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/OVK0RzB78sOpen
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 ...
RT @IanKnowlson: Future of Work Takeover #futureofwork #futureofrecruitment #HR @DynamiteOD @TrippBraden @ThinkSimplicity @rezoomo_com @kevingreenwnc https://t.co/zxfsqtldET via @Exchange_HROpen
The future of work is taking over the way people do their jobs, including HR professionals. What does the takeover look like and how does human resources adapt to the new changes in order ...
RT @tarynoesch: What does the #FourthIndustrialRevolution mean for #leadership and #leadershipdevelopment? #leadershiptraining @TrainingIndustr @Deloitte @DeloitteTalent @tomgriffiths @honehq @YumiAliceKimura https://t.co/Pe4LW8quIWOpen
What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for the people who lead organizations – and for the people who train them to do so?
Future of Mobility
RT @GA_DC: Learn how innovation and technology are putting the industry at a turning point. Ryan Croft, CoFounder @TransitScreen pioneers of real-time transportation arrival data, will be in the https://t.co/s1ykXpqKz3 RSVP: https://t.co/Gv6ZpcuX2n #TransportationTechies @MobilityLabTeam https://t.co/Hgi3W90Y0eOpen
Tech & The Future of Self-Driving Vehicles panel discussion.
RT @CIVITAS_EU: The city of Antwerp (Belgium) 🇧🇪 is a forerunner in establishing a Mobility as a Service (MaaS) offer. But how is it creating a marketplace for MaaS? Read about the steps #CIVITAS_PORTIS city is taking to do so 👀 https://t.co/3ay7R0bBr4 https://t.co/Jd4uoOe64UOpen
Multimodality is set to play an important role in the future of many European cities, including Antwerp (Belgium). By encouraging users to combine different travel modes and reducing ...
Ready for the next chapter 👉#Mobility-as-a Service pioneer #moovel serving 6.5 million people, plus 69% 🚀 #MaaS https://t.co/SbuFxxjOhROpen
Increase of moovel growth rate
Future of Money
"if angels and #VCs are looking for businesses with potential to #disrupt their chosen markets, then #Fintech companies that challenge the big institutions fit the bill admirably" https://t.co/r244cUbwWh vía @Forbes by @TrevorClawson cc @WestFourOpen
Fintech Investment topped $31bn in 2018 and according to U.K.-based mergers and acquisitions specialist, Hampleton Partners, much of the money is going not to consumer-facing plays but to ...
10 of the Top Funded #Fintech Startups in #Thailand 🇹🇭 https://t.co/Nog2qFoIoS https://t.co/dQvBXONwYHOpen
The top funded fintech startups in Thailand include 2C2P, Deep Pocket, Jitta, Omise, Rabbit Finance, Claim Di, Bitkub and Money Table.
What Happened to Fintech Singapore’s Previous Pick of Hottest Fintech Startups? https://t.co/uWLhIUEmgx by @fintechsinOpen
In 2016, we published a list of what we thought were Singapore's top 30 fintech startups at the time. Now, three years later, we look at what these startups have become and what they've ...
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 @Brizzyc: "as a black journalist, our tradition is different b/c we were journalists who were writing in a country who was opposed to our very existence. So we could never just simply quote-unquote report straight news." https://t.co/6ceUEdG2Zg Must read for j students by @nhannahjonesOpen
"What’s important is to say how and why does it happen, and that then helps us explain America to itself because the experience of black people is the ex...
Great to see NewsMatch bringing in $7.6 million last year, up 58% since last year's campaign. Great numbers all around, and shows just how much people are supporting local nonprofit newsrooms. https://t.co/YjcnQbUW49Open
Journalism matters. Donate and we'll double your impact.
RT @risj_oxford: The UK govt's #Cairncross Review into the future of #journalism, published today, refers to Reuters Institute research throughout the text & footnotes. Review recommendations include an innovation fund, tax relief & funding for localjournalism Thread 1/5 https://t.co/wEbKuf0EbLOpen
Tables available upon request at http:// www.digitalnewsreport.org/survey/2018/resources-2018/ [accessed 06/02/19] 23 Ofcom Broadcasting Code, January 2019 - ...
