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
Unlocking Data-Driven Intelligence And Innovation Through AI https://t.co/d1YCgLKniI @SAPLeonardo https://t.co/AS8NxLpNVGOpen
Learn how companies are successfully using artificial intelligence and how to take advantage of these new capabilities.
@AdrianWakeling shares 3 strong #futureofwork themes that emerged from the @acasorguk conference are: pay and #productivity, fear and fairness, and automation and algorithms. https://t.co/08tHd2iezVOpen
Adrian Wakeling, Senior Policy Advisor at Acas, offers an insight into a recent Acas conference on what shapes the future of work, drawing on themes such as pay and productivity and ...
Future of Mobility
RT @BorisKarsch: Let's push the gas pedal on MaaS and “Improve the customer experience by presenting the transportation network as an integrated system”. https://t.co/CUQjCsqK4K https://t.co/T5EJxtwvfxOpen
MaaS has the potential to transform cities, but first, we need a new paradigm for how we are using it.
RT @tverstrepen: Moovel Shows Digital Marketplace for Mobility as a Service https://t.co/Hy6rkk9ZwIOpen
Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) pioneer moovel (sic) will be showcasing the latest products to help cities with mobility is at this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress, which is being held ...
RT @Bridget_Burdett: @motnz produces its pretty ‘Public Transport 2045’ paper. My question to Richard Cross at #TKC2018: “The word autonomous appears in this report 48 times. The words ‘disabled’ and ‘disability’ appear zero times. Any comment?” “No.” 🤨 https://t.co/dFEoEAkNA6Open
Fully automated vehicles (% of fleet) Rail Buses Cars Ferries 0 0 0 0 Other Bus, train, ferry Private car or van Total travel in cities (annual km by vehicles) 2km trips: Most common modes ...
Future of Money
In case you've missed it, here are the 10 most attractive #FinTech startups that attended #WebSummit (according to meeting requests). #InsurTech https://t.co/o1MaK3j0pmOpen
Some of the world’s most influential companies have joined us at Web Summit at the beginning of their startup journey. Over the years…
RT @UWCoMotion: #Fintech #startups: Win space & membership at the @BECU FinTech Incubator at #CoMotionLabs @ Startup Hall near @UW campus. Learn more/apply: https://t.co/KGcYRMlVmu @Tomgroenfeldt @ainsleyoc @LizLum @copernicc @BrettKing @Chris_Skinner @jpnicols @davidbrear @netbanker Plz RT https://t.co/cpoUy17G2WOpen
BECU, Washington’s largest community credit union, and CoMotion, the University of Washington’s collaborative innovation hub, recently announced a partnership to create a fintech hub in the ...
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
From me, 8+ years ago. “Data, diffusion, impact: Five big questions the Wikileaks story raises about the future of journalism.” https://t.co/RRAlg5GzmjOpen
Data, diffusion, impact: Five big questions the Wikileaks story raises about the future of journalism
Whenever big news breaks that's both (a) exciting and (b) relevant to the stuff I research, I put myself through a little mental exercise. I pretend I have an army of invisible Ph.D. ...
RT @PabloBochon: Remaking the News addresses "different methods, theoretical frameworks, disciplinary approaches, and epistemological foundations is a remarkable achievement in an era of increasing disciplinary specialization" writes @AngeleChristin in https://t.co/BUmgw1aGlW @Chanders @mitpressOpen
Remaking the News: Essays on the Future of Journalism Scholarship in the Digital Age, edited by Pablo J. Boczkowski and C. W. Anderson. In this turbulent period, Remaking the News: Essays ...
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Future of Energy
RT @SierraClubCO: Great story from @CBSDenver's @CBS4Shaun on the momentum toward 100% clean energy in Colorado. According to clean energy experts, 100% renewable energy could come BEFORE 2040. Nine Colorado cities are already #Readyfor100! https://t.co/ZULZ8MlwME #COleg #COGovOpen
One week after Coloradans elected a governor who promises all-renewable energy statewide by 2040, clean energy experts say it could happen even sooner.
