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
How AI will power the Future of Work https://t.co/5O2Hpj3h78 @MarianneHewlett @Atos https://t.co/C9lnZGtscSOpen
Imagine having a digital assistant to schedule your next meeting or speaking to a chatbot to help you finalize a challenging task at work. Forward-thinking companies are implementing AI ...
Future of Mobility
RT @nicolarco: UK House of Commons put out a report on #MaaS a few weeks back. It is a great roadmap for any government that is wondering if they should be paying attention to these topics. A few highlights below /1 https://t.co/7fW4ijCupYOpen
We received over 50 written submissions and held four oral evidence sessions, hearing from academics; transport consultants; MaaS platform providers; data experts; transport operators; ...
According to @McKinsey, 2018 was a tipping point from thinking and planning for future #mobility to implementing it. It’s the year when the mobility industries shifted from a driver-/owner-focused value proposition to a customer-centered one. #MaaS https://t.co/R6FoWZy4awOpen
What trends in the mobility sector were important in 2018, and what can we expect in 2019?
"Achieving a virtual butler for all: why the future of mobility is about more than new technologies" - insights from our CEO Paul Campion are now up on the Ordnance Survey website! https://t.co/uIOm5b72MrOpen
Future of Money
Fintech startups see a big space in lending business https://t.co/ojGbvNhV1m #fintech #lending #loans #credit #IndiaOpen
Firms apply for RBI licence to operate as NBFCs as lending tap turns dry amid liquidity crunch.
RT @psb_dc: Insightful read: Navigating a world of disruption #AI #Tech #Disruption #Innovation #Equality @McKinsey_MGI cc @JimMarous @leimer @SpirosMargaris @ImMBM @akwyz @antgrasso @andi_staub @helene_wpli @guzmand @ahier @JolaBurnett @Clagett @RAlexJimenez https://t.co/krh1bBWT3p https://t.co/cVur0TLnR0Open
These six global trends are creating ever-larger winners and losers and sparking a new imperative for inclusive growth.
AccessPay gets £9m investment for wealthtech connections https://t.co/NWLWUjg6UK by @Fintech_FuturesOpen
As leading investor Beringea looks for investments in north of UK.
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
It's noteworthy that a usually excellent old-school journalist like Jill Abramson apparently cannot set aside her own biases when reporting on the current landscape of journalism itself https://t.co/eVMvYMY3rY https://t.co/LHEGLlbUbaOpen
Her new book is a brilliant autopsy of print journalism. But she stumbles when she takes on the new digital wave.
Harvard's Nieman Foundation announces its 2019 class of Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows, which includes The Atlantic's Taylor Lorenz (Nieman Foundation) https://t.co/ST5C7oh2vV https://t.co/jrxfgLUatJOpen
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard will host a group of nine reporters, editors, media entrepreneurs and academics as Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows during the 2019 calendar ...
@k8iedid @kristenhare @mkramer @ylichterman @TB_Times Yes! I wrote about this exact question a few years ago. I still get a newspaper in part because I want my kids to experience the news with us. https://t.co/wJg42XC9KSOpen
I may read most of my news online, but I still get a print newspaper delivered to my doorstep everyday. I have lots of reasons for doing this but mostly I do it support local journalists ...
Future of Energy
@anunezjimenez I wrote about this a while back https://t.co/jGRSQHQyaV Unfortunately when the Energy Collective (RIP!) was bought by and ported to Energy Central .com all the graphics in most of my posts were lost. A whole archive of hundreds of my posts "defaced" in that way. Bummer.Open
In one future, renewable energy sources excluding large hydro continue to grow in absolute terms at the roughly 100 GW (or 183 terawatt-hours) per year rate achieved in 2014. And I use ...
Despite Germany’s ambitious push to cut emissions by 95% by 2050, experts predict that if the country continues along its present course, Germany will only reduce emissions by 62% by mid-century. https://t.co/uck8vOJhkPOpen
Although Germany has been a global leader in moving to decarbonize its massive economy, the country's ambitious clean-energy transformation is faltering. Now, a broad spectrum of energy ...
