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 Oct 7, 2019
@EnrikeLopez shared
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/Jmnhm7iFuJ
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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vs. AI, explained

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 ...

On Oct 7, 2019
@MeghanMBiro shared
The #futureofwork is an adaptive workforce via @siliconrepublic https://t.co/V4O5ltwsWf
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The future of work is an adaptive workforce

To build an adaptive enterprise you have to build an adaptive workforce, writes Forrester’s JP Gownder.

On Oct 8, 2019
@eakboston shared
RT @QuartzAtWork: These are the skills to learn for the future of work, according to the World Economic Forum https://t.co/orispVBZmU
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These are the skills to learn for the future of work, according to the World Economic Forum

The list of growing and declining skills suggests how to stay relevant in the new economy.

Future of Mobility

On Oct 15, 2019
@drkarenlucas shared
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/TmS68aEvxp
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Questioning mobility as a service: Unanticipated implications for society and governance

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…

On Oct 11, 2019
@SiemensMobility shared
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 #sustainability
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The Future of Mobility: Transforming Cities

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 ...

On Oct 17, 2019
@SiemensMobility shared
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/zPBkVnoAkT
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Mobility as a Service

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

On Oct 10, 2019
@leimer shared
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/cSrFbce2Y6
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Taking Stock Of FinTech Startups: Major Disruptors Or Mere Distractions?

Most claims in 2013-2015 that FinTech startups would “disrupt” incumbent financial institutions have been debunked.

On Oct 14, 2019
@Mellinghoff shared
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 @KVanderhoydonk
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Which Are The Most Successful Fintech Startups In India?

Post 2016, the Indian fintech industry has grown from strength to strength on the back of innovative and successful fintech startups in India.

On Oct 11, 2019
@Finnovista shared
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_Startups
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Open banking: what’s in it for traditional banks and fintech startups? Part 2 of 2

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 News & Journalism

On Oct 9, 2019
@jcstearns shared
@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)
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On Oct 11, 2019
@jeffjarvis shared
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/VPuOP9pbLq
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Toward a Healthy and Sustainable Future for Journalism

Keynote delivered to the 75th Assembly of the Society of Inter-American Press. (SIP-IAPA) on Monday, October 7, 2019 in Miami, Florida.

On Oct 13, 2019
@mediagazer shared
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/BGq9rd3vKT
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As Google Backlashes Have Risen And Fallen, So Have Its Grants To News Organizations

Google’s troubles have been moving from Europe to the US, and the money to news organizations has too.

Future of Energy

On Oct 8, 2019
@nrgenergy shared
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/idLFYGJpeO
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The Future of Energy Conference and Exposition 2019

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: ...

On Oct 7, 2019
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @mateosfo: You know, this @MLiebreich piece on energy justice is best I've read. Closely matches my own thoughts & motivations. http://t.co/dHhRFTb7Xc
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Liebreich: An energy sector transformed must be an energy sector reformed

Michael Liebreich, Chairman of the Advisory Board Bloomberg New Energy Finance Twitter: @MLiebreich   That the world’s energy system has begun a grand

On Oct 13, 2019
@PVSolarReport shared
States Leading the Charge on #RenewableEnergy – 2019 Edition https://t.co/6KqPZcRZW3 https://t.co/ybdGcHsSm6
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States Leading the Charge on Renewable Energy – 2019 Edition

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

On Oct 13, 2019
@bittman shared
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/nWB9wzYKx3
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Can sustainable farming save Iowa’s precious soil and water?

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 ...

On Oct 14, 2019
@TreeHugger shared
What does this all say for the future of food? https://t.co/fzBRZ8vAwx
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On Oct 17, 2019
@SusFoodTrust shared
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/xEEYECWvCa
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Q and A with Patrick Holden

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

On Oct 17, 2019
@goodfellow_ian shared
I’m heading to Uruguay next month to teach about generative models at https://t.co/fXC2gYii8W
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In Artificial Intelligence

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 ...

On Oct 17, 2019
@hardmaru shared
Uncertainty Quantification in Deep Learning A nice overview blog post by @simonbachstein https://t.co/ZZExu1Vlau
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Uncertainty Quantification in Deep Learning

Teach your Deep Neural Network to be aware of its epistemic and aleatory uncertainty. Get a quantified confidence measure for your Deep Learning predictions.

On Oct 14, 2019
@seanmcarroll shared
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/5uHbdWJGtM
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Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans

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

On Oct 7, 2019
@ret_ward shared
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/Tt4ku5cger
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The past, present and future of climate change

Climate issue: Replacing the fossil-fuel technology which is reshaping the climate remains a massive task

On Oct 17, 2019
@UNFCCC shared
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/jSgmd7iSQS
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Climate Change

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 ...

On Oct 10, 2019
@FAOclimate shared
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/F78ItSVdHV
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Countering climate change with innovation

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

On Oct 10, 2019
@hrbrmstr shared
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/sSqIaJNiax
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'FinalBlacklist' to help businesses hone cybersecurity

Researchers have released the "largest publicly available data set" of malicious activity to help businesses hone their cybersecurity capabilities.

On Oct 10, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@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/CRs1aK7jVD
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Genesee County Systems Pwned!

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 ...

On Oct 7, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@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/4Wv2OfVeRu
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The Malware Research Insights

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

On Oct 11, 2019
@Forbes shared
Wireless should not be a safety case for self-driving cars https://t.co/yf1xRevSmc https://t.co/PgKtlmW7NA
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Zoox Cofounder Nails It: Wireless Should Not Be A Safety Case For Self-Driving Cars

Debate abounds about whether self-driving cars should be operated by remote human drivers, especially in the safety case.

