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 Jan 12, 2019
@CIOWaterCooler shared
How AI will power the Future of Work https://t.co/5O2Hpj3h78 @MarianneHewlett @Atos https://t.co/C9lnZGtscS
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How AI will power the Future of Work

Imagine having a digital assistant to schedule your next meeting or speaking to a chatbot to help you finalize a challenging task at work. Forward-thinking companies are implementing AI ...

On Jan 15, 2019
@robertllewellyn shared
Digital Business Transformation Academy https://t.co/r0PN8hfu6W
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Digital Business Transformation Academy

The Digital Business Transformation Academy is a 5-day training event that will take place in London, United Kingdom between 18 and 22 September 2017.

On Jan 20, 2019
@robertllewellyn shared
Digital Business Transformation Guide https://t.co/g1JltvKQYc
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Digital Business Transformation Guide

Digital business transformation is the innovative integration of digital technologies to orchestrate fundamental shifts in how a business makes money.

Future of Mobility

On Jan 7, 2019
@PaulABarter shared
RT @nicolarco: UK House of Commons put out a report on #MaaS a few weeks back. It is a great roadmap for any government that is wondering if they should be paying attention to these topics. A few highlights below /1 https://t.co/7fW4ijCupY
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Mobility as a Service

We received over 50 written submissions and held four oral evidence sessions, hearing from academics; transport consultants; MaaS platform providers; data experts; transport operators; ...

On Jan 7, 2019
@Mi_Kuhn shared
According to @McKinsey, 2018 was a tipping point from thinking and planning for future #mobility to implementing it. It’s the year when the mobility industries shifted from a driver-/owner-focused value proposition to a customer-centered one. #MaaS https://t.co/R6FoWZy4aw
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Reserve a seat—the future of mobility is arriving early

What trends in the mobility sector were important in 2018, and what can we expect in 2019?

On Jan 9, 2019
@TSCatapult shared
"Achieving a virtual butler for all: why the future of mobility is about more than new technologies" - insights from our CEO Paul Campion are now up on the Ordnance Survey website! https://t.co/uIOm5b72Mr
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Future of Money

On Jan 16, 2019
@FINTECHCircle shared
Fintech startups see a big space in lending business https://t.co/ojGbvNhV1m #fintech #lending #loans #credit #India
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Fintech startups see a big space in lending business

Firms apply for RBI licence to operate as NBFCs as lending tap turns dry amid liquidity crunch.

On Jan 23, 2019
@RAlexJimenez shared
RT @psb_dc: Insightful read: Navigating a world of disruption #AI #Tech #Disruption #Innovation #Equality @McKinsey_MGI cc @JimMarous @leimer @SpirosMargaris @ImMBM @akwyz @antgrasso @andi_staub @helene_wpli @guzmand @ahier @JolaBurnett @Clagett @RAlexJimenez https://t.co/krh1bBWT3p https://t.co/cVur0TLnR0
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Navigating a world of disruption

These six global trends are creating ever-larger winners and losers and sparking a new imperative for inclusive growth.

On Jan 15, 2019
@FintechBot shared
AccessPay gets £9m investment for wealthtech connections https://t.co/NWLWUjg6UK by @Fintech_Futures
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AccessPay gets £9m investment for wealthtech connections

As leading investor Beringea looks for investments in north of UK.

Future of News & Journalism

On Jan 23, 2019
@johnmcquaid shared
It's noteworthy that a usually excellent old-school journalist like Jill Abramson apparently cannot set aside her own biases when reporting on the current landscape of journalism itself https://t.co/eVMvYMY3rY https://t.co/LHEGLlbUba
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What Jill Abramson Gets Wrong About the Future of Journalism

Her new book is a brilliant autopsy of print journalism. But she stumbles when she takes on the new digital wave.

