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 @IanKnowlson: #ArtificialIntelligence: The #FutureofWork https://t.co/aOR0jOZoDg via @Coinjournal #blockchain #AI #bigdata @holgermu @imoyse @TrippBraden @NevilleGauntOpen
Scepticism of innovation is as old as the ages, but it can empower our societies. It is still too often the case that new technology is met with doubt and hesitation. In 1995, renowned ...
Data Skills And The Fourth Industrial Revolution #4IR #AI #robots #insurtech via @andi_staub #finserv ➡️https://t.co/AzNyyIkwGt https://t.co/abnWevdCNHOpen
Leaders are recognizing that scaling business performance means optimizing both technology and people in parallel, by properly enabling the current and future workforce.
RT @CarlosEresGFT: The 10 vital skills you will need for the future of work Cc @evankirstel @Ronald_vanLoon @KirkDBorne @gp_pulipaka @TamaraMcCleary https://t.co/pxp7ZaLPNmOpen
To stay ahead of the curve and prepare to be relevant in the future workforce that will look very different than it does today and demand different things from human employees, it's time to ...
Future of Mobility
RT @_SUTP: Worldwide deaths on the road continue to rise! Time to reverse this dangerous trend! Find out how to enhance #roadsafety in your city in our iNUA #4 Download it here in 🇬🇧 🇪🇸 ⬇️https://t.co/F8wnJwfsoL #SeguridadVial #RoadSafety #wearetransport #VisionZero https://t.co/Kddl9ICffnOpen
iNUA #5: Transit Alliances The fifth SUTP iNUA implementation guide focuses on transit alliances as an umbrella for public transport. First edition: 2017 Download here: (Click on the flag ...
RT @YoEgovuk: Science & Innovation Minister @CSkidmoreUK has launched the new phase of our campaign 'Engineering: Take a Closer Look', with the Eco Innovators competition for 7-19 year olds, inspiring #FutureEngineers to design electric vehicle chargepoints https://t.co/GmP7mL5qOT #CleanGrowth https://t.co/RYpwo2Eby3Open
Competition launched for 7 to 19 year olds to design electric vehicle chargepoints of the future.
RT @ITSLeeds: Around 9% of UK households are in debt as a direct result of owning and running a car, according to research, led by @drkarenlucas. Read more online 👉 https://t.co/UeIJ0EJ5sV https://t.co/p9VGMdLHjsOpen
6 Transport can be a key barrier to employment ..................................................................... 7 Lack of transport can reduce access to education and training ...
Future of Money
RT @sbmeunier: BBVA invites #fintech startups to compete for $100,000 investment prize #finserv ➡️https://t.co/LZXErKCJ8iOpen
Applications are now open for BBVA's Open Talent startup competition, with the overall winner scooping a $100,000 investment from the Spanish bank's Venture Creation Partnership with ...
RT @FINTECHCircle: Thanks Bhagvan Kommadi for you great guest blog post 'Fintech Cos vs Banks : Fin-tech Space' https://t.co/no4Z8uVSJv … @quantica_comput @SusanneChishti #Fintech #Banks #Startups #FinancialInclusionOpen
Financial technology companies are offering salary-linked products. Salary linked products are related to salary processing, loan payments and transfers.
#Fintech startups use unique approaches to #payments to raise funding @MobilePayToday https://t.co/sY8lOMmPpG #finserv #banking #investingOpen
As venture capital continues to look for new opportunties, startup firms in the fintech space are taking unique approaches to payments and financing to raise new funding to accelerate their ...
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
There is some eye opening quotes in this piece by @mathewi - we have more research into platform operatives on journalism projects coming up. Without a doubt it’s complicated 1/ https://t.co/Mc33vZROhzOpen
The platform patrons: How Facebook and Google became two of the biggest funders of journalism in the world
<p>In March, Google announced with much fanfare the launch of the Google News Initiative, a $300 million program aimed at “building a strong future for journalism,” as the company put it. ...
I like the promo cards they made by at @kickstarter’s publishing conference tomorrow! https://t.co/FsSsztFMge https://t.co/mholefUpjhOpen
On May 11, join a daylong conversation about fostering a more inclusive, fair, and vibrant publishing landscapeThe world of publishing has changed dramatically in the last decade. Amazon ...