Future of Energy
Let Them Speak! Why The Solutions Project Is Funding Renewable Energy Innovation Led By Women & People Of Color | #CleanTechnica Exclusive https://t.co/PEv4ATeiEu https://t.co/C82eIhJRg5Open
Let Them Speak! Why The Solutions Project Is Funding Renewable Energy Innovation Led By Women & People Of Color | #CleanTechnica Exclusive
How frequently do you see women and people of color cited by media as leading the renewable energy charge
Do you know someone who's interested in learning more about global renewable energy investments? Here's a guide: https://t.co/bc0hzxvTbMOpen
Global investment in renewable energy varies from year to year, depending on the policies of major energy markets, but it is generally on an upward trend.
Future of Food
Instead of neat rows of monoculture, forest gardens combine fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennial vegetables together in one seemingly wild setting. https://t.co/YV052GnbZQOpen
Michael Crawford's forest garden is abundant, diverse, edible, and might be one answer to the future of food systems.
Big Food companies like Danone, Kashi & Land O'Lakes are investing in programs to help farmers transition to #organic. Is it green-washing or is real change a possibility? https://t.co/eXPvOR5CyP via @GreenBizOpen
More companies are exploring new finance mechanisms and other efforts to benefit farmers in search of change.
EXCLUSIVE: Founder of Agtech’s First Unicorn David Friedberg Reveals Investment Portfolio of The Production Board https://t.co/meysJt69Qs https://t.co/5jfJJEm0VzOpen
EXCLUSIVE: Founder of Agtech’s First Unicorn David Friedberg Reveals Investment Portfolio of The Production Board
You may have seen The Production Board crop up on a few agrifood tech investments, but there's little publicly-available information, until now.
Future of AI & Machine Learning
Despite the fact I'm keynoting this at the end of the month: https://t.co/40l4Xf1sie I hadn't noticed this page of @coe #aiethics resources before just now: https://t.co/Z9I6aCJNhCOpen
Welcome to Council's of Europe Artificial Intelligence website
RT @csilviavr: Still one week left to submit to the #ICLR2019 Safe Machine Learning workshop! https://t.co/hWDPnWzFz9Open
Specification, Robustness and Assurance Room R6, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. The ultimate goal of ML research should be to have a positive impact on society and the ...
RT @bperry_tweets: https://t.co/41vo9RDCxV Interesting except from @MFordFuture book #ArchitectsOfIntelligence - @Etzioni talks about their project #Mosiac which is aimed at building common sense technology #deeplearning #ai https://t.co/f2g0J54kcmOpen
Artificial intelligence is rapidly transitioning from the realm of science fiction to the reality of our daily lives. Our devices understand what we say, speak to us, and translate between ...
Future of Climate
RT @CIF_Action: “Solastalgia” describes the wistfulness one feels about terrains and sites lost to #climate change. Our recent analysis predicts this will be an increasingly powerful driver of global and community-level change: https://t.co/Qz7c2FdK58 https://t.co/WRpuXiZ0W3Open
“We need to revisit the narrative and adjust the way we present the prospect of climate action,” said Mafalda Duarte, head of the Climate Investment Funds, at the launch of the report on ...
Lie: Trump is backing up his environmental agenda with facts. Reality: He has told flat-out lies about the environment. https://t.co/M9xmpn0ekcOpen
We are not holding our breath that President Trump will start backing up his administration’s environmental agenda with scientific facts. But we are holding him accountable for what he says.
A large majority of U.S. voters support renewable energy targets for utilities – even if it would raise their bills: https://t.co/q3S7I8X3zE https://t.co/UiVzeFCEYGOpen
How do Republican, Democratic, and Independent voters view global warming, personal and collective action, and climate policies?
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
Senseon raises $6.4M to tackle cybersecurity threats with an AI ‘triangulation’ approach https://t.co/aMFyJPtWte by @ingridlundenOpen
Darktrace helped pave the way for using artificial intelligence to combat malicious hacking and enterprise security breaches. Now a new UK startup founded by an ex-Darktrace executive has ...