On Jan 9, 2019
@mediagazer shared
Harvard's Nieman Foundation announces its 2019 class of Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows, which includes The Atlantic's Taylor Lorenz (Nieman Foundation) https://t.co/ST5C7oh2vV https://t.co/jrxfgLUatJ
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Nieman Foundation announces the 2019 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard will host a group of nine reporters, editors, media entrepreneurs and academics as Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows during the 2019 calendar ...

On Jan 9, 2019
@jcstearns shared
@k8iedid @kristenhare @mkramer @ylichterman @TB_Times Yes! I wrote about this exact question a few years ago. I still get a newspaper in part because I want my kids to experience the news with us. https://t.co/wJg42XC9KS
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What Do Kids’ Books Teach Us About the Future of Journalism?

I may read most of my news online, but I still get a print newspaper delivered to my doorstep everyday. I have lots of reasons for doing this but mostly I do it support local journalists ...

Future of Energy

On Jan 22, 2019
@JesseJenkins shared
@anunezjimenez I wrote about this a while back https://t.co/jGRSQHQyaV Unfortunately when the Energy Collective (RIP!) was bought by and ported to Energy Central .com all the graphics in most of my posts were lost. A whole archive of hundreds of my posts "defaced" in that way. Bummer.
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Has Renewable Energy Finally Ended the Great Clean Energy Stagnation?

In one future, renewable energy sources excluding large hydro continue to grow in absolute terms at the roughly 100 GW (or 183 terawatt-hours) per year rate achieved in 2014. And I use ...

On Jan 15, 2019
@YaleE360 shared
Despite Germany’s ambitious push to cut emissions by 95% by 2050, experts predict that if the country continues along its present course, Germany will only reduce emissions by 62% by mid-century. https://t.co/uck8vOJhkP
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Carbon Crossroads: Can Germany Revive Its Stalled Energy Transition?

Although Germany has been a global leader in moving to decarbonize its massive economy, the country's ambitious clean-energy transformation is faltering. Now, a broad spectrum of energy ...

On Jan 14, 2019
@JesseJenkins shared
RT @ThirdWayEnergy: Democrats are getting to work legislating (even amidst a shutdown)...& having a healthy, serious debate about the best policies to address climate change @AmyAHarder reported on this Friday & quoted @JesseJenkins's awesome twitter thread on the subject. https://t.co/C6dpDXWrCM
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1 big thing: How clean energy changes geopolitics

The biggest news and trends in energy, business and politics by Ben Geman, with Amy Harder. Weekday mornings

Future of Food

On Jan 10, 2019
@foodtechconnect shared
The Future of Food is Biodiverse https://t.co/9OgywKsXSz @mikel_ee @thefuturemkt #biodiversefood https://t.co/TYlLKlP2iA
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The Future of Food is Biodiverse

Biodiversity is crucial to the health of our food supply and it sits at the intersection of taste and sustainability. Biodiverse food is sustainable food.

On Jan 14, 2019
@SlowFoodUSA shared
A fantastic article from @Fooditor about the relationship between Greg Gunthorp and Rick Bayless, and even more so about Gunthorp’s approach to farming. https://t.co/a73LUlY0pd https://t.co/l082qTvGwZ
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THE FARMER, THE AIRPORT SANDWICH, AND THE FUTURE OF FOOD

You stop at a stand called Tortas Frontera, from Chicago chef Rick Bayless, and after surveying your choices, you order a Torta Cubana, a dressed-up take on a Cuban sandwich. “WE RAISE ...

On Jan 19, 2019
@foodtank shared
Mohamed Rakha, a plant breeder at the World Vegetable Center (@go_vegetables), splits open one of the fruits with his fingernail. “You can see a lot of seeds inside,” he says. Each one is packed with the plant’s DNA—and lots of potential (@vero_greenwood). https://t.co/Jqu59MWovV
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To Secure the Future of Food, Look to the Ancestors of Eggplant

At the World Vegetable Center, experts are looking to the wild relatives of domesticated crops to save the human diet from climate change.