RT @Jenny_Chu_: #Saving energy is a no brainer...shares #EP100 member @GodrejGroup at @ClimateGroup workshop today in Mumbai. For more info on their journey to become an energy smart company please read our white paper here: https://t.co/0KLkXmpPYkOpen
Energy Productivity EP Godrej Industries Limited & Associate Companies GILAC Internet of Things IoT Artificial Intelligence AI Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC Gross Domestic ...
Whoa! The Portland Clean Energy Initiative is going to pass! Taxes big box retailers to put up clean energy in poor neighborhoods. A win on many counts! Thanks to all who organized! @350_PDX https://t.co/UmcnZ4YPLQOpen
Portland’s Clean Energy Initiative, Measure 26-201, looks strong after initial results.
Future of Food
More on #vertical #farming: How can we scale up this new #innovation? Find out: https://t.co/Pyd7Y1D9Lx #agriculture #technologyOpen
Indoor, LED-lit growing operations produce food without soil or sunlight — but they’re expensive to set up
Bay Area friends, join @CUESA for The Future of Food: Subversive Economies at @ferry_building on 11/19. Hear from @mandelagrocery @TheSELC @corrina_gould & @urbantitlth about using creative economic models to subvert conventional capitalist systems: https://t.co/Q4XIgXI3Pi https://t.co/l4SzhJNNw6Open
The true meaning of the word economy is “the management of home.” It refers to how we manage labor, culture, livelihoods, and land. Our relationship with economics offers us an opportunity ...
Interesting to read how @myiWilife is working to protect the ocean and build a new future for plant-based farming: https://t.co/tlArkJpIoN @OceanUnite #ReadByRichard https://t.co/lDHktG0d9AOpen
Plant-based nutrition is a global and growing movement, with millions of people worldwide now adhering to a vegetarian or vegan diet. Regardless of the motivation, the stakes for the ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
How to find ICLR reviewers. Desperate times call for desperate means... according to https://t.co/GaWELSyQni https://t.co/JZxraE30oLOpen
By Zachary C. Lipton* & Jacob Steinhardt* *equal authorship 1 Introduction Collectively, machine learning (ML) researchers are engaged in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about ...
RT @NicolasPapernot: Very excited to share that the program for our #ProtestNIPS 2018 workshop on Security in ML #SecML2018 is now finalized and the list of accepted papers has been posted on the website: https://t.co/rgZRZ4m3lvOpen
NIPS 2018 Workshop on Security in Machine Learning
RT @KayFButterfield: Starting your career in AI and ethics and governance and policy? We are looking for someonelike you! Please take time to see if you would be a good fit for this role in San Francisco https://t.co/X8bUrEyLF9Open
Future of Climate
By 2030 the investment potential of #climateaction will be a given. How will this impact markets? See forecasts in this @IFTF and @CIF_Action report: https://t.co/8g1VMUkbeV https://t.co/9qAV0DyiSSOpen
“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/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.
This report focuses on how Americans (registered voters) across the political spectrum–Democrats, Independents, and Republicans and liberals, moderates, and conservatives–view global ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
One of the toughest challenges AI faces is related to cybersecurity. This article discusses the role of AI in the unseen world of cybernetic crime.
Why AI Raises Your Risk of Cybercrime – And What to do About It https://t.co/E7NfkAIx7w via @CISOForum’s CISO JournalOpen
The robots are coming. It has become conventional wisdom that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) will increasingly determine our lives going into the future. By 2020, ...
In #NewsBites: Wordpress is fixing flaws in a compliance plug-in for the European Union’s GDPR. @johullrich notes some irony, and examines what led to the vulnerability in the first place. Catch his Editor’s Note at https://t.co/Npwr4bafGiOpen
Computer security training, certification and free resources. We specialize in computer/network security, digital forensics, application security and IT audit.
