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
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 plain terms https://t.co/Jmnhm7iFuJOpen
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 ...
RT @QuartzAtWork: These are the skills to learn for the future of work, according to the World Economic Forum https://t.co/orispVBZmUOpen
The list of growing and declining skills suggests how to stay relevant in the new economy.
Future of Mobility
RT @contourgeek: My latest paper, with @MilosPlanner @dimilakis and Dominic Stead, is published Open Access so all can read it. We deliver the first critique of the persuasive rhetoric about #MaaS & conclude that it can't deliver without strong public sector oversight https://t.co/TmS68aEvxpOpen
In this paper we focus on the development of a new service model for accessing transport, namely Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and present one of the f…
Increasing traffic volume is creating problems in cities around the world, congestion, poor #airquality and less productive economies. Connected #AutonomousVehicles with electric drives could offer a solution: https://t.co/Uxlnr6OyuP #TheFutureWeWant #sustainabilityOpen
Increasing traffic volume is creating problems in cities around the world, congestion, poor air quality and less productive economies. Connected autonomous vehicles with electric drives ...
RT @HaConTimetable: Everybody is talking about #MaaS, but what does this concept imply exactly? Read our little “MaaSterpiece” to learn more about Mobility as a Service from A to Z! For further reading, visit our website: https://t.co/eipHrx2Kj6 #passengerexperience #CombinedPowerForMobility https://t.co/zPBkVnoAkTOpen
We work on establishing Mobility as a Service. Our apps make intermodal travel easily accessible. A video about the app Min Rejseplan shows how MaaS works in Denmark.
Future of Money
RT @richardturrin: Fintech won't disrupt finance, big tech will. But do thank fintechs for new banking apps and zero commissions among others. @thepsironi @BrettKing @leimer @psb_dc @efipm @karunk #fintech #banking #innovation #digitalbanking #technology #future https://t.co/cSrFbce2Y6Open
Most claims in 2013-2015 that FinTech startups would “disrupt” incumbent financial institutions have been debunked.
RT @bf_magazine: Which Are The Most Successful Fintech Startups In India? https://t.co/qruHDajURL #Fintech #financial #technology @VCRebecca @SusanneChishti @guzmand @matteorizzi @VitalikButerin @Mellinghoff @DeepLearn007 @ccalmeja @RicardoVidal @psb_dc @BarkowConsult @LizLum @KVanderhoydonkOpen
Post 2016, the Indian fintech industry has grown from strength to strength on the back of innovative and successful fintech startups in India.
Traditional #banks areembracing changes to their service portfolios and leading the way to a better customer experience, cheaper services and data-enriched decision making https://t.co/trFP844qMI vía @EU_StartupsOpen
Looking to the near future, it is not difficult to see big banks adopting open banking features and offering services in data aggregation as payment and credit platforms – betting on one ...
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
@kathykiely I don't know when this was last updated (INN has added a lot of members in the past year) https://t.co/xl92k1TjCD. We also have a break down of 200 INN members at the bottom of this https://t.co/ueMYM5Eksp (NewsMatch includes newsrooms in 45 of the 50 states, INN may have more)Open
Nearly 200 nonprofit newsrooms will benefit from matching-gift campaign as NewsMatch expands for 2019
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An important talk by @richardgingras outlines 1) Google's precise stand regarding the EU's copyright directive, 2) a catalog of what Google does for & with news, 3) an accounting of Google's value to news. https://t.co/VPuOP9pbLqOpen
Keynote delivered to the 75th Assembly of the Society of Inter-American Press. (SIP-IAPA) on Monday, October 7, 2019 in Miami, Florida.
Oracle-funded report finds Google media grants tend to go to places where it faces pressure from the public; it has given $567M to 1,157 media projects (@kantrowitz / BuzzFeed News) https://t.co/tDvMdfvinD https://t.co/BGq9rd3vKTOpen
Google’s troubles have been moving from Europe to the US, and the money to news organizations has too.
Future of Energy
RT @CT_Power_Energy: Panelists announced for #TFOE19, 10/30 at @aquaturfclubin in #southingtonCT. #CompetitiveMarkets Panel: - Ritchie Hudson (Mod.), Hudson Energy Consulting - Ian Diamond, @ConEdSolutions - Kandi Terry, @nrgenergy - Tom Guerra, @CBIANews https://t.co/QFaSweLFRs #renewableenergy https://t.co/idLFYGJpeOOpen
OCTOBER 30, 2019 – Aqua Turf Club, Southington, CT Sponsor and Exhibitor Flier Program Agenda Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) will host its 20th annual The Future of Energy: ...