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Jan 23, 2019
@drfeifei shared
Journalists friends, see Stanford’s new Human-Centered AI Institute journalism fellowship! Communicating AI thoughtfully and effectively is a huge responsibility and opportunity. https://t.co/mfSZbBkwfo
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Stanford’s JSK Journalism Fellowships and Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Initiative join forces

Partnership will help journalists explore the effects of AI on the journalism industry and humanity.

On Jan 17, 2019
@AnimaAnandkumar shared
RT @DisruptionHub: Machine Learning - Mind the Gender Gap How can we make #technology suit the needs of everyone when only 15% of STEM employees in the UK are female? https://t.co/6YckpbXl8j #Tech #gender #womeninSTEM @reshamas @fastdotai @ledell @hannawallach @timnitGebru @AnimaAnandkumar
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Machine Learning: Mind The Gender Gap

Data collected by the Women's Engineering Society in 2017 found that women made up just 15 per cent of STEM employees in the UK.

On Jan 20, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
@ivan_bezdomny Made me think about this: https://t.co/wqs66aeqmy
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How AI Training Scales

We've discovered that the gradient noise scale, a simple statistical metric, predicts the parallelizability of neural network training.

Future of Climate

On Jan 15, 2019
@nature_org shared
👏🏽 👏🏽 👏🏽. Cities at the Forefront of Tackling Climate Change (Paid Post by Global Covenant of Mayors from https://t.co/OO93YasRJc) https://t.co/BEcHIhtpyJ
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of Tackling Climate Change

The world needs to act fast to change the trajectory of temperature increase. Cities committed to GCoM, the largest global alliance of cities and mayors tackling climate change, are already ...

On Jan 15, 2019
@CDP shared
Good to see an increasing number of insurers are investing in the planets future, & divesting from fossil fuels https://t.co/ECy49t3gTT #divest https://t.co/3IUvK6grYI
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Insurance and climate change

Insurers need to properly assess climate risks and divest from fossil fuels.

On Jan 21, 2019
@YaleClimateComm shared
The majority of registered voters support a revenue-neutral #CarbonTax on fossil fuel companies: https://t.co/rh8YxTD6rp https://t.co/V4RqLuKIFi
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Politics & Global Warming, March 2018

Drawing on a nationally representative survey (n=1,278; including 1,067 registered voters), this report describes how American registered voters — Republicans, Democrats, and Independents — ...

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Jan 14, 2019
@cylanceinc shared
#Ransomware isn’t just for PCs and servers anymore. 57% of MSPs predict that ransomware will target #socialmedia accounts, 54% of MSPs predict that ransomware will target Internet of Things (#IoT) devices in general. More via @kim_crawley https://t.co/8g8x2J2QHd #cybersecurity
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Report Sheds Light on Massive Ransomware Problem

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 ...

On Jan 14, 2019
@DarkReading shared
Advanced Phishing Scenarios You Will Most Likely Encounter This Year https://t.co/qxlr5lUEHm #phishingattack #cybercrime
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Advanced Phishing Scenarios You Will Most Likely Encounter This Year

In 2019, there will be no end in sight to email-driven cybercrime such as business email compromise, spearphishing, and ransomware.

On Jan 20, 2019
@RSAConference shared
#Malware built to hack building automation systems: https://t.co/fYMc6t7hxh via @DarkReading
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Malware Built to Hack Building Automation Systems

Researchers dig into vulnerabilities in popular building automation systems, devices.

Cars of the Future

On Jan 12, 2019
@mwt2008 shared
RT @CarbonBrief: Recommended read: Are the days of the private car really over? | @BBCNews https://t.co/J6cbHNH9pZ https://t.co/7Z07SfKAos
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Are the days of the private car really over?

Is the "robo-taxis" revolution really on its way? Many readers were doubtful, so we address their counter-arguments.

