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 @HaroldSinnott: 11 types of #EmergingTech aiming to augment human #cognition @wef via @MikeQuindazzi #AI #IoT #Robotics #FutureOfWork https://t.co/EY9gWhqn1K cc @SpirosMargaris @evankirstel @kkruse @nancyrubin @jblefevre60 @chboursin @Paula_Piccard @DrJDrooghaag @IainLJBrown https://t.co/1gYaxEeiJfOpen
To find out more about the DTI project, visit http://reports.weforum.org/digital-transformation 3Digital Transformation Initiative: Professional Services Industry Contents Foreword 3 ...
CHRO, Unilever: "This is the new social contract of work. Jobs become redundant from time to time but people do not need to. It's possible to create employment for life if we are willing to learn, unlearn and relearn our entire lives." https://t.co/8CyEHsKaWr #futureofwork #AIOpen
Despite significant workplace disruption, human skills, as well as jobs with distinctly human traits, are still in demand.
RT @SageNAmerica: Industry 4.0 will boost your #manufacturing productivity. Click to find out why https://t.co/EvT9LWI8hm https://t.co/E4BOykdEiKOpen
Industry 4.0 allows manufacturers to collect real-time information across the supply chain, from suppliers to users, and analyze this data to improve and optimize your operation, designs, ...
Future of Mobility
RT @CostaSamaras: DOT announced an update to its automated vehicle policy. Quick highlight is that DOT will in the future seek to loosen robocar safety rules when a driver is present, & will seek to reduce public comment on some new robocar regs. https://t.co/cxtdLdcY60Open
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act ADS Automated Driving Systems AI Artificial Intelligence ANPRM Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ATTRI Accessible Transportation Technologies ...
Demystifying digital in the future of mobility and transport
Yeah! @moovel unveils its digital marketplace @InnoTrans. moovel's #marketplace solution enables transit authorities to bundle their #transportation services with other mobility services and integrate them into new pricing models. https://t.co/0nLaVS8jrYOpen
InnoTrans: Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) pioneer moovel unveils digital marketplace for urban mobility ecosystems
The moovel Group unveils its digital marketplace at the transportation technology industry’s leading international trade show, held every two years in Berlin.
Future of Money
#Africa’s #fintech #startups are innovating out of need and global #investors are backing them https://t.co/M3ZxOORBS5 https://t.co/N8CiBXxNdTOpen
African fintech startups remain prominent on investors' radar due to the sheer necessity of the work they do in plugging gaps in local financial services sectors.
BBVA has launched a match-making platform that helps fintech startups get in touch with business units at the Spanish bank that might benefit from their products and services.
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
@pwthornton You mean J schools? Some responsibility, perhaps. But my school leads the News21 consortium, which could be a model for some of what we need. https://t.co/M9X4do20xHOpen
In-depth. Resourceful. The nation’s most talented journalism students come together in News21 to report and produce in-depth, multimedia projects for major national media. News21 shows the ...
What is a “partner manager,” and what does one do in a #journalism organization? https://t.co/2s5KDeYYHDOpen
A partner manager is a crucial part of making cross-newsroom collaborations work.
Chasing leads and herding cats: How journalism’s latest job title — partner manager — works in ProPublica’s newsroom
"In short, we came to think that the collaboration itself was something that needed editing."
Future of Energy
It’s not easy being green, but it can be lucrative: Green energy funds combine stock sleuthing and tree hugging. https://t.co/iaJCRZOHIOOpen
Renewable energy funds can’t shutter a coal plant tomorrow, if that’s your goal, but they can pair profits with a commitment to a green economy.
Green Investment Group Arranged Or Invested £1.6 Billion In Clean Energy In One Year https://t.co/hqMdGvV51p https://t.co/xCmKqrzJnAOpen
Since its acquisition by Australian banking giant Macquarie Group from the UK Government in August of 2017, the Green Investment Group has arranged for or invested £1.6 billion of capital ...
Is Orsted Poised to Become the First Clean Energy Major? https://t.co/2gbF6T9wwh https://t.co/RuuZsgJtIeOpen
Ørsted’s acquisition of U.S. offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind is a milestone in the Danish energy company’s global expansion.