Cars of the Future
GM, Honda are betting Cruise founder Kyle Vogt can lead the autonomous car pack https://t.co/JFjZNcf0Fk @USATODAY #SelfDrivingCars #AutonomousVehiclesOpen
For Cruise CEO Kyle Vogt, the crazier the city the better the self-driving car
Bosch, Daimler team up to deploy autonomous Mercedes-Benz S-Classes in San Jose https://t.co/4mwkG5EqlIOpen
In 1986, when Bosch and Daimler joined an autonomous car research project, the technology seemed overly futuristic. The two partners now see the light at the end of the tunnel, and they're ...
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/E8CpD1s369Open
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
RT @SpaceAngels: 5 things we need to conquer to accelerate space exploration | Great write-up by Space Angels member @CarolPinchefsky for @HPE following @TheEconomist Space Summit #EconSpace @EconomistEvents https://t.co/NTnUMjKe5tOpen
Sure, everyone wants to see Planet Earth in the rear-view mirror. But we won’t achieve that goal until we first cover these particular bases. @Enterprisenxt
A Decade of Commercial Space Travel — What's Next? https://t.co/kDkjrbxqvQ https://t.co/YC1KzcPkWNOpen
In many industries, a decade is barely enough time to cause dramatic change unless something disruptive comes along – a new technology, business model or service design. The space industry ...
ODYSSEUS Space Wins the https://t.co/Hjb8VGS3C4 Challenge in ESA Space Exploration Masters Competition https://t.co/VilGQC6VE3 via @spacecomOpen
BILBOA, SPAIN (Luxembourg Space Agency PR) — ODYSSEUS Space is the winner of the SpaceResources.lu challenge of the European Sprace Agency (ESA) Space Exploration Masters competition that ...
Technology Transfer and the startup journey of Moritz Lechner of million-dollar quote company @sensirion were at the center of #SUChamps @EPFL. Read up on the startup-soirée in our report. https://t.co/yKAWt75kbG #SwissStartups https://t.co/7FF12uWyNBOpen
This week, EPFL through its Innogrants program and Venturelab hosted a unique event on campus for anyone interested in the Swiss startup scene, innovation and entrepreneurship. Reuniting ...
Swiss startup wins global cleantech competition #cleantech #deeplearning #renewables https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/ORguZNGrJI https://t.co/8Pr4I1z2s5Open
After a two-week acceleration program in Lisbon, SAMAWATT has won the EDP Open Innovation Award 2018. The EDP open innovation jury awarded SAMAWATT a cash prize of €50,000. SAMAWATT helps ...
Swiss startup ambrpay wins CV Competition and USD 100,000 cash prize #cryptocurrency https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/C3zYgGwimL https://t.co/devvFpaMNPOpen
The blockchain startup ambrpay has won the first prize of the CV Competition for Finance, the premier gathering of the blockchain community in Crypto Valley. Hauri conceived a new idea this ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
Plug & Play Grow Opps Make Cannabis Cultivation Easy for Canadians https://t.co/jxtDffcQ7r https://t.co/ypOhUpIJ4UOpen
City Grow offers Canadians personal cultivation spaces, multi-tenant "cannabis condos," and off-site farms aimed at making cannabis cultivation easier than ever.
Legal cannabis got more votes than these politicians (Newsletter: Nov. 9, 2018) https://t.co/NZsocxawP9 via @MarijuanaMoment https://t.co/QJ6RHcXdnwOpen
Fed prosecutors react to Michigan legalization; Marijuana reform supporting Republicans lose reelection; Lesser-known cannabis ballot measures Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s ...
