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 Feb 22, 2020
@ThomasFrey shared
The #future of #work in #technology, #encompassing work, #workforce, and #workplace, is undergoing a huge #transformation. https://t.co/GVcG1iHu6X https://t.co/B09A0tsCuy #foresight #predictions #futuretrends #futureofwork #futurejobs #keynotespeaker #futuriststrategy https://t.co/fFsGr1l7cP
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The future of work in technology

This report—part of a series exploring the merger of business and technology strategies and the reimagination of technology’s role in the business—aims to address fundamental questions ...

On Feb 20, 2020
@eakboston shared
RT @QuartzAtWork: These are the skills to learn for the future of work, according to the World Economic Forum https://t.co/he1yLzyPoF
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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.

On Feb 14, 2020
@evankirstel shared
RT @plasmacomp: Top #ArtificialIntelligence Influencers in 2020 https://t.co/Fp7eUgu3om @evankirstel @KirkDBorne @Ronald_vanLoon @MikeQuindazzi @TamaraMcCleary @antgrasso @rwang0 @adamsconsulting @digitalcloudgal @ValaAfshar @plasmacomp --- #AI #MachineLearning https://t.co/jvsGnBu40R
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Top Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow in 2020

Top Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow in 2020. Yoshua Bengio, Spiros Margaris. Top AI Influencers. Top AI Experts

Future of Mobility

On Jan 27, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
The sum of all the parts in #MaaS equals to more than just an app w/ trip-planning. It takes tight public #transit integration, forward-thinking #transport policy, & key #publicprivatepartnerships to create a #multimodal #mobility system that works for all https://t.co/owkL7czMBr
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For Mobility as a Service to succeed, consider it more as a policy than an app

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) holds a lot of promise as a way to reduce the number of single occupancy vehicles on the road as well as address equity concerns. MaaS is a way to

On Jan 31, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
This week's Mobility Hub is loaded with news and exciting #SUMC2020 National Shared Mobility Summit programming. Check it out! https://t.co/CH8kqfsGYH
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: January 31, 2020

This panel will feature today’s transit innovators discussing their programs and sharing real-world guidance from active projects and pilots, including KCATA’s free transit experiment, ...

On Feb 20, 2020
@transportforum shared
Are electric scooters the future of #transport in the city? #urban https://t.co/u87WNwN8iq https://t.co/FdCYpD2Eic
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Are electric scooters the future of transport in the city?

E-scooters are taking over cities across Europe, but regulation still struggles to keep up with this fast-growing market which could help solve the problem of mobility in our congested ...

Future of Money

On Feb 13, 2020
@anthemis shared
RT @InnFin: Congratulations to @InnFin members @GreensillCap @oaknorthbank @atom_bank @monzo @StarlingBank @RevolutApp @Zopa @TideBusiness @salaryfin & @LendInvest on making the @Siftedeu 'Top European #fintech startups to follow in 2020' list! 🥳 Full list: https://t.co/lBMvhA1jyA
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Top European fintech startups to follow in 2020

Financial technology is the hottest startup sector in Europe. Sifted reporters dig into the data and challenges behind the most important European fintechs.

On Feb 10, 2020
@obussmann shared
As the WEF Warms Up to Crypto, Its Head of Blockchain Talks Empowerment https://t.co/ThoNcBbJW3
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As the WEF Warms Up to Crypto, Its Head of Blockchain Talks Empowerment

Cointelegraph talked to the WEF’s head of blockchain several months before the 50th edition of the event.

On Feb 11, 2020
@FGraillot shared
Interesting to see Grab acquiring a RoboAdvisor startup to add that service to its super-app (and what it means in terms of product vs. feature debate). #FinTech #InsurTech https://t.co/puLl9nZqN1
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Grab acquires wealth tech startup Bento

Southeast Asia’s super app has announced the acquisition of , a Singapore-based robo-advisory startup to allow Grab to offer retail...