Future of Food
10 Years in Agtech: Ag Innovation Showcase’s Rohit Shukla Shares Thoughts on Future of Food https://t.co/x0lrnCjXM4 https://t.co/TX5P7HEGjhOpen
We grapple with the future of food, now more than ever, writes Rohit Shukla.
ICYMI: Land O’ Lakes Launches Digital ERP Tool to Measure Profitability of Sustainable Farming Practices #Sustainability #agriculture https://t.co/KN0ctPhx0v https://t.co/hVzRoLE1tFOpen
BREAKING: Land O’ Lakes Launches Digital ERP Tool to Measure Profitability of Sustainable Farming Practices
The Truterra Insights Engine quantifies the economic and environmental benefits of certain practices and strategies to enable farmers to identify and select farm management options.
Bayer’s Percy: Agritech is Maturing as Startups Attract Senior Execs and Ag Corps Look to Collaborate https://t.co/hOq0nYh07Q https://t.co/f9UjX97pbkOpen
Bayer’s Percy: Agritech is Maturing as Startups Attract Senior Execs and Ag Corps Look to Collaborate
Adrian Percy is the former head of R&D at Bayer, recently stepping down and becoming the company’s technology ambassador. Ahead of his speaking slot at World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
@itscomplicated @APPG_AI @Wera_Hobhouse @nick_clegg @BVLSingler @halhod @willknight @_KarenHao If someone whines on twitter I give them this https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6 which links to my blog and other resources.Open
Recently we decided it was worth rewriting and publishing the paper properly, so a radically updated version Just an Artifact: Why Machines are Perceived as Moral Agents, appeared in the ...
RT @kcimc: “discrete figures” with @rhizomatiks and @elevenplay, a new dance performance that uses ML to generate human-like movement https://t.co/UIE3sYzPIKOpen
Creating new datasets and exploring new algorithms in the context of the dance performance “discrete figures”
The @guardian wrote an editorial about one of my key talking points "Computers can’t be held responsible for anything. So their owners and programmers must be" https://t.co/Au8BmC7qAy They also linked my blog, though not quite where I say this :-). cc @UniofBathOpen
Editorial: Computers can’t be held responsible for anything. So their owners and programmers must be
Future of Climate
A UN panel is finalizing a key report this week that assesses whether global temperatures can be kept in check to limit the most damaging effects of global warming. Some scientists worry about obstruction from the U.S. and other fossil fuel producers. https://t.co/SepRBK1uNOOpen
Scientists fear potential Trump administration obstruction as top climate change body finalizes a major report of future global warming scenarios and ways to mitigate impacts.
RT @PRI_News: We recognise that #ClimateChange is the highest-priority environmental, social and governance (#ESG) issue facing our signatories today. Find out more about our work on the inevitable response to climate change: https://t.co/qgdLt3jQOT #PRIinPerson #TCFDRecs #GCAS2018Open
The PRI recognises that climate change is the highest-priority environmental, social and governance (ESG) issue facing signatories today. We also appreciate the considerable uncertainties ...
RT @ret_ward: BBC condemned for inviting climate change denier to debate global warming report https://t.co/K2l99P5D11Open
BBC condemned for inviting climate change denier Myron Ebell to debate alarming IPCC global warming report
'Car-crash television, and a waste of time that could have been used addressing the real questions'
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
RT @LG_Cyber: A8: Check out our recent blog “Cybersecurity ABCs: Treat Your Business Like Your Home” providing 4 tips on how to be more secure at home https://t.co/JunA69emzX #CyberAware #ChatSTC https://t.co/zZVru4zFGCOpen
With reports like Facebook’s leak of 50 million user credentials happening on a weekly basis, it can seem as if data breaches, hacking, and ransomware are, October 2, 2018
It’s easier than you think for companies and business leaders to overlook cybersecurity. 🤯 → Here are 6 Overlooked Office #Cybersecurity Risks #CyberAware https://t.co/Iks3FtiLulOpen
It's easier than you think for companies and business leaders to overlook cybersecurity. Here are 6 kinds of cybersecurity risks that are often overlooked.
Roughly 91 of the 229 data breaches submitted to HHS' Office for Civil Rights' breach portal this year are listed as hacking or IT incidents, and another 91 are listed as unauthorized ...
