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

On Jan 9, 2020
@dhinchcliffe shared
7 Trends Shaping The #futureofwork https://t.co/5mhmiHv4aF 91% of organizations are not ready for that future, yet. Our workplaces, business models and company cultures are changing dramatically. Orgs must transform to adapt. #hr #gigeconomy #outsourcing #talent #chro https://t.co/7ssKqzp96a
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7 Ways Shaping The Future of Work

91% of organizations are not ready for the Future of Work. Our workplaces, business models and company cultures are changing dramatically.

On Jan 13, 2020
@MeghanMBiro shared
The #FutureOfWork Is Already Here -- Is Your Company Prepared? #HR https://t.co/NTJvRrD1hH
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The Future Of Work Is Already Here -- Is Your Company Prepared?

While organizations can’t control the forces that are driving change, they can control how they respond.

On Jan 18, 2020
@MeghanMBiro shared
Keeping the #FutureofWork Human. #AI https://t.co/LZxLbBB2a4 https://t.co/QEDknGWmJI
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Keeping the Future of Work Human

Artificial intelligence may take over some workplace tasks. This means new roles for the human worker.

Future of Mobility

On Jan 21, 2020
@MobilityLabTeam shared
Mobility as a Service needs a re-brand. #MaaS may seem daunting to implement at first, but once broken out into separate steps becomes easier to comprehend. Step 1- provide real time transit info, accessible to all. https://t.co/vBlTaK3djG
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For Mobility as a Service to succeed, consider it more as a policy than an app

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) holds a lot of promise as a way to reduce the number of single occupancy vehicles on the road as well as address equity concerns. MaaS is a way to

On Jan 1, 2020
@carsharing shared
RT @SPhillipsLuethi: As 2019 comes to an end, we take a look back at the ups and downs and top mobility trends that have shaped the year including #MaaS, the rise of #electricvehicles and inclusivity in shared mobility. Read the article here: https://t.co/mNw4cMc1Su #mobilitytrends #sharedmobility https://t.co/zvJqzXSNCM
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Mobility Trends of 2019

We take a look back at the top mobility trends of 2019 including MaaS, data sharing, the rise of EVs and more inclusive shared mobility options.

On Jan 6, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
Check out the first Mobility Hub newsletter of 2020, covering the latest #sharedmobility news and SUMC announcements, here: https://t.co/9Ux5okyM9W
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: January 6, 2020

The Green Tech Education & Employment nonprofit is planning to set up a mobility hub in Sacramento’s Del Paso Heights area with electric vehicle fast chargers, a connecting transit stop ...

Future of Money

On Jan 21, 2020
@InnFin shared
RT @FINTECHCircle: Delegates at World Economic Forum urged to commit to fintech by deVere Group CEO https://t.co/L9Ss3PGcYa #davos #fintech #greenfinance #financialinclusion
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Delegates at World Economic Forum urged to commit to fintech by deVere Group CEO

Davos delegates must commit to fintech, according to the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial services and advisory firms

On Jan 21, 2020
@FintechBot shared
Davos 2020: delegates at World Economic Forum urged to commit to fintech https://t.co/6rnNA0NJqV by @fintechf
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Davos 2020: delegates at World Economic Forum urged to commit to fintech

Davos delegates urgently need to make a big, bold commitment this year to fintech, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial services and advisory organizations.

On Jan 15, 2020
@jaypalter shared
The Future of #Fintech https://t.co/fermCmvJzD Good overview by @lexsokolin https://t.co/c3POOTNFBL
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The Future of Fintech

Fintech has attracted billions of dollars in venture capital as entrepreneurs and legacy banks converge to bring personalization and convenience to consumers.

Future of News & Journalism

On Jan 8, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @ddbuckingham: Useful post-election blog post: Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than 'fake news' https://t.co/8FacDru1S7 via @ConversationUK
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Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than ‘fake news’

Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.

