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 @JannaQ: #OurDIgitalFuture: Interested in the "AI and the Future of Humans" report @PewInternet director Lee Rainie mentioned on the AI panel? Check it out online here: https://t.co/MQUGaJnlHa and here https://t.co/XSaOTaCKKy https://t.co/QxiSXdfnPUOpen
The most encouraging uses of AI will be in early warning of terror activities, incipient diseases and environmental threats and in improvements in decision-making.” Yvette Wohn, director of ...
Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, ...
6 #AI concerns working in the #CustomerService function >>> @PwC_IN via @MikeQuindazzi >>> #CX #EmergingTech #EmergingMarkets #India #Chatbots #DeepLearning #MachineLearning >>> https://t.co/dKsNPaiAhn #CustServ #cctr https://t.co/XxgnLctp9POpen
Advance artificial intelligence for growth: Leveraging AI and robotics for India’s economic transformation
Some of the leading use cases of advanced analytics, AI and robotics in manufacturing include: • Robust demand forecasting based on critical demand drivers; improved decision making through ...
Future of Mobility
Has Ridehailing been a good addition to the transport network? Have a read at this article and tell us what you think. https://t.co/DQOTSPQs0U https://t.co/VWm7vYbAlsOpen
After complaints were made by San Francisco-based taxi operators, ‘UberCab’ became what it is today and was renamed to simply ‘Uber.‘ After estimating demand that was more similar to a ...
RT @d2twelve: Elevating the #Future of #Mobility to ultimately create a more integrated transportation system that is faster, cheaper, cleaner, and safer than today’s with 🔘 Passenger Drones 🔘 Flying Cars @DeloitteStratOp RT @WSWMUC #AirTaxi #DigitalTransformation https://t.co/27U2H2CRjx https://t.co/XyuuqCTj4eOpen
While flying cars may sound as if they belong to science fiction, technology seems to have brought them closer to reality—potentially helping to create a faster, cheaper, cleaner, safer, ...
Future of Money
Ten hot fintech startups from India to keep a close eye.
RT @jaypalter: #Wealthtech Trends to Watch in 2019 https://t.co/0lr3tXfgi0 w/ @psb_dc @CraigIskowitz @cgledhill @LexSokolin @MichaelKitces @newrulesinvest @RichThinkingB @vsoloINSART @JoshBook10 @williamtrout @BillWinterberg @darrenxduffy @helene_wpli @TheRudinGroup @Jeff_Marsden via @xtiva https://t.co/s38VMTelTsOpen
What is the most important wealthtech trend that the wealth management and advisory industry should pay attention to in 2019? Here's what the experts say.
$BNS $RY $TD - Disruption Is Creating Opportunity In Canadian Banking https://t.co/MzvrVqRwU8 https://t.co/BKqoRciBJL #fintech #banking #finserv #investing #inOpen
In a world of constant disruption, if you are not going forward, you are going backwards. Canadian banks are focusing on the highest growth parts of their busin
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
Q&A with Ezra Klein and Kara Swisher on the future of journalism, the decline of scoops and how Twitter has made journalists dumber, meaner, and more reactive (@heyheyesj / Recode) https://t.co/tEPiFpyrJT https://t.co/CGCCzY4Lx0Open
Klein says Twitter has made journalists dumber, meaner and more reactive.
RT @knightfdn: Did you know? Each @NewsMatch organization is eligible to receive a total of $25,000 in matching funds for small-dollar donations from individuals up to $1,000. https://t.co/1R3x4LoukD #NewsMatchOpen
NewsMatch opens with more than $3 million in matching support for nonprofit newsrooms across the U.S.
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The annual @NiemanLab predictions for 2019 is out and is filled with intriguing, exciting, depressing possibilities. Love this section every year. https://t.co/7Wo5XWnXfPOpen
To close out 2016, we asked some of the smartest people we know to predict what 2017 will bring for the future of journalism. Here’s what they had to say.
The boundaries of journalism — and who gets to make it, consume it, and criticize it — are expanding Reporters and editors from prominent news organizations waded through the challenges ...
