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
RT @NKF_GCS: The @CoreNetGlobal and @Newmarkkf Industry 4.0 and the #FutureOfWork Survey just launched. Be sure to take a few short minutes to provide your perspective >> https://t.co/mBon9RX5Km #4thIndustrialRevolution #CRE #RE https://t.co/uL02mQ8lmtOpen
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RT @nokia: "#4IR and #5G will enable immense productivity growth, in which economies will see productivity jump by around 30-35%. This starts around 2028 in the U.S., then in China, India, and elsewhere." says our Rajeev Suri in his #Futurecom keynote. https://t.co/9AamdhVuPR #Futurecom2019 https://t.co/0ln2sBbTAaOpen
Nokia's digitalization of its 5G Oulu factory recognized by the World Economic Forum as an "Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse"
Press Release The Oulu factory, powered by Nokia's own technology, generated productivity gains of 30 percent and 50 percent savings in time of product delivery to market By ...
THE OPPORTUNITY WITH THE PRESENT It’s 2016. What does the digital future hold? Sales of mobile devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets) have passed that of desktop computers. These devices ...
Future of Mobility
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/TmS68aEvxpOpen
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…
Finnish @maas_global app @WhimappFI has launched in Vienna, its first Central European market, with support for public #transport and taxis, with #carsharing and #dockless #scooter options slated for future integration. https://t.co/gP2JRSZUCWOpen
Whim is said to be the first available Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) solution that enables services of this kind in the Austrian city of Vienna.
RT @TomBamonte: Bold prediction: “In the next 15 years, drivers in big cities may trade cars for car-sharing services and electric shuttles and cut car ownership by 70%.” https://t.co/d18Wnp542NOpen
In the next 15 years, drivers in big cities may trade cars for car-sharing services and electric shuttles and cut car ownership by 70%.
Future of Money
Over the last decade, private venture capital skyrocketed and the share of investment dollars going into #fintech increased from 5% to nearly 20% https://t.co/oOGZItx7yC by @Investopedia https://t.co/1SMnaLnRdfOpen
Fintech has attracted billions of dollars in venture capital as entrepreneurs and legacy banks converge to bring personalization and convenience to consumers.
RT @a16z: More than half of US smartphone users download 0 new apps per month, which means customer acquisition is tougher than ever. Here are 5 overlooked ways new companies—esp. fintech co's—can acquire new users. (Hint: It's not Google ads.): https://t.co/Yh0qebdVAg from @illscienceOpen
Customer acquisition is tougher than ever. Here are 5 overlooked ways new companies—especially fintech co's—can find new users.
The global #fintech market was valued at over $100bn in 2018 and is set to triple to $300bn by the end of 2022. But, despite the value of the fintech market showing rapid growth, fintech #startups face a number of key challenges. Discover them here: https://t.co/Kft9f7GOa4Open
Startups in the Fintech space face a number of issues and challenges, from regulatory to fundraising and competitive issues. Here are 10 of those key issues and challenges.
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
Between 2011 and 2018, the 264 independent local NPR stations (plus 150 unaffiliated) added 1,000 full-time and part-time journalists. https://t.co/itv3WoPxY7Open
Between 2011 and 2018, the 264 independent local NPR stations (plus 150 unaffiliated) added 1,000 full-time and part-time journalists.
RT @GENinnovate: GEN announced today that it will cease its activities due to lack of sustainable finances. Thank you to all the GEN supporters & friends who made our work possible! We hope the fruits of our work will continue to serve journalism. Keep up the fight! https://t.co/11opIcG9R1 https://t.co/Fcw2xYW6LtOpen
GEN, the worldwide association of editors-in-chief and senior news executives, was established in 2011 as an independent NGO to help news media navigate the disruption brought on by ...
@NiemanLab People who have had this job before include digital journalism rockstars like @zseward, @alafrance, @lkmcgann, @megangarber, @JustinNXT, @ceodonovan, @shansquared, @ylichterman, @rbilton, and @andrewphelps — it's a pretty great gig, if I do say so myself. https://t.co/bK6PEOf7p7Open
We have an opening for a staff writer here at Nieman Lab. If you're interested, apply over here! The job's pretty easy to describe: You see all the stories on this website? The ones about ...
