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
7 Trends Shaping The #futureofwork https://t.co/5mhmiHv4aF 91% of organizations are not ready for that future, yet. Our workplaces, business models and company cultures are changing dramatically. Orgs must transform to adapt. #hr #gigeconomy #outsourcing #talent #chro https://t.co/7ssKqzp96aOpen
91% of organizations are not ready for the Future of Work. Our workplaces, business models and company cultures are changing dramatically.
Future of Mobility
RT @SPhillipsLuethi: As 2019 comes to an end, we take a look back at the ups and downs and top mobility trends that have shaped the year including #MaaS, the rise of #electricvehicles and inclusivity in shared mobility. Read the article here: https://t.co/mNw4cMc1Su #mobilitytrends #sharedmobility https://t.co/zvJqzXSNCMOpen
We take a look back at the top mobility trends of 2019 including MaaS, data sharing, the rise of EVs and more inclusive shared mobility options.
Check out the first Mobility Hub newsletter of 2020, covering the latest #sharedmobility news and SUMC announcements, here: https://t.co/9Ux5okyM9WOpen
The Green Tech Education & Employment nonprofit is planning to set up a mobility hub in Sacramento’s Del Paso Heights area with electric vehicle fast chargers, a connecting transit stop ...
RT @ni_medi: @PaulABarter @Kojects Happy New Year! I agree, there aren't many critical analysis of current plans. I wrote in recent months the following (slightly critical) articles about some developments: In need of Seoul's next transport revolution https://t.co/wyEwIcwp1N And...Open
In need of Seoul's next transport revolution
Future of Money
"2020 will be a breakthrough year for the insurtech sub-sector, as a few of these businesses begin to demonstrate their ability to scale." Our Ruth Foxe Blader (@foxe_news) on the hottest startups to watch in 2020 via @CallumBurroughs @businessinsider https://t.co/Ntyi3PvghaOpen
We asked 9 of the most prominent VC investors in European tech to pick out fintech startups they think will blow up in 2020. Here are the 15 they chose.
Insurtech is one of the biggest verticals in this list with a number of companies looking to disrupt parts of what is still a traditional industry.
Citi Ventures, Citibank's corporate venture arm, is building startups within the company to incubate new product ideas. D10X, which stands for "Discover 10
The Future of #Fintech https://t.co/fermCmvJzD Good overview by @lexsokolin https://t.co/c3POOTNFBLOpen
Fintech has attracted billions of dollars in venture capital as entrepreneurs and legacy banks converge to bring personalization and convenience to consumers.
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
RT @ddbuckingham: Useful post-election blog post: Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than 'fake news' https://t.co/8FacDru1S7 via @ConversationUKOpen
Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.
RT @AP_CorpComm: Journalism is “more important than it has ever been”: @AP Executive Editor @SallyBuzbee looks ahead to future of the news industry on @ReliableSources. https://t.co/TOcdCTn3PIOpen
Associated Press exec editor Sally Buzbee on Iran, impeachment, Iowa, and the future of news Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter
Show Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter, Ep Associated Press exec editor Sally Buzbee on Iran, impeachment, Iowa, and the future of news - Jan 10, 2020
Introducing the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows! @mercyorengo @nicolejbe @dildaydoc @wendyluwrites @tomerovadia @amysilvermanaz @elizabethtoohey @lewispants https://t.co/Yx92CcLAoHOpen
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has selected eight media innovators to be the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows.
Future of Energy
RT @NRDCEnergy: Congress rejected Trump's budget which proposed debilitating cuts to DOE #cleanenergy innovation programs. Next step: significantly expand the programs with updated Congressional mandates. https://t.co/XglEvxLpuX @arjjacobOpen
The bill that Congress passed to fund the government through September 2020 includes significantly increases funding for clean energy innovation programs at the U.S. Department of Energy ...
“We congratulate @Visa on their exciting announcement that they have reached 100% renewable electricity — it shows that it is possible for companies to switch to clean energy at speed,” says our Executive Director, @AmyDavidsen speaking to @SolarPowerWorld https://t.co/Q7qBS6cerjOpen
Visa announced the company has met its goal to use 100% renewable electricity by 2020.