RT @mateosfo: You know, this @MLiebreich piece on energy justice is best I've read. Closely matches my own thoughts & motivations. http://t.co/dHhRFTb7XcOpen
Michael Liebreich, Chairman of the Advisory Board Bloomberg New Energy Finance Twitter: @MLiebreich That the world’s energy system has begun a grand
States Leading the Charge on #RenewableEnergy – 2019 Edition https://t.co/6KqPZcRZW3 https://t.co/ybdGcHsSm6Open
State energy efficiency and renewable energy programs may produce significant benefits for residents including lower fuel and electricity costs, increased grid reliability, better air ...
Future of Food
RT @MelSaltz: Can a growing sustainable farming movement save Iowa’s precious soil and water? Check out the latest report in our @NewsHour #futureoffood series from me and Mark @Bittman @pulitzercenter @megbthompson @DRobie1 https://t.co/nWB9wzYKx3Open
Iowa is a powerhouse producer of corn and soybeans. But all the industrial farming has come at a cost to the environment. Today, there's a growing number of farmers adopting more ...
We will all be poor, fat and buried in plastic.
RT @FMSummit_: Patrick Holden, founder and Chief Executive of @SusFoodTrust explains why we need to invest to support sustainable farming. Failing to do so risks "irreversible climate change, ecological disaster & a breakdown of public health." https://t.co/5SeXjdeKOb #SummitSpeaker https://t.co/xEEYECWvCaOpen
The inaugural Food Matters Summit at ExCeL London on 19 and 20 November will bring together more than 100 top-level international speakers to lead a debate on the critical issues for the ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
Our mission is to support the advancement of Latin American talent, research, and companies in AI through an annual event. The primary goals of the event are: • To offer training in ...
Uncertainty Quantification in Deep Learning A nice overview blog post by @simonbachstein https://t.co/ZZExu1VlauOpen
Teach your Deep Neural Network to be aware of its epistemic and aleatory uncertainty. Get a quantified confidence measure for your Deep Learning predictions.
Melanie has a new book out tomorrow, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. A dive into how AI works, and also the obstacles: why it's hard to teach a computer common-sense notions of physics and causality. https://t.co/5uHbdWJGtMOpen
Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans [Melanie Mitchell] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, ...
Future of Climate
RT @TheEconomist: The 21st century's U-turn challenge: reversing the previous century's 20-fold rise in emissions, at twice the pace https://t.co/Tt4ku5cgerOpen
Climate issue: Replacing the fossil-fuel technology which is reshaping the climate remains a massive task
On Internat'l #EndPoverty Day, a reminder that without urgent #ClimateAction, climate impacts could push an additional 100 million people into poverty by 2030 (source: @WorldBank) By 2050, 143 million people in dev. countries could become climate migrants https://t.co/hSC1x8238W https://t.co/jSgmd7iSQSOpen
Climate change is a fundamental threat to sustainable development and the fight against poverty. The World Bank Group is concerned that without bold action now, the warming planet ...
RT @FAOKnowledge: #ClimateChange is having a huge impact on communities in rural areas. Learn how agricultural innovations can provide solutions to producing food and ensuring stable incomes for those who are the most vulnerable 👉https://t.co/bCrQTQ18Ir #ClimateAction #SDG2 https://t.co/F78ItSVdHVOpen
Here are three areas in which innovation is making a difference in the fight against climate change: Food innovations The effects of climate change on our ecosystems are severe, impacting ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
Go here for the code — https://t.co/5CUtDVrNIM — and here for the dataset — https://t.co/nlAqTt80LB // 'FinalBlacklist' to help businesses hone cybersecurity https://t.co/sSqIaJNiaxOpen
Researchers have released the "largest publicly available data set" of malicious activity to help businesses hone their cybersecurity capabilities.
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about Genesee County Systems Pwned #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/vbRDNqPgBC by Charles Parker @InfoSecPirate who we hope to see @IPEXPO #CDM https://t.co/CRs1aK7jVDOpen
Systems Down By Charles Parker, II; Cybersecurity Lab Engineer There are vast numbers of municipalities of various sizes adjacent to each other throughout each state in the ...