Future of News & Journalism

On Feb 14, 2020
@mathewi shared
Peers launch inquiry into future of journalism in UK with call for evidence: https://t.co/aw54shJ2h2 - via:@pressgazette
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Peers launch inquiry into future of journalism in UK with call for evidence

Peers have launched a new inquiry on the future of journalism in the UK.

On Feb 21, 2020
@mathewi shared
@emilybell @celrae @jemimakiss Found a piece I wrote about it for Gigaom https://t.co/baSIZZhTfG
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The Guardian has shown us the future of journalism, and it is — coffee shops!

The Guardian has gotten a fair amount of ribbing on Twitter for opening a coffee shop in London, but the venture is just another element in the newspaper's

On Feb 11, 2020
@webjournalist shared
RT @gingerthomp1: I’m deeply impressed by all the ways @InquireFirst is supporting cross-border reporting. Here’s the latest. Congrats @2lynnewalker and to your team. https://t.co/KS0rt3Q9bz via @HHMINEWS @EurekAlert
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A new cross-border science journalism initiative for Latin America

InquireFirst is pleased to announce a new initiative to encourage crossborder reporting on science, health and the environment by Latin American journalists.

Future of Energy

On Feb 18, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
Inside #CleanEnergy: The Case for Optimism https://t.co/UzwcX0pvW6 https://t.co/NSvDn0QTh1
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Inside Clean Energy: The Case for Optimism

Welcome to Inside Clean Energy, InsideClimate News's weekly bulletin of news and analysis about the energy transition, by Dan Gearino. Considering all these indicators, a transition to ...

On Feb 19, 2020
@IEABirol shared
Great to meet again with 🇩🇪 Minister @PeterAltmaier to discuss @IEA's work in 2020 on clean energy transitions & to launch our new in-depth review of German energy policies, with big focus on opportunities & challenges brought by the #Energiewende ➡️ https://t.co/HhG9dlIGBq https://t.co/1dP10QfsDp
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IEA policy review commends Germany’s ambitious efforts to advance its clean energy transition

Germany has made progress on its impressive plans for transforming its energy system, but greater action is needed beyond the electricity sector, new IEA report says.

On Feb 21, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
DOE Renewables Chief on the Geopolitics of Cleantech https://t.co/2q6gD73gky
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DOE Renewables Chief on the Geopolitics of Cleantech

Assistant Secretary Daniel Simmons says the Trump administration is focused on creating a more diverse minerals supply chain to strengthen national security amid the energy transition.

Future of Food

On Feb 13, 2020
@AgFunder shared
RT @farmingfirst: 'Agriculture is one of the most advanced industries when it comes to deploying automation technology in the real world' writes @techhq. Learn more --> https://t.co/x5wOk5vZ4k
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Agriculture 4.0 and the future of food

Imagine a physical setting where automation technology is taking hold, and the mind may conjure images of clinical car production lines sooner than hot,

On Feb 14, 2020
@AgFunder shared
#Sponsors - Sprout - Accelerating the Future of Food Production and Delivery. Read more about Sprout’s unique thinking on the agri-foodtech space here. https://t.co/eKod3rQzx1 #MoveFast #ThinkBig #AccelerateYourGrowth 📊📈 https://t.co/bgmI9fJphx
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Sprout – Accelerating the Future of Food Production and Delivery

Sprout is an agritech business growth accelerator focused on solving the biggest challenges to company growth, distribution and high margin monetization. Sprout backs bold agritech ...

On Feb 10, 2020
@AgFunder shared
RT @women_food_wifi: First announcement of our events for #IWD2020 📣 We've teamed up with @forwardfooding to bring inspiring women in #FoodTech inc @GrownUnder @todellisocial (more tbc) & food from @SholaKitchen😋Drinks from @ProseccoDOC 🍾& @drink_fact Find out more & book👇 https://t.co/IdbTecpwwb
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Women in FoodTech : Future of Food Meetup for International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women's Day, Women in the Food Industry and Forward Fooding are bringing you a new panel talk, Women in FoodTech. On the evening of 3rd March 2020 you'll ...