RT @Cisco: Cisco and @CybersecuritySF launch the first ever cybersecurity almanac. 🔒 This is just one of many statistics. Check out the entire report here ➡️ https://t.co/EniofXTlv1 https://t.co/APEmMorwTROpen
Published by Cisco and Cybersecurity Ventures
When fiction is stranger than reality: 5 novels with hacking plot holes that need to be patched https://t.co/fpqebVehiu #reading #CyberSecurity #infosec https://t.co/tGTqV80Rd6Open
Not all novels featuring hacking are created equal — with some containing more holes than others.
Cars of the Future
Apple’s Autonomous Car Apparently Only Works For Almost a Mile at a Time https://t.co/yyRyjowQTA @Jalopnik #SelfDrivingCars #Apple #autonommousOpen
GM and Apple are struggling to realize their autonomous dreams, Nissan and Renault are still figuring out their relationship, Volkswagen is slowly but surely rolling out its ride-sharing ...
Tesla vs. Self-Driving Competition — New MIT Video https://t.co/OBDNLPrNnv @cleantechnica #SelfDrivingCars #autonomous #TeslaOpen
Autonomous driving technology promises to unleash sweeping changes on our society. However (perhaps fortunately), it’s likely to be some time before self-driving cars become frequent sights ...
Accelerating the internet with AI-based media compression https://t.co/JitYybNJU3 #paid @NvidiaAI https://t.co/vrTGMqpaNBOpen
Bandwidth has a knack for being late to the party. Back when the internet was still a research project at ...
Space Tech Essentials
NASA Deputy Administrator James Morhard channeled President John F. Kennedy in a pitch designed to please space industry executives.
RT @RAeSTimR: TONIGHT! Free #space lecture, RAeS HQ, 14 Feb, 'Europe at the Space Frontier – ESA’s Vision for Space Exploration' - David Parker FRAeS, Director of Human Spaceflight & Robotic Exploration, European Space Agency @ESA https://t.co/f5DM8qmOn4 https://t.co/3IbqB2m8t7Open
This Space Group lecture will be presented by David Parker FRAeS, Director of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration, European Space Agency.
RT @alusardi: Amazon launches AWS Ground Station and how it would turn earth observation industry on its head https://t.co/WkISQS6BnT di @geoworldmediaOpen
What initially began with ridesharing of small satellite payloads has now taken a gigantic leap in the form of AWS (Amazon Web Services) ground station, thus pioneering another new trend ...
RT @venturelab_ch: #Funding: Credit Suisse invests in Swiss #drone-maker @Fotokite_ to support growth & job creation https://t.co/8bEAMTmwz1 #VLeadersTech #TagderUnternehmer #TOP100SSU https://t.co/Friyhhq3BlOpen
Perspective Robotics AG, which makes the Fotokite tethered drones for photographers and firefighters, won investment from Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital Ltd to support its growth and ...
Swiss startup @veritystudios leaves 1 billion #CCTV viewers worldwide in utter astonishment during the live broadcast of the CCTV New Year's Gala show in China. https://t.co/jTTCK1ck7I | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/xm2PLEtMOX https://t.co/RublyHALC5Open
This year, the event featured 88 Verity Studio drones, flying above 70 dancers and famous singers. Broadcasted live on CCTV channels, the show left some 1 billion viewers across the globe ...
Join @EPFL_en and other leading Swiss higher education institutions at our 9th annual Swiss Sciences Night #SwissSciences Sign up at: https://t.co/pfcVLzIz71 https://t.co/0LFdM4MMkzOpen
Swiss Sciences Night 2019 @ MIT Media Lab Have you ever considered studying or working in Switzerland? For a small country with roughly the population of New York City and the size of ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
RT @MJBizDaily: Colorado’s legal marijuana market hit a milestone at the end of 2018, going over $6 billion in combined recreational and medical sales since the adult-use market launched on New Year’s Day in 2014. https://t.co/VNC29xyVozOpen
Colorado's legal marijuana market hit a milestone at the end of 2018, going over $6 billion in combined recreational and medical sales since the adult-use market launched on New Year's Day ...
Four months after recreational cannabis sales became legal in Canada, stores are running out of the product. One expert says it could take five years to get back on track.
That's a lot of weed.
Digital Transformation in Banking
The Future of Banking Requires Balancing Old and New https://t.co/hLBDXnltJm by @manishmadhvani #bankingOpen
Over recent years, fewer customers are popping into bank branches, and more are logging onto mobile banking apps. Innovative start-ups, offering alternative banking models are on the rise, ...