Future of Energy
Bravo @GovInslee! Governor lays out bold agenda to decarbonize Washington, including commitment to carbon-neutral electricity sector by 2030 & "100% clean electricity" by 2045. Joins Cali. & @xcelenergy in ambitious commitment to carbon-free electricity.👏 https://t.co/24IfBKpASIOpen
Clean electricity, clean buildings and clean transportation: Inslee plan would launch comprehensive clean energy transition and significantly drive down emissions
Gov. Jay Inslee was joined today by Democratic legislators and climate action supporters to unveil a plan that would launch a dramatic…
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 ...
Sustainable Energy System | Hardly affected by plant closures, divestment, extreme weather or emission constraints, fossil fuels are expected to continue dominating the energy supply. https://t.co/YHBGRyy1VR https://t.co/VAnty02ScFOpen
Rather, US carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas have surpassed those from burning coal. Although utilities are progressing toward emission goals in the Clean Power Plan, the ...
Future of Food
Passage of the farm bill is a rite of Congress that often borders on the arcane. But this year’s version signals how American farming is gradually embracing a vision beyond the industrial model. https://t.co/DeOQywxRoCOpen
Passage of the farm bill is a rite of Congress that often borders on the arcane. But this year’s version signals how American farming is gradually embracing a vision beyond the industrial ...
SF // @thefuturemkt is hiring Brand Ambassadors for the Winter Fancy Food Show in January https://t.co/bEwHHfdQsg #foodtech #foodjobOpen
The Future Market is seeking brand ambassadors for a pop-up exhibit installation during the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco on January 13, 14, and 15, 2019 at the Moscone Center. ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @stanfordnlp: “Language is the ultimate frontier of AI research because you can express any thought or idea in language,” @yshoham said. “It’s as rich as human thinking.” In article on @indexingai Artificial Intelligence report. #nlproc https://t.co/l5kuL5lcFFOpen
A Stanford-led survey of trends in artificial intelligence finds advances in working with human languages, global reach
The group's report helps investors and governmental agencies and provides updates for people whose lives will be affected by new developments in AI.
Compiling machine learning programs via high-level tracing JAX paper presented at SysML 2018: https://t.co/40TQt3cyld https://t.co/ymIlRBbKWKOpen
RT @odbmsorg: “I‘m not worried about robots deciding to kill people, I’m worried about politicians deciding robots should kill people.” -- Oren Etzioni (CEO Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence). https://t.co/mJAMcQhBkK #AI #Ethics #ArtificialIntelligence #machines #people #politiciansOpen
“We have a profound ethical responsibility to design systems that have a positive impact on society, obey the law, and adhere to our highest ethical standards.”–Oren Etzioni. On the impact ...
Future of Climate
Sad but true: Trump and his apologists are piling "unimaginable debt and environmental chaos" on future generations, writes Andrew Sullivan. That's not conservative. https://t.co/FTycfWBjtx via @intelligencer #climateOpen
Republicans are out of arguments, and the Earth is out of time.
“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 ...
RT @FAO: Climate change is threatening our ability to ensure global food security, eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development. Check out @FAO's work on climate change to achieve #ZeroHunger: https://t.co/ZsdZPhLX7Y #COP24 https://t.co/TMyc4NNEsPOpen
Climate change threatens our ability to ensure global food security, eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from human activity and livestock ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
Iasiello_E: State-sponsored espionage and sabotage to shape 15 cybersecurity threats to beware in 2019 https://t.co/37swtbZQpSOpen
The rise in state-sponsored cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure will continue its upward trajectory during 2019, according to a cyber threat intelligence firm that also forecasts that ...
Report Sheds Light on Massive #Ransomware Problem via @kim_crawley https://t.co/8g8x2J2QHd #SamSam #malware #security #infosec #cybersecurity https://t.co/fMbHA4g0ejOpen
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 ...
Cars of the Future
Self Driving Car Video Reveals the Tantalizing Closeness of Autonomous Cars https://t.co/3GILreJ8mR @inversedotcom #SelfDrivingCars #AutonomousVehicles #autonomousOpen
Smartphones could be the key to unlock self-driving cars.
Are Self-Driving Cars The Future of Transportation? [Infographic] https://t.co/WTMxxSZfW1 @InterestingEngi #SelfDrivingCars #AutonomousVehiclesOpen
Self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles are on their way. Major car makers and startups alike are racing to develop this exciting technology and change the way we experience cities ...
Women can, in some cases, pay thousands of dollars more than men in a year just to get from A to B. https://t.co/xU26ZxollJOpen
Tesla, GM, and Nissan want to restore the fading tax credit for EVs; Waymo is almost ready to go; the Mustang gets electrified; and more car news.