RT @aleszubajak: So excited that @storybench is shortlisted for a data journalism award! In the spirit of the site, here’s a behind the scenes look at why @dinakraft, @crowdsourcing and I built it at @Northeastern https://t.co/siEsymCbXYOpen
Northeastern University's official news source
Future of Energy
The 15,000-word document includes proposals to rapidly decarbonize, create 8 million jobs and revitalize the labor movement by repealing right-to-work laws.
We’ve been saying the following until we’re blue (flame) in the face (pun intended): Natural gas is not a *bridge* to the future of energy, natural gas is THE DESTINATION. We have enoug…
Proud of @IEA work leading the latest report on the world’s progress towards sustainable energy goals #SDG7. @turkdm was at the @UN for the launch today, and I’ll present the report’s findings on May 29 at #CEM10 https://t.co/zBGqqxbLoaOpen
More people have access to electricity than ever before, but the world is falling short of its sustainable energy goals
Stepped-up efforts are required to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy
Future of Food
Check out this Interview w/ our Bio Lead @John_delaParra on Programming Plants: ‘Cyber-Agriculture’ Could Be Future of Food Production https://t.co/sr3SnHcYIeOpen
Combining agriculture, computer power, statistical models and chemical analysis, researchers have learned how to maximize the flavor of basil plants.
If you are in #NYC or #London come check out our #foodcomputer #pfcedu exhibits @cooperhewitt @BarbicanCentre @V_and_A #designtriennial #morethanhuman more info here: https://t.co/4e0HoMOEEQOpen
Designing the Future of Agriculture: OpenAg at the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial, the Barbican Centre, and the V&A Museum in 2019
OpenAg is invited to showcase its latest Food Computer design in the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial, the Barbican Centre, and the V&A Museum
Must tell you about @CPT_Capital, venture arm of Jeremey Coller’s private office. https://t.co/7aclZaepTX They’ve invested in lots of CellAg companies (listed below). Key people include Costa Yiannoulis and @Rosie_Wardle, see also @FAIRRinitiative #NeilForNHOpen
Investing in the Future of Protein.We invest in visionary founders creating the future of food and materials.
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @OpenAI: Congrats to our second class of OpenAI Scholars! With a combination of specially-crafted educational resources and dedicated mentors, all 8 Scholars designed and deployed a core ML project in just 3 months. https://t.co/XbtPaFQbi8 Demo Day recording: https://t.co/sIwvdrZHWB https://t.co/hN5wVHUI7eOpen
Our second class of OpenAI Scholars has concluded, with all eight scholars producing an exciting final project showcased at Scholars Demo Day at OpenAI. Over the past three months, we’ve ...
RT @GaryMarcus: Henry Minsky: What are some fundamental problems in Computer Vision that Deep Learning may not be able to solve? https://t.co/DKoSKr7BNOOpen
What are some fundamental problems in Computer Vision that Deep Learning alone may not be able to solve?
The two spirals above are topologically different. One is a single closed curve, the other is two separate but intertwined curves. Can you…
RT @jamesravey: Filament are hiring for an AI and ML specialist to sit within our Applied ML team and help us solve real world problems More info here: https://t.co/G5kuuie6lf (direct applications only - we can't work with recruiters sorry!). #ai #hiring #solve #realworldOpen
The Front-end Software Engineer role sits within the Product team at Filament AI.
Future of Climate
A new coalition of 13 CEOs are demanding Congress pass #climatechange laws. CEOs from oil giants BP and Royal Dutch Shell are part of the group. https://t.co/sYGt5Ux2uv via @axios @AmyAHarder #CEOsTalkClimate #climateaction https://t.co/EXmPE8KwlsOpen
CEOs from oil giants BP and Royal Dutch Shell are part of the group.
RT @SEIresearch: OPPORTUNITY (Bangkok, Thailand) We're looking for a strong communicator and collaborator to design and execute research projects on development and climate change adaptation issues. Details: https://t.co/utWqTsCO0Q Apply by 30 MayOpen
We are looking for a motivated individual with a solid understanding of development and climate change adaptation issues in Asia and the Pacific.