The key to improving customer experiences is adding the ‘human touch’ https://t.co/2xIcxLle34 #banking #fintech #finserv #CX #digitalbakingreport https://t.co/CMLcCfrwc6Open
A global analysis of the state of Artificial Intelligence deployment in banking, covering key functionalities, challenges, future trends and opportunities.
What Bitcoin Did Ep 73 is available now! @PeterMcCormack sits down with @billbarhydt to discuss ABRA's new stock and ETF #trading product, #bitcoin and the relevance of a free market. #blockchain #crypto #podcast https://t.co/qhlyLqkdNSOpen
“Abra uses Bitcoin tech to basically build the foundations for what really will be a global bank.” — Bill Barhydt Interview location: Skype Interview date: Friday 8th Feb, 2019 Company: ...
“It doesn't matter how many times you're right and how many times you're wrong; it only matters how much you make when you're right and how much you lose when you're wrong.” — @CatherRoss talks to @BKBrianKelly https://t.co/pFMVPyl86UOpen
CNBC’s Brian Kelly outlook on crypto in 2019, Bitcoin ETF in 2020, and inevitable recession.
I think I can count one of last year's top predictions as spot on now (belatedly) given @ProfFaustus has confirmed he is Satoshi. https://t.co/CGJMl8Ld6sOpen
My first marriage ended in October 2010. It had been rocky for a time before that. I mentioned in my last post how I worked doing forensic…
5G Mobile News
Realizing your scalable and #latency aware #5G network end-to-end: @nokia 5G Acceleration Services. https://t.co/5CIsd9174A #MWC19Open
Nokia 5G acceleration services help our customers develop a unique tailored plan for their business, network and operational transformation and to aid their network evolution towards 5G.
GSA fast fact: 180 commercial VoLTE networks in 87 countries and a total of 248 operators investing in #VoLTE in 112 countries https://t.co/z4F9eyd7G3 https://t.co/EAu9tYd1WCOpen
Evolution-LTE-5G GSA is reporting there are now 871 operators investing in LTE with 201 operators in 83 countries investing in 5G
#Dallas to launch smart cities incubator via @smartcitiesdive and @Jason_Plautz: https://t.co/n9UhMOJkGu #smartcities https://t.co/dxflZz1pCZOpen
The Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator in the city's West End neighborhood will support early-stage companies and highlight the work already underway.
FREE Membership - Smart Cities Technical Community. Engage in discussion, raise awareness and bring together technology, government and society to assist and guide municipalities to help offer citizens a high quality of life: https://t.co/Wr48esBD3T https://t.co/gGHpNz867HOpen
A community for practitioners and researchers in the area of Smart Cities. Join the community at no charge, and get involved.
IT & CIO Trends
ONF's fifth reference design, COMAC, targets 5G deployments https://t.co/iufCu4uXF5 https://t.co/8GX4eVmJV1Open
Pulling together its work over the last eight years with CORD, SDN and cloud, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) today announced its fifth reference design: Converged Multi-Access and ...
Check out: Software-Defined and Cloud-Native Foundations for 5G Networks https://t.co/uFA6CZY5Tu #2019 #5g #analysis #cloud #containers #edgecomputing #interdigital #networkvirtualization #nfv #researchbrief #sdn #sponsoredOpen
In the research brief, "Software-Defined and Cloud-Native Foundations for 5G Networks", AvidThink examines the importance of SBA.
How #APIs Are Enabling Innovation In #Retail @doerrfeldbill @nordicapis https://t.co/GZQLwzStjK #retailtechOpen
We talk Progressive Web Apps with Peter Sheldon from Adobe Magento, and consider how APIs can be used in retail and online commerce.
Europe Startup News
The inconvenient truth of venture capital investment data - Blog | Dealroom https://t.co/7RNbMuL5MG #vcOpen
Mark Suster is asking “why the hell has seed financing declined so much in the past 3 years?” in a post that’s receiving much attention. Fred Wilson followed up with “The Seed Slump“. ...
Ex-Google CFO opens up a venture capital office in London with $600m fund https://t.co/XdHAgZOMlnOpen
Former Google chief financial officer Patrick Pichette will lead a venture capital (VC) office in London with Canadian firm Inovia Capital.