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Feb 20, 2020
@hardmaru shared
RT @SchmidhuberAI: The 2010s: Our Decade of Deep Learning / Outlook on the 2020s (also addressing privacy and data markets) https://t.co/iolkcociva
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The 2010s: Our Decade of Deep Learning / Outlook on the 2020s

5: Other Hot Topics of the 2010s: Deep Reinforcement Learning, Meta-Learning, World Models, Distilling NNs, Neural Architecture Search, Attention Learning, Fast Weights, Self-Invented ...

On Feb 22, 2020
@NandoDF shared
By harnessing AI responsibly and compassionately we could help solve humanity’s biggest challenges, delivering clean energy, universal healthcare, new materials and the eradication of poverty and hard labour. We must be inclusive and determined #compassion https://t.co/2Yg223YIqn
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Deep learning AI discovers surprising new antibiotics

Pathogens rapidly evolve resistance to antibiotics. AI could keep us a step ahead of deadly infections.

On Feb 18, 2020
@hardmaru shared
The Next Decade in AI: Four Steps Towards Robust Artificial Intelligence @GaryMarcus https://t.co/RoXXw087Uf https://t.co/s6kSdIktln
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[R] The Next Decade in AI: Four Steps Towards Robust Artificial Intelligence (Gary Marcus)

Summary: Deep learning is less robust than explicitly symbolic approaches and doesn't get us any closer to artificial general intelligence. There has to be a much more symbolic, and ...

Future of Climate

On Feb 11, 2020
@ret_ward shared
RT @NachmanyMichal: On March 5th we're going to try weaving some stories on #ClimateChange. We need better ones. Researchers & poets, spoken word, live music, drinks bar. #LSEFestival #ShapetheWorld @glengostlow @ZenaEdwards @LivTorc @TongueFuShow Link to free ticket 👇 https://t.co/zVzPUPDdcO
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Climate Change (And Other Stories)

7pm Thur 5 March | A spoken word event as part of LSE Festival: Shape the World on the 2020.

On Feb 21, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
RT @MaibachEd: We will release our latest poll report today which shows climate change is a top two voting issue for Democrats in the upcoming primary and caucus states. Here's an early take by @yayitsrob: https://t.co/zgnm1vNdWG @ClimateNexus @YaleClimateComm @ecotone2 @Mason4C @republicEn
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Voters Really Care About Climate Change

For Democrats, climate change is now one of the two most important issues in politics, according to a new poll.

On Feb 19, 2020
@GRI_LSE shared
Tips for climate researchers when communicating climate change to policy-makers & the public - from @DrCHowarth @HarrietThew @lauriefdparsons @MMikulewicz https://t.co/5JYVZ5YDdP https://t.co/hhXKM58BO7
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Communicating climate change: Tips for climate researchers

Candice Howarth (London School of Economics and Political Science), Harriet Thew (University of Leeds), Laurie Parsons (Royal Holloway University of London), Michael Mikulewicz (Glasgow ...

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Feb 19, 2020
@StaySafeOnline shared
RT @SmBizDaily: There are ransomware strains that thwart the recovery of encrypted files unless you purchase the secret decryption key from the attackers. https://t.co/Ygjk4bYixM
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Hit With Mac Ransomware? Here Is What to Do

Despite the fact that Macs are equipped with robust defenses against malicious code, some infections can get around these mechanisms. Prevention is certainly the best cure, but what to do ...

On Feb 12, 2020
@threatpost shared
Main takeaways from the #FBI’s annual IC3 cybercrime report for 2019: -$3.5 billion lost to cybercriminals (and most internet crime incidents reported ever) -BEC cost victims $1.7 billion -#Ransomware attacks fell - but the amount of losses increased https://t.co/vVXjtDNCZl
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FBI: $3.5B Lost in 2019 to Known Cyberscams, Ransomware

Cybercriminals double down on successful internet scams, with a focus on phishing, BEC and other defrauding schemes that have proven to work.