Space Tech Essentials
Through the institute, Arizona State University, Lockheed Martin and GEOshare are pioneering a new way to fund deep-space missions that help us better understand not only our universe, but ...
RT @augustbradley: New on MIND & MACHINE: #Asteroid #Astronomer turned space entrepreneur @JLGalache — Co-Founder & CTO at @AtenEngineering, a space mining company. Topics: #AsteroidMining + human settlement of #Space + #SpaceEconomy Podcast: https://t.co/Z08RJEtcUk YT: https://t.co/Ec4ObCmMPMOpen
Asteroid Mining & Interplanetary Economies with J.L. Galache, CTO of Asteroid Mining Company Aten Engineering
Weekly interview show with people at the forefront of transformational technologies. Exploring emerging technologies, futurist ideas and the sociological, moral and philosophical impact of ...
RT @NASAWatch: NASA's Administrator Uses Technology Better Than The Space Industry Does https://t.co/KGGkA5oOTd @JimBridenstine @USchamber #spacelaunch18 https://t.co/mm220UPRo7Open
But there was an exception to this cloistered event: NASA Administrator Bridenstine had someone on his staff stream his keynote speech live via their cellphone. The quality was often ...
RT @MSEurope: Did you know that @MSFTScaleUp supports a batch of up to 10 startups with offering solutions to the challenges of digitazation? Read the story of one of the participating startups @Bestmile from our third batch. 👇🏼 https://t.co/6bZHW7daRZOpen
The Microsoft ScaleUp program is designed for Series A startups and offers access to sales, marketing and technical support. Eligible startups partake in the immersive program at one of ...
Swiss Startups : new analyzes, without real surprise … https://t.co/NVLX3nrvyI https://t.co/XLbHApJ6dZOpen
Create a stock option scheme that is open to as many startups and employees as possible, offering favourable treatment in terms of regulation and taxation. Allow startups to issue stock ...
Check out the journey of the #VentureLeaders China (@venturelab_ch) on @RadioTeleSuisse) >> https://t.co/XrfdXiHltv ... and if you prefer to read, you can do so in our blog >> https://t.co/KnOGlykk23 https://t.co/XvdYQh6U5SOpen
A resounding success for the 5th edition of Venture Leaders China: Swiss Deep Tech leaves a lasting impression on China
By Quentin Gigon, Junior Project Manager - Innovation & Entrepreneurship For the past few years, China has seen its economy grow at a fast-paced rhythm with a keen interest towards ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
MJardin Group Granted #Cannabis Cultivation License by Health Canada for Nova Scotia Facility https://t.co/svrk7lzJuw via @invest420 #money #invest https://t.co/kjdQOnbcXzOpen
DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or the “Company”) (CSE:MJAR), a leader in cannabis management, is pleased to announce that the recently opened cultivation and ...
Four years after #Uruguay became the first nation in the world to legalize recreational #cannabis, officials announced that a call for applications to grow nonmedical marijuana for commercial purposes will go out Feb. 11, 2019. https://t.co/c0kGF9RP2UOpen
Four years after Uruguay became the first nation in the world to legalize recreational cannabis, officials announced that a call for applications to grow nonmedical marijuana for commercial ...
There will be no household limit on number of legal cannabis plants https://t.co/h3GjVVKNeR via @canberratimesOpen
While individuals will be able to legally cultivate four plants when Michael Pettersson's cannabis bill passes, there is no limit on the total number of plants per household.
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @sbmeunier: The Greatest Risk to Banking is Not Technology #banking #fintech #finserv #DigitalTransformation #disruption @Strategyfintech MT @JimMarous ➡️https://t.co/BfKNtG9PA1 https://t.co/EYQOiS2pw0Open
The biggest threat to banks and credit unions remains difficult to address because it is so deeply ingrained in most institutions' culture.
RT @JimMarous: The Future Of Banking: Fintech Or Techfin? My newest contribution via @forbes https://t.co/BeZHfyHh4c #banking #fintech #finserv #TechTrends #DigitalDisruptionOpen
While traditional banking institutions are beginning to embrace the potential of collaboration with fintech firms, big tech organizations like Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple in the U.S. ...
