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
What are the skills that will become “must-haves” in the future workplace? https://t.co/fUkGO3UuyT #futureofwork #manufacturingOpen
Job rules and the nature of work are changing in what’s called the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We examine what future manufacturing jobs will be like in the digital era.
RT @MikeQuindazzi: The #futureofwork includes #EmergingTech, new #jobs and #augmented intelligence! >>> @salesforce via @MikeQuindazzi >>> #Automation #AI #MachineLearning #DeepLearning #BigData #Fintech #Insurtech #DataScience #Robotics #HealthTech #Infographic >>> https://t.co/jjqlchc6PD https://t.co/lakTJC4Px9Open
Work is in flux, with artificial intelligence and automation imposing rapid change. Here’s what this technological disruption means for the 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.
Future of Mobility
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 @_SUTP: "Let´s stop being mean to our citizens and deliver them the walkable cities they deserve." by Jim Walker @walketalk 🚶🏽♀️🚶🏽♂️🚶🏼♀️🚶🏿♂️🏙️ How to do that? Discover in our NEW publication iNUA #8 here: https://t.co/F8wnJwx3Nl @Walk21Network @Walk21Bogota @TUMInitiative @giz_gmbh https://t.co/xgz98wCBIEOpen
iNUA #5: Transit Alliances The fifth SUTP iNUA implementation guide focuses on transit alliances as an umbrella for public transport. First edition: 2017 Download here: (Click on the flag ...
RT @_SUTP: #MaaS platforms are a great tool to bundle all the different transport modes and sharing systems in one place to ease #multimodal and #sustainable #urbanmobility - to succeed: stakeholder collaboration is key! Mobility as a Service in your city? iNUA#7 ➡️https://t.co/L3pJPMsgIe https://t.co/2TeEm4hd9eOpen
Facing New Mobility Services and Digitization – Our iNUA #7 on Mobility as a Service is now available!
SUTP participates in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) by publishing a series of Implementation Guides addressed to politicians and practitioners. We are happy to …
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…
These are the 25 most #innovative #FinTech #startups in the #world, according to #KPMG https://t.co/ye3MX6mu0T via @businessinsiderOpen
The 100 fintechs in this year's ranking raised a total of $52 billion — that's almost double the amount raised by those in the previous edition.
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
Today marks the 3rd year of @NewsMatch and the campaign has only become more urgent. The number of nonprofit news organizations participating in the campaign jumped by more than 40% since last year. https://t.co/WjJAl1zdZc /2Open
NewsMatch opens with more than $3 million in matching support for nonprofit newsrooms across the U.S.
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RT @madalinacrc: 📢 The deadline to apply for an Engaged Journalism Accelerator grant is in 1 month! Your European news org can get between €35-€50k to develop strategy, new revenue streams, improve product dev, all with a focus on community-driven journalism 👇 https://t.co/vidxvJFAoO https://t.co/CzBHy4vXs9Open
We're helping to build a diverse information ecosystem by funding emerging, community-driven news organisations The Engaged Journalism Accelerator is committed to creating more resilient ...
RT @jimschachter: OK, back to figuring out the future of journalism. I'm joining @JuliasTMI @MarysDesk and @BrianStelter on a panel Thursday at @TheNewSchool on how audio - that thing we do here @WNYC! - is changing the world of news. Free RSVP: https://t.co/WWIzMN329SOpen
From "Today Explained" to "The Gist" to "The News" to "Still Processing," distributing the news has become much more innovative and bite-sized. Hear from journalists at BuzzFeed News, ...
Future of Energy
ICYMI - Climate action and 100% clean energy are breakout midterm issues https://t.co/rsailfjfM5Open
This election cycle, Democratic candidates running for office at all levels of government are making bold action on climate and clean energy a central campaign issue by running vocal ads on ...
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
Agritech's Silicon Valley and the future of food #SiliconValley #futurefood https://t.co/krEi0f90lo https://t.co/TWlWIAvVnxOpen
By altering the colour of lights in his indoor grow-room, Leo Marcelis can change the smell, taste and even the vitamin content of his tomatoes.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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 ...
RT @FarmAfrica: [email protected]’s online debate “what role will technology play in the future of #FoodSecurity & farming?” is about to start! Tune in to hear @FarmAfrica's @AnMbatia draw upon her experience of working with smallholders. Join in to have your say: https://t.co/WPngErE3nW #SciDevDebate https://t.co/APrMIOYCNuOpen
World hunger is on the rise. Today, over 820 million people are undernourished, and the number is growing, with conflict and climate change exacerbating food insecurity and crises around ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
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 @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
Theopolis Monk: Envisioning a Future of A.I. Public Service https://t.co/hrizbWVgrW very nice! #aiethics #moralphilosophy by @drscotthawleyOpen
Game Theory has been used to model and inform both individual and collective decision-making and is important enough to merit political science courses dedicated to its application.79 One ...