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about The Malware Research Insights #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/ilCJ1fdnB9 by Milica D. Djekic @MilicaDjekic9 who we hope to see @IPEXPO #CDM https://t.co/4Wv2OfVeRuOpen
The purpose of malware research forensic laboratories is to investigate and examine any piece of the code and determine if it makes harm. Also, modern forensic laboratories would rely on AI ...
Cars of the Future
Wireless should not be a safety case for self-driving cars https://t.co/yf1xRevSmc https://t.co/PgKtlmW7NAOpen
Debate abounds about whether self-driving cars should be operated by remote human drivers, especially in the safety case.
Porsche and Boeing likely won't be making a personal flying sports car—here's why: https://t.co/GgglIRIS3x https://t.co/GNeATya0BZOpen
The announcement of a Porsche-Boeing partnership has sparked speculation that they could build personal air vehicles for the wealthy, but the emerging economics of urban air mobility ...
With a new acquisition, Tesla is teeing up to deliver the highest levels of driving automation https://t.co/uvjd3g6RwZ https://t.co/FautR9U1hOOpen
With a new acquisition, Tesla is teeing up to deliver the highest levels of driving automation.
Space Tech Essentials
Wednesday, 23 October 1000 - 1200 Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator company pitches The Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator, a Los Angeles-based program, focuses on the next ...
Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019 https://t.co/mAWbE2VoEX #IAC2019Open
Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019 - SpaceRef
RT @swissnexSF: Join us on October 21 to discover five of the best #startups that Switzerland has to offer, selected by @Swisscom and @venturelab_ch — see you there! https://t.co/RM1t3fMTcMOpen
Join us at Pier 17 for the 2019 Swiss Startup Night! Expect an evening filled with pitches, networking, and a chance to gain insights into Switzerland's startup economy — and of course, ...
RT @venturelab_ch: Signing MoU with China Science & Technology Exchange Center to deepen #SinoSwiss startup & innovation relations https://t.co/nDcjkePxGU Ceremony with Swiss Federal Councillor @ParmelinG @DefrWbf + Chinese Science & Technology Minister Wang Zhigang in Bern #VleadersChina https://t.co/IG5gqldcAkOpen
Venturelab Signs Memorandum with China Science and Technology Exchange Center to Deepen Sino-Swiss Startup and Innovation Relations
The memorandum of understanding, signed in the presence of Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and Chinese Science & Technology Minister Wang Zhigang, will promote exchanges in innovation ...
EIC Accelerator grants for Swiss deeptech startups https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/09ZgtJDPdW https://t.co/EIqSAzCQU2Open
The EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument) is part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot that supports top class innovators, entrepreneurs and small companies with funding opportunities ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @guzmand: Great read for those attending #FnTSummit by @JimMarous in @forbes ⤵️ What is the future of #banking: Is it #fintech or #tech-fin? Join our panel at 2:45pm today for a great conversation! https://t.co/4WgVYBhpb6 #DigitalTransformation #innovation #leadership #futureofwork https://t.co/zT2d0XWn0JOpen
While traditional banking institutions are beginning to embrace the potential of collaboration with fintech firms, big tech organizations like Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple in the U.S. ...
Many banking organizations are moving to a platform-based model to better compete for customers who want broader solutions from a trusted organization.
Why successful innovators are worth their weight in gold: Top five reasons why #digital #transformation in #banks fails By Susanne Chishti, CEO FINTECH Circle & FINTECH Circle Institute https://t.co/pT8Hv11CSJ @SusanneChishti @SpirosMargaris @richardturrin @UrsBolt @jaypalterOpen
Why successful innovators are worth their weight in gold: the top five reasons why digital transformation in banks fails
Over the past five years the fintech market has continued to thrive. By Susanne Chishti, CEO FINTECH Circle & FINTECH Circle Institute.
RT @hasufl: Finally done! @_prestwich @bcmakes and I wrote a research paper on Bitcoin's security model and the declining block subsidy. This journey challenged everything I thought I knew about the economics of mining and Bitcoin in general. https://t.co/WpSVkPxWbjOpen
In this paper, we introduce our model of Bitcoin’s security, which depends on a surprisingly small number of factors. We find that Bitcoin can tolerate a high incentive to attack today, but ...
