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 Dec 2, 2019
@dhinchcliffe shared
#Artificialintelligence, the #FutureOfWork, and inequality https://t.co/2zzJ8YSCAY Pervasive #automation is going to force us to address a great many structural issues, from #employment to #taxation. #economics #AI https://t.co/W64Ob5a6vp
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Artificial intelligence, the future of work, and inequality

One of the most spectacular facts of the last two centuries of economic history is the exponential growth in GDP per capita in most of the world. Figure 1 shows the rise (and the ...

On Nov 30, 2019
@eakboston shared
RT @E_Sheninger: The Future of Work https://t.co/11IaRo1Bds #OEB19 #leadered #digilead #LT8Keys https://t.co/Rm7VIwlP2g
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The Future of Work

A blog about digital leadership, pedagogy, learning, and transformative change in education.

On Dec 4, 2019
@eakboston shared
RT @david_green_uk: Why workforce transformation is critical to the future of work https://t.co/iEmM4AbwXi by @kathi_enderes #HR #HRTech #PeopleAnalytics #RFutureOfWork
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Why workforce transformation is critical to the future of work

Posted by Kathi Enderes and Mike Kemp on September 24, 2019. Expansions in technology, global connectedness, and changing workforce and customer expectations are presenting new ...

Future of Mobility

On Nov 9, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
Finnish @maas_global app @WhimappFI has launched in Vienna, its first Central European market, with support for public #transport and taxis, with #carsharing and #dockless #scooter options slated for future integration. https://t.co/gP2JRSZUCW
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Mobility-as-a-Service heads to Vienna as Whim launches

Whim is said to be the first available Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) solution that enables services of this kind in the Austrian city of Vienna.

On Nov 7, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
The Latest shared mobility news, a workshop, and Where is SUMC? https://t.co/xsS3SPYPAz #sharedmobility #transit #technology #micromobility #sustainability
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: November 7, 2019

Minneapolis, MN | Advancing Microtransit Projects in the Twin Cities November 14, 2019 | 8:30 am – 10:30 am University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center Join the ...

On Nov 22, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
This week in #sharedmobility, open house details, #SUMC2020 Summit savings, and more in our latest Mobility Hub newsletter. https://t.co/nV99sEOVyx
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: November 21, 2019

Hear about some of our new findings and results from electric carshare in LA, rural pilots for connecting multiple agencies for trip planning, our work on microtransit, our many first/last ...

Future of Money

On Dec 4, 2019
@sammaule shared
Invading? Okay... California's fintech startups are invading New York https://t.co/raARvK3WaO
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California's fintech startups are invading New York

In some ways, the moves are natural for tech startups with financial ambitions. Despite the growing success of fintech upstarts hailing from San Francisco, Wall Street institutions remain ...

On Dec 5, 2019
@leimer shared
RT @JimMarous: A10: Legacy Banks Still Can Leverage Historical Advantages https://t.co/ip7MTf5TaR #WRBR19 #CX #banking #finserv @TheRudinGroup @helene_wpli @leimer @Xbond49 @GhelaBoskovich @ghanem_elias @Efma_news @Capgemini_B @mitsmr https://t.co/JX5otikDKo
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Banking and Fintech: An Uncommon Partnership

Senior bankers and fintech executives provide perspectives on their competitive strengths and weaknesses and the future of banking.

On Dec 3, 2019
@FintechBot shared
California’s fintech startups are invading New York https://t.co/eaWRlQvHvk by @BankInnovation
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California’s fintech startups are invading New York

When two Irish brothers started Stripe Inc. together in 2010, there was little question about where they should put their headquarters. It had to be California.

Future of News & Journalism

On Nov 25, 2019
@mathewi shared
RT @DJastramskis: "Subsidies for media would arguably be counter-productive and illegitimate in countries with low press freedom, high levels of corruption, and problems of media capture". @rasmus_kleis @risj_oxford https://t.co/EPTbalB4Ad
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What can be done? Digital Media Policy Options for Europe (and beyond)

Scores from Reporters Without Borders’ annual Press Freedom Index can illustrate the variation across Europe in terms of media freedom, and scores from Transparency International’s ...