RT @NEI: A step in the right direction for expanding #carbonfree energy sources - @RepTomReed has introduced a bipartisan bill that will support innovation in clean energy technologies, like #SMRs. @ClearPathAction @BPC_Bipartisan https://t.co/qUHLko01rTOpen
Republican Rep. Tom Reed will unveil a bipartisan bill Wednesday to provide federal tax subsidies for “first-of-a-kind” clean energy technologies for combating climate change.
Future of Food
RT @CivilEats: How does one become an informed and enlightened eater? We're excited for the return of @EdibleEd101 on 1/22. Tune in as @AliceWaters, @bryantterry and William Rosenzweig talk #slowfood values and the vegetable kingdom. https://t.co/5l47YRdJjVOpen
“Food is about life as well as luxury. It is about serious things like hunger and malnutrition, diabetes and heart disease, eating and being eaten. It is a profoundly moral issue. It always ...
Have a look at our events page to see what food related talks are on @UniofOxford over the next few months https://t.co/Qx0WrYhgzl https://t.co/RM0UnNxnbDOpen
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Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @MIT_CSAIL: The 50 best public datasets for machine learning: https://t.co/yaAVYxhRnY (v/@dd_invest @Medium) https://t.co/grViPfErNlOpen
What are the best datasets for machine learning and data science? After reviewing datasets hours after hours, we have created a great…
@tangled_zans being able to generate the explanations at all is an open technical problem, called https://t.co/crGuELPbs8. i agree there's also a problem of incentivizing offering explanations to people affected, but *that's* mostly a political problem. blockchains may have a role, but small.Open
 One transparency project, the DARPA XAI program, aims to produce "glass box" models that are explainable to a "human-in-the-loop", without greatly sacrificing AI ...
@Harvard Drawing on the work of Pavlov’s Dogs, Minsky created a computer that could continuously learn through similar reinforcement to solve a virtual maze. https://t.co/kWA51CbarbOpen
Marvin Minsky engineered the first known artificial neural network, in which “rats” represented as lights learned to solve a maze.
Future of Climate
RT @RHarrabin: Citizen's Jury set to tackle #climatechange dilemmas. How should UK reach #netzero Zero by 2050? https://t.co/xxpvFP3VHK @ECIU_UK @CarbonBrief @e3g @GreenAllianceUK @GeorgeMonbiot @CarolineLucasOpen
UK panel will tackle some of the dilemmas around global warming.
As we work to avoid the worst impacts of climate change by rapidly reducing carbon pollution & investing in clean energy, we also have to equip communities to cope with climate impacts. Today, I’m announcing my plan for resilience: https://t.co/eoIu21TqWWOpen
As president, Mike will invest heavily to lower emissions, and to ensure that Americans across the country are prepared for the impacts of climate change.
Extreme weather events are increasing in frequency & ferocity, threatening children’s lives. @UNICEF is scaling up their #ClimateAction operations to ensure children can live in a safe & clean environment. https://t.co/J13MvvhP3n https://t.co/kFt229Ate2Open
Climate change and environmental degradation undermine the rights of every child
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
RT @ForbesTech: The 5 biggest cybersecurity trends in 2020 everyone should know about https://t.co/qszQJQixI0 by @bernardmarrOpen
More and more of our vital infrastructure is coming online and vulnerable to digital attacks, data breaches involving the leak of personal information are becoming more frequent and bigger, ...
Cars of the Future
#CES2020 may be the most auto-heavy iteration in the show's history. Here are the most important cars on the floor.https://t.co/ttZfNp0AdtOpen
CES 2020 may be the most auto-heavy iteration in the show's history. Here are the most important cars on the floor.
@Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride is the new player in the autonomous car computing space, throwing its hat in with Tesla, Mobileye, and Nvidia.https://t.co/ARHAdP8Lo3Open
Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride is the new player in the autonomous car computing space, throwing its hat in with Tesla, Mobileye, and Nvidia.
Here’s what Bosch hopes to learn from deploying autonomous cars in San Jose https://t.co/vnS56ucH0xOpen
While software-based simulations are more accurate than ever, Bosch's Kay Stepper argues there's no replacement for real-world testing. The company is running a fleet of autonomous taxis in ...