On Jan 11, 2020
@brianstelter shared
RT @AP_CorpComm: Journalism is “more important than it has ever been”: @AP Executive Editor @SallyBuzbee looks ahead to future of the news industry on @ReliableSources. https://t.co/TOcdCTn3PI
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Associated Press exec editor Sally Buzbee on Iran, impeachment, Iowa, and the future of news Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter

‎Show Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter, Ep Associated Press exec editor Sally Buzbee on Iran, impeachment, Iowa, and the future of news - Jan 10, 2020

On Jan 16, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
Introducing the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows! @mercyorengo @nicolejbe @dildaydoc @wendyluwrites @tomerovadia @amysilvermanaz @elizabethtoohey @lewispants https://t.co/Yx92CcLAoH
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Nieman Foundation announces the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has selected eight media innovators to be the 2020 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows.

Future of Energy

On Jan 21, 2020
@TrinaSolarUS shared
Hats off to @Visa for meeting its goal to use 100% #renewable electricity by 2020 and furthering the company’s commitment to lead responsibly and #sustainably across its global operations! https://t.co/5EBuOOQyZR https://t.co/t3bObzxoZw
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Visa reaches 100% renewable energy goal

Visa announced the company has met its goal to use 100% renewable electricity by 2020.

On Jan 8, 2020
@MattLWald shared
RT @NEI: A step in the right direction for expanding #carbonfree energy sources - @RepTomReed has introduced a bipartisan bill that will support innovation in clean energy technologies, like #SMRs. @ClearPathAction @BPC_Bipartisan https://t.co/qUHLko01rT
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House Republican proposes using tax code to combat climate change

Republican Rep. Tom Reed will unveil a bipartisan bill Wednesday to provide federal tax subsidies for “first-of-a-kind” clean energy technologies for combating climate change.

On Jan 21, 2020
@ClimateGroup shared
In a recent @WSJ article, @wsjemre argues that US companies are fueling Europe's green-energy push. But according to our Head of #RE100, @samkimmins, “Europe is catching up and may overtake the US. There’s certainly competition there." Watch this space. https://t.co/3Adkjdc7Oy
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U.S. Companies Fuel Europe’s Green-Energy Push

American companies are underwriting the European Union’s ambitious climate goals, fueling the bloc’s green-energy transition to renewable energy with power deals that cut emissions and ...

Future of Food

On Jan 14, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
We can all make a difference in the climate fight. 🍴 https://t.co/4YEFbOutHI
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The Future of Food Is Zero Waste

A London restaurant embodies the virtues of sustainability with a food system that generates zero waste.

On Jan 19, 2020
@MotherEarthNews shared
Green World Path has released a number of tools to encourage sustainable farming practices, including organic fertilizer and a product to help combat citrus greening. https://t.co/gTeqeQrEk6
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Green World Path Launches Sustainable Farming Products

Green World Path has released a number of tools to encourage sustainable farming practices, including organic fertilizer.

On Jan 17, 2020
@oxfutureoffood shared
Have a look at our events page to see what food related talks are on @UniofOxford over the next few months https://t.co/Qx0WrYhgzl https://t.co/RM0UnNxnbD
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SIGN UP TO THE FUTURE OF FOOD NEWSLETTER

Want to know more about upcoming events in the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food? Sign up here for regular emails. (You can unsubscribe at any time and we will not share your ...

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Jan 16, 2020
@davidad shared
@tangled_zans being able to generate the explanations at all is an open technical problem, called https://t.co/crGuELPbs8. i agree there's also a problem of incentivizing offering explanations to people affected, but *that's* mostly a political problem. blockchains may have a role, but small.
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Explainable artificial intelligence

[6][7] One transparency project, the DARPA XAI program, aims to produce "glass box" models that are explainable to a "human-in-the-loop", without greatly sacrificing AI ...

On Jan 20, 2020
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @bendee983: @palomacitadina @MelMitchell1 Perfect choice. I would also suggest @GaryMarcus' "Rebooting AI." Another refreshing read that cuts through the hype and confusion surrounding #ArtificialIntelligence. https://t.co/TfBYXkAMA1
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Rebooting AI: What reading and robots have in common

Rebooting AI by Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis is a refreshing read on the limits and capabilities of artificial intelligence.