The future of banking and owning the customer #fintech https://t.co/yWuiu4I0Gy https://t.co/1CvV8Yd7ugOpen
Dr. Markos Zachariadis, associate professor of Information Systems Management and Innovation at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, and fintech research fellow at CDI in ...
RT @SpirosMargaris: How #blockchain is bringing #staffing #innovation https://t.co/oBDlwKspwm #fintech #futureofwork @eastwoodgary @thenextweb https://t.co/PvqJk75oIiOpen
Blockchain technology is rapidly spreading into every available corner in the market, leading many business owners and managers to encounter it for the first time recently. While many have ...
@cane_jean A moderate sized increase made lots of mathematical sense, eg. see https://t.co/V4hEHKaJQtOpen
A new study from researchers at Cornell found that the bitcoin blocksize could currently scale up to 4MB without affecting decentralization.
5G Mobile News
RT @nokia: We signed €250 million financing with @nib to support our #5G research and development in Europe as the era of 5G begins. Read more: https://t.co/WLw6odsVzy https://t.co/aiKpEZzq8oOpen
In order to realize the service continuity between the newly-built 5G Core and the existing EPC, operators need to upgrade the existing network equipment to support necessary inter-working interfaces, to identify the 5G terminal. https://t.co/iLj4u3JaPK @ZTEPressOpen
Direct deployment of the 5G core network can maximally meet service demands and will not cause unnecessary investment waste, so it is the preferred solution
#SnapdragonSummit @Qualcomm chief brands #5G a moving target as company revealed broad backing from #Chinese #smartphone makers for #Snapdragon855 @cristianoamon https://t.co/GQpVjK9waA https://t.co/eXo2ef9w4KOpen
LIVE FROM QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON TECH SUMMIT 2018, MAUI: Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon (pictured) highlighted the ...
And, as you prepare for our next webinar, check out our last webinar! In it Coral Gables, Florida IT Director, Raimundo Rodulfo shares what they have done to turn their city into a #SmartCity! Check out the recorded #webinar to learn more: https://t.co/mK7lXE8WPu https://t.co/HO7ehzNYumOpen
Smart Cities Webinar
#ICYMI: @IEEESmartCities recently launched a newsletter that will be used to advance state of the art technologies for global #smartcites. To learn more, check out our press release: https://t.co/mjAneEZqoA https://t.co/0aiN2ekjYQOpen
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, ...
IT & CIO Trends
The future of #MooresLaw 1. #CPU processing #tasks 2. #GPU tackling #graphics + 10x performance jump over CPU 3. #TPU computing #AI + 10x performance jump over GPU @EU_Commission via @MikeQuindazzi >>> #Megatrends #EmergingTech >>> https://t.co/Iz4m560gbH https://t.co/fCNOwF62ipOpen
AI Artificial Intelligence AMD Advanced Micro Devices AMECO Annual Macro-Economic Database ARM Advanced RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) Machine ASC Advisory Scientific Committee ...
Streaming Data, Machine Learning, Streaming Analytics — #VoltDB enables the top big data trends for 2019 https://t.co/DdaVPweL8yOpen
Big data is no longer a buzzword; it seems to have comfortably crossed the threshold of early adopters. The following post emphasizes on how big data can morph the shape of business in the ...
Europe Startup News
Porto Innovation Hub – The Porto Innovation Hub creates opportunities for local citizens to get involved with the city’s local innovation ecosystem through events, workshops, info sessions, ...
SILICON VALLEY: Here is the most comprehensive guide to the SV Startup Ecosystem ever created, a list of 400+ startup orgs & resources for entrepreneurs: https://t.co/mngsZAph9j #SiliconValley #EcosystemCanvas #FIworldwide @RadivisionTV @siliconbeat @silicontap @simulationshow https://t.co/S94h0dsqpmOpen
Pittsburgh is truly a GREAT place to build a startup, but most of the early-stage entrepreneurs we speak to are not aware of the local resources that are availa
Super excited to welcome @Mattereum cofounder @rob_knight to speak on #smartcontracts + present the project at our 13/12 event looking at #blockchain in the #enterprise. Watch his cofounder @leashless speaking to @mikebutcher at #TCDisrupt in this vid - https://t.co/Yq8I5XKQv5 https://t.co/n4U5n9EbeJOpen
Last year, $7 billion followed into ICOs. Combined with 2018, the cryptocurrency-based funding mechanism is estimated to account for $20 billion. ICOs threatened to disrupt venture capital ...