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 @DeepLearn007: A Good Summary: Artificial Intelligence Use Cases #AI #MachineLearning #DeepLearning #BigData #Fintech #Insurtech #Marketing #Datascience #ML #DL #Robotics #HealthTech #IoT #tech https://t.co/XgKthQ4VEI https://t.co/VcSloiJs5tOpen
A look at some of the biggest and best Artificial Intelligence use cases, with an eye toward portraying the competitive advantage of AI.
RT @IanLJones98: What are The 11 EmergingTech components of the #Industry40 framework? https://t.co/qEZGiiWIPZ #DataAnalytics #DL #BigData #IIoT #AI #DataScience #IoT #ML #Analytics #DigitalTransformation #EmergingTech By @PwC via @MikeQuindazz cc @guzmand @helene_wpli @alvinfoo @antgrasso https://t.co/VT2rwLaFtAOpen
in cost and efficiency gains US$907 bn in annual digital investments 2 2016 Global Industry 4.0 Survey Contents 04 06 What we mean by Industry 4.0 Introduction 26 27 Map out your Industry ...
21% of enterprises lack confidence in their skills and talent required for #4IR and #EmergingTechnologies. Link >> https://t.co/qtAUwY6gYf @MikeQuindazzi @Barclays via @antgrasso #AI #Robotics #Drones #Blockchain #RPA #VR #AR #IoT #BigData #DataScience #digitaltransformation https://t.co/ls5944KHiUOpen
Intelligent manufacturing: an industrial revolution for the digital age Contents 3 Executive summary 6 From Third to Fourth Industrial Revolution 9 Two alternative futures 12 ...
Future of Mobility
RT @MaaS_Alliance: moovel: Mobility-as-a-Service pioneer has five million users https://t.co/0QrirWhqYa lähteestä @mooveldeOpen
moovel Group products are used by five million people. The Daimler subsidiary is a Mobility-as-a-Service pioneer.
Don't forget to join our webinar beginning at 8:00am PST today #mobility #urbanmobility #mobilityasaservice https://t.co/bE9sRJPd2mOpen
Event starts: Thursday, August 16, 2018 04:00 PM Europe/London
A new @lyft program in Chicago offers people $550 a month to ditch their personal car and use Lyft Line, @DivvyBikes #bikeshare, @Zipcar #carshare, & @cta #transit https://t.co/DTNUX02t89 https://t.co/ivi276MfzqOpen
But there’s a catch
Future of Money
RT @InsurTECH_Book: Check our #Insurtechbook website, all of our co-authors are listed with their bios and links with chapter headings https://t.co/HnqBOkjWmm #Insurtech #Insurance #Ondemand #IoT #Blockchain #Trends https://t.co/Cekdnr5OC8Open
Sabine L. B. VanderLinden is the CEO and Managing Director of Startupbootcamp InsurTech, Europe’s leading early-stage and independent accelerator for insurance technology start-ups, ...
RT @sbcFinTech: #FintechRadar of #Mexico is now available! There are more than 300 #startups #Fintech in the country and it is (again) the 2nd most important FinTech ecosystem in #LatAm, by @finnovista https://t.co/0JPZfezQlTOpen
Mexico exceeds the barrier of 300 Fintech startups and reinforces its position as the second most important Fintech ecosystem in Latin America
In only 12 months, 125 new Fintech startups have been born in Mexico, strengthening its position as one of the main Fintech ecosystems in the region of Latin America, driven mainly by the ...
RT @JimMarous: Retail Banking is Being Displaced, Diminished and Disintermediated. https://t.co/8Z0wnZ2nKM #banking #fintech #innovation @FinancialBrand https://t.co/h4SCQnLX1mOpen
Are banks prepared to compete with the increasing threat from digital financial start-ups?
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
Future of News & Journalism
RT @cwarzel: Here is Alex Jones (as we speak) doing exactly what experts like @noUpside told me propagandists would do: use the simple existence of audio/video manipulation tech to cast doubt/disorient/muddle reality https://t.co/bKAITWHQQF https://t.co/LTjHlpQ3lQOpen
"What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?"
RT @blandinla: Finding @theinformation interesting but got me thinking about the rise of subscription journalism and the importance of "free" & #FreePress. Interesting data from @AmPress https://t.co/5mVms8OCej https://t.co/ofztOLZuP6Open
New research finds slightly more than half of all U.S. adults subscribe to news in some form — and roughly half of those to a newspaper.