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
RT @UJ_Desai: Bitdefender Labs Launches Election Security Central to Track Cybersecurity and Information Warfare on Voters https://t.co/jmNoDJHGVVOpen
Bitdefender Labs Launches Election Security Central to Track Cybersecurity and Information Warfare on Voters
SANTA CLARA, California and BUCHAREST, Romania, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity company protecting over 500 million...
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
Time running out for autonomous car bill sought by automakers https://t.co/hySCfaBEyT https://t.co/qUWSornU4gOpen
A push on Capitol Hill to speed development of self-driving vehicles may not cross the finish line in time for this Congress — casting doubt on the future of unusually bipartisan ...
VW may sideline Audi, link with rivals in new 10-year plan, report says https://t.co/aTATgEUNnZ https://t.co/qe08JRZOtBOpen
Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess will outline a 10-year plan on Nov. 16 to slash research costs by working with rivals, a step which would sideline Audi as the group's leading development ...
Space Tech Essentials
Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources acquired by blockchain firm https://t.co/LxaswYug4a https://t.co/opozWTe6YPOpen
Planetary Resources, once a high-flying company backed by billionaires with aspirations to mine asteroids, was acquired by a blockchain company Oct. 31.
Asteroid Mining Company Planetary Resources Acquired by Blockchain Firm https://t.co/M2RO90lc5U https://t.co/MM29fzTcoDOpen
Planetary Resources Inc., once a high-flying company backed by billionaires with aspirations to mine asteroids, only to later suffer funding problems, has been acquired by a blockchain ...
Planetary Resources Pivots Again: From Asteroid Mining to Block Chain https://t.co/1Vuqb8NfS0 via @spacecomOpen
NEW YORK (ConsenSys PR) — Blockchain venture production studio ConsenSys, Inc. has acquired the pioneering space company Planetary Resources, Inc. through an asset-purchase ...
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 ...
Credit Suisse and TOP 100 connecting entrepreneurs and investors at breakfast: Six startups nominated in the TOP 100 were invited to pitch in front of nearly 50 high-profile investors @venturelab_ch https://t.co/XVkuMwF7n6 https://t.co/28Nr3giOcjOpen
On October 8th, Credit Suisse and TOP 100 hosted a special breakfast to connect startups and investors in Lausanne. Six startups nominated in the TOP 100 were invited to pitch in front of ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
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 @MERRYJANE: Weekly Weed News Roundup: States Gear Up to Vote on Legal Cannabis Next Tuesday https://t.co/lZG8aSGMTx https://t.co/4bJuTEsIGAOpen
Four U.S. states may legalize recreational or medical marijuana during this year's midterm elections.
RT @highergtv: WATCH "Profiles in Legal Cannabis" on @MJChannelOne and @MJHeadlineNews! @davidrheins @MJBAnet @MichaelStusser @YouTube https://t.co/s0oZBtGAO0Open
Higher Ground TV editor Michael Stusser interviews MJBA's David Rheins, as part of the Profiles in Legal Cannabis series. #MJChannelOne: Turn On. Tune In. Ca...
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 @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.
Good article about the historical/macro context by Garrick Hileman: “The Bitcoin White Paper's Birth Date Should Give Us All a Scare” https://t.co/rTtXrHc9mE via @CoinDeskOpen
Knowing Satoshi, Halloween was no coincidence.
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.
5G Mobile News
5G Americas says #Security is a critical success factor for #5G - Find out more on https://t.co/Bb3E6uWSi0 #Networks #MIoT #3GPP #Wireless https://t.co/379AhVv6ioOpen
- 5G Americas Report Details the Innovative Evolution of Security in 5G - BELLEVUE, Wash. – October 31, 2018 – 5G is not just about faster, bigger or better. …
#5G Americas Report Details the Innovative Evolution of Security in #5G → https://t.co/V0fFRw1RT1 https://t.co/pljsXxJHgVOpen
5G Americas Report Details the Innovative Evolution of Security in 5G BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 5G is not just about faster, bigger or better. It’s about enabling a ...
China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom have all signed deals with Nokia to improve their mobile and fixed networks in preparation for 5G.
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/6TaQN1Fv5D https://t.co/dasTxx3hgZOpen
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
Internet of things R&D projects missed out on £10m of government funding - delays caused chiefly by changes in project ownership meant the government’s #IoT UK Research and Innovation Programme failed to use a quarter of its budget between 2015-2018: https://t.co/caUhXW2lF4Open
A series of delays and disruption caused chiefly by changes in project ownership meant the government’s IoT UK Research and Innovation Programme failed to use a quarter of its allocated ...
@TungstenFabric Launches Open Lab to Drive Edge-cloud Ecosystem Growth - https://t.co/0U7Ss7q9Pb #GoogleAlertsOpen
SYS-CON Media, NJ, a leading technology and computing media company on breaking news in the Cloud.
Gartner's Top 10 IoT Technologies and Trends Through 2023 #kubernetes #vmware #iot https://t.co/baLmUNk7mYOpen
Gartner lists the top 10 strategic IoT technologies and trends through 2023, and why VMware is acquiring Heptio and going all in for Kubernetes.