Cars of the Future
Will financial industry, rather than politicians or regulators, require explainable AI for AVs? #AutonomousVehicles https://t.co/9JGa3TsFLNOpen
As society trusts more of its operations to autonomous systems, increasingly companies are making it a requirement that humans can understand how exactly a machine has reached a certain ...
"With AI, we could turn people into instant experts... You don’t have to spend 10,000 hours learning something. Just imagine you could become a world-class doctor in one day." -Sebastian Thrun, computer scientist, Stanford professor, and #WIRED25 Icon https://t.co/HBE7kvhLux https://t.co/DTf01qQhk6Open
The tech luminary shares his lofty ideals.
Japan to pilot one-seater AVs as feeders for transit buses. Seen as way to help large senior population to be less isolated. #AutonomousVehicles https://t.co/9IPjlW2kDyOpen
Self-driving cars to ferry passengers to fuel-cell bus network in Japanese city
Space Tech Essentials
Boeing Invests Satellite Propulsion Startup Accion Systems for Tiny Thrusters https://t.co/yVtL0CMWZN https://t.co/XaTEsNfT1vOpen
Boeing is investing in Accion Systems Inc., a Boston startup focused on scalable electric propulsion technology for satellites.
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Just in: Boeing announces investment in satellite propulsion startup Accion Systems https://t.co/M9KdpAL3j2 https://t.co/lk4yTyv5yoOpen
Boeing: "Accion's scalable technology can help bring game-changing capabilities to satellites, space vehicles and customers."
RT @newspacechicago: Investment Opportunities in Space, or why should I invest in commercial space businesses? https://t.co/wEhagQIjdb https://t.co/0b0vONyCSROpen
What do we mean by “Space” investments? Space is often described as “The Final Frontier,” or “The Great Unknown,” however, Space technology is far better known by engineers, scientists…
6 #TOP100 #SwissStartups are pitching at the exclusive "Good Morning Start-ups" investor breakfast in Lausanne. The event with #TOP100SSU partner @csschweiz is a unique opportunity for the young entrepreneurs to forge connections with investors. https://t.co/rbwlll66eq https://t.co/krjycwl6irOpen
Again and again the young companies featured in the Top 100 Swiss Startup Award have proven, that Switzerland is a fertile ground for innovation and entrepreneurs. The impressive innovation ...
RT @venturelab_ch: Before over 80 investors and VIPs, 5 promising Geneva startups featured in the #TOP100SSU showed their ground-breaking solutions at a TOP 100 event with the @csschweiz Private Investors Club. Meet the presenting startups: https://t.co/XSvBXqr57c https://t.co/VVVTiZDpx3Open
Last week, TOP 100 and Credit Suisse brought five of Geneva’s best startups together for an exclusive meeting to exchange with over 80 investors and VIPs. The startups shared their vision ...
5 #TOP100SSU got into detail with investors at an intimate pitch event in St. Gallen, organized by TOP 100 and @csschweiz. A unique opportunity to forge quality connections with business angels and family offices from the region. https://t.co/F11c0x4Ina https://t.co/FLSigIyVrQOpen
TOP 100 and Credit Suisse invited five of Switzerland's most promising startups for an exclusive pitch session in St. Gallen on Monday, 8. October. In an intimate setting in front of 25 ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
Legal cannabis — threat or opportunity for the alcohol industry? https://t.co/S3A1KdfiL9 https://t.co/SURdYtarHNOpen
Canada is set to become the first of the G20 countries to fully legalise cannabis for recreational use. On On 17 October 2018. The country will join Uruguay, Georgia and nine states in the ...
RT @tomangell: >@MarijuanaMoment newsletter: Utah medical cannabis backers suspend 🗳️ fight after legislative deal reached Michigan oppo on planned protest: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Washington cracks down on marijuana 🍫 Legalization polls: MI 👍 & ND 👎 Legal 🍄 in 🇨🇦? MORE: https://t.co/ViFJgRNOVO https://t.co/kMOPhfp9ZIOpen
Legalization opponents don’t show for promised rally; MA gives final approval for first dispensaries; MI marijuana ballot measure leads big in poll Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @JimMarous: [Just Released] “Humanizing the Digital Banking Experience” https://t.co/4Xvu0vR9PP #banking #finserv #fintech #personalization #digitaltrasformation @bai_info @financialbrand @rshevlin @brettking @leimer https://t.co/pr1wbT7MzHOpen
A global analysis of the state of Artificial Intelligence deployment in banking, covering key functionalities, challenges, future trends and opportunities.