Alan Rusbridger is one of the modern editorial greats of the British Press. His time at the Guardian was unique and ground-breaking. For starters, it exposed phone-hacking, published ...
Future of Energy
RT @AdobeNews: We’re proud to be one of the 140+ companies committed to 100% clean energy as members of #RE100. Get involved, via @ClimateGroup: https://t.co/LqYnNMG7U2 #StepUp2018 https://t.co/DLv0STYVvkOpen
States, regions, cities and businesses in new call to action on the transition to clean energy
Arizona's politics over renewable energy have always been contentious. As the state considers adding new targets, this year is no different. https://t.co/Cv61MEJQSROpen
Arizona's politics over renewable energy have always been contentious. As the state considers adding new targets, this year is no different. There are two proposals to increase Arizona’s ...
Great news - renewable energy procurement by US corporates has hit an all-time-high record in 2018. #RE100 #EV100 @theRE100 https://t.co/CRA36X9vuYOpen
The Rocky Mountain Institute's Business Renewables Center recently reported US corporate renewable energy procurement achieved a new record in 2018, with 3.57 gigawatts of announced clean ...
Future of Food
Lack of rain has reduced potato crop yields to a third of what they usually are.
RT @HowGoodRatings: An interview with Patrick Holden, a biodynamic agriculturalist: 'Dishonest Pricing Schemes Perpetuate Harmful Farming Systems'. #knowyourfood via @foodtank https://t.co/k81mieX50Y https://t.co/Hyjn30StRSOpen
Discussions on organic food, valuing sustainability, and local diets with Patrick Holden of the Sustainable Food Trust.
Rising food costs and the threat of climate change signal an increasingly vulnerable global food system. Sub-Saharan Africa holds a possible solution, write @OneAcreFund's @HansonSteph and @WMcFerron. https://t.co/h7hXiHBez4Open
Thanks to several years of increasing world supplies, concern has understandably receded with time.
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @mims: Some advocates of deep learning/AI say it will soon master all simple human mental tasks. But what if we've barely scratched the surface of what human intelligence is capable of, and engineers have decades of learning and biomimicry yet to come? https://t.co/EVmTgLHaf2Open
The biggest breakthrough in AI, deep learning, has hit a wall, and a debate is raging about how to get to the next level.
RT @TEDMED: "I believe that doctors who partner with artificial intelligence as a decision-making aid will see their healing powers expand more than they have in a hundred years." - @greg_corrado, co-founder of Google Brain | #TEDMED 2017 @GoogleAI https://t.co/2z4FlYNM49Open
<span style="font-size:12px;">Greg Corrado, Co-founder of Google Brain and Principal Scientist on Google's A.I. Healthcare team, has spent the last decade at the forefront ...
RT @vdignum: These examples are not bugs, the algorithms are doing exactly what they were programmed to do. The bug is on us: focus on the expected result not on the purpose. #kingMidas #AI #MachineLearning #AIethics When Bots Teach Themselves to Cheat https://t.co/iES3O7b4gz via @WIREDOpen
Even with logical parameters, AI programs can develop shortcuts and workarounds that humans didn’t think to deem off-limits.
Future of Climate
@campbell_haynes @chrislhayes Here's more on that magical moment at @CasinaPioIV in 2014, when Walter Munk offered his view of what is required to get humanity through this century with the fewest regrets: Long: https://t.co/hJqaI0jM9s Short: https://t.co/GPNYGmRHwrOpen
In 2003, after several years of trying, I made that North Pole trip, spending three days with scientists camped on the drifting sea ice near the North Pole, studying the shifting ocean ...
We are holding the president accountable for what he says. Follow along as we set the record straight on #TrumpLies 🤥 https://t.co/PDw2KUgXwJOpen
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.
@heyjohnryan My interest is Jon Keeley's work, and the solid argument that politicians are shirking duties if invoking climate change & not factors that can be addressed on near-term time scales (Why? The https://t.co/IQZBC8ejnx issue.) I saw the @lisamkrieger story via Maue tweet. I RT'ed.Open
[Excuse shaky video; shot mainly for note taking; but interesting points!] Two veteran environmental economists at MIT, John Reilly (left) and Henry "Jake" J...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
When fiction is stranger than reality: 5 novels with hacking plot holes that need to be patched https://t.co/fpqebUWFTU #reading #cybersecurity https://t.co/m5HTdiaDRWOpen
Not all novels featuring hacking are created equal — with some containing more holes than others.
