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 is the difference between RPA and AI? How do RPA and AI work together? How does machine learning fit in? What are some RPA and AI use cases and best practices? Let’s break it down in plain terms https://t.co/Jmnhm7iFuJOpen
What is the difference between RPA and AI? How do RPA and AI work together? How does machine learning fit in? What are some RPA and AI use cases and best practices? Let’s break it down in ...
A university embraces innovation and the future of work https://t.co/E00lZREjd2 vía @CrainsNewYorkOpen
hen students study homeland security at St. John’s University, they don’t rely on textbooks alone. They do a virtual reality simulation at the school’s Homeland Security Lab, where they ...
Future of Mobility
RT @SPhillipsLuethi: We take a look at the latest event from @TransLink's 'Future of #Mobility' speaker series: #MaaS. Learn what experts in the field and keynote speakers @DavidZipper and @CatherinKARGAS have to say about the future of #Mobility-as-a-Service. Read here: https://t.co/xSeeKB8qFD https://t.co/BcIENNjEZeOpen
We take a look a the key points made by the keynote speakers at Translink's latest futuer of mobility speaker series focusing on MaaS.
Increasing traffic volume is creating problems in cities around the world, congestion, poor #airquality and less productive economies. Connected #AutonomousVehicles with electric drives could offer a solution: https://t.co/Uxlnr6OyuP #TheFutureWeWant #sustainabilityOpen
Increasing traffic volume is creating problems in cities around the world, congestion, poor air quality and less productive economies. Connected autonomous vehicles with electric drives ...
RT @CIVITAS_EU: 📣Call extended to 18 October for cities to host CIVITAS peer-exchange activities in 2020📣! Showcase your #sustainable #mobility excellence 🌟to and learn from peers across and beyond #Europe! Financial support available for hosts💶. Full details:👉https://t.co/9avOXjqwkS https://t.co/lNfdR2El7vOpen
Antwerp (Belgium) - study visit - 8-10 May 2019 Antwerp's main transport aims are to integrate its port into the city's transport network, improve infrastructure, reduce motorised road ...
Future of Money
RT @richardturrin: Fintech won't disrupt finance, big tech will. But do thank fintechs for new banking apps and zero commissions among others. @thepsironi @BrettKing @leimer @psb_dc @efipm @karunk #fintech #banking #innovation #digitalbanking #technology #future https://t.co/cSrFbce2Y6Open
Most claims in 2013-2015 that FinTech startups would “disrupt” incumbent financial institutions have been debunked.
RT @bf_magazine: Which Are The Most Successful Fintech Startups In India? https://t.co/qruHDajURL #Fintech #financial #technology @VCRebecca @SusanneChishti @guzmand @matteorizzi @VitalikButerin @Mellinghoff @DeepLearn007 @ccalmeja @RicardoVidal @psb_dc @BarkowConsult @LizLum @KVanderhoydonkOpen
Post 2016, the Indian fintech industry has grown from strength to strength on the back of innovative and successful fintech startups in India.
Traditional #banks areembracing changes to their service portfolios and leading the way to a better customer experience, cheaper services and data-enriched decision making https://t.co/trFP844qMI vía @EU_StartupsOpen
Looking to the near future, it is not difficult to see big banks adopting open banking features and offering services in data aggregation as payment and credit platforms – betting on one ...
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
RT @rasmus_kleis: We need to deal w/a divide in journalism between a vanguard who thinks the problem is journalism hasn’t changed enough and a rearguard that thinks the problem is that the world has changed too much. A personal note on my first year as @risj_oxford Director https://t.co/UfZIaQdV2fOpen
“The truth is hard” I’ve come across this quote repeatedly in the past year, most frequently in the form of ads for the New York Times at various media events. It always makes me think of ...
@kathykiely I don't know when this was last updated (INN has added a lot of members in the past year) https://t.co/xl92k1TjCD. We also have a break down of 200 INN members at the bottom of this https://t.co/ueMYM5Eksp (NewsMatch includes newsrooms in 45 of the 50 states, INN may have more)Open
Nearly 200 nonprofit newsrooms will benefit from matching-gift campaign as NewsMatch expands for 2019
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An important talk by @richardgingras outlines 1) Google's precise stand regarding the EU's copyright directive, 2) a catalog of what Google does for & with news, 3) an accounting of Google's value to news. https://t.co/VPuOP9pbLqOpen
Keynote delivered to the 75th Assembly of the Society of Inter-American Press. (SIP-IAPA) on Monday, October 7, 2019 in Miami, Florida.