Future of Energy
RT @pkedrosky: My friend @chrisnelder's Energy Transition Show is all kinds of super. He and his guests were on top of the California fire/power nexus long before anyone else, and he continues to be thoughtful on energy, like in his latest on macro-energy. https://t.co/oSC8z0JBlMOpen
RT @LuskinCenter: Our op-ed up in @Capitol_Weekly on how local communities in CA are driving the #100cleanenergy wave. Features writing + new analysis by @JRDeshazo @CCallahan_UCLA @Kelly_Trumbull and @JulienGatta https://t.co/skCzCYhTnWOpen
More than 70 counties, cities, and towns are already powered by 100% clean energy in states including Alaska, Kansas, and Texas.
SPONSORED: Renewable energy can be hard to access. Renewable Energy Certificates are changing that https://t.co/elFN7X2jFq https://t.co/ZGWO0JkenSOpen
Renewable energy offers tremendous promise, yet many companies do not yet have the capital to invest. SP Group’s Renewable Energy Certificate marketplace makes it easy for companies to ...
Future of Food
"Such policies, strongly promoted by the Gates Foundation, open Africa to the multinational seed companies in the name of modernization, but they undermine climate resilience and food security for Africa’s small-scale farmers." https://t.co/5xIuF0foNdOpen
Certain policies, strongly promoted by the Gates Foundation, open Africa to the multinational seed companies in the name of modernization, but they undermine climate resilience and food ...
We welcomed Wales's vision to support sustainable food production in our recent submission of written evidence to the Welsh Government Consultation. Follow the link to read our full submission and recommendations https://t.co/lsQrnIuJugOpen
Sustainable Farming and Our Land: Our submission on Welsh agriculture
Future Food: Who’s responsible for obesity? And why Futurist Jack Bobo is pro-tradition https://t.co/52R9ka072g https://t.co/c8t3qQP546Open
"I'm very optimistic and excited about what the world will look like in 2050 but I think it is helpful though to think about where we've come from in order to think about where we're going,"
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @_rockt: The UCL Centre for Artificial Intelligence (@AI_UCL) is now on Twitter! Did I mention you can apply to its Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) to do a Ph.D. in Foundational AI? https://t.co/kUjaa2TNjY #AICentreUCL https://t.co/Uytwso69aHOpen
The CDT provides training and is supported by a large body of industry partners to help the UCL team create an exciting platform to launch the students’ careers as scientists or AI ...
@CRCSouthWest Thanks to everyone who came - I really enjoyed the session! Some of the links I shared: https://t.co/xV4sWoZUDF https://t.co/VOI8b3vxeE https://t.co/E7DfdiPjwc https://t.co/Y4jrDusqzJOpen
Introduction to the Grand Challenge resources Artificial Intelligence resource package overview The Grand Challenges – Our Futures programme aims to help young people develop the skills ...
There might be a way to give robots feelings: Simply build the robot with the ability to sense peril to its own existence. https://t.co/FIdSqpFSBROpen
Neuroscientists argue that the biological principle of homeostasis will lead to improved, “feeling” robots.
Future of Climate
A majority (64%) of registered voters support requiring utilities to produce at least 20% of their electricity from renewable energy sources: https://t.co/OaMioJ9DC4 https://t.co/rAPyhhRq8lOpen
Discover how registered voters in the U.S. view the Green New Deal, carbon taxes, and other policies.
For the skeptics: The scientific evidence for anthropogenic climate change can be summed up in just 12 points. Here they are. https://t.co/i93Gmb7IWGOpen
The scientific evidence for anthropogenic climate change can be summed up in just 12 points. Here they are.
RT @SimonLLewis: Sober risk assessment on climate change from Sir David King and an international team. Chances of emissions declining fast to near zero later this century is classed as ‘very low’. https://t.co/siR5lbqfokOpen
Click here to download the Chinese translation of the policy brief Click here to download the Russian translation of the policy brief Click here to download the Chinese translation of the ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
AI in cybersecurity is widely used in response to modern security threats, but it offers substantial benefits to threat prevention as well. Explore four ways machine learning augments ...
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about The Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/C6pXNdfzHO by John Harrison @Cybexa who we hope to see @Infosecurity North America #CDM https://t.co/sVB5zh62kWOpen
ML learns from data obtained based on tasks and actions whereas AI uses computer programs to make decisions or apply logic, possibly using ML outputs as inputs to an AI program. This is how ...
The danger in using automated phish training is that it can persuade users to report anything even slightly suspicious, Europol says.
Cars of the Future
The End of an Era: Will Tesla and Google Kill the German Car? https://t.co/G2RC98gHgH via @SPIEGELONLINEOpen
Threatened by entrepreneurs in California and by Chinese upstarts, German automakers are urgently trying to find their place in a new world of robots and electric cars. BMW, Daimler, Audi ...