Will #Blockchain Improve Financial #Cybersecurity? https://t.co/VDV5sZQArs #infosec #security #fintech https://t.co/PDirUmiYhjOpen
Blockchain is a technology that can keep records of transactions secure. Financial services companies are counting on blockchain technology to help secure the financial sector. But how, ...
Iasiello_E: Is the hype around AI deceiving cybersecurity professionals? https://t.co/SsulhfOQj3Open
AI hype in the cybersecurity industry could be doing more harm than good, according to a global report from Eset.
Cars of the Future
Ridesharing is changing the way people around the world build their cities, design their cars, and choose to get around. As people choose shared rides, automakers will design their cars to ...
Autonomous vehicles won't only kill jobs. They will create them, too https://t.co/4JObntaB9o @CNBC #AutonomousVehicles #SelfDrivingCarsOpen
New technology often sparks fear over the jobs that could be eliminated.
Space Tech Essentials
RT @NASA_APPEL: Now Available On Demand! At a recent Virtual #PM Challenge, we went to @NASA_Johnson to interview @MarkKirasich, Program Manager for @NASA_Orion, to discuss managing a large project, as well as the future of #space exploration. Learn more: https://t.co/LeGm4iGslu https://t.co/f4KNWIVLgHOpen
Mark Kirasich, Program Manager for NASA Orion, discusses how Orion supports NASA’s deep space exploration agenda. Credit: NASA The program manager of Orion discusses the project’s ...
RT @richardbranson: The future of our children is important and so is the future of the planet – so I couldn’t be prouder that Galactic Unite is investing in that future https://t.co/lRo6AHNOsF @VirginGalactic https://t.co/RB6EK5mAQ2Open
Maja is a former top tennis pro on the WTA circuit and also heads up Galactic Unite – the brainchild of Virgin Galactic’s Future Astronauts, conceived back in 2010 over dinner on ...
The Moon Camp Challenge is a new interdisciplinary school project run by @ESA__Education and @AirbusFdn that invites students, aged 8 to 19, to team up and design their own base on the Moon, a 'Moon Camp'. Starts in October. Details: https://t.co/3sJXh0MQ9m https://t.co/VWrJpMwyzJOpen
The Moon Camp Challenge is a new interdisciplinary school project that invites students, aged 8 to 19, to team up and design their own human base on the Moon, a ‘Moon Camp’. The project ...
RT @OZWEGames: VOTE for the panels 👉🏻 Help us bring these fantastic Swiss Ideas to SXSW in Austin 2019!!! https://t.co/NfE5nwbcRB @swissnexSanFrancisco @swissnexBoston @ProHelvetia. @CERN @ETH_en @CtrlMovie @Sundanceorg @NASA @UofT #vote #Swiss #ideas #Austin2019 #thefutureOpen
Mónica Bello, Head of [email protected], CERN Ruth Jarman, Artist, Semiconductor Joe Gerhardt, Artist, Semiconductor How Gramazio & Kohler Build the Future Gramazio Kohler Research is pioneering ...
Brazil to welcome ten Swiss #sciencepreneurs. #AITBrazilCamp @swissnexBrazil @StartupHSG https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/PfzFPNhnve https://t.co/pBZSJBhtTSOpen
Ten Swiss sciencepreneurs from various industries are selected for the AIT Brazil program. They will travel to Brazil to acquire skills and knowledge to facilitate the transformation of ...
RT @startuptickerCH: First Swiss Pavilion at CES. Apply now for a startup package with a particular attractive price and present your new product to 180'000 industry professionals. Deadline: 31 August https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/I4R6DbEtu1 https://t.co/W9MW7VfToFOpen
For the first time Swiss start-ups have the opportunity to present their new products at a Swiss Pavilion next January. For the first time a Swiss Pavilion is planned for the next CES ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
#Throwback to when our South African correspondents @DaggaCouple / @FieldsOfGreenFA went for a first-hand look in the small country Lesotho: the first African country to legalise cannabis cultivation. Sounds great, but here's the reality: https://t.co/rrmlJ0XekQ #tbt #mmj #mmotOpen
Fields Of Green for All, a Johannesburg legalisation non profit, took a road trip down into Lesotho for Cannabis News Network for the real story behind 'Afri...
The cannabis industry has been booming with a massive amount of propensity toward the future for some time now, but several companies have come to light with large market caps and even ...
