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
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Redefining the future #4IR #Industry40 #AI #MachineLearning @CRudinschi @oxana_zeitler via @andi_staub #finserv ➡️https://t.co/3WEfFWKh7T https://t.co/NBxC5fWYV3Open
Dr Swati Subodh
Who can perform the work as it changes, and how will organizations close the skills gap? #futureofwork #HR https://t.co/vHe5PBFqyOOpen
Automation and AI will replace some job tasks today, and the workforce and demand for skills will evolve for a new future.
What is the difference between Robotic Process Automation, AI and Machine Learning? They are all related but not the same. https://t.co/JQJ6A1xaMwOpen
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 ...
Future of Mobility
RT @shared_mobility: Don't forget to check out our latest 'Women In Shared Mobility' blog post where we feature @VulogTech's 19 most influential women in #mobility and discuss their thoughts on the future of mobility. Read here: https://t.co/DLOuupk3H1 #sharedmobility https://t.co/9vVxFuSlTlOpen
This month for our Women in Shared Mobility series we take a look at Vulog's top 19 influential women in mobility and their thoughts on the future!
Read our latest #sharedmobility by region #blog post where we look at the current mobility offerings in Germany with the help of expert @AugustinFriedel of @volkswagen: https://t.co/nVi8yHA2Do! 🇩🇪 #AVs #EVs #carshare #ridehail #transportation https://t.co/5CMETXDZugOpen
German Shared Mobility: Learn about current carshare operators, ridehailing, scooter sharing, autonomous vehicles and electric vehicles in Germany.
RT @SLoCaTOfficial: Case study on #Transport in LAC: The International Transport Forum @ITF_Forum supports three cities in Latin America in their 2050 transport decarbonisation activities. #LACClimateWeek #WeAreTransport https://t.co/QEa10UjqG8 https://t.co/n2nenWGSnmOpen
For example, Santiago’s metro system draws the bulk of its energy from solar and wind energy projects, and Bogotá is advancing plans to add nearly 600 electric buses to its BRT system.” - ...
Future of Money
RT @Breakingbanks1: Thats a wrap on #BreakingBanks #301 🥳🎉 @provokecast Thanks for a great show. Here’s to the next 300! @BrettKing @JPNicols @jasonhenrichs @BizWithChloe @psb_dc @JimMarous @Chris_Skinner @rshevlin @JBFintech 👏👏👏 Catch up on your favorite episodes: https://t.co/HxhkOVcrULOpen
Breaking Banks explores the rapid tech disruption of financial services. Fintech is one of the fastest growing sector today.
My weekly #fgtrends 1️⃣ #InsurTech - https://t.co/esnNzKqhl2 2️⃣ #Mobility - https://t.co/rub1VA4fmu 3️⃣ #FinTech - https://t.co/Y3CIKiba0S https://t.co/SCN40qhI9DOpen
Government support for the financial sector and financial technology (fintech) is huge, not only because of its size (global funding = $111.8 billion), but it is growing at an ...
I received a long and lengthy article last week from Taylor Ryan, CMO at Valuer.ai ([email protected]). The link provides a comprehensive article on European FinTech developments. It’s so ...
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 @rasmus_kleis: "Hopes for journalism" - @jayrosen_nyu has updated his "problems" and @jeffjarvis published his "worries" for the future of journalism. I've offered some hopes as a complement, and hope to hear what's on the mind of e.g. @emilybell @_arianna and others. https://t.co/URg9SyNbX5Open
Jay Rosen publishes a list of his “top problems” in journalism from time to time, and Jeff Jarvis has chipped in with his worries. I encourage you to read both, and think of your own ...
RT @gteresa: Hey, did you know that we made a list of all the sites we use to draw links from for the #LocalFix and made it public? https://t.co/9qbAuyDBXO Is your site or resource missing? Let us know @TheLocalNewsLabOpen
Resources and Support Name,Website,Twitter,Newsletter,Description,Keywords,Highlight,A Few More Ideas,Grantee? 1st for A Reason,<a ...
Today is the last day of semi-calm at Walter Lippmann House — the new class of Nieman Fellows arrives tomorrow! https://t.co/mYyLg2aNGiOpen
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, home to internationally recognized journalism fellowships, programs and publications, has selected 27 Nieman Fellows for the class of 2020. ...