On Jan 15, 2020
@techreview shared
@Harvard Drawing on the work of Pavlov’s Dogs, Minsky created a computer that could continuously learn through similar reinforcement to solve a virtual maze. https://t.co/kWA51Cbarb
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Machine, Learning, 1951

Marvin Minsky engineered the first known artificial neural network, in which “rats” represented as lights learned to solve a maze.

Future of Climate

On Jan 16, 2020
@MikeBloomberg shared
As we work to avoid the worst impacts of climate change by rapidly reducing carbon pollution & investing in clean energy, we also have to equip communities to cope with climate impacts. Today, I’m announcing my plan for resilience: https://t.co/eoIu21TqWW
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Climate Change Resilience

As president, Mike will invest heavily to lower emissions, and to ensure that Americans across the country are prepared for the impacts of climate change.

On Jan 10, 2020
@UN shared
Extreme weather events are increasing in frequency & ferocity, threatening children’s lives. @UNICEF is scaling up their #ClimateAction operations to ensure children can live in a safe & clean environment. https://t.co/J13MvvhP3n https://t.co/kFt229Ate2
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Environment and climate change

Climate change and environmental degradation undermine the rights of every child

On Jan 17, 2020
@Tim_Nuthall shared
RT @RHarrabin: Citizen's Jury set to tackle #climatechange dilemmas. How should UK reach #netzero Zero by 2050? https://t.co/xxpvFP3VHK @ECIU_UK @CarbonBrief @e3g @GreenAllianceUK @GeorgeMonbiot @CarolineLucas
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Climate change: Citizens' jury prepares to tackle climate change

UK panel will tackle some of the dilemmas around global warming.

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Jan 10, 2020
@whitehatsec shared
What's ahead for cyber security in 2020? @BuiltIn takes a look at top threats >> https://t.co/x77COQPwOh
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The Top Cybersecurity Threats of 2020

Cybersecurity threats are increasingly perilous for companies worldwide. We spoke with experts to identify the biggest threats of 2020.

On Jan 17, 2020
@DarkReading shared
Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of 2019 https://t.co/ZCq2F0zUVt by @kellymsheridan #malware #cyberattacks #vulnerabilities #cloud
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Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of 2019

A new report from Check Point recaps the cybercrime trends, statistics, and vulnerabilities that defined the security landscape in 2019.

On Jan 9, 2020
@InfosecurityMag shared
Interpol Reduces Cryptojacking Infections by 78% https://t.co/te1B7MZa6U
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Interpol Reduces Cryptojacking Infections by 78%

Operation Goldfish Alpha identified 20,000 compromised routers in Asia

Cars of the Future

On Jan 8, 2020
@MotorTrend shared
#CES2020 may be the most auto-heavy iteration in the show's history. Here are the most important cars on the floor.https://t.co/ttZfNp0Adt
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The Cars of CES: The EVs, Autonomous Cars, and More You Need to Know About

CES 2020 may be the most auto-heavy iteration in the show's history. Here are the most important cars on the floor.

On Jan 8, 2020
@MotorTrend shared
@Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride is the new player in the autonomous car computing space, throwing its hat in with Tesla, Mobileye, and Nvidia.https://t.co/ARHAdP8Lo3
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Qualcomm Enters the Autonomous-Car Computing Ring with Snapdragon Ride

Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride is the new player in the autonomous car computing space, throwing its hat in with Tesla, Mobileye, and Nvidia.

On Jan 17, 2020
@DigitalTrends shared
Here’s what Bosch hopes to learn from deploying autonomous cars in San Jose https://t.co/vnS56ucH0x
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Here’s what Bosch hopes to learn from deploying autonomous cars in San Jose

While software-based simulations are more accurate than ever, Bosch's Kay Stepper argues there's no replacement for real-world testing. The company is running a fleet of autonomous taxis in ...