RT @ThirdWayEnergy: Democrats are getting to work legislating (even amidst a shutdown)...& having a healthy, serious debate about the best policies to address climate change @AmyAHarder reported on this Friday & quoted @JesseJenkins's awesome twitter thread on the subject. https://t.co/C6dpDXWrCMOpen
The biggest news and trends in energy, business and politics by Ben Geman, with Amy Harder. Weekday mornings
Future of Food
The Future of Food is Biodiverse https://t.co/9OgywKsXSz @mikel_ee @thefuturemkt #biodiversefood https://t.co/TYlLKlP2iAOpen
Biodiversity is crucial to the health of our food supply and it sits at the intersection of taste and sustainability. Biodiverse food is sustainable food.
A fantastic article from @Fooditor about the relationship between Greg Gunthorp and Rick Bayless, and even more so about Gunthorp’s approach to farming. https://t.co/a73LUlY0pd https://t.co/l082qTvGwZOpen
You stop at a stand called Tortas Frontera, from Chicago chef Rick Bayless, and after surveying your choices, you order a Torta Cubana, a dressed-up take on a Cuban sandwich. “WE RAISE ...
Mohamed Rakha, a plant breeder at the World Vegetable Center (@go_vegetables), splits open one of the fruits with his fingernail. “You can see a lot of seeds inside,” he says. Each one is packed with the plant’s DNA—and lots of potential (@vero_greenwood). https://t.co/Jqu59MWovVOpen
At the World Vegetable Center, experts are looking to the wild relatives of domesticated crops to save the human diet from climate change.
Future of AI & Machine Learning
Journalists friends, see Stanford’s new Human-Centered AI Institute journalism fellowship! Communicating AI thoughtfully and effectively is a huge responsibility and opportunity. https://t.co/mfSZbBkwfoOpen
Stanford’s JSK Journalism Fellowships and Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Initiative join forces
Partnership will help journalists explore the effects of AI on the journalism industry and humanity.
RT @DisruptionHub: Machine Learning - Mind the Gender Gap How can we make #technology suit the needs of everyone when only 15% of STEM employees in the UK are female? https://t.co/6YckpbXl8j #Tech #gender #womeninSTEM @reshamas @fastdotai @ledell @hannawallach @timnitGebru @AnimaAnandkumarOpen
Data collected by the Women's Engineering Society in 2017 found that women made up just 15 per cent of STEM employees in the UK.
Future of Climate
👏🏽 👏🏽 👏🏽. Cities at the Forefront of Tackling Climate Change (Paid Post by Global Covenant of Mayors from https://t.co/OO93YasRJc) https://t.co/BEcHIhtpyJOpen
The world needs to act fast to change the trajectory of temperature increase. Cities committed to GCoM, the largest global alliance of cities and mayors tackling climate change, are already ...
The majority of registered voters support a revenue-neutral #CarbonTax on fossil fuel companies: https://t.co/rh8YxTD6rp https://t.co/V4RqLuKIFiOpen
Drawing on a nationally representative survey (n=1,278; including 1,067 registered voters), this report describes how American registered voters — Republicans, Democrats, and Independents — ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
#Ransomware isn’t just for PCs and servers anymore. 57% of MSPs predict that ransomware will target #socialmedia accounts, 54% of MSPs predict that ransomware will target Internet of Things (#IoT) devices in general. More via @kim_crawley https://t.co/8g8x2J2QHd #cybersecurityOpen
Datto, a managed service provider of IT services, recently released their 2018 Global State of the Channel Ransomware Report, in which they surveyed over 2,400 IT professionals from around ...
Advanced Phishing Scenarios You Will Most Likely Encounter This Year https://t.co/qxlr5lUEHm #phishingattack #cybercrimeOpen
In 2019, there will be no end in sight to email-driven cybercrime such as business email compromise, spearphishing, and ransomware.
Cars of the Future
RT @CarbonBrief: Recommended read: Are the days of the private car really over? | @BBCNews https://t.co/J6cbHNH9pZ https://t.co/7Z07SfKAosOpen
Is the "robo-taxis" revolution really on its way? Many readers were doubtful, so we address their counter-arguments.