On Jan 11, 2019
@Forbes shared
The dawn of a 5G world: How 5G technology will ultimately alter the DNA of the digital experience @ATT #paid https://t.co/1ihFXvBmNm https://t.co/zY2unFynnY
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The Dawn Of The 5G World

How 5G technology will ultimately alter the DNA of the digital experience.

On Jan 14, 2019
@mwt2008 shared
RT @JeremyLeggett: £100bn was wiped off the value of car firms last year. Entering 2019 most are shedding jobs. Issues include electrification, autonomous vehicle development and the threat posed by ride-hailing services to personal vehicle sales. Not all co's will survive. https://t.co/4X18rNwx3S https://t.co/YpDo3cWCvx
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Stricken carmakers stall at the crossroads of a radical future

It started 2019 by axing jobs, blaming the slowdown in China and the US, but now the industry faces more fundamental threats

Space Tech Essentials

On Jan 15, 2019
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
Op-ed | The MILO Institute: a new model for deep space exploration https://t.co/3JaDUNiN0V https://t.co/TeFCdhIPrA
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Op-ed | The MILO Institute: a new model for deep space exploration

The MILO Institute’s mission is to augment the work of traditional space agencies by enabling more frequent, affordable and science-driven missions to be flown.

On Jan 23, 2019
@ForbesTech shared
Here's What Each Brexit Scenario Could Mean For The U.K. Space Industry: https://t.co/TGZv1OGz5K
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Here's What Each Brexit Scenario Could Mean For The U.K. Space Industry

With continued uncertainty over what the future may hold, industries are continuing to suffer as they wait for progress to be made – and space is no exception.

On Jan 22, 2019
@SpaceRef shared
mu Space unveils plan to bid for space exploration projects https://t.co/EJkGypPEib
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mu Space unveils plan to bid for space exploration projects

mu Space unveils plan to bid for space exploration projects - SpaceRef

Swiss Innovation

On Jan 21, 2019
@startuptickerCH shared
RT @venturelab_ch: Venturelab hosts high-level delegates for Sino-Swiss startup innovation talks https://t.co/ttCZZ47qYi #VleadersChina #SwissStartups #VTOIP https://t.co/QVZRU2y6Ov
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Venturelab Hosts High-Level Delegates for Sino-Swiss Innovation Talks

<b>Venturelab was honored to welcome directors from China's Ministry of Industry and Information, as it hosted discussions on startup innovation and Sino-Swiss partnerships in Zurich ...

On Jan 21, 2019
@startuptickerCH shared
Swiss startup identifies #security flaws in #ethereum @chain_security https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/vznchXeBta https://t.co/MzSvtZjcQp
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Swiss startup identifies security flaws in Ethereum

The recent Ethereum upgrade was brought to a halt after ChainSecurity identified a security loophole in Ethereum’s smart contracts. The ETH spinoff offers automated scanning programs for ...

On Jan 9, 2019
@FIT_fund shared
RT @startuptickerCH: Swiss startups on the frontpage. Our press review with articles about #SwissTech at #CES2019 plus a very interesting interview with Nexthink Co-founder Vincent Bieri https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/v2mwWXgAT8 https://t.co/MS0mfEXrBR
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Swiss startups on the frontpage

#SwissTech at CES 2019: For our press review, we collected articles from Swiss and international media mentioning the Swiss start-ups in Las Vegas. In Las Vegas Continental showed delivery ...

Legal Cannabis News & Trends

On Jan 21, 2019
@Oaksterdam shared
Thailand's Legalization Of Medical Cannabis Proves One Very Important Thing via @forbes https://t.co/Mam0fTg8wi
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Thailand's Legalization Of Medical Cannabis Proves One Very Important Thing

If cannabis legalization and regulation is, in fact, internationally contagious, the condition has spread across borders in the same way the herb originally navigated its way across the ...