Top digital banking heads to convene at Finextra NextGen Banking Nordics https://t.co/Q1xEA7lIEC #fintechOpen
A strong line-up of C-Suite digital banking heads and innovators from across the Scandinavian fintech scene will gather in Stockholm next month to debate the future of financial services at ...
Technical Debt Might Be Hindering Your Digital Transformation https://t.co/Ixr4QiTWel via @mitsmr #ITStrategy #technicaldebtOpen
Digital decoupling is a key to combating technical debt and unlocking strategic agility.
@botcrypt Bitcoin is a protocol, but the protocol itself is just our best effort at trying to describe what Bitcoin actually is. No one can be sure of the protocol's final form. https://t.co/G7icKPcZQmOpen
Does anyone understand bitcoin? This multifaceted technology is different things to different people, and we should accept that, argues Jameson Lopp.
Hacker-Powered Security Platform @Hacker0x01 Starts Accepting #Bitcoin Payments via BitPay https://t.co/OMOscAeVGR #Security #BugBountyOpen
HackerOne, the first bug bounty platform to accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash from clients around the world, has implemented BitPay.
5G Mobile News
RT @brianmecum: Of course another Verizon first: @Verizon, @Nokia use LTE Advanced technology. Six carrier aggregation. Smoking fast 💨 speeds of 1.45 Gbps. https://t.co/8mcJwvZGTtOpen
Verizon, Nokia and Qualcomm use LTE Advanced technology of six carrier aggregation to reach 1.45 Gbps
Companies achieve 1.45 Gbps on LTE live commercial network using six carrier aggregation.
Want to offer your subscribers the future, today? Speed up your network with Nokia LAA #smallcells. Find out more from our new blogpost by @RitaPallag: https://t.co/GMe4NPnU9AOpen
The anticipation is building. The promise of 5G for many consumers in the know is the ultra-fast speeds they will be able to enjoy. Being able to download a feature film to their smartphone ...
RT @IEEEFutureNtwks: What Is #5G and what will it mean for #EdTech? According to @EdTech_K12, the next #wireless network generation may have big implications for classroom technology integration: https://t.co/xhLjzbyXYa #education #futurenetworks https://t.co/7zcTSaJJWHOpen
The next wireless network generation is on the horizon, and it has big implications for technology integration in the classroom.
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/engP5Z7NFZ https://t.co/LNkBZrgy0COpen
A community for practitioners and researchers in the area of Smart Cities. Join the community at no charge, and get involved.
Think #smartcities are just for the big dogs? Think again: https://t.co/o9VJ40dJm5 @SmartBrief https://t.co/8hUsj45pGeOpen
Big cities aren't the only local governments that can successfully adopt "smart" technology, argues ICMA's chief technology and innovation officer.
IT & CIO Trends
Telia Carrier makes its move into #automation and #SDN https://t.co/13zr0cHH0F @TeliaCompany #SDNWorldCongress #layer123 @TeliaCarrierOpen
International fiber backbone provider Telia Carrier marked its 25th birthday last month by trialing software-defined networking (SDN). It's quite a change from its origins laying cable ...
RT @wil_bielert: RT @Illuminate_Soft: An emerging pathway to #digital organization maturity : https://t.co/3gha0uYz1k via @BCG @antgrasso @MikeQuindazzi @Ronald_vanLoon @holgermu @robertllewellyn @mkrigsman #DigitalTransformation #Industry40 #DigitalTransformation #Da… https://t.co/EPFRcPWDCMOpen
If digital innovations are to take root and thrive, they will need a digitally capable organization to make them work.
RT @EricssonDigital: #5G is happening! Listen to our podcast with Jan Häglund, Head of Portfolio and R&D, and @dez_blanchfield. Jan also reflects on his keynote "Automation of #5G cloud native applications” #SDNWorldCongress #Layer123 @layer123live https://t.co/6muo1cpeK8 #EricssonNFV #NFV #SDN https://t.co/vBz6n6HxokOpen
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 ...