Connected, Autonomous, Shared, & Electric: According to @FS_Automotive's @Sarwant Singh, there will be 700 mn connected cars, 90 mn autonomous vehicles, & 250 mn electric & hybrid vehicles around by 2030, & 600 mn subscribers to various mobility services. https://t.co/C0upmDHL09Open
Connected & Autonomous Cars Have Arrived, And They Are Forcing Car Companies To Build New Vehicle Architectures
Change is coming to the automotive industry at breakneck speed with Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electric (C.A.S.E.) technologies. How will car manufacturers manage the cost of this ...
Better autonomous “reasoning” at tricky intersections https://t.co/zOrKBPOwIr https://t.co/vAYbXv0GPgOpen
Model alerts driverless cars when it’s safest to merge into traffic at intersections with obstructed views.
Space Tech Essentials
RT @ascendspace: @Astro_Sandy, part of the #ASCENDSPACE Guiding Coalition, and Carissa Christensen, CEO of @BryceSpaceTech, discuss changes in the space ecosystem and how we can manage such evolution "to achieve our collective goals"... https://t.co/NIEDaBSAYuOpen
The space ecosystem and industry has been evolving and exploring ways to create an economic sphere driven by the private sector.
RT @joe_landon: Just posted: entry-level PhD Planetary Scientist role on our deep space exploration team @LockheedMartin. Develop the next planetary exploration missions like @OSIRISREx @MAVEN2Mars @NASALucy2Trojan @NASAspitzer @NASAJuno @NASAInSight - DM if interested https://t.co/70JFriPfWIOpen
We are hiring for Deep Space Planetary Research Scientist in Littleton. Lockheed Martin. Your Mission is Ours.
Promising event coming on November 26th - Turning aspirations into real experiences - Swiss Innovation Leaders gathering at HPE & EPFL Innovation Park | Hewlett Packard Enterprise https://t.co/Ct4pWNqXdY #Tech4Trust #Swisstech https://t.co/hJrFm8xDoNOpen
Turning aspirations into real experiences - Swiss Innovation Leaders gathering at HPE & EPFL Innovation Park
Meetup event for the promotion of the start-up program.
RT @FintechSIN: 30 Swiss Fintechs to Display Cutting-Edge Innovation at @sgfintechfest https://t.co/ZLdug12eyz @SGE @algo__trader @Avaloq @BitcoinSuisseAG @CoreLedger @CryptoFinanceAG @F10_accelerator @sixgroup @Swisscom_de @sygnumofficial @tradeplus24 @UBS #SGFinTechFest #SWITCHSingapore https://t.co/B9TOGRiPUbOpen
Switzerland Global Enterprise and the Swiss Business Hub ASEAN will showcase the best of their fintech ecosystem and expertise through their partnership with 30 companies under its Swiss ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
Becoming An ‘Algorithmic Leader’ in Banking: An Interview With Mike Walsh https://t.co/TrGjyTW16GOpen
Futurist Mike Walsh discusses how banking leaders must use data, analytics and technology to change their culture, strategy and business models.
Get your copy of the DIGITAL BANKING CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT report today! https://t.co/jhSF6vDAzc @FinancialBrand @HarlandClarke #cx #martech #financialmarketing #digitaltransformation #digitalbanking #fintech #finserv #banking https://t.co/5rDU8WXQLIOpen
A global analysis of the state of Artificial Intelligence deployment in banking, covering key functionalities, challenges, future trends and opportunities.
@real_vijay Thank you V! To my followers who don't know Vijay yet, he's the Bitcoin OG who has written one of the very best investment primers in the space: "The Bullish Case for Bitcoin" https://t.co/vsBB7yfLnLOpen
With the price of a bitcoin surging to new highs in 2017, the bullish case for investors might seem so obvious it does not need stating…
RT @TraceMayer: Very bullish for #Bitcoin when brilliant minds like @RayDalio screw up Seven Network Effects analysis like Bcashers. Shows #Bitcoin is hard. https://t.co/fc1QJB8aGU Mises in Bureaucracy p. 11, "temporal distance needed... true genius very rarely acknowledged by contemporaries." https://t.co/RDe4fdIBIhOpen
Trace Mayer explains the seven network effects that will lead to Bitcoin’s continued success.