On Dec 5, 2019
@Chanders shared
@hbodker @mattrevers A chapter in @hesmondthing and James Curran's book, "Journalism Online and Offline" https://t.co/YkkfEvTJJ9
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Journalism Online Offline

The first section is historical, dividing the history of online news into four phases—what I can the “participatory era,” the “crisis era,” the ...

On Dec 5, 2019
@jcstearns shared
Podcast: NewsMatch, INN and good news for independent, investigative news https://t.co/yIn8naFQth via @AllJournalism
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386. NewsMatch, INN and good news for independent, investigative news

But so too have donations to independent, investigative news organizations, thanks in part to the efforts of NewsMatch. “People are starting to look for news they can trust,” says Sue ...

Future of Energy

On Dec 4, 2019
@ClimateGroup shared
RT @EnergyMSummit: Big business seeks to assert clean energy needs https://t.co/tT9r6MjESV @ClimateGroup https://t.co/PIhF6EhCmy
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Big business seeks to assert clean energy needs

A group described as featuring the world’s most influential companies says it’s actively engaging with policy makers and utilities to accelerate the transition to renewable energy – but it ...

On Dec 2, 2019
@ClimateGroup shared
RT @samkimmins: The 2019 #RE100 Progress & Insights Annual Report is out today! The world’s most influential companies are pushing for governments to make way for 100% renewable electricity. How will they respond? @ClimateGroup @CDP https://t.co/4ViueNYE8Q #COP25 https://t.co/QXzs6TrjYV
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Big business flexes its muscles on clean energy in crucial year for climate action

Multinationals are pushing for governments to make way for 100% renewable electricity – says new report of most ambitious global companies RE100, the global corporate initiative led by The ...

On Nov 24, 2019
@NRDC shared
Iowa residents are creating independent & voluntary “energy districts”—a nonprofit structure that promotes localized, renewable energy and creates jobs for the community. 👏 https://t.co/ggjyVPLhkL
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In Iowa, grassroots energy districts aim to spur local clean energy conversations

The concept is modeled on soil and water conservation districts that spread across the country in the 1930s.

Future of Food

On Nov 27, 2019
@SusFoodTrust shared
In an interview last summer our Chief Executive Patrick Holden discusses the future of #sustainable farming in our current political, economic and environmental climate. https://t.co/xSYJlQLT8V
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Why sustainable farming needs Government support

Why sustainable farming needs Government support

On Nov 22, 2019
@farmingfirst shared
We’re seeing the start of a widespread, international shift towards a diverse and sustainable protein offer. But are we seeing change at the speed needed? Read more in the new @Forum4theFuture report👇#thefutureoffood https://t.co/0ylXEGYA8k
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The Future of Food: are businesses on track to deliver a sustainable protein system by 2040?

Are businesses on track to deliver a sustainable protein system by 2040? Our latest report, The Future of Food, explores this question and reviews the current state of the market.

On Dec 3, 2019
@CivilEats shared
Our 2019 food and farming holiday book gift guide is here. https://t.co/4WL0RQYgFH https://t.co/2Fblfpd6Js
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Our 2019 Food and Farming Holiday Book Gift Guide

We read, reviewed, and recommend more than 30 food and farming books for your gift-giving pleasure.