Space Tech Essentials
Expertise in robotics, space medicine and artificial intelligence promises bold new business frontier
The government of Luxembourg has invested in a new fund intended to support space startups, a move that will be one of the last for the country’s most prominent backer of the industry. https://t.co/nDBkhb1gMlOpen
The government of Luxembourg announced Jan. 16 it has invested in a new fund intended to support space startups in the country.
RT @BryceSpaceTech: CEO Carissa Christensen will be on the @WSBRoundtable panel January 14th discussing space investment with Randy Segal, Rob Painter, Ryan Lewis, and Matt O'Connell. Learn more and join us: https://t.co/frs6gy2wVO. #space #events https://t.co/fQRwZzYxDuOpen
Panel on Space Investment Space Investment – There has been significant growth in, and attention to, commercial space driven by lower cost structures, and more accessible, innovative ...
RT @Alpict: Last spots available for #startups to join the #SwissPavilion at @hannover_messe 2020. The package offers strong exposure and reduced participation fee https://t.co/FFWNrkHvr2 #HM20 #DigitalEcosystems @swisspavilions in partnership with @SGE @_Innosuisse @ICTswitzerland @swissmemOpen
In order to enable young Swiss entrepreneurs to make first steps on international markets, T-LINK and its partners Swissmem, Industrie 2025 and ICTswitzerland organise for the third year in ...
RT @FintechCH: Why These 7 Swiss Fintech CEOs are Worth Following in 2020 https://t.co/P213zqSOBs @ApiaxCOM @s_A_N_d_r_a___ @BriodF @YokoSpirig @BenJames2481 @bluetenrausch @PartagasNo2 #fintech #startup #investments https://t.co/hUqoQi8WXEOpen
2019 was a fruitful year for Switzerland’s fintech industry, and as 2020 begins, we look today at seven of the top 15 Swiss fintech CEOs we shortlisted earlier, and share why they must be ...
RT @Innovaud: Excellent! Agroecology Capital backs Swiss Startup @AgroSustain in fight against Food Waste https://t.co/FUeWglbLtB via @globalaginvest #VDtech #agtech #foodwaste https://t.co/lKAtuTUlGkOpen
By Lynda Kiernan Silicon Valley-based Agroecology Capital has announced its first European investment in AgroSustain, a developer of a pipeline of plant-derived solutions targeting a broad ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
RT @MERRYJANE: Raise your hand if you’ve ever used cannabis to help you fall asleep ✋ 💤 https://t.co/y6AzAz72MlOpen
Insomnia is not a qualifying condition for medical marijuana use in any US state, but this study suggests that many recreational cannabis users are using weed to help them sleep.
RT @MarijuanaPolicy: Patients and families in Kansas deserve a compassionate medical marijuana program. https://t.co/v4uGUuXibNOpen
Legalizing medical marijuana in Kansas is one of the top priorities in 2020 for Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly.
“I know of some people using it, but it’s hard to see how widespread it is...” #medicalmarijuana https://t.co/TKGukN5fIiOpen
Medical cannabis reciprocity laws make traveling more accessible for patients.
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @davejvwallace: The Future of Banking Has Arrived https://t.co/sPS0nOId8h. Tales from Shenzhen by @JimMarous starring @BrettKing, @mattldooley and yours truly!Open
The future of banking already exists in China where customer insights, technology and experiences intersect for better experiences and greater financial inclusion.
RT @JimMarous: The State of Digital Banking Transformation Interview with @AlanTrefler from @pega https://t.co/6CgOGP0cQ3 #banking #DigitalTransformation #innovation @FinancialBrand @ipfconline1 @SpirosMargaris @BrettKing @evankirstel @KirkDBorne @rshevlin @thepsironi @helene_wpli https://t.co/nVQJPnagqoOpen
Digital Banking Report research shows that digital transformation is not mature at most financial institutions, impacting competitiveness in an evolving digital economy.
The Future of Banking Extends Well Beyond Just Financial Services https://t.co/oNKuSMTDRQ @FinancialBrand @SpirosMargaris @BrettKing @rshevlin @ipfconline1 @DeepLearn007 @psb_dc #digitaltransformation #fintech #finserv #banking https://t.co/4xC1D6QPATOpen
The banking ecosystem of the future will include far more than just financial services, using data, analytics and digital technology to make consumer's lives easier.