Future of Energy
RT @CT_Power_Energy: Panelists announced for #TFOE19, 10/30 at @aquaturfclubin in #southingtonCT. #CompetitiveMarkets Panel: - Ritchie Hudson (Mod.), Hudson Energy Consulting - Ian Diamond, @ConEdSolutions - Kandi Terry, @nrgenergy - Tom Guerra, @CBIANews https://t.co/QFaSweLFRs #renewableenergy https://t.co/idLFYGJpeOOpen
OCTOBER 30, 2019 – Aqua Turf Club, Southington, CT Sponsor and Exhibitor Flier Program Agenda Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) will host its 20th annual The Future of Energy: ...
RT @mateosfo: You know, this @MLiebreich piece on energy justice is best I've read. Closely matches my own thoughts & motivations. http://t.co/dHhRFTb7XcOpen
Michael Liebreich, Chairman of the Advisory Board Bloomberg New Energy Finance Twitter: @MLiebreich That the world’s energy system has begun a grand
States Leading the Charge on #RenewableEnergy – 2019 Edition https://t.co/6KqPZcRZW3 https://t.co/ybdGcHsSm6Open
State energy efficiency and renewable energy programs may produce significant benefits for residents including lower fuel and electricity costs, increased grid reliability, better air ...
Future of Food
RT @MelSaltz: Can a growing sustainable farming movement save Iowa’s precious soil and water? Check out the latest report in our @NewsHour #futureoffood series from me and Mark @Bittman @pulitzercenter @megbthompson @DRobie1 https://t.co/nWB9wzYKx3Open
Iowa is a powerhouse producer of corn and soybeans. But all the industrial farming has come at a cost to the environment. Today, there's a growing number of farmers adopting more ...
We will all be poor, fat and buried in plastic.
At next week's #CFS46, learn about the #FutureOfFarming, where agri-innovation and agroecology can help us sustainably produce more food than ever before. Find out more here 👉 https://t.co/3gJM1LqEJJ https://t.co/m3aAm83C6POpen
SE066 Innovation and Agroecology: A Path to Sustainability: Are innovation and agroecology capable of working hand-in-hand?
Organizers International Agri Food Network Maizall Global Farmer Network Farming First Argentina Are innovation and agroecology capable of working hand-in-hand? As CFS begins work on ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
Melanie has a new book out tomorrow, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. A dive into how AI works, and also the obstacles: why it's hard to teach a computer common-sense notions of physics and causality. https://t.co/5uHbdWJGtMOpen
Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans [Melanie Mitchell] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, ...
RT @NvidiaAI: Nurture your startup’s growth through NVIDIA’s #startup accelerator, Inception. Network with fellow startups at exclusive events, receive go-to-market support and guidance from experts on leveraging #AI in your industry. https://t.co/43hsEOGpLY https://t.co/pfbIXutwkcOpen
A virtual incubator program for AI and Deep Learning startups. Get marketing support, hardware grants, training, and considation for GPU Ventures.
RT @patrick_s_smart: A great read if you wanted to update yourself about 1) the current state of #deeplearning and 2) how it relates to the future of #AI and 3) Whether or not we need GOFAI and Symbolic AI hybrids with DL. By @GaryMarcus in response to Joshua Bendigo https://t.co/UozTvtTdCFOpen
Future of Climate
RT @TheEconomist: The 21st century's U-turn challenge: reversing the previous century's 20-fold rise in emissions, at twice the pace https://t.co/Tt4ku5cgerOpen
Climate issue: Replacing the fossil-fuel technology which is reshaping the climate remains a massive task
RT @FAOKnowledge: #ClimateChange is having a huge impact on communities in rural areas. Learn how agricultural innovations can provide solutions to producing food and ensuring stable incomes for those who are the most vulnerable 👉https://t.co/bCrQTQ18Ir #ClimateAction #SDG2 https://t.co/F78ItSVdHVOpen
Here are three areas in which innovation is making a difference in the fight against climate change: Food innovations The effects of climate change on our ecosystems are severe, impacting ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
Go here for the code — https://t.co/5CUtDVrNIM — and here for the dataset — https://t.co/nlAqTt80LB // 'FinalBlacklist' to help businesses hone cybersecurity https://t.co/sSqIaJNiaxOpen
Researchers have released the "largest publicly available data set" of malicious activity to help businesses hone their cybersecurity capabilities.
RT @kidko92: Heavy Metall: German defense contractor battling attack at 3 plants to the tune of $4M/week. https://t.co/wUEITkx3amOpen
An unspecified malware attack against the IT systems of Rheinmetall's automotive division in Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. is costing the company an estimated $4
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about Genesee County Systems Pwned #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/vbRDNqPgBC by Charles Parker @InfoSecPirate who we hope to see @IPEXPO #CDM https://t.co/CRs1aK7jVDOpen
Systems Down By Charles Parker, II; Cybersecurity Lab Engineer There are vast numbers of municipalities of various sizes adjacent to each other throughout each state in the ...
