf https://t.co/3G0whJTU3UOpen
With this research study we are practicing bottom-up evidence based policy making and inviting all European founders and managers of startups to make their voice heard and to actively ...