Future of Energy
From Energy Innovation - Overcoming Barriers To 100% #cleanenergy Part One: The Electricity Distribution Network | Energy Central https://t.co/x1ty8fnNwE https://t.co/9yqSRCFOgaOpen
For energy consumers and the distribution network, the clean energy transition necessitates deployment at scale of mass-produced technologies like EVs, rooftop solar, heat pumps, and ...
Inside the Earnings of the Utilities Making the Switch to Clean Energy [GTM Squared] https://t.co/SubCDVb1lnOpen
A growing number of U.S. states are adopting 100 percent clean energy targets. Many big utilities are moving even faster than that.
Hybrid Power Plants Are Gaining Momentum. Can We Call It a Trend? [GTM Squared] https://t.co/mI4KtMVdrvOpen
Serious developers are packaging multiple renewable resources together with storage as the glue. There’s good reason to believe more will follow.
Future of Food
RT @sectormentor: How could policy change, financial investment and market mechanisms make sustainable farming mainstream? Great @SusFoodTrust video here with talks from the Farming and Climate Change conference... https://t.co/KyExe8cCkq https://t.co/HmM7kNrkvfOpen
RT @thefuturemkt: IntroducingThe Biodiverse Shelf at MISTA in SF. We built this shelf to give people a chance to taste & experiment with foods that support a more biodiverse food system. Learn more: https://t.co/oyalYf2KyU #biodiversefood https://t.co/xOSjInkm6NOpen
About the biodiverse shelf at mista This exhibit, located at the Mista Optimization Center in San Francisco, is designed to help you explore why biodiversity is critical to the future of ...
#Brexit 'will distract' from #farm aid consultation - A new system from 2021, which aims to reward farmers who improve the land, is open for consultation until 30 October https://t.co/HQLCyprGfa https://t.co/Ank48yHYdkOpen
Unions fear the Brexit deadline could get in the way of a consultation on new ways of paying farmers.
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @rao2z: I have agreed to write for @TheHill on #AI--technology, policy and societal impacts. Here is my first column presenting a (hopefully useful) perspective on the Rise of #AI.🤞 cc: @CIDSEASU @asunews @aifdn @ASUEngineering @RealAAAI @PartnershipAI @whostp https://t.co/ZVOgA5d4BPOpen
The pursuit of AI traces back to the very dawn of computing.
From materials science to healthcare to national security, AI has tremendous potential to accelerate breakthroughs across all of ORNL’s research domains. The Expo was organized into three ...
Future of Climate
Efforts to curb #airpollution in China, a country already facing dire health impacts from high levels of soot and smog, will likely become increasingly difficult as the planet warms, a new study shows. #climatechange https://t.co/p0t1eX4Eq3Open
A bit like 19th Century London's smog, scientists found that more frequent periods of stagnant air will worsen China's haze and health problems. So will heat waves.
Iraq is offering the rest of the world a glimpse of a future where dangerous high heat is harder and harder to escape. https://t.co/wsfafkVlZb https://t.co/BbSWCFrDAFOpen
In the future, only the rich will be able to escape the unbearable heat from climate change. In Iraq, it’s already happening
Baghdad offers a troubling glimpse into a future where only the wealthy are equipped to escape the effects of climate change, Richard Hall writes
RT @FAOKnowledge: Our planet is heating up. Here is how @FAO is working to fight #ClimateChange 👉 https://t.co/Fz9Dpfv7Id #ClimateAction #SDG13 #ZeroHunger https://t.co/GSD25onhr1Open
Climate change threatens our ability to ensure global food security, eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from human activity and livestock ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
RT @a_greenberg: Stories about cyberwar used to start with hypotheticals: What if hackers blacked out cities? Crippled banks and ATMs across a country? Paralyzed airports and hospitals? Now, all that has taken place. I wrote a WIRED guide to cyberwar’s history and future: https://t.co/R27j9fcYyxOpen
The threat of cyberwar looms over the future: a new dimension of conflict capable of leapfrogging borders and teleporting the chaos of war to civilians thousands of miles beyond its front.
As hackers lock up networks that power police forces and utilities, municipalities must operate with hobbled computer systems, and decide whether to pay ransoms.
Cyber attacks are happening with more sophistication. What to expect from the rest of 2019: https://t.co/Y9DuS3mlbe via @ForbesOpen
The biggest mistake you can make in following cybersecurity trends is to take your eye off the ball.