Space Tech Essentials

On Jan 16, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @genejm29: Canada’s space industry 🇨🇦 set for relaunch decades after its biggest achievements https://t.co/6I4f6OyNYa via [email protected]
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Canada’s space industry set for relaunch decades after its biggest achievements

Expertise in robotics, space medicine and artificial intelligence promises bold new business frontier

On Jan 21, 2020
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
The government of Luxembourg has invested in a new fund intended to support space startups, a move that will be one of the last for the country’s most prominent backer of the industry. https://t.co/nDBkhb1gMl
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Luxembourg establishes space industry venture fund

The government of Luxembourg announced Jan. 16 it has invested in a new fund intended to support space startups in the country.

On Jan 9, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @BryceSpaceTech: CEO Carissa Christensen will be on the @WSBRoundtable panel January 14th discussing space investment with Randy Segal, Rob Painter, Ryan Lewis, and Matt O'Connell. Learn more and join us: https://t.co/frs6gy2wVO. #space #events https://t.co/fQRwZzYxDu
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Panel on Space Investment

Panel on Space Investment Space Investment – There has been significant growth in, and attention to, commercial space driven by lower cost structures, and more accessible, innovative ...

Swiss Innovation

On Jan 14, 2020
@SFS_CH shared
RT @FintechCH: Why These 7 Swiss Fintech CEOs are Worth Following in 2020 https://t.co/P213zqSOBs @ApiaxCOM @s_A_N_d_r_a___ @BriodF @YokoSpirig @BenJames2481 @bluetenrausch @PartagasNo2 #fintech #startup #investments https://t.co/hUqoQi8WXE
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Why These 7 Swiss Fintech CEOs are Worth Following in 2020

2019 was a fruitful year for Switzerland’s fintech industry, and as 2020 begins, we look today at seven of the top 15 Swiss fintech CEOs we shortlisted earlier, and share why they must be ...

On Jan 19, 2020
@FIT_fund shared
RT @Innovaud: Excellent! Agroecology Capital backs Swiss Startup @AgroSustain in fight against Food Waste https://t.co/FUeWglbLtB via @globalaginvest #VDtech #agtech #foodwaste https://t.co/lKAtuTUlGk
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Agroecology Capital Backs Swiss Startup AgroSustain in Fight Against Food Waste

By Lynda Kiernan Silicon Valley-based Agroecology Capital has announced its first European investment in AgroSustain, a developer of a pipeline of plant-derived solutions targeting a broad ...

On Jan 7, 2020
@startuptickerCH shared
Swiss startups receive CES 2020 Innovation Awards #CES #swisstech @_inivation @codecheck_info @Xsensio https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/mJLwzUv6eq https://t.co/x7v2IoYW5x
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Swiss startups receive CES 2020 Innovation Awards

Inivation, Codecheck and xsensio are among the winners of the CES Innovation Awards, which recognise outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products. Some of the startups ...

Legal Cannabis News & Trends

On Jan 21, 2020
@HIGH_TIMES_Mag shared
The Mexican Senate's legislation would regulate consumption, production, harvest, packaging, distribution, and more. https://t.co/q5Eyxew1AH
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Mexican Senate Proposes Latest Draft For Cannabis Legalization

Activists are doubtful that the new plan appropriately centers consumer rights.

On Jan 21, 2020
@cannabis_times shared
Publicly Traded Companies Dominate the New York Medical #Cannabis Market https://t.co/7Ozd72ru6z via @invest420 #invest #business https://t.co/2BHD7hem27
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Publicly Traded Companies Dominate the New York Medical Cannabis Market

New York’s medical cannabis program has developed substantially over the past several years and is now dominated by publicly traded companies. While it appeared that 2019 would be the year ...

On Jan 15, 2020
@HIGH_TIMES_Mag shared
“I know of some people using it, but it’s hard to see how widespread it is...” #medicalmarijuana https://t.co/TKGukN5fIi
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Why Aren’t More Patients Utilizing Medical Cannabis Reciprocity Programs?