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Dec 6, 2019
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @mattia_ferrini: Beautiful example. 👉 https://t.co/EwHBgpwXjD : I try to put some thoughts on compositionality together and connect some dots. https://t.co/L2BDsarA1Y
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Compositional Deep Learning

The inability of Deep Learning to perform compositional learning is one of the main reasons for NNs most critical limitations, including…

On Dec 2, 2019
@mpshanahan shared
RT @iamtrask: I have never seen “animosity” between these two groups Both in my first intro to AI course and now talking to leading researchers in the field, combining these two is considered to be a vital future task @mpshanahan has one of my favourite papers on it https://t.co/C7TfwaNH1F https://t.co/pIyYq5LLLa https://t.co/3o766SP6cg
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Reconciling deep learning with symbolic artificial intelligence: representing objects and relations

In the history of the quest for human-level artificial intelligence, a number of rival paradigms have vied for supremacy. Symbolic artificial intellig…

On Dec 4, 2019
@ENERGY shared
[email protected] implements lab-wide #AI for Science initiative, transforming science to improving lives. #NationalLabs https://t.co/QpemX4Shgu https://t.co/DFwdrfdTsN
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Artificial Intelligence: Transforming science, improving lives

A staunch supporter of AI, particularly deep learning, Stevens is principal investigator on a multi-institutional effort that is developing the deep neural network application CANDLE ...

Future of Climate

On Dec 4, 2019
@ret_ward shared
RT @GRI_LSE: Today at #COP25 colleagues @TimoLeiter & @averchenkova will be speaking at events on capacity building for adaptation & mobilisation of climate finance. Check here for details of these & other events we’re involved in https://t.co/lskIx3uBui https://t.co/IvsyRQt3H4
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COP25 UN Climate Change Conference 2019

COP25, the 25th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), is being hosted by Chile and taking place at IFEMA-Feria … ...

On Nov 27, 2019
@insideclimate shared
Congrat's to our intrepid reporter @nkus! @INN named Nick’s reporting on the Exxon trial to its Best of Nonprofit News 2019. https://t.co/N9fSxgSvwU
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Climate Change and Environment

After a three-year investigation provoked by InsideClimate News reporting, the New York attorney general put ExxonMobil on trial for investor fraud. ICN’s continuing coverage of the case ...

On Nov 27, 2019
@ret_ward shared
Climate Change, Central Banks and Financial Risk – IMF F&D | DECEMBER 2019 https://t.co/b1HGb5a9rr
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Climate Change and Financial Risk

For financial institutions, physical risks can materialize directly, through their exposures to corporations, households, and countries that experience climate shocks, or indirectly, ...

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Nov 22, 2019
@StaySafeOnline shared
When it comes to #cybersecurity threats, @KColemanNCSA warns "What’s new is what’s old." Find out what him & other cybersecurity pros say organizations need to be vigilant about in 2020 via @BuiltIn @gossettrag #BeCyberSmart #CyberAware https://t.co/ghzlBUBARZ
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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 Dec 3, 2019
@WeldPond shared
My "prediction". https://t.co/pZsqLVXheS https://t.co/QFjB61dO89
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141 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2020

141 predictions for 2020 from key participants in the cybersecurity defense industry, highlighting all that’s hot today and tomorrow

On Dec 5, 2019
@InfosecurityMag shared
Year in Review: Cybercrime https://t.co/rnaaHuu8N8
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Year in Review: Cybercrime

A review of the cost and impact of cybercrime in 2019

Cars of the Future

On Dec 5, 2019
@MotorTrend shared
RT @Waymo: This summer, @MotorTrend joined us in Death Valley as we tested our new @JaguarUSA I-PACE's and custom-built sensor suite in 120 degree heat. Here's what we learned: https://t.co/qHEeeHSmPF https://t.co/Mj11Of6cgL
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The End of Driving: The Promise and Pitfalls of Autonomous Cars

Sometime last month a Chrysler Pacifica picked up a passenger who’d requested a ride. Unlike a normal ride share car, nobody was behind this one’s wheel.

On Dec 4, 2019
@Automotive_News shared
Hyundai focuses on EVs, mobility services in $52B investment plan https://t.co/lwR7aiZtQM https://t.co/FK8nMQLV9m
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Hyundai focuses on EVs, mobility services in $52B investment plan

Hyundai's "Strategy 2025" road map seeks to position the automaker for the industry's upcoming tectonic shift.