Cars of the Future
Wireless should not be a safety case for self-driving cars https://t.co/yf1xRevSmc https://t.co/PgKtlmW7NAOpen
Debate abounds about whether self-driving cars should be operated by remote human drivers, especially in the safety case.
Porsche and Boeing likely won't be making a personal flying sports car—here's why: https://t.co/GgglIRIS3x https://t.co/GNeATya0BZOpen
The announcement of a Porsche-Boeing partnership has sparked speculation that they could build personal air vehicles for the wealthy, but the emerging economics of urban air mobility ...
With a new acquisition, Tesla is teeing up to deliver the highest levels of driving automation https://t.co/uvjd3g6RwZ https://t.co/FautR9U1hOOpen
With a new acquisition, Tesla is teeing up to deliver the highest levels of driving automation.
Space Tech Essentials
Orbit Fab raises $3M to make orbital refueling easier, cheaper and more accessible https://t.co/eff9AR8ezO by @etherington https://t.co/mjn7wfvbGLOpen
Orbit Fab, one of the companies competing in this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield in San Francisco this week, has closed a seed round of $3 million. The funding comes from Type 1 ...
RT @CHenry_SN: French startup @CAILabs raised 8 million euros from investors that include @SAFRAN and the French Armed Forces Ministry. Satellite laser-comm is a target market. https://t.co/Muo2Lp83lLOpen
Cailabs, a Rennes, France-based company founded in 2013, says it has developed a technology that controls the shape of light within optical fibers, enabling a thousandfold increase in data ...
Avoiding Jupiter’s monstrous shadow, solar-powered @NASAJuno changes course to continue its mission in the sunlight: https://t.co/WvxjEmWjwM https://t.co/2sg6EPwlGbOpen
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter successfully executed a 10.5-hour propulsive maneuver to avoid a mission-ending shadow cast by Jupiter during an upcoming flyby.
RT @venturelab_ch: Signing MoU with China Science & Technology Exchange Center to deepen #SinoSwiss startup & innovation relations https://t.co/nDcjkePxGU Ceremony with Swiss Federal Councillor @ParmelinG @DefrWbf + Chinese Science & Technology Minister Wang Zhigang in Bern #VleadersChina https://t.co/IG5gqldcAkOpen
Venturelab Signs Memorandum with China Science and Technology Exchange Center to Deepen Sino-Swiss Startup and Innovation Relations
The memorandum of understanding, signed in the presence of Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and Chinese Science & Technology Minister Wang Zhigang, will promote exchanges in innovation ...
Auf dem Weg zum Erfolg ist für André Kudelski die richtige Dosis an Risiko entscheidend: «Wir müssen das Recht haben, zu versagen. Man kann keinen wirklichen Erfolg haben, wenn man das Risiko des Verlusts nicht akzeptiert.» Zum Artikel: https://t.co/qAdlemrmhE #sif #sif19 https://t.co/U7fC5fk2Y2Open
The World Intellectual Property Organization has again named Switzerland the most innovative country. Where is there room for improvement?
EIC Accelerator grants for Swiss deeptech startups https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/09ZgtJDPdW https://t.co/EIqSAzCQU2Open
The EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument) is part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot that supports top class innovators, entrepreneurs and small companies with funding opportunities ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @ScarlettSieber: Last week at #Sibos, I participated in @Innotribe’s flagship “Future of Money” opening session with @jamesplloyd, @LedaGlyptis, @Tonyfish, and Michael Moon. I discussed this topic further with @fintechf and @LizLum. Watch the full interview here: https://t.co/PrxWoJyzLb https://t.co/jNeVDhswiXOpen
Last week at Sibos, I participated in Innotribe’s flagship “Future of Money” opening session. So, what does the future of money look like? What role do banks play? Will the industry ...
RT @guzmand: Great read for those attending #FnTSummit by @JimMarous in @forbes ⤵️ What is the future of #banking: Is it #fintech or #tech-fin? Join our panel at 2:45pm today for a great conversation! https://t.co/4WgVYBhpb6 #DigitalTransformation #innovation #leadership #futureofwork https://t.co/zT2d0XWn0JOpen
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. ...
RT @JimMarous: Platform-Based Banking Provides Gateway to Digital Transformation. https://t.co/lRfV8lVNB6 #banking #fintech #finserv #platforms @FinancialBrand @IBM @IBMResearch @SpirosMargaris @BrettKing @pascalbouvier @ipfconline1 @rshevlin @leimer @cgledhill @Clagett @guzmand https://t.co/ggYD11DBSDOpen
Many banking organizations are moving to a platform-based model to better compete for customers who want broader solutions from a trusted organization.