On Feb 11, 2020
@SteveGrobman shared
[email protected] of @VentureBeat sat down with me for an in-depth interview on the implications of #AI in cybersecurity. We discussed a wide range of topics including threat detection, #Deepfakes, and adversarial AI : https://t.co/b3iyyH7EWR
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McAfee CTO: How AI is changing both cybersecurity and cyberattacks

McAfee CTO Steve Grobman is using AI to detect all kinds of cyberattacks. But so are the hackers orchestrating the attacks.

Space Tech Essentials

On Feb 11, 2020
@SpaceRef shared
Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Responds to President’s FY 2021 Budget Request https://t.co/aUScWFwmka
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Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Responds to President’s FY 2021 Budget Request

Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Responds to President’s FY 2021 Budget Request - SpaceRef

On Feb 12, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: FIRST UP | Spaceflight spins off rideshare business • The space industry has a B.S. problem • SpaceX hires Gerstenmaier - https://t.co/wiGmSd0hzu
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The space industry has a B.S. problem.

[SpaceNews] The fiscal year 2021 budget proposal includes funding to complete construction of the military's Consolidated Space Operations Facility. The $88 million included in the ...

On Feb 11, 2020
@Via_Satellite shared
#CyberSat Commercial Session Highlight: #Software #Defined Satellite: The Cyber Threat Increases. Join Crystal Lister of #GPSG and Olivier Rossi of #Airbus as we look at some of the #cyber issues around #software-defined #satellites and how th... #threats! https://t.co/pvKwv4wSSC https://t.co/m98tzoEOWq
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Unclassified Agenda Preview

We’ll take a deep dive into the potential of areas such as energy from space, drug manufacturing from space, asteroid mining, and strive to answer the question “how do we create a more ...

Swiss Innovation

On Feb 13, 2020
@startuptickerCH shared
Startup AUTOBAHN: #Porsche partners with Swiss startup #WayAhead on a pilot Project https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/ilpsRyJ9Rl https://t.co/ANKjLxTry5
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Porsche partners with Swiss startup

Four months following its establishment, the Zurich based startup Way Ahead Technologies won a pilot project with Porsche, the premium German car manufacturer, to enhance mobility ...

On Feb 19, 2020
@JulienGuex shared
RT @startuptickerCH: Six Swiss startups envisioned to be the next unicorns #TechTourGrowth50 #SuperScaleups https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/89WdVOAv46 https://t.co/eP8Qnx9tOj
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Six Swiss startups envisioned to be the next unicorns

The Tech Tour Growth Summit held in Geneva showcased the Top50 scale-ups in Europe; six startups with their roots in Switzerland made it to the rank. The annual international Tech Tour ...

On Feb 9, 2020
@EPFL_Park shared
RT @SiliconCanals: This company from Switzerland🇨🇭 has secured €21M🤑 to develop automated cancer🔬 research tools! Isn't that exciting🙌🏻! https://t.co/4Yb9vUgVHW @lunaphore #Funding #Healthtech
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Swiss startup Lunaphore secures €21M to develop automated cancer research tools

European technology news from the startup ecosystem. Founder and publisher: Remco Janssen. Follow us on Twitter: @siliconcanals.

Legal Cannabis News & Trends

On Feb 13, 2020
@cannabis_times shared
Kentucky advances medical cannabis legalization bill https://t.co/uxY96wxjJE
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Kentucky advances medical cannabis legalization bill

A Kentucky House committee on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would legalize medical cannabis sales in the state.

On Feb 17, 2020
@The420RadioShow shared
Border Patrol union head admits legal cannabis disrupts cartels (Newsletter: February 17, 2020) - https://t.co/S7yvs3qVEm
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Border Patrol union head admits legal cannabis disrupts cartels (Newsletter: February 17, 2020)

Bloomberg anti-marijuana remarks on tape; Support grows for veterans cannabis research bill; Study examines CBD for horse stress & pain Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in ...

On Feb 17, 2020
@Leafly shared
The Himalayan mountains are home to many cannabis strains, and the Nepalese people have used cannabis for generations. Could legalization be on the horizon for the second highest country in the world? https://t.co/fxx6LGLipR
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Legal cannabis in Nepal? It could happen

'Legalizing marijuana will help the poor farmers,' says the leader of the country's ruling party.