Cars of the Future
RT @CityLab: "When the most exciting urban transportation innovation of the decade is cheap little rented vehicle that struggles to hit 15 mph, perhaps it’s time to admit that urban mobility solutions don’t necessarily involve flying taxis or Teslas-in-tubes." https://t.co/Tt5SeIXXZJOpen
From New York City to Portland, urban speed limits in the U.S. are tumbling. Are fast-paced Americans ready to embrace life in the slow lane?
Porsche has invested in Israeli startup TriEye, which claims to be developing more effective sensors for cars. Use of shortwave infrared should allow these sensors to see through fog, ...
Space Tech Essentials
RT @JoelSercel: A good article on asteroid mining. TransAstra is just starting having raised $3M recently. The key is to work on the actual problem of how to mine the asteroids... https://t.co/S8jta5muh2Open
There's been a lot of fuss of late about asteroid mining and what it could mean for us Earthlings. But what will it take to make this happen, and should we even be doing it?
RT @CanadaInSpace: The Human System for Deep Space Exploration – Summer Series Podcast https://t.co/RYT9v5IVET #cdnspace #podcast #astronauthealth #spacemedicine #astronauts #deepspace https://t.co/yOb19nPjVdOpen
This week we have the second episode in this years Summer Series podcast where we feature three comp
RT @SPACEdotcom: Nuclear Propulsion Could Be 'Game-Changer' for Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says https://t.co/baM04XPe3M https://t.co/CUVcsiwl4WOpen
And the tech could power asteroid-deflecting lasers as well.
RT @SwisscomStartUp: Only one day left until the final of the Swisscom #StartupChallenge2019! Nanja Strecker from @esaBICch will serve on the jury. Read more 🤓 about her opinion on Switzerland as a start-up hub and why people should stop comparing Zurich to Berlin. https://t.co/jdql42F4zm 🚀 https://t.co/rESyCu251zOpen
Nanja Strecker takes high-tech Swiss start-ups into the stratosphere with ESA's BIC and is a member of the jury for the Swisscom StartUp Challenge.
#ScienceSwitzerland: Keeping you updated on all the latest news on Swiss science, technology, education and innovation! 🇨🇭⚛️🎓🚀 👉 Check out our latest issue >> https://t.co/PKOaHERBLs 📝 Subscribe here >> https://t.co/WhfLe3wH3B Produced by @swissnexChina https://t.co/H29dmaBKKbOpen
Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft Confédération suisse Confederazione Svizzera Confederaziun svizra Height and Mortality Rate (University of Zurich, June 04, 2019) The University of Zurich ...
20 days until the TOP 100 Swiss startups are announced. Share last year's highlights to get in the mood for the 2019 celebrations https://t.co/rbwlll66eq #TOP100SSU https://t.co/9s0u7GndxKOpen
Again and again the young companies featured in the Top 100 Swiss Startup Award have proven, that Switzerland is a fertile ground for innovation and entrepreneurs. The impressive innovation ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @JimMarous: [New Research] Digital Banking Transformation Remains Inconsistent https://t.co/ufORUAFN2C #banking #fintech #finserv #innovation #DigitalTransformation @FinancialBrand @DeepLearn007 @ipfconline1 @SpirosMargaris @rshevlin @RAlexJimenez @Clagett @BrettKing @WFSULLIVAN3 @leimer https://t.co/SLS1SRLfiAOpen
New research provides insight into digital banking transformation trends, opportunities and challenges.
RT @davidbrear: "Digital Banking or Banking Done Digitally? Fintech firms have shaken up the financial sector in recent years, so what can big banks learn from their digital rivals?" I had stuff to say on this one 👇👇👇 https://t.co/g9La77xK9SOpen
Traditional banks need to go digital, but how? Is it enough to release an app or is creating their own challenger banks the best step?
Download the latest paper with Finextra and @token_io: The Future of Banking is Open. https://t.co/Wa6W9EXscy https://t.co/PFHvkd7huROpen
<p>The open banking dialogue has at last moved on from compliance concerns and turned to what opportunities, as well as challenges, exist for banks.<br /> <br /> 2019 ...
The true level of Bitcoin dominance could be as high as 90+%, a new study claims https://t.co/sOBP5Ed8JyOpen
Bitcoin’s true share of the total market capitalization for all cryptocurrencies could be above 90%, according to new analysis.
Private decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin wield a positive influence on governments’ fiscal and regulatory policy, a new analysis argues https://t.co/IpupD2DF0wOpen
The existence of private decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has a healthy impact on governments’ fiscal and regulatory policy, a new analysis contends.