On Jan 22, 2019
@WeedFeed shared
Virginia Pushes for More Medical Cannabis Access https://t.co/ncfcTr88gj https://t.co/RO6fqGYLGS
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Virginia Pushes for More Medical Cannabis Access

Medical cannabis supporters in Virginia are voicing their desire for access to medical cannabis and for the legalization of recreational cannabis, even as legislators are considering ...

On Jan 15, 2019
@CannabisCulture shared
Kitchener, Waterloo Councils Approve Legal Cannabis Stores #kitchener #Waterloo #Canada #ontario #business #industry #store https://t.co/i1GiFElVDW https://t.co/RxZ27Twqtd
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Kitchener, Waterloo Councils Approve Legal Cannabis Stores

Kitchener and Waterloo residents may soon be able to purchase marijuana legally at a storefront within the area. Kitchener and Waterloo councils both voted Monday to opt into the province’s ...

Digital Transformation in Banking

On Jan 10, 2019
@JimMarous shared
RT @rshevlin: #BreakingBanks is live! https://t.co/c9sPhyx5nW
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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 Jan 12, 2019
@bitcoinagile shared
Digital Banking 2019 #Banking #Economy #Banks #Money #business #market #News https://t.co/v8fVb6X9cg
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Digital Banking 2019

Digital Banking, taking place June 19-21, 2019 in Austin TX, is the leading and largest digital banking and fintech event, covering digital innovations and disruptions in financial services ...

On Jan 11, 2019
@stratorob shared
RT @stratorob: Why blockchain is essential to the future of banking and #finance https://t.co/VIHv4Nx5Nx
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Why blockchain is essential to the future of banking and finance

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.

Bitcoin Futures

On Jan 19, 2019
@coindesk shared
It's way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher of @originprotocol. https://t.co/9wHxMGPUrl
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Why ‘Mainstream Adoption’ Is an Unfair Success Metric for Dapps

We are way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher.

On Jan 18, 2019
@Cointelegraph shared
Sterling Witzke, partner at Winklevoss Capital, claimed that institutional investors are not ready to take the big plunge into crypto. Do the charts support this? https://t.co/cb3WJGMRb8
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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, TRON, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 18

Winklevoss Capital’s Sterling Witzke claimed that institutional investors are not ready to take the big plunge into crypto. Do the charts support this?

On Jan 22, 2019
@Excellion shared
RT @SimonDixonTwitt: They failed already by announcing its founders, backing it with VC capital and launching it with press releases. NEXT! Stop Trying To Build a Better Bitcoin https://t.co/mhycTCTDDE
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Opinion: Stop Trying To Build a Better Bitcoin

A team of professors from top US universities have come together to create a new globally scalable decentralized payments system. But with Bitcoin already Another Bitcoin competitor ...

5G Mobile News

On Jan 10, 2019
@zahidtg shared
RT @3g4gUK: Operator Watch Blog: Thailand: Onward to 5G - https://t.co/MXI3HwIdeE #AIS #truemove #dtac #2G #NBTC https://t.co/5PKQn8SRbE
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Thailand: Onward to 5G

Thailand has a highly developed mobile market and has experienced strong growth over the last six years  driven by increasing numbers of...

On Jan 10, 2019
@EricssonLabs shared
5G meets Time Sensitive Networking. Learn how this will benefit industrial #automation. https://t.co/gs5gfkaTtv #industry40 https://t.co/TRJKtShgOI
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5G meets Time Sensitive Networking

Our experts foresee that interworking of 5G and TSN will enable holistic communications for industrial automation.

On Jan 9, 2019
@5GWorldSeries shared
AT&T is creating a #5G hospital https://t.co/26eldDSZdM
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AT&T is creating a 5G hospital

The next-gen wireless tech is expected to speed up network communications and reduce latency at a Chicago medical center.