Questions about #ClimateChange and #GlobalWarming? Brush up on the basics with our Frequently Asked Questions. https://t.co/NHpIMxLwyu https://t.co/rP9YvR8roXOpen
How do we know we can trust the historical surface temperature record? Did global warming stop in 1998? What actions can businesses or individuals take to reduce climate chagne from ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
Given that businesses and customers are constantly working to become more connected and digital-first, there is a paramount need for them to protect their
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about The Energy Grid #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/gNuzHwGBIF by Uri Kreisman @Bluechip_Systems_LLC who we hope to see @BlackHatEvents https://t.co/MCXumMBCQaOpen
by Uri Kreisman, COO, Bluechip Systems On August 15th, 2012, the Saudi Arabian group Saudi Aramco suffered a malware attack called “Shamoon” that damaged about thirty thousand computers. If ...
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about the different types of email security solutions #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/Mv1LMhLgOC by Scott Raspa @sraspa who we hope to see @BlackHatEvents https://t.co/xTJIEjcsXgOpen
Protection: ● Phishing – No ● Spear Phishing – No ● Malware – Yes, if the malware gets downloaded on the endpoint ● Email Scams – No Anti-spam protection No anti-spam method is perfect, and ...
Cars of the Future
RT @TomBamonte: “While most autonomous cars rely on motion-planning systems running at a rate of between 3 Hz and 10 Hz, @realtime_i system runs at 1,000 Hz, going through a massive data lattice of possible trajectories in parallel.” https://t.co/suDHmC0834Open
Realtime Robotics' motion-planning processor helps autonomous cars make better decisions
Daimler's Zetsche bows out pledging cost cuts to boost profit https://t.co/uH7VKbAu0x https://t.co/49RQPDbNr9Open
Daimler said its target remains to return Mercedes-Benz Cars, which includes the Mercedes brand and Smart, and Mercedes-Benz Vans to a "profitability corridor" of 8 percent to 10 percent by ...
It’s not too early to think about how machines and AI will make tough but ethical decisions https://t.co/IfLQtBej6b #paid @intel https://t.co/7jbTFTsoddOpen
Can we teach machines a code of ethics? Aimee van Wynsberghe, assistant professor of ethics and robotics at the Technical University of Delft, Netherlands, discusses that question and more ...
Space Tech Essentials
Explorer is about getting compact payloads around the solar system fast and relatively low cost. If you have a payload you need to get some where, give us a buzz - we’d love to take you for a ride! https://t.co/pvg2YVKMec https://t.co/GkNKUfRL4qOpen
Bradford is a high-tech European developer and manufacturer of satellite control sub-systems and components.
RT @satsearchco: India's private space startups seem to be stuck between a rock and a hard place. https://t.co/DeOlFQQKuf https://t.co/LE0FIHYRbPOpen
It’s high time India’s commercial space enterprises grew out of ISRO’s towering shadow.
RT @ImagingOrg: Micro-Cameras and Space Exploration to join Pioneer-IODA project https://t.co/5C3G5SISTW #imaging #satellite https://t.co/lKRDFeuf0UOpen
Space cameras to monitor the deployment of satellites and check the health of spacecraft will be developed under the Pioneer-IODA project by Micro-Cameras and Space Exploration based in ...
Several EPFL and Swiss startups are currently in @VivaTech to present pieces of Swiss technology and innovation, including @EPFL's #TWIICE and @ETH_en's #ANYmal https://t.co/D9RPot5StAOpen
A Swiss Pavilion and a show featuring a young couple and its use of Swiss technology in everyday life should generate attention. At the upcoming VivaTech fair from 16 to 18 May in Paris, ...
RT @startuptickerCH: Swiss startup environment: what should be improved? Startups in #Switzerland are invited to take the #survey to help shape the frameworks and conditions for Swiss startups. https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/Kt7mWndWfN https://t.co/RUmp4FUeDpOpen
Through a short survey, five organizations seek to continue and clarify the work that began with the Startup Manifesto. Startups in Switzerland are invited to take the survey to help shape ...