On Nov 25, 2019
@WIRED shared
RT @willknight: The data used to train AI algorithms can also poison them. As companies rush to adopt the tech, this could turn into the next security headache. https://t.co/qM3XiXTPO3
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Tainted Data Can Teach Algorithms the Wrong Lessons

Researchers show how AI programs can be sabotaged by even subtle tweaks to the data used to train them.

Space Tech Essentials

On Nov 25, 2019
@Pomerantz shared
RT @gracegcracker: Here’s a little update: I wrote my *FIRST* full length feature piece as a freelance journalist for @Via_Satellite for their December issue, so you can imagine my surprise when it made the cover 🤩🤩🤩 Read it here! https://t.co/cXdd868ykS https://t.co/VQTLaTkEL3
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Mother Nature Will Not be Denied: Hurricanes and the Future of Space Flight

Climate change is a hot topic, and many are concerned about how it is affecting the world we live in. But how is it influencing the way we look at the world outside our atmosphere? ...

On Dec 1, 2019
@SpaceflightNow shared
European governments have approved a 3-year, 12.5-billion-euro budget for the European Space Agency. The money will fund new Earth observation satellites, contribute to NASA’s moon program, and extend ESA’s support of the space station to 2030. FULL STORY: https://t.co/gsYcZ5D3x0 https://t.co/VdgS6KrAph
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Earth observation, deep space exploration big winners in new ESA budget

Here is a list of ESA’s five largest national contributors over the next five years: Germany: 3.294 billion euros ($3.6 billion) France: 2.664 billion euros ($2.9 billion) Italy: 2.282 ...

On Nov 28, 2019
@csa_asc shared
🇨🇦 participated in #Space19plus on Nov. 27–28 to strengthen our ties with @esa and help Canadian companies. Read more: https://t.co/D9CzWPcwVl. https://t.co/P4E4unxXQp
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News from the Canadian Space Industry

Latest news about the Canadian Space Industry.

Swiss Innovation

On Dec 5, 2019
@eugen12 shared
RT @startuptickerCH: Together with Michael Rockinger @heclausanne , we have just finished writing the second Swiss Startup Radar. We evaluated data on 5,000 Swiss and 250,000 foreign start-ups. The magazine will appear in early December and is available to pre-order now. https://t.co/vdlEGGalxh https://t.co/We0sR1qIh7
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Swiss Startup Radar

Where does Switzerland as a start-up location stand in international comparison? How has it developed? The Swiss Startup Radar, a study based on an evaluation of 4,000 datasets has been ...

On Dec 2, 2019
@EPFL_Park shared
Way to go! Congrats Roman Bruegger and team! Momentum for the Swiss EdTech Collider https://t.co/TsXeCXbLsZ via @startuptickerCH #VDTech cc @EPFL_Park @SwissEdTech https://t.co/aJx1I60XVu
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Momentum for the Swiss EdTech Collider

Launched two years ago at the EPFL Innovation Park, the Swiss EdTech Collider has grown to a community that includes more than 77 startups. The ed-tech sector, which encourages the use of ...

On Nov 25, 2019
@Alpict shared
RT @EPFL_Park: This Tuesday in Geneva! Turning aspirations into real experiences - Swiss Innovation Leaders gathering at HPE & EPFL Innovation Park | Hewlett Packard Enterprise https://t.co/Ct4pWNqXdY #Swisstech https://t.co/18c2ikf5nv
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Digital Transformation in Banking

On Nov 24, 2019
@BrettKing shared
RT @JimMarous: Most banking organizations only have a digital banking veneer. https://t.co/eV1twbwTRT @FinancialBrand #fintech #finserv #banking #digitalbanking #digitaltransformation #banking https://t.co/OMSXsRbPpv
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Digital Banking Transformation Remains Inconsistent

New research provides insight into digital banking transformation trends, opportunities and challenges.