RT @JeremyLeggett: £100bn was wiped off the value of car firms last year. Entering 2019 most are shedding jobs. Issues include electrification, autonomous vehicle development and the threat posed by ride-hailing services to personal vehicle sales. Not all co's will survive. https://t.co/4X18rNwx3S https://t.co/YpDo3cWCvxOpen
It started 2019 by axing jobs, blaming the slowdown in China and the US, but now the industry faces more fundamental threats
Space Tech Essentials
Op-ed | The MILO Institute: a new model for deep space exploration https://t.co/3JaDUNiN0V https://t.co/TeFCdhIPrAOpen
The MILO Institute’s mission is to augment the work of traditional space agencies by enabling more frequent, affordable and science-driven missions to be flown.
Here's What Each Brexit Scenario Could Mean For The U.K. Space Industry: https://t.co/TGZv1OGz5KOpen
With continued uncertainty over what the future may hold, industries are continuing to suffer as they wait for progress to be made – and space is no exception.
mu Space unveils plan to bid for space exploration projects - SpaceRef
RT @venturelab_ch: Venturelab hosts high-level delegates for Sino-Swiss startup innovation talks https://t.co/ttCZZ47qYi #VleadersChina #SwissStartups #VTOIP https://t.co/QVZRU2y6OvOpen
<b>Venturelab was honored to welcome directors from China's Ministry of Industry and Information, as it hosted discussions on startup innovation and Sino-Swiss partnerships in Zurich ...
Swiss startup identifies #security flaws in #ethereum @chain_security https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/vznchXeBta https://t.co/MzSvtZjcQpOpen
The recent Ethereum upgrade was brought to a halt after ChainSecurity identified a security loophole in Ethereum’s smart contracts. The ETH spinoff offers automated scanning programs for ...
RT @startuptickerCH: Swiss startups on the frontpage. Our press review with articles about #SwissTech at #CES2019 plus a very interesting interview with Nexthink Co-founder Vincent Bieri https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/v2mwWXgAT8 https://t.co/MS0mfEXrBROpen
#SwissTech at CES 2019: For our press review, we collected articles from Swiss and international media mentioning the Swiss start-ups in Las Vegas. In Las Vegas Continental showed delivery ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
Thailand's Legalization Of Medical Cannabis Proves One Very Important Thing via @forbes https://t.co/Mam0fTg8wiOpen
If cannabis legalization and regulation is, in fact, internationally contagious, the condition has spread across borders in the same way the herb originally navigated its way across the ...
Virginia Pushes for More Medical Cannabis Access https://t.co/ncfcTr88gj https://t.co/RO6fqGYLGSOpen
Medical cannabis supporters in Virginia are voicing their desire for access to medical cannabis and for the legalization of recreational cannabis, even as legislators are considering ...
Kitchener, Waterloo Councils Approve Legal Cannabis Stores #kitchener #Waterloo #Canada #ontario #business #industry #store https://t.co/i1GiFElVDW https://t.co/RxZ27TwqtdOpen
Kitchener and Waterloo residents may soon be able to purchase marijuana legally at a storefront within the area. Kitchener and Waterloo councils both voted Monday to opt into the province’s ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
Digital Banking 2019 #Banking #Economy #Banks #Money #business #market #News https://t.co/v8fVb6X9cgOpen
Digital Banking, taking place June 19-21, 2019 in Austin TX, is the leading and largest digital banking and fintech event, covering digital innovations and disruptions in financial services ...
RT @stratorob: Why blockchain is essential to the future of banking and #finance https://t.co/VIHv4Nx5NxOpen
Blockchain will begin to transform financial transactions in 2018. Lighthouse Partners' Pete Harris explains how this technology works, and what businesses can do to get started using it.
It's way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher of @originprotocol. https://t.co/9wHxMGPUrlOpen
We are way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher.
Sterling Witzke, partner at Winklevoss Capital, claimed that institutional investors are not ready to take the big plunge into crypto. Do the charts support this? https://t.co/cb3WJGMRb8Open
Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, TRON, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 18
Winklevoss Capital’s Sterling Witzke claimed that institutional investors are not ready to take the big plunge into crypto. Do the charts support this?