#Zimbabwe lifted its strict jail penalties on #cannabis in the early days of May 2018. Does this mean that the country is near to making a decision on cannabis #legalization? https://t.co/2eS5458XuYOpen
Learn about the main aspects of cannabis legalization in Zimbabwe. As the world accepts weed, many more countries are becoming softer on legalizing weed.
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @JimMarous: [Hey, NYC Followers] Join me for a roundtable dinner where I will be discussing how to prepare for the future of #banking. Register today to learn more: https://t.co/9nPJMAfq9A #NewYorkBankers #banking #fintech #finserv #DigitalTransformation @currentbyge https://t.co/0tjKHCwjtVOpen
Roundtable Dinner Embrace Change, Accept Risk and Transform Yourself With the massive changes in consumer expectations, delivery channels and digital technologies, you can no longer use ...
RT @FintechVN: Digital Banking Sees Prosperous Future in Vietnam https://t.co/C9Pflu2BoI #digitalbanking #fintech #banking #payments #startups #wecash https://t.co/m53A7l478vOpen
Digital Bank: In Vietnam, digital banking solutions are appreciated for their convenience and time savings, and while the growth is real and strong, there is still plenty of opportunities.
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.
A massive security vulnerability was found in Bitcoin Cash that, if exploited, would have crippled its blockchain with a bad block.
We're hiring! The Research #Intern role will support our flagship #StateOfBlockchain report. #jobs https://t.co/baV4emybGR https://t.co/83StpCd4zwOpen
CoinDesk is seeking paid full-time time interns to support our growing team. This position is based in New York City and is available for fall 2018.…
5G Mobile News
@gsacom Latest #5G report cited by @AndroidAuth and @rcrwirelessnews https://t.co/fbzy3trNJm and https://t.co/urup2Ngd1W https://t.co/4y73qelOfMOpen
According to a GSA report, most of the world's 5G spectrum won't be in mmWave, it will be based on existing mid and low band technologies.
Do you know the 10 new terms that will help define the future of #5G? Don't miss our new 5G Glossary of Terms eBook. https://t.co/5NBhT5Xmow https://t.co/PIuBze4FCvOpen
5G is coming, and with it a host of new terms and acronyms. We try to make sense of it all with definitions for the ones that matter most for the future of 5G network architectures.
RT @3g4gUK: NGMN Publish white paper on C-V2X. 8 V2X use cases were chosen to reflect the 3 ITS application types: Road safety, Traffic management & efficiency and Infotainment - https://t.co/JdWegSOoig via @NGMN_Alliance @5GAA_official #V2V #V2I #V2P #I2V #V2N2V #N2V https://t.co/GVFvzVWz45Open
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What makes a city smart? Water, health, mobility, energy, waste, and food & agriculture. Get involved in the @IEEESmartCities Technical Community today to help move the world toward #smartcities: https://t.co/QvxMIga2AJ https://t.co/2jFKTtqTT6Open
A community for practitioners and researchers in the area of Smart Cities. Join the community at no charge, and get involved.
Check out this #smartcities resource from @timesofindia: https://t.co/pIqlU5IxXv https://t.co/bTq7MLeWEwOpen
Check out the latest news on smart cities governance, health, education, energy and transportation with facts & figures and infographics on Times of India
We should go beyond the #data when building #smartcities: https://t.co/hk6bk41B6H @ForbesMEEnglish https://t.co/3kfjUFtlVqOpen
Middle East governments are stepping up investments into smart cities in an effort to enhance efficiency, citizen services and sustainability. We can see the impact of this investment when ...
IT & CIO Trends
RT @evankirstel: #BigData Trends You Should Know About in 2018 [Infographic] https://t.co/rcdw6uSQva [by @jrivard via @ThinkPureB2B] #IoT #AI #Analytics #QuantumComputing #Chatbots @ipfconline1 https://t.co/6DsA59pg3FOpen
Big Data has been integral to the advancement of various industries. These trends will help show you which data-driven marketing strategies to keep or cut.
Ericsson has announced that it will increase its investments in research and development and product introduction of 5G network equipment in the United
RT @OracleStartup: 📢 We are SUPER Thrilled to work with these 18 Amazing and Innovative #startups from India #OracleStartup @Oracle_India https://t.co/w7ieo0dWJNOpen
Eighteen avant-garde companies join Oracle’s global startup ecosystem