On Dec 5, 2019
@JimMarous shared
A4: The Future of Banking Depends on Open Banking APIs https://t.co/lPh8SZWp7H #WRBR19 #CX #banking #finserv @TheRudinGroup @helene_wpli @leimer @Xbond49 @GhelaBoskovich @ghanem_elias @Efma_news @Capgemini_Bnkg https://t.co/7zhFwyEpJy
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The Future of Banking Depends On Open Banking APIs

An open banking model, APIs and fintech partnerships provide unequaled opportunities for the survival of traditional banks.

On Nov 24, 2019
@JimMarous shared
[New Report] Gaining a Competitive Edge During Digital Disruption Free Download: https://t.co/KiNsVSpY6b #banking #fintech #digitaltransformation @OpenTextAI @OpenText @psb_dc @SpirosMargaris @ipfconline1 @Clagett @MonicaHovsepian @rshevlin @guzmand @jblefevre60 @Xbond49 https://t.co/ZExqVR1fo3
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Gaining a Competitive Edge During Digital Disruption

Learn how digital transformation for financial services drives better and greener processes and customer success.

Bitcoin Futures

On Nov 25, 2019
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @coindesk: The market's overreaction to President Xi's praise of blockchain technology has prompted another crackdown, dashing hopes for a crypto-friendly China. @WolfieZhao takes stock of a rapidly evolving situation. https://t.co/mTve0i6GYe
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Crypto Market’s Overreaction to Xi’s Blockchain Remark Prompts Tougher Crackdown

The market’s overreaction to President Xi’s praise of blockchain technology has prompted another crackdown, dashing hopes for a crypto-friendly China.

On Dec 3, 2019
@Bitcoin shared
RT @Rhythmtrader: My latest post - What You Missed In Bitcoin A month review of the exciting technical developments, latest “blockchain” news in China, banks making the case for Bitcoin and community content you need to read, hear and watch. https://t.co/LOjsC4w3eq
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What You Missed In Bitcoin

TLDR: Bitcoin is still producing block after block. Development Bitcoin Core 0.19.0: The 19th major release of Bitcoin’s original software client launched by Satoshi Nakamoto almost 11 ...

On Nov 30, 2019
@Cointelegraph shared
Bitcoin scalability improvements implemented in its node software over the years have played a key role in maintaining decentralization https://t.co/Wm2yKecqIY
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Scalability Enhancements Kept Bitcoin Decentralized: BitMex Research

Bitcoin node sync would be impossible without the scalability improvements implemented in the node software, according to BitMex Research.

5G Mobile News

On Dec 6, 2019
@nokianetworks shared
Even though there are some challenges in the initial deployments of #5G, a lot more promise is still to come. https://t.co/RczILGwCtz via @forbes
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The Evolution of 5G

5G is not a fixed standard, nor is 5G service something that will simply replace 4G and then continue to exist in a consistent way for the next decade. In fact, 5G is much like an organic ...

On Dec 2, 2019
@TelecomTV shared
T-Mobile 5G: America's First Nationwide 5G Network claim https://t.co/i7KT4Jt0Nr #5G #Network #BusinessModels #accessibility https://t.co/xuWA3SQ66m
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T-Mobile 5G: America's First Nationwide 5G Network it's claimed

T-Mobile lights up the first nationwide 5G network, first nationwide prepaid 5G with Metro by T-Mobile and first 5G devices that work nationwide, ushering in a…

On Nov 29, 2019
@PaulCowlng shared
RT @gerryforcomms: Lights, Camera, #5G: Transforming The Entertainment Industry With 5G via @forbes https://t.co/qbUk9Z0Y1X
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Lights, Camera, 5G: Transforming The Entertainment Industry With 5G

Whether providing faster speeds for data transfer on set or creating innovative film or venue experiences, the combination of 5G, edge computing, artificial intelligence and mixed reality ...