RT @zackvoell: reasons for owning bitcoin (from Bank of Canada): https://t.co/edhe1MvOxn https://t.co/ouAoOjtw9TOpen
by Christopher S. Henry, Kim P. Huynh, Gradon Nicholls and Mitchell W. Nicholson 2 Bank of Canada Staff Discussion Paper 2019-10 November 2019 2018 Bitcoin Omnibus Survey: Awareness and ...
5G Mobile News
#5Gnews - 46% of operators' #5G network investments are at the testing stage while 19% already deployed 5G #networks. See latest Evolution of #LTE to 5G report: https://t.co/jHxjJwqLh9 https://t.co/sMkM1lWl0ZOpen
Evolution of LTE to 5G. GSA Report on the growth of LTE and evolution to 5G: operators launching LTE networks, and cumulative (inc. mobile and FWA networks)
RT @5G_EVE: This week Orange Romania launched Romania's 1st commercial 5G network, the 1st country within Orange Group to commercially launch 5G. Orange's involvement in 5G EVE & other H2020 projects was important for this https://t.co/Xw3BhJPief #5G #5Gnetwork #H2020 @orangeromania @5GPPP https://t.co/PvkwcgNWwWOpen
Orange Romania is first within the Orange footprint to launch 5G 5G commercial offer uniquely tied to latest technology innovations and premium services exclusive to Orange Romania5G ...
RT @BellLabs: Our Balazs @Bertenyi, Chairman of @3GPP RAN, urges more cooperation on #5G Standards and recognizes individuals for their contributions. ➡️Blog https://t.co/ALbxssqcP7 ➡️#3GPPLive https://t.co/41Cd1tzBEp ➡️5G Standards https://t.co/UcpQm1X5e4 ➡️5G Patents https://t.co/NGAVv7Y2bx https://t.co/1j7TEsJmvbOpen
Bell Labs, formerly known as AT&T, Bell Laboratories and Bell Telephone Laboratories is the research and development subsidiary of Nokia. Nokia Bell Labs operates its headquarters in Murray ...
RT @DSMeu: Applying #digital tech in cities could mean: 🚊smart urban transport networks 🏛️interactive & responsive #city administration 🚰upgraded water supply & waste disposal 💡more efficient ways to light & heat buildings The future? #SmartCities👉https://t.co/kEdO6mS1rp #CitiesDay https://t.co/ksl5o15bEGOpen
In Smart Cities, digital technologies translate into better public services for citizens, better use of resources and less impact on the environment.
You know about smart cars, phones, and homes. But what about smart cities? Learn how #5G and #WiFi6 are changing a city near you: https://t.co/9rwGeUIonR #SmartCitiesOpen
To fully transform urban communities, the future depends on WiFi 6 and 5G
IT & CIO Trends
Why is #SDN important? @sdxcentral says because it gives network operators new ways to design, build and operate their networks. Read more here https://t.co/PQcMCb7MulOpen
Software-defined networking (SDN) is important because it gives network operators new ways to design, build, and operate their networks.
#ICYMI: eBrief: Innovation Isn’t Waiting for 5G https://t.co/TNwxNC3qO9 #2019 #5g #ebrief #lenovo #sdn #sponsoredOpen
By 2022 5G will handle only 12% of mobile traffic. With attention and investment dollars focused on 5G, the question is are networks prepared for the 88%?
Nokia Hires 350 R&D Experts to Fix #5G Problems | Light Reading https://t.co/OSRIYThxUj via @Light_ReadingOpen
Finnish vendor is under pressure to reduce 5G product costs after choosing expensive components and being let down by a supplier.
Europe Startup News
RT @StartUpEU: #Slush19 is "Brutally honest and radically hands-on". We're building a high-level digital innovation policy side event to discuss the future European startup policy, and we will apply the same principles. Check it out: https://t.co/A4SE0rNz7r https://t.co/BUyni2Cfi3Open
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 ...
RT @MStothard: Venture capitalists are lining up to fund the startups of employees leaving Deep Mind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence research lab. Will this be the shot in the arm the European ecosystem needs? https://t.co/NH4h5tXV0YOpen
Venture capitalists are lining up to fund the startups of employees leaving Deep Mind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence research lab. Will this be the shot in the arm the European ...
It’s a match: innovation policies and matchmaking for investors and #startups at #Slush19 👯♀️ https://t.co/WBNQ1HUVeF https://t.co/2D4I5meFREOpen
It’s a crush: Startup Europe’s innovation policies and matchmaking for investors and startups at Slush
Startup Europe is matchmaking startups and investors at Slush, one of the world’s leading startup events in Helsinki, Finland. Startup Europe, together with Business Finland and Slush will ...