Medical cannabis reciprocity laws make traveling more accessible for patients.

Digital Transformation in Banking

On Jan 13, 2020
@BrettKing shared
RT @davejvwallace: The Future of Banking Has Arrived https://t.co/sPS0nOId8h. Tales from Shenzhen by @JimMarous starring @BrettKing, @mattldooley and yours truly!
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The Future of Banking Has Arrived

The future of banking already exists in China where customer insights, technology and experiences intersect for better experiences and greater financial inclusion.

On Jan 13, 2020
@JimMarous shared
The Future of Banking Extends Well Beyond Just Financial Services https://t.co/oNKuSMTDRQ @FinancialBrand @SpirosMargaris @BrettKing @rshevlin @ipfconline1 @DeepLearn007 @psb_dc #digitaltransformation #fintech #finserv #banking https://t.co/4xC1D6QPAT
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The Future of Banking Extends Beyond Financial Services

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.

On Jan 7, 2020
@financialit_net shared
Subscription Services and the Race Towards the Future of Banking https://t.co/iVtlDM3wnP #Banking
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Subscription Services and the Race Towards the Future of Banking

In the not too distant past, we would sign up for a current account post-school or university and still be carrying around the same worn debit card in our 30s and 40s.

Bitcoin Futures

On Jan 15, 2020
@Bitcoin shared
RT @_ConnerBrown_: I want to shift the narrative around smart contracts. Here’s my new piece that takes a first principles approach to the smart contract debate, and shows how Bitcoin actually comes out on top. https://t.co/6nF0KX8hhG
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Bitcoin: The Blockchain for Truly Smart Contracts

A first principles approach that explains why bitcoin is the blockchain to beat for smart contract supremacy.

On Jan 7, 2020
@twobitidiot shared
RT @joel_john95: https://t.co/j80sqWHwBm A decade's worth of Bitcoin's growth expressed in ten charts spanning wallet growth, on-chain volume and mining activity.
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Bitcoin's Growth In Numbers

Bitcoin’s rising price has often been both a boon and a bane. A boon because it incentivises individuals to connect to the network. A bane because it inevitably forces individuals to look ...

On Jan 12, 2020
@aantonop shared
“El Internet del Dinero crea una red única que puede manejar todo, desde una micro-transacción a una giga-transacción en segundos, en cualquier parte del mundo, para cualquier participante, sin permisos.” https://t.co/Qy9kp3r97V #TIOMv2 https://t.co/XNk2FZIPv7
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Introduction to Bitcoin

Presented at the Singularity University's Innovation Partnership Program (IPP), this is an entry level talk about bitcoin by Andreas Antonopoulos. Are you a ...

5G Mobile News

On Jan 17, 2020
@gsacom shared
#5GRace By the end of 2019, 348 operators in 119 countries had announced they were investing in #5G. Read more on: https://t.co/8ypekib0us https://t.co/DgoFJPMYxv
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5G Market Status: Snapshot January 2020

5G Market Status January 2020. 61 COMMERCIAL 5G NETWORKS IN 34 COUNTRIES: Nearly 10% of all LTE operators have now deployed 5G; nearly 8% have launched 5G

On Jan 8, 2020
@VerizonNews shared
RT @RonanDunneVZ: Verizon will release 20 5G devices in 2020, https://t.co/kmm51EGY8v via @CNET @rogerwcheng @eliblumenthal
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Verizon will release 20 5G devices in 2020, some below $600

The number of 5G devices will more than quadruple.

On Jan 8, 2020
@hansvestberg shared
RT @VerizonNews: Verizon's vision is 2020 for network technology https://t.co/rGMM1UfqNc
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Verizon's vision is 2020 for network technology

Advancements in technology, driving innovation, and rapid deployment of network services will change the way we network with each other and the world around us.