RT @_ConnerBrown_: I want to shift the narrative around smart contracts. Here’s my new piece that takes a first principles approach to the smart contract debate, and shows how Bitcoin actually comes out on top. https://t.co/6nF0KX8hhGOpen
A first principles approach that explains why bitcoin is the blockchain to beat for smart contract supremacy.
RT @joel_john95: https://t.co/j80sqWHwBm A decade's worth of Bitcoin's growth expressed in ten charts spanning wallet growth, on-chain volume and mining activity.Open
Bitcoin’s rising price has often been both a boon and a bane. A boon because it incentivises individuals to connect to the network. A bane because it inevitably forces individuals to look ...
“El Internet del Dinero crea una red única que puede manejar todo, desde una micro-transacción a una giga-transacción en segundos, en cualquier parte del mundo, para cualquier participante, sin permisos.” https://t.co/Qy9kp3r97V #TIOMv2 https://t.co/XNk2FZIPv7Open
Presented at the Singularity University's Innovation Partnership Program (IPP), this is an entry level talk about bitcoin by Andreas Antonopoulos. Are you a ...
5G Mobile News
Advancements in technology, driving innovation, and rapid deployment of network services will change the way we network with each other and the world around us.
#5GRace By the end of 2019, 348 operators in 119 countries had announced they were investing in #5G. Read more on: https://t.co/8ypekib0us https://t.co/DgoFJPMYxvOpen
5G Market Status January 2020. 61 COMMERCIAL 5G NETWORKS IN 34 COUNTRIES: Nearly 10% of all LTE operators have now deployed 5G; nearly 8% have launched 5G
Have you heard about the 'Connected Smart Cities & Communities' annual conference organised by Open & Agile Smart Cities? Find here all the details: https://t.co/if4ThA0pRX ✅ 22-23 January 📌 BrusselsOpen
About CSCCConnected Smart Cities & Communities (CSCC) is the annual conference organised by Open & Agile Smart Cities. The conference is the place for cities, policy-makers, ...
The 2020 Smart City Summit & Expo, Asia’s largest annual #smartcity tradeshow, brings together professionals from all around the world to share their experiences in smart city development, and to showcase innovative solutions. More info 👉 https://t.co/skisVjvPsH @TPE_SmartCity https://t.co/EowXDafp4tOpen
When: 24th March 2020 – 27th March 2020 all-day Where: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District, Taipei City, Taiwan 115 The 2020 Smart ...
To make a #smartcity it's as much about harnessing low-tech solutions as it is the implementation of complex innovations. @bcnmetropolitan @omchamat @QuinteroCalle @JeffSMerritt @CiudadHub #Barcelona #smartcities #peoplecentric #qualityoflife #innovation https://t.co/TCIcNqgLAPOpen
In the final of a trilogy on Barcelona’s past, present and future, we look ahead to how the urban landscape is now incorporating technology to make things easier for the people who live ...
IT & CIO Trends
RT @Intel5GNetworks: Plan your company's technology roadmap with an understanding of the combined power of #5G, #AI, and #edge computing in mind. Hint: It's transformational. https://t.co/tWtqdoQjMx https://t.co/MBYTXWeSY7Open
Intel® technology powers seamlessly connected 5G infrastructure, enabling new industries, healthcare innovation, network transformation, and more.
Instead of regurgitating many of the dominant predictions around tech buzzwords such as quantum computing, 5G, IoT, the cloud, and artificial intelligence, let’s instead focus on the ...
While the U.S., China, and Europe are enjoying AI investment and growth, South America -- led by powerhouse Brazil -- is gaining ground.
Europe Startup News
RT @eliza_k: Poland’s venture capital market: inexperienced, but not “toxic”. Thank you @Siftedeu for showing different perspectives: Polish VC money used to come with conditions attached that made startups unattractive to foreign investors. But things are changing. https://t.co/pS5dOeNisoOpen
Polish VC money used to come with conditions attached that made startups unattractive to foreign investors. But things are changing.
And, the European venture capital (VC) market, closed the decade on a high note. This resulted in the European Venture Deal Terms Survey which identified 53 separate terms, condensed into ...