Everything started in 2007 at @ETH_en with @venturelab_ch’s venture challenge course and today the Swiss travel startup @GetYourGuide announces $484 million growth financing: https://t.co/eveg3zJhlH Congratulations @GetYourGuide! #SwissStartups #VleadersUSA #Startups https://t.co/i7pAqMra3pOpen
Everything started in 2007 at ETH Zurich with Venturelab’s venture challenge course, where Johannes Reck, Tao Tao, Martin Sieber, Tobias Rein, and Pascal Mathis built the foundation and ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
RT @NewYorker: The hippies who moved to Humboldt County in the nineteen-sixties subsidized their existence with profits from cannabis. Now that the plant has been legalized in California, their way of life is changing radically. https://t.co/wo7d1oELZpOpen
In an isolated Northern California community, the last remnants of the counterculture are confronting the future of cannabis.
RT @DavidNathanMD: Contradicting claims by the opposition, cannabis legalization correlates with a decrease in illegal cultivation in national forests of the Pacific Northwest. Another way that regulation can reduce the harms of cannabis prohibition. @DFCRorg https://t.co/xU5kYw8lprOpen
The discovery of illegal marijuana grow sites in national forests spanning Oregon and Washington declined after each state legalized recreational cannabis, a new study reports. But while ...
A top government official in Italy is pledging to "go to war" with the country's legal cannabis dispensaries.<br /> <br /> "From tod...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @psb_dc: Tune in to our brand new Red Envelope podcast episode with @BrettKing: The Tooth Fairy and the Future of Banking cc @rhetoriq_ @Karunk @leimer @UnconventionVc @JimMarous @RAlexJimenez @mi_jim @SpirosMargaris @Clagett https://t.co/mHR68iTgkj #NowPlaying https://t.co/lMjdxzrWqKOpen
Theo: If we were to go cashless, the tooth fairy would not be able to give you money anymore.Theo's Kiddo: Well, the tooth fairy could always put money in a prepaid card.The world is ...
RT @floriansemle: Why Digital Transformation Is Human Transformation https://t.co/gcyPHF5Y0I #DigitalTransformation #innovation #fintech #insurtech @psb_dc @guzmand @andi_staub @SpirosMargaris @dinisguarda @Xbond49 @antgrasso @helene_wpli @ipfconline1 @jblefevre60 @DioFavatas @sallyeavesOpen
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#Citigroup is targeting potential customers with #mobilebanking offers tied to the rewards they get for cards. #FinTech #Payments #DigitalBanking https://t.co/FHfB7yYgmdOpen
Executives at Citigroup are convinced that many U.S. consumers are finally ready to leave the branch behind and fully embrace digital banking.
RT @coindesk: LATEST: Bitcoin startup @Blockstream has launched a new platform for creating security tokens built on its Liquid sidechain network, @AlyssaHertig reports. https://t.co/iGsf7I9dmHOpen
Blockstream, the bitcoin-focused startup, is creating a new security token platform on its Liquid sidechain network.
RT @bitcoin2019conf: One of our speakers, @TuurDemeester, wrote about Bitcoin being the most promising investment opportunity of our age for @BitcoinMagazine. In January 2015. https://t.co/kg5yoBphZjOpen
A technology is called “disruptive” if it creates a new market that first disturbs and then displaces an earlier technology. Bitcoin is potentially such a technology and much more. ...
Where are the top cryptocurrencies heading in the near term? Let’s find out https://t.co/dqLXWNUCyzOpen
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 17
Profit booking can be seen across the board today, as markets correct following the recent rally.
5G Mobile News
Ric Herald, our Canada Market Head, answers the question "Why #5G?" in his new blog post and welcomes customers to our #Canada #Innovation Day taking place today in Toronto. https://t.co/vMr8BqjnRA #5GinAction #GoAllwhere @nokianetworks @nokiaindustries @BellLabs @NokiaCareers https://t.co/MKNxiWE7qwOpen
What a difference a generation makes, not just the human kind but the generations of cellular technology. I’m referring to 5G, as everyone is talking about it and it’s not just us in the ...