RT @hasufl: Finally done! @_prestwich @bcmakes and I wrote a research paper on Bitcoin's security model and the declining block subsidy. This journey challenged everything I thought I knew about the economics of mining and Bitcoin in general. https://t.co/WpSVkPxWbjOpen
In this paper, we introduce our model of Bitcoin’s security, which depends on a surprisingly small number of factors. We find that Bitcoin can tolerate a high incentive to attack today, but ...
RT @stephanlivera: SLP115 @TraceMayer - Bitcoin as Ultimate Collateral We talk: - Bitcoin and conviction - jurisdictional competition - Use as collateral - Proof of Keys https://t.co/UJuBKjnhlZ https://t.co/wk1H4h9YSkOpen
Trace Mayer, renowned Bitcoin investor, writer and speaker joins me in this episode to talk about a range of topics on jurisdictional competition in relation to Bitcoin, how best to learn, ...
I have not tested them at all, I am just relying on the public vulnerability reports and published research reports and somewhat careful reading of the source code. I had some attack code ...
5G Mobile News
GSA is the voice of the #5G mobile vendor ecosystem representing companies engaged in the supply of #infrastructure, #semiconductors, #test equipment, #devices, #applications and #mobile support services. Access the latest 5G market data > https://t.co/rfEjvb5wcz https://t.co/DrQYJ6njg7Open
5G GAMBoD is the industry’s first database tracking worldwide 5G devices. Find out today about the rapidley growing 5G Ecosystem. Learn more...
Register for @Qualcomm webinar for a deep dive analysis of #5G network performance on a global basis, including both #mmWave and sub 6 GHz. https://t.co/aq4HhIZKQw https://t.co/tGVrTEhe07Open
Join Signals Research Group (SRG) for a deep dive analysis of 5G network performance on a global basis (Asia, Europe and North America), including both millimeter wave and sub 6 GHz. ...
In this article by @SmartCitiesW, city leaders share ideas of how to make a city accessible to those with #disabilities and more: https://t.co/LiY9nUn7fj #smartcities #digitalinclusion https://t.co/UKcsaHjAxkOpen
While technology can help improve life in cities for people with disabilities, there’s a risk that without adequate oversight and appropriate input, it could widen inequality. Three city ...
Register today! Live webinar on 8 October 2019, 11 am EDT (3 pm UTC), "Exploring Cybersecurity Best Practices in Your Smart City" with Larry O'Brien, VP of Research - ARC Advisory Group: https://t.co/djmeq88daE #smartcities #cybersecurity https://t.co/xkRdEPZbGOOpen
IEEE Smart Cities Standards P2784 Webinar Series - Explorining Cybersecurity Best Pracitices in your Smart City
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, ...
Sensors distributed across the city will allow the collection of real-time data to improve services, says the council.
IT & CIO Trends
Huawei CMO Kevin Zhang examines how we can overcome tech bottlenecks with cooperative innovation. #GIV2025 https://t.co/ayro6X1wOtOpen
“Cooperative innovation” is the key to building a fully connected, intelligent world. It also recognizes that we cannot go it alone – collaboration is essential to overcoming current ...
RT @evankirstel: Cylance is golden: BlackBerry’s new cybersecurity R&D lab is all about AI and IoT https://t.co/cIdHlynPag #Security #Cybersecurity #Hackers #Databreach #Cybercrime #DataPrivacy #Ransomware #Cyberattacks #CSO #Infosec #Malware #CISO @cylanceincOpen
BlackBerry launching a new business unit dedicated entirely to cybersecurity R&D, with Cylance and machine learning a core focus.
In with safety. Out with the worries for mine workers and their families. #5G unmanned mining is saving lives & restoring trust and confidence in technology. Watch this real life story of how 5G makes mining safer: https://t.co/Nz0Iyb1tgV #5GGearUp https://t.co/Cvpfxp2kelOpen
At MWC Shanghai 2019, Huawei Deputy Chair Ken Hu gave an update on Huawei's progress in 5G deployment, sharing concrete examples of how service innovation and cross-industry collaboration ...
Europe Startup News
RT @EngageKatie: TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space https://t.co/CtbNQ5iRkG via @EU_StartupsOpen
In 2015 EBAN (the European Business Angel Network) named her European Investor of the Year. Kinga Stanislawska is the founder and Managing Partner of the Warsaw-based Venture Capital firm ...
The Q3 2019 Global Venture Capital Report: Seed Stage Deals Increase While Broader Funding Environment Shows Signs Of Erosion https://t.co/JY8vZ0rSyEOpen
The Q3 2019 Global Venture Capital Report: Seed Stage Deals Increase While Broader Funding Environment Shows Signs Of Erosion
Using data and projections from Crunchbase, this report from Crunchbase News dives deep into the state of the global venture capital ecosystem. Here, we want to assess investment and ...