Smart Cities

On Nov 26, 2019
@ErelRosenberg shared
By 2050, 68 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas. https://t.co/To0RBCTuNy
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Category: Smart Cities

Crowd analytics’ solutions for Smart Cities

On Dec 5, 2019
@IEEESmartCities shared
Webinar Replay — In "Smart Cities: Smart Parking" presented by Matt Willinbrink, learn how transportation in urban areas is rapidly changing; facing increasing infrastructure pressures as populations in urban areas are on the rise. To access: https://t.co/zX6AtiP0IU https://t.co/vmCuppWTGL
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IEEE Smart Cities Webinar - Smart City Planning & Technology Standard Series - Smart Cities - Smart Parking

This webinar will discuss how transportation in urban areas is rapidly changing, facing increasing infrastructure pressures as populations in urban areas are on the rise. How do we manage ...

On Dec 5, 2019
@IEEESmartCities shared
Location and #3D printing technologies are important for developing and maintaining smart cities are discussed via @geoworldmedia: https://t.co/TluFfi3xBQ
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Location, 3D printing essential for smart cities

Location is at the core of a smart city project. With cities wrangling with issues like lack of affordable housing, traffic congestion, air pollution, and ageing population, location ...

IT & CIO Trends

On Dec 2, 2019
@evankirstel shared
Why Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Take Data Seriously In 2020 @aimeetariq @entrepreneur https://t.co/OWqT9GijMN #Enterprise #Tech #Technology #TechTrends #EmergingTech #Innovation #Business #FutureOfWork #TechnologyNews #DigitalTransformation
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Why Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Take Data Seriously In 2020

Using business intelligence data gives you a leg up on the competition.

On Dec 6, 2019
@evankirstel shared
RT @Intel5GNetworks: The seeds of industry 4.0 are being planted—@ericsson is opening their first #5G enabled #SmartFactory in 2020. https://t.co/TTqQ9FX4IG https://t.co/TDoLf86nVO
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5G Fuels Factory And Enterprise Innovation

Amid digital innovation and disruption, it's becoming ever more clear that 5G mobile network technology will help power the so-called Industrial Revolution 4.0.

On Nov 29, 2019
@evankirstel shared
Predicting 2020 trends across DesignOps, AppDev, AI, IoT and 5G https://t.co/RmxQBx9CsY
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Predicting 2020 trends across DesignOps, AppDev, AI, IoT and 5G

New devices and styles of application development are expected to have the biggest impact on technology next year, executives and analysts say.

Europe Startup News

On Nov 29, 2019
@TechLeapNL shared
Is The Next Big Thing In Venture Capital Human Capital https://t.co/SXg84noVrx https://t.co/UapiNUAmhU
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Is The Next Big Thing In Venture Capital Human Capital

Entrepreneurial success needs more than an idea and money. It requires a passionate team with shared values and a growth mindset.

On Nov 29, 2019
@StartUpEU shared
RT @isidrolaso: Thanks Nicolas Brien CEO @FRdigitale for sharing insights about future @EU_Commission https://t.co/BpxzYFxPkN cc @katborlongan @JEPaquetEU @rarjonaEU @petezin @robinwauters @SimonSchaefer @GabrielMariya @aonetti @bindik @Lauragestefani @ana_maiques @tech_eu @abarrera @petezin
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As European Commissioner, will tech veteran Thierry Breton pass the ‘startup test’?

(Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Nicolas Brien, the CEO of lobbying organisation France Digitale.) Past debates have shown that tech-friendly regulations do not necessarily mean ...

On Nov 22, 2019
@EU_Startups shared
Regional winners of the 6th Central European Startup Awards announced in Bucharest. 🚀 Congrats!👍 https://t.co/cx51vioJkn https://t.co/G26ItHF85a
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Regional winners of the 6th Central European Startup Awards announced in Bucharest

Central European Startup Awards – the official CEE circuit for Global Startup Awards, the world’s biggest independent startup ecosystem competition – has just announced its annual winners ...