RT @SimonDixonTwitt: They failed already by announcing its founders, backing it with VC capital and launching it with press releases. NEXT! Stop Trying To Build a Better Bitcoin https://t.co/mhycTCTDDEOpen
A team of professors from top US universities have come together to create a new globally scalable decentralized payments system. But with Bitcoin already Another Bitcoin competitor ...
5G Mobile News
RT @3g4gUK: Operator Watch Blog: Thailand: Onward to 5G - https://t.co/MXI3HwIdeE #AIS #truemove #dtac #2G #NBTC https://t.co/5PKQn8SRbEOpen
Thailand has a highly developed mobile market and has experienced strong growth over the last six years driven by increasing numbers of...
5G meets Time Sensitive Networking. Learn how this will benefit industrial #automation. https://t.co/gs5gfkaTtv #industry40 https://t.co/TRJKtShgOIOpen
Our experts foresee that interworking of 5G and TSN will enable holistic communications for industrial automation.
Are #SmartCities forgetting #food? #UrbanAgriculture is not the solution to our food system crisis but it's an essential component of making the food system resilient and ecologically friendly via @foodcityorg https://t.co/t5SlCEWTo1 #UrbanEnvironment #Resilience https://t.co/RBmpjfAMa0Open
Henry Gordon-Smith says cities must incorporate urban agriculture into their future planning. Find out why.
The Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent #smartcity technology advances, business models, and lessons learned. Register now 👉 https://t.co/XFtPkdnO47 @sgo2012 #techOpen
When: 22nd January 2019 – 24th January 2019 all-day Where: Conference Chicago, 525 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605, USA Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the 3rd Annual ...
150+ government jurisdictions in the US, Canada & Mexico are participating in our #SmartCities Readiness Challenge. Don't miss out! All applicants get free access to tools to accelerate their efforts. https://t.co/DIimrHWsjk https://t.co/aRSyLD2xU4Open
Accelerate your smart cities progress by participating in the 2019 Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge, open to government jurisdictions of all levels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. ...
IT & CIO Trends
RT @Temenos: The scramble to attract customers in the #digital, mobile-first age has already begun for smaller regional banks, & will only intensify in 2019. Don Bergal, CMO at @avokatech shares his views on this year’s trends via @FinancialBrand https://t.co/GUHBtBTyI1Open
Banking trends and outlooks for 2019 from leaders and influencers in financial services, as well as financial institutions from around the world.
Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions for 2019 https://t.co/WWAsYGTNYE #banking #fintech #finserv #data #Analytics #AI #CX #innovation via @JimMarous #NRF2019 https://t.co/XUL6Rb1xdMOpen
2019 banking trends and outlooks from financial services leaders and influencers as well as financial institutions from around the world.
RT @EricssonDigital: #5G Future gazing: What does Jan Häglund, #EricssonDigital Head of Portfolio and R&D, see happening in the next 18 months? Listen to our podcast with @Dez_blanchfield to find out! https://t.co/kt1MIzgx62Open
Jan Häglund, head of R&D at Ericsson Digital Services shares his insights in a podcast on virtualization, telco transformation and how to automate 5G cloud native applications. Jan was ...
Europe Startup News
RT @DSMeu: From Bulgaria🇧🇬 to Romania🇷🇴: @StartUpEU Summit 2019 edition is going to Cluj!🚀#ro2019eu Do not miss your chance to discuss European #startups, pre-register NOW➡️https://t.co/9Mp2zztifN https://t.co/fgAR0JvQf4Open
Save the date: Startup Europe Summit will be organised in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 21-22 March 2019!
@pocketysun and @design4innov8 met during 500 Startups VCU program at @Stanford. They are now Redefining the World of Venture Capital! https://t.co/utEKczWXVZOpen
Pocket Sun decided to start SoGal (inspired from Southern California’s university SoCal acronym) as a student organization at USC in 2014, which quickly grew into a global community of ...
RT @EU_Startups: Lisbon-based @IndicoCapital launches €46 million VC fund to invest in early-stage startups https://t.co/vazVNKXGY4 https://t.co/xQNXepoow1Open
The fund aims to invest in and nurture the most promising early stage startups on the Iberian peninsula, in particular those based in Portugal. Managing General Partner, Stephan Morais was ...