How To Understand #Bitcoin If You're Over 40 https://t.co/8Rtu4DwGqJ #fintech #blockchain https://t.co/r0H1R44fUjOpen
Those of us over 40 have an advantage when studying the “crypto revolution”: We've seen this story before. And that means, we know how it ends … and how to profit from it.
5G Mobile News
5G Technology Workshop Series (IEEE 5G Summit Bangalore) The IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) community in Bangalore has, of late, led a series of workshops related to 5G technology ...
#5Gnews - 56 operators in 32 countries have announced the #deployment of #5G within their live network; 39 #operators have ann'd #3GPP 5G service launches (or limited service launches). LATEST DATA > https://t.co/rVwu9iKnjs https://t.co/BT8p0nI75YOpen
LTE to 5G market facts - 884 operators actively investing in LTE - 39 operators have announced 3GPP 5G service launches as of end July 2019
RT @DSMeu: #SmartCity 📱🌃 is a place where the traditional networks & services are made more efficient with the use of #digital & telecommunication technologies. For: ➕ better public services ➕ better use of resources ➖ less impact on the environment ℹ️ https://t.co/kEdO6mS1rp https://t.co/XXYTiDajRDOpen
In Smart Cities, digital technologies translate into better public services for citizens, better use of resources and less impact on the environment.
David Sehyeon Baek is a columnist -- Ed. “Where is Bus 9000 coming by now? I should be in a meeting by 7 p.m.!” My colleague took out her phone and showed me where our bus was. In her app, ...
Rep. Diana DeGette, D-CO, said smart city initiatives are "doomed from the start" without broadband investments. https://t.co/K6h5gbX3EsOpen
At the Colorado Smart Cities Symposium, Rep. Diana DeGette, D-CO, urged cities to boost spending around access or risk falling behind.
IT & CIO Trends
Hybrid Clouds for Data-Intensive, 5G-Enabled IoT Applications: An Overview, Key Issues and Relevant Architecture | Sensors https://t.co/pMqbT4fd3E <— Data will need to ebb and flow, to and fro, with an architecture that allows an intricate dance #IoTOpen
Hybrid Clouds for Data-Intensive, 5G-Enabled IoT Applications: An Overview, Key Issues and Relevant Architecture
Research Area State-of-the-Art Key Issues Anomaly Detection Cloud resource assessment, application performance monitoring, risk compartmentalization Hyperscale and multilayered attacks, ...
Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their ...
RT @evankirstel: Breaking the Law of #MooresLaw 1. #CPU processing tasks 2. #GPU tackling graphics + 10x over the CPU 3. #TPU computing #AI + 10x over the GPU @EU_Commission @MikeQuindazzi >>> #Megatrends #EmergingTech #4IR >>> https://t.co/Iz4m560gbH #Tech #Technology #TechTrends #EmergingTech https://t.co/UO8pDaesdJOpen
AI Artificial Intelligence AMD Advanced Micro Devices AMECO Annual Macro-Economic Database ARM Advanced RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) Machine ASC Advisory Scientific Committee ...
Europe Startup News
RT @reiopold: Fresh thinking is needed in 🇪🇺 @mmeentrepreneur & @Ljungman have the right ideas. My @thenextweb thoughts here: https://t.co/GQssEp0RV5Open
There are quite a few problems in this sector that nearly no one talks about.
RT @founding: BERLIN 🇩🇪 Here is the most comprehensive Local Startup Resources List ever compiled: 350+ Accelerators, Incubators, Investors, and more for entrepreneurs building companies in #Berlin & beyond👉 https://t.co/3wUr8NArtK @siliconallee @StartUPBerlin @FIBerlin #Germany https://t.co/pikhhOOAtnOpen
Startup ecosystems can be fragmented, competitive, and hidden to newcomers, which is detrimental for local startups and community growth. The Startup Ecosystem
RT @TycoonStoryCo: List of Top #European #Startup #Accelerators https://t.co/2iXlZqrVRH - #startupaccelerator #startupincubator #mentorship #Investment @techstars @seedcamp @founding @SpinLabLeipzig @lanzaderaes @WayraUK @venturelab_ch @seedrocket @AcceleraceDK @NMA_vc @Digital_Magics https://t.co/aOe9VzeGKNOpen
Today business accelerators are playing a huge role as a backbone of startup communities as mentorship, investment, technical resources, shared office,