Smart Cities

On Jan 10, 2020
@ERNACT shared
Have you heard about the 'Connected Smart Cities & Communities' annual conference organised by Open & Agile Smart Cities? Find here all the details: https://t.co/if4ThA0pRX ✅ 22-23 January 📌 Brussels
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Connected Smart Cities & Communities

About CSCCConnected Smart Cities & Communities (CSCC) is the annual conference organised by Open & Agile Smart Cities. The conference is the place for cities, policy-makers, ...

On Jan 9, 2020
@Cities_Today shared
The 2020 Smart City Summit & Expo, Asia’s largest annual #smartcity tradeshow, brings together professionals from all around the world to share their experiences in smart city development, and to showcase innovative solutions. More info 👉 https://t.co/skisVjvPsH @TPE_SmartCity https://t.co/EowXDafp4t
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Smart City Summit & Expo

When: 24th March 2020 – 27th March 2020 all-day Where: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District, Taipei City, Taiwan 115 The 2020 Smart ...

On Jan 17, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
To make a #smartcity it's as much about harnessing low-tech solutions as it is the implementation of complex innovations. @bcnmetropolitan @omchamat @QuinteroCalle @JeffSMerritt @CiudadHub #Barcelona #smartcities #peoplecentric #qualityoflife #innovation https://t.co/TCIcNqgLAP
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Barcelona Future: Smart City

In the final of a trilogy on Barcelona’s past, present and future, we look ahead to how the urban landscape is now incorporating technology to make things easier for the people who live ...

IT & CIO Trends

On Jan 10, 2020
@ONF_SDN shared
RT @Intel5GNetworks: Plan your company's technology roadmap with an understanding of the combined power of #5G, #AI, and #edge computing in mind. Hint: It's transformational. https://t.co/tWtqdoQjMx https://t.co/MBYTXWeSY7
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5G Powered by Intel® Technology

Intel® technology powers seamlessly connected 5G infrastructure, enabling new industries, healthcare innovation, network transformation, and more.

On Jan 17, 2020
@craigmullins shared
5 trends to expect in the new #BigData protection revolution https://t.co/KTQ1Xmxdvm
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5 trends to expect in the new big data protection revolution

Instead of regurgitating many of the dominant predictions around tech buzzwords such as quantum computing, 5G, IoT, the cloud, and artificial intelligence, let’s instead focus on the ...

On Jan 14, 2020
@juarezjunior shared
#Brazil is emerging as a world-class #AI #innovation hub | VentureBeat https://t.co/8XwiZDsAXe
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Brazil is emerging as a world-class AI innovation hub

While the U.S., China, and Europe are enjoying AI investment and growth, South America -- led by powerhouse Brazil -- is gaining ground.

Europe Startup News

On Jan 13, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @eliza_k: Poland’s venture capital market: inexperienced, but not “toxic”. Thank you @Siftedeu for showing different perspectives: Polish VC money used to come with conditions attached that made startups unattractive to foreign investors. But things are changing. https://t.co/pS5dOeNiso
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Poland’s venture capital market: inexperienced, not “toxic”

Polish VC money used to come with conditions attached that made startups unattractive to foreign investors. But things are changing.

On Jan 8, 2020
@founding shared
🇨🇦Did you know that Vancouver ranks among the top 25 #startup ecosystems in the world? #Vancouver has many funding resources - so we put together this list of local #VentureCapital firms & angel #investors to help you find the right investors💰 https://t.co/jFOaOuRwxB https://t.co/SdSBC43K4s
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A Comprehensive List of Angel Investors and Venture Capital Firms in Vancouver

Did you know that Vancouver ranks among the top 25 startup ecosystems in the world? In terms of blockchain technology, the city's ecosystem ranks among the top

On Jan 16, 2020
@ediggs shared
The first survey of venture capital deal terms for European Startups https://t.co/4sbjBKGdz7
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Introducing the first survey of venture capital deal terms for European Startups

And, the European venture capital (VC) market, closed the decade on a high note. This resulted in the European Venture Deal Terms Survey which identified 53 separate terms, condensed into ...