Trace Mayer, renowned Bitcoin investor, writer and speaker joins me in this episode to talk about a range of topics on jurisdictional competition in relation to Bitcoin, how best to learn, ...
I have not tested them at all, I am just relying on the public vulnerability reports and published research reports and somewhat careful reading of the source code. I had some attack code ...
5G Mobile News
#5G Fast Becoming A Reality: Global #Deployments at Arenas, Malls, Airports, and Smart Cities. Read more from @MetawaveCorp here: https://t.co/AWqDEvGWUeOpen
Simply put, 5G cannot be rolled-out economically without effective low-cost reflectors and relays. It is possible for 5G carriers to save at least 30%
#5G specs move to standard, and declaration of essential parents to SDOs is underway https://t.co/VuJjxcsDik https://t.co/il2bGZO1DdOpen
Nokia recently announced that it has declared more than 2,000 patent families to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) as essential for the 5G standard, reflecting its ...
Mavenir wins Most Innovative Network Transformation Initiative award for its virtualized Pre-Integrated Network Services & Most Innovative Approach to Network Security award for its Security and Fraud Management Suite at India Mobile Congress. https://t.co/yRaO8sObdz #exploreIMC https://t.co/Jy7V3yWBlVOpen
Mavenir wins Most Innovative Network Transformation Initiative award for its virtualized Pre-Integrated Network Services and Most Innovative Approach to Network Security award for its ...
Sensors distributed across the city will allow the collection of real-time data to improve services, says the council.
RT @SogatecniaI: Are Smart Cities The Pathway To Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Adoption? #Blockchain #SmartCities #pathway via https://t.co/dk0caya0Oh https://t.co/rbBCMs8YAmOpen
At the recent Blockchain LIVE 2019 hosted annually in London, I had the pleasure of giving a talk on Next Generation Infrastructure: Building a Future for Smart Cities.
RT @AdiGaskell: Smart cities: how do the UK and South Korea compare? https://t.co/zMvJmVwYl5 via @InnovateUK https://t.co/pibfajY5zUOpen
News and updates from Innovate UK
IT & CIO Trends
Huawei CMO Kevin Zhang examines how we can overcome tech bottlenecks with cooperative innovation. #GIV2025 https://t.co/ayro6X1wOtOpen
“Cooperative innovation” is the key to building a fully connected, intelligent world. It also recognizes that we cannot go it alone – collaboration is essential to overcoming current ...
RT @Intelnetwork: You've heard how businesses can benefit from #IoT, #AI, #Edge, and #5G applications. But what happens when these technologies converge is truly game-changing. https://t.co/pcLd3bFNGZ https://t.co/BFjVYGk9mXOpen
Intel® technology powers seamlessly connected 5G infrastructure, enabling new industries, healthcare innovation, network transformation, and more.
In with safety. Out with the worries for mine workers and their families. #5G unmanned mining is saving lives & restoring trust and confidence in technology. Watch this real life story of how 5G makes mining safer: https://t.co/Nz0Iyb1tgV #5GGearUp https://t.co/Cvpfxp2kelOpen
At MWC Shanghai 2019, Huawei Deputy Chair Ken Hu gave an update on Huawei's progress in 5G deployment, sharing concrete examples of how service innovation and cross-industry collaboration ...
Europe Startup News
RT @EngageKatie: TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space https://t.co/CtbNQ5iRkG via @EU_StartupsOpen
In 2015 EBAN (the European Business Angel Network) named her European Investor of the Year. Kinga Stanislawska is the founder and Managing Partner of the Warsaw-based Venture Capital firm ...
Startup Europe is participating in this year’s @SlushHQ in Helsinki! Join us in November to explore innovative #policymaking and #deeptech investment. Find out more here: https://t.co/A4SE0s59YZ https://t.co/u3p0eZC51nOpen
Slush is a student-driven, not-for-profit movement originally founded to change attitudes toward entrepreneurship. Slush has grown from a single gathering in Helsinki to a series of events ...
The Q3 2019 Global Venture Capital Report: Seed Stage Deals Increase While Broader Funding Environment Shows Signs Of Erosion https://t.co/JY8vZ0rSyEOpen
The Q3 2019 Global Venture Capital Report: Seed Stage Deals Increase While Broader Funding Environment Shows Signs Of Erosion
Using data and projections from Crunchbase, this report from Crunchbase News dives deep into the state of the global venture capital ecosystem. Here, we want to assess investment and ...