RT @highergtv: In "Profiles in Legal Cannabis," journalist @MichaelStusser interviews the leaders in the fastest growing industry in the nation. @MJHeadlineNews @MJChannelOne https://t.co/JCGyHDXV7NOpen
Higher Ground's Michael Stusser interviews Cannabis Attorney adn Legal Pot Retailer Myles Kahn for "Profiles In Legal Cannabis." Michael Stusser, Higher Grou...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @FinancialBrand: Conversations Will Shape The Future of #Banking. https://t.co/8oZt3dz6fn @JimMarous @BankingInsights https://t.co/EzU8PrIEjnOpen
Chatbots, AI and voice technologies will redefine digital interactions in the banking industry, increasing engagement rates by improving the consumer experience.
RT @JimMarous: The Future of Banking Extends Beyond Financial Services https://t.co/JMEBxrDL3R #banking #fintech #finserv #OpenBanking #APIs @DeepLearn007 @annairrera @andi_staub @cgledhill @SpirosMargaris @ipfconline1 @FinancialBrand @guzmand @Xbond49 https://t.co/ARrbCmhiOlOpen
The banking ecosystem of the future will include far more than just financial services, using data, analytics and digital technology to make consumer's lives easier.
RT @FrankJSchwab: Future of Finance I Frank Schwab I Future of Banking I SingularityU Czec... https://t.co/HVkRqPMyON via @YouTubeOpen
"Is future of financial services in partnering? Many online businesses open their API to others. IT redefines banking. Traditional banking will die.“ Frank S...
Adam Back describes the four main features of the Bitcoin network: https://t.co/MdqEZZLAio https://t.co/EZDzVMiKjiOpen
There are minor differences between the variant of the hashcash mining function used for X-Hashcash mail stamps and the one in bitcoin: a) hashash difficulty can only double or halve, ...
Blockchain-based cancer research forms part of Austrian government blockchain support https://t.co/GQkHTgvJVROpen
Austria says it wishes to “highlight” blockchain during its upcoming E.U. presidency after announcing support for blockchain-based cancer research.
If we are going to say "Be your own bank," we must also be prepared to teach people about risk calculation and management. #Bitcoin #security https://t.co/V4aos93K1FOpen
In this talk, Andreas reflects on the audacity of "be your own bank," but also the difficulties we will face in translating what that means to people who sti...
5G Mobile News
China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom have all signed deals with Nokia to improve their mobile and fixed networks in preparation for 5G.
RT @3g4gUK: 5G is in the eye of the beholder: Is NB-IoT really qualified to be called 5G? - https://t.co/gJg1VV7YtC - summary of the discussion below #UK5G https://t.co/wdTLR7AQFCOpen
Is NB-IoT really qualified to be called 5G? Some industry stakeholders think so, which set off a new round of discussion on Twitter last weekend as several leading industry analysts and ...
PARTNER CONTENT #5G commercial deployment is approaching: We are ready! https://t.co/ySYCkMZQpv #HWMBBF @HuaweiWireless #Huawei https://t.co/s0fVPSdi6MOpen
PARTNER CONTENT: 2018 is a pivotal year in the development of 5G. The industry has ...
If you've considered joining the @IEEESmartCities Technical Community but weren't exactly sure what we do, check out the below image for more information! Then, hop on over here: https://t.co/M7TybUoJEZ and join our community. #smartcities https://t.co/mJ5ZGCp165Open
A community for practitioners and researchers in the area of Smart Cities. Join the community at no charge, and get involved.
Back in August, we got to hear all about Coral Gables, Florida and what they have done to turn their city into a #SmartCity from their Director of Information Technology, Raimundo Rodulfo! Check out the recorded #webinar to learn more: https://t.co/Pw2GgR9NrD @CityCoralGables https://t.co/XEm4pmaxwiOpen
Smart Cities Webinar
IT & CIO Trends
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/uqTyXc50wh https://t.co/5wxFBqDQMdOpen
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 ...
@TungstenFabric Launches Open Lab to Drive Edge-cloud Ecosystem Growth - https://t.co/0U7Ss7q9Pb #GoogleAlertsOpen
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