Smart Cities

On Jan 17, 2019
@SmartCityexpo shared
Are #SmartCities forgetting #food? #UrbanAgriculture is not the solution to our food system crisis but it's an essential component of making the food system resilient and ecologically friendly via @foodcityorg https://t.co/t5SlCEWTo1 #UrbanEnvironment #Resilience https://t.co/RBmpjfAMa0
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Smart Cities Are Forgetting Food

Henry Gordon-Smith says cities must incorporate urban agriculture into their future planning. Find out why.

On Jan 11, 2019
@Cities_Today shared
The Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent #smartcity technology advances, business models, and lessons learned. Register now 👉 https://t.co/XFtPkdnO47 @sgo2012 #tech
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Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition

When: 22nd January 2019 – 24th January 2019 all-day Where: Conference Chicago, 525 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605, USA Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the 3rd Annual ...

On Jan 21, 2019
@smartccouncil shared
150+ government jurisdictions in the US, Canada & Mexico are participating in our #SmartCities Readiness Challenge. Don't miss out! All applicants get free access to tools to accelerate their efforts. https://t.co/DIimrHWsjk https://t.co/aRSyLD2xU4
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The 2019 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge

Accelerate your smart cities progress by participating in the 2019 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge, open to government jurisdictions of all levels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. ...

IT & CIO Trends

On Jan 15, 2019
@StevenDickens3 shared
RT @Temenos: The scramble to attract customers in the #digital, mobile-first age has already begun for smaller regional banks, & will only intensify in 2019. Don Bergal, CMO at @avokatech shares his views on this year’s trends via @FinancialBrand https://t.co/GUHBtBTyI1
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Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions For 2019

Banking trends and outlooks for 2019 from leaders and influencers in financial services, as well as financial institutions from around the world.

On Jan 10, 2019
@evankirstel shared
Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions for 2019 https://t.co/WWAsYGTNYE #banking #fintech #finserv #data #Analytics #AI #CX #innovation via @JimMarous #NRF2019 https://t.co/XUL6Rb1xdM
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Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions For 2019

2019 banking trends and outlooks from financial services leaders and influencers as well as financial institutions from around the world.

On Jan 23, 2019
@evankirstel shared
RT @EricssonDigital: #5G Future gazing: What does Jan Häglund, #EricssonDigital Head of Portfolio and R&D, see happening in the next 18 months? Listen to our podcast with @Dez_blanchfield to find out! https://t.co/kt1MIzgx62
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Automation of 5G cloud native applications

Jan Häglund, head of R&D at Ericsson Digital Services shares his insights in a podcast on virtualization, telco transformation and how to automate 5G cloud native applications. Jan was ...

Europe Startup News

On Jan 9, 2019
@StartUpEU shared
RT @DSMeu: From Bulgaria🇧🇬 to Romania🇷🇴: @StartUpEU Summit 2019 edition is going to Cluj!🚀#ro2019eu Do not miss your chance to discuss European #startups, pre-register NOW➡️https://t.co/9Mp2zztifN https://t.co/fgAR0JvQf4
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Startup Europe Summit 2019

Save the date: Startup Europe Summit will be organised in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 21-22 March 2019!

On Jan 22, 2019
@500Startups shared
@pocketysun and @design4innov8 met during 500 Startups VCU program at @Stanford. They are now Redefining the World of Venture Capital! https://t.co/utEKczWXVZ
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How this Asian Woman Entrepreneur is Redefining the World of Venture Capital

Pocket Sun decided to start SoGal (inspired from Southern California’s university SoCal acronym) as a student organization at USC in 2014, which quickly grew into a global community of ...

On Jan 11, 2019
@tech_eu shared
RT @EU_Startups: Lisbon-based @IndicoCapital launches €46 million VC fund to invest in early-stage startups https://t.co/vazVNKXGY4 https://t.co/xQNXepoow1
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Lisbon-based Indico Capital Partners launches €46 million VC fund to invest in early-stage startups

The fund aims to invest in and nurture the most promising early stage startups on the Iberian peninsula, in particular those based in Portugal. Managing General Partner, Stephan Morais was ...