RT @3g4gUK: NGMN recently did a press release to say that NGMN operators also require support of options 4, 5 and 7 as they look to introduce 5G services across their networks." https://t.co/LSrp2apksY - Check out our video on these options and when they will arrive https://t.co/r8MZ8zebZ4Open
Frankfurt, Germany, 7th May 2019 5G Core Connectivity Options Support of all 5G Core Connectivity options essential to fully explore the benefits of 5G core network
Ericsson unveils Moscow 5G innovation hub https://t.co/4S7fbY8U11 #4GLTE #5G #Moscow #IoT #Networks https://t.co/1WNCvK8yRWOpen
- Ericsson has opened the doors of a new 5G Innovation Hub in Moscow, giving Russian service providers the opportunity to test innovations on live 5G and IoT …
Congratulations to the @INFC_eng #SmartcitiesCanada Challenge winners! @TownBridgewater @BridgewaterEnrG @pinnguaq @Qaujigiartiit @cityofguelph @wellingtncounty @OurFoodFuture @MTL_Ville @mtl_lium #CircularEconomy #SmartCities #SmartCity #Canada https://t.co/AlWVEdTlQi https://t.co/vcFtZ1I4beOpen
Four cities have been chosen from 20 finalists, which spent the last year working with residents and partners to turn their smart ideas into practical plans.
The companies include CityFront, OrgCentral, Planet Alpha Corp, RedHouse, Stroll and The Virtual Wild. https://t.co/i6HVL1mJ8rOpen
The Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator in the city's West End neighborhood will support early-stage companies and highlight the work already underway.
IT & CIO Trends
RT @InfoQ: Have you heard about #Kubernetes, #ChaosEngineering or #AiOps but not sure what to think about them or if you could use them? Read the InfoQ Trends Report to see what your peers think about them and where they are on the adoption curve. https://t.co/5xpvW8piy4 https://t.co/Bvdug4GcCROpen
An overview of how the InfoQ editorial team sees the "cloud" and "DevOps" topics evolving in 2019, which focuses on platforms and practices that are being de facto standards and emerging ...
We're deep in Q2 of 2019—have you checked out the top tech trends that could influence your business this year yet? #SMBtips #trendingtech #IoT https://t.co/8iYqspSqTIOpen
If you want to be sure your small business isn't made redundant by technology, it is imperative you understand trends influencing the future of business.
Hitachi Vantara Introduces Lumada Video Insights for #Video, #IoT Analytics and #DataOps https://t.co/yrlw2788JQOpen
Hitachi Vantara Introduces Lumada Video Insights as Video, IoT Analytics and DataOps Drive Smart Spaces Growth and Innovation
Company Supports Rapid Growth in Smart Spaces Through End-to-End Portfolio That Provides Customers the Tools To Make Data-Driven Decisions
Europe Startup News
RT @TableCrowd: We can't wait for tonight's dinner with @tom_wils Partner at @seedcamp the leading European seed fund: The do’s & don'ts’ of raising investment >> See you there! https://t.co/ixmZ7Ibt69 https://t.co/ADAO2ynBJjOpen
Dine with Partner at Seedcamp, the leading European seed fund: The do’s and don'ts’ of raising investment
Fancy going to dinner on 15th May, 6:45pm in Clerkenwell? Build your network over food with TableCrowd.
I guess the more accurate description is that a startup is a series of Sprints that last the length of a marathon, but we also need to learn how to recover and recharge between sprints https://t.co/G4316bZYtMOpen
Remember that it’s a marathon, not a sprint – Interview with Eze Vidra, founder of Google Campus London and partner at Reimagine Ventures
A few days ago I had the pleasure of having an inspiring conversation with Eze Vidra about the early days of the London tech scene, where he founded Google’s Campus London as the head of ...
RT @HTGF: Cool start to the age of quantum technologies – deep-tech #startup @kiutraGmbH completes seed investment round! Welcome to the #HTGFFamily! 👍 https://t.co/nDGCmrbV9o #seed #investment #vc https://t.co/16bjr5Se4vOpen
Cool start to the age of quantum technologies – deep-tech startup kiutra completes seed investment round
A consortium comprising lead investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), deep-tech VC investor APEX Ventures and the UnternehmerTUM Initiative for Industrial Innovators is investing a ...