On Oct 14, 2019
@Forbes shared
Porsche and Boeing likely won't be making a personal flying sports car—here's why: https://t.co/GgglIRIS3x https://t.co/GNeATya0BZ
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Why Porsche And Boeing Likely Won’t Make A Personal Flying Sports Car

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 ...

On Oct 7, 2019
@Forbes shared
With a new acquisition, Tesla is teeing up to deliver the highest levels of driving automation https://t.co/uvjd3g6RwZ https://t.co/FautR9U1hO
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What Tesla’s Grab Of DeepScale Is All About

With a new acquisition, Tesla is teeing up to deliver the highest levels of driving automation.

Space Tech Essentials

On Oct 18, 2019
@joe_landon shared
[email protected] features programs, pitch competitions and showcases to build deeper connections for #startups and #entrepreneurs within the #IAC2019 community. Learn more: https://t.co/78lfEoG7w3
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Startup and Entrepreneur Programs at IAC 2019

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 ...

On Oct 14, 2019
@SpaceRef shared
Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019 https://t.co/mAWbE2VoEX #IAC2019
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Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019

Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019 - SpaceRef

On Oct 16, 2019
@jeff_foust shared
At a panel discussion by the Potomac Institute this afternoon on “The Future of Deep Space Exploration” (just down the hall from this morning’s NASA budget hearing.) https://t.co/9JaDaPgPU7
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Swiss Innovation

On Oct 15, 2019
@startuptickerCH shared
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/RM1t3fMTcM
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Swiss Startup Night

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, ...

On Oct 15, 2019
@swissnexChina shared
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/IG5gqldcAk
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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 ...

On Oct 11, 2019
@startuptickerCH shared
EIC Accelerator grants for Swiss deeptech startups https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/09ZgtJDPdW https://t.co/EIqSAzCQU2
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EIC Accelerator grants for Swiss deeptech startups

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

On Oct 9, 2019
@JimMarous shared
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/zT2d0XWn0J
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The Future Of Banking: Fintech Or Techfin?

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. ...

On Oct 16, 2019
@pabsrui shared
The Disruptive Power of Platform-Based Models in Banking https://t.co/QDaXSMQBez
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Platform-Based Banking Provides Gateway to Digital Transformation

Many banking organizations are moving to a platform-based model to better compete for customers who want broader solutions from a trusted organization.

On Oct 7, 2019
@FINTECHCircle shared
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 @jaypalter
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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.

Bitcoin Futures

On Oct 11, 2019
@peterktodd shared
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/WpSVkPxWbj
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Research paper: A model for Bitcoin’s security and the declining block subsidy

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 ...

On Oct 20, 2019
@TuurDemeester shared
Src: https://t.co/k8jGixlWth
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SLP115 Trace Mayer – Bitcoin as Ultimate Collateral

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, ...

On Oct 8, 2019
@TuurDemeester shared
Sources: https://t.co/OO2uvNpQm5, https://t.co/Kp88c5Lh2U, https://t.co/aIr8YXMUmM
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Bitcoin scary stories

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

On Oct 7, 2019
@rcrwirelessnews shared
#5G Fast Becoming A Reality: Global #Deployments at Arenas, Malls, Airports, and Smart Cities. Read more from @MetawaveCorp here: https://t.co/AWqDEvGWUe
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5G Fast Becoming A Reality: Global Deployments at Arenas, Malls, Airports, and Smart Cities

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%

On Oct 13, 2019
@elenaneira shared
#5G specs move to standard, and declaration of essential parents to SDOs is underway https://t.co/VuJjxcsDik https://t.co/il2bGZO1Dd
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Nokia has over 2,000 5G patents

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 ...

On Oct 16, 2019
@Mavenir shared
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/Jy7V3yWBlV
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Mavenir Wins 2 Awards for Innovation at India Mobile Congress 2019

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 ...

Smart Cities

On Oct 14, 2019
@JAdP shared
RT @labs_smc: https://t.co/CNnBSS0NdG
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Smart cities: This city runs on its own operating system

Sensors distributed across the city will allow the collection of real-time data to improve services, says the council.

On Oct 20, 2019
@SustMeme shared
RT @SogatecniaI: Are Smart Cities The Pathway To Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Adoption? #Blockchain #SmartCities #pathway via https://t.co/dk0caya0Oh https://t.co/rbBCMs8YAm
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Are Smart Cities The Pathway To Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Adoption?

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.

On Oct 8, 2019
@innovateuk shared
RT @AdiGaskell: Smart cities: how do the UK and South Korea compare? https://t.co/zMvJmVwYl5 via @InnovateUK https://t.co/pibfajY5zU
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IT & CIO Trends

On Oct 9, 2019
@Huawei shared
Huawei CMO Kevin Zhang examines how we can overcome tech bottlenecks with cooperative innovation. #GIV2025 https://t.co/ayro6X1wOt
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Innovation 2.0: From Innovation to Invention

“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 ...

On Oct 17, 2019
@evankirstel shared
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/BFjVYGk9mX
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5G Powered by Intel® Technology

Intel® technology powers seamlessly connected 5G infrastructure, enabling new industries, healthcare innovation, network transformation, and more.

On Oct 11, 2019
@Huawei shared
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/Cvpfxp2kel
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Service innovation: Accelerating 5G development

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

On Oct 8, 2019
@EU_Startups shared
RT @EngageKatie: TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space https://t.co/CtbNQ5iRkG via @EU_Startups
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TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space

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 ...

On Oct 15, 2019
@StartUpEU shared
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/u3p0eZC51n
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Startup Europe goes to SLUSH

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 ...

On Oct 9, 2019
@AdBresser shared
The Q3 2019 Global Venture Capital Report: Seed Stage Deals Increase While Broader Funding Environment Shows Signs Of Erosion https://t.co/JY8vZ0rSyE
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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 ...