Digital Transformation in Banking

On Feb 17, 2020
@sallyeaves shared
RT @FGraillot: Always worth having a look at the Asian #FinTech scene, to get best practices on how technology could revamp Financial Services. #InsurTech #RegTech  ➡️  https://t.co/7KkoO8S7lN https://t.co/RDYDprDCmq
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The future of banking in Asia

The West has led the world’s banking industry in growth and innovation, but now Asia is tilting the scales. As the pace of growth slows, the Asian banking industry must reinvent itself to ...

On Feb 19, 2020
@JimMarous shared
DIGITAL BANKING REPORT: STATE OF DIGITAL BANKING TRANSFORMATION https://t.co/CC0Iw1jdqD @FinancialBrand @SpirosMargaris @MikeQuindazzi @rshevlin @ipfconline1 @DeepLearn007 @psb_dc #digitaltransformation #fintech #finserv #technology #banking https://t.co/Ir6XBBkZyO
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State of Digital Banking Transformation

A global analysis of the state of Artificial Intelligence deployment in banking, covering key functionalities, challenges, future trends and opportunities.

On Feb 12, 2020
@Finextra shared
Company announcement: Numerated expands digital banking platform https://t.co/mykbjEzfBQ #fintech
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Numerated expands digital banking platform

Numerated, the bank technology company best known for helping banks create 5-minute digital business loans, announced an expansion of its platform to support banks’ full suite of business ...

Bitcoin Futures

On Feb 10, 2020
@coindesk shared
IN DEPTH: Cryptocurrency lets modern-day witches transact beyond the grasp of restrictive e-commerce platforms. Report by @La__Cuen https://t.co/eo7qwcOdG8
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Why Cypherpunk Witches Love Bitcoin

Freedom of religion requires the ability to buy and sell sacred objects, which isn't always easy on mainstream platforms.

On Feb 21, 2020
@nvk shared
RT @italiansatoshi: This is the only real wallet for the streets. Enjoy @SamouraiWallet episode on @stephanlivera podcast. Plenty of tricks for a better use of your UTXOs. https://t.co/aVspUEfHOm
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SLP150 Samourai Wallet – Make Every Bitcoin Spend a Coinjoin

The co-founder of Samourai Wallet, rejoins me in this episode to talk about the current state of bitcoin privacy techniques, and some exciting updates coming soon to Samourai Wallet. We ...

On Feb 12, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
LabCFTC will host office hours to better engage with innovators in the field https://t.co/gRIIs7TtPk
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CFTC’s Fintech Research Unit to Hold Office Hours for Innovators

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s fintech lab will host office hours during New York Fintech Week.

5G Mobile News

On Feb 14, 2020
@mobileworldlive shared
[email protected] CEO @hansvestberg told investors it would push #5G nationwide using low-band #spectrum and #DynamicSpectrumSharing, but this won't spell the end of #mmWave expansion https://t.co/O0y3cTXgHd https://t.co/xOtNLxlzbo
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Verizon readies national 5G move

Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg ended speculation over the operator’s plans to employ low-band spectrum for ...

On Feb 17, 2020
@mobileworldlive shared
RT @EY_TMT: In an era of hyper-connectivity, operators must position themselves as digital partners rather than just providers of communications services, according to @tomloozen in conversation with @mobileworldlive. Read now: https://t.co/1LoJepfrYo #5G
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Collaboration key to driving 5G into IoT

PARTNER CONTENT: The secret to operators’ success in the 5G era will involve more than ...

On Feb 13, 2020
@gsacom shared
By January 2020, GSA had identified 791 operators running #LTE networks providing #mobile and/or fixed #wireless #broadband services in 229 countries worldwide: https://t.co/7RWKQs9p6E https://t.co/iQbENMZl17
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Evolution from LTE to 5G – Market Status – Feb 2020

LTE to 5G - Market Status February 2020. 930+ operators that have stated plans to invest or are actively investing in LTE for public networks

Smart Cities

On Feb 14, 2020
@IEEESmartCities shared
Show some love today for IEEE Smart Cities Committees 💗❤️💗❤️ https://t.co/6henCmlUZp
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IEEE Smart Cities Committees

IEEE Smart Cities is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities around the world address urban population growth by providing education, ...

On Feb 19, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
#Blockchain in #SmartCities: City leaders cannot yet see the immediate bottom-line benefits of blockchain in smart cities. Here are some #usecases. via @IDCUKI @IDCInsightsEMEA by @RDragov & @Stormysummit https://t.co/giDxlCPlFT
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Blockchain in Smart Cities: A Reality Check

Cities of any size are embracing digital technologies, however city leaders cannot yet see the immediate bottom-line benefits of blockchain in smart cities.

On Feb 21, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
How can we go wrong when designing #SmartCities? #SmartCity #design must take a #HumanCentered approach. via @ArchDaily #SmartCity #Urbanism #UrbanDesign #UrbanPlanning https://t.co/MnQm6JEmyY
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Designing Smart Cities: A Human-Centered Approach

ow can we go wrong when designing smart cities? What key element are we failing to address in the planning process?

IT & CIO Trends

On Feb 19, 2020
@EricssonLabs shared
RT @EricssonDigital: The surge in data volumes expected from a massive number of devices has made #edgecomputing critical. We share insights from our latest Ericsson Technology Review, with foreword by @ericsson CTO, Erik Ekudden  https://t.co/DNXKNROESn   @EricssonLabs https://t.co/00UermR8rd
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Creating the next-generation edge-cloud ecosystem

Edge computing helps communication service providers improve content delivery, enable 5G use cases and meet legal requirements on data security & privacy.

On Feb 9, 2020
@evankirstel shared
Startup success is ‘The Finnish Dream’ https://t.co/t18ZFWyyHD
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Startup success is ‘The Finnish Dream’

Finland has a startup mentality running through its veins and its water, with an “all for one” attitude driving fledgling tech companies.

On Feb 11, 2020
@CIOonline shared
Innovative, but safe – that’s the balancing act enterprises face as they implement #digitaltransformation initiatives. @BobViolino looks at how some #CIOs are accomplishing this. https://t.co/ODxewbQTu2 #security @IUPedu @debbiblyth @OITColorado @octanner @BrandonJonesCIO
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Security vs. innovation: IT's trickiest balancing act

An innovative initiative is only as successful as it is secure. Here’s how CIOs are balancing risk-taking with risk aversion.

Europe Startup News

On Feb 12, 2020
@ediggs shared
My blog, VC Cafe was recognised as one of the top 50 blogs, what a nice surprise https://t.co/fEDyYPnld1
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Top 50 Venture Capital Blogs & Websites To Follow in 2020

Venture Blogs Best List. Find venture capital financing, vcblog, venture capital companies, venture capital news, venture capital meaning and much more.

On Feb 13, 2020
@founding shared
🇸🇪 Funding in #Stockholm: A List of Angel Investors and Venture Capital Firms in The City https://t.co/TrShVOofXE #stockholmstartups #startupfunding #stockholmfunding https://t.co/3n2dNE3G8C
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Funding in Stockholm: A List of Angel Investors and Venture Capital Firms in The City

Nestled in the beautiful Scandinavia region, Stockholm ranks among the top 25 cities with the best quality of life in the world. It’s not a bad idea to get lost

On Feb 18, 2020
@founding shared
Montréal is one of the most charming cities in the Western hemisphere, and has become a major #technology and #innovation hub. Look to our list of local angel investors and venture capital firms to help you grow your business! https://t.co/0YYbTINQoj #FIworldwide #FIpride https://t.co/J4kZ6gi18p
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Get to Know the Angel Investors and Venture Capital Firms in Montréal

Montréal is one of the most charming cities in the Western hemisphere. Known for its art culture, underground passages, Mount Royal and delicious poutine. In