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
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 ...
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 ...
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.
RT @contourgeek: My latest paper, with @MilosPlanner @dimilakis and Dominic Stead, is published Open Access so all can read it. We deliver the first critique of the persuasive rhetoric about #MaaS & conclude that it can't deliver without strong public sector oversight https://t.co/TmS68aEvxpOpen
In this paper we focus on the development of a new service model for accessing transport, namely Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and present one of the f…
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 ...
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 ...
Oracle-funded report finds Google media grants tend to go to places where it faces pressure from the public; it has given $567M to 1,157 media projects (@kantrowitz / BuzzFeed News) https://t.co/tDvMdfvinD https://t.co/BGq9rd3vKTOpen
Google’s troubles have been moving from Europe to the US, and the money to news organizations has too.
@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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Future of Energy
RT @greentechmedia: Rep. Tonko on Extending Wind and Solar Tax Credits: ‘Odds Are Good’ https://t.co/bH8CueMgwNOpen
“Public sentiment is driving this issue right now,” said Paul Tonko, a Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
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: ...
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
Space Development Agency lays out five-year plan in $11 billion proposed budget https://t.co/hhfQCwTce8 https://t.co/i4kOU5W6kOOpen
French photonics startup Cailabs raises $8.8 million https://t.co/mhlBiuaggZ https://t.co/MxAxPtj4jSOpen
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 ...
Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019 https://t.co/mAWbE2VoEX #IAC2019Open
Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019 - SpaceRef
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 ...
RT @swissnexSF: Join us on October 21 to discover five of the best #startups that Switzerland has to offer, selected by @Swisscom and @venturelab_ch — see you there! https://t.co/RM1t3fMTcMOpen
Join us at Pier 17 for the 2019 Swiss Startup Night! Expect an evening filled with pitches, networking, and a chance to gain insights into Switzerland's startup economy — and of course, ...
RT @SBH_USA: Two 🇨🇭 Swiss universities, @EPFL_en and @ETH_en are among the global leaders in #crypto education! More info here 👉 https://t.co/WG0KsU2UMP #Switzerland #SwissEducationOpen
EPFL and ETH Zurich rank 5th and 8th respectively in the Coinbase 2019 Leaders in Crypto Education list.
Digital Transformation in Banking
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. ...
The Disruptive Power of Platform-Based Models in Banking https://t.co/ATu24NaYut by @jimmarous #baapOpen
Many banking organizations are moving to a platform-based model to better compete for customers who want broader solutions from a trusted organization.
Secrets to Building One-to-One Digital Banking Experiences https://t.co/nNbRkhrm5Z by @jimmarous #bankingOpen
According to Don Peppers, digital marketing communications requires an increased level of personalization, leveraging new technologies and human interaction in real time.
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...
From @Nextgov - Agencies Offer Sneak Peeks into #5G Plans. From fixing planes before they break to doctors performing surgery in real time from 2 continents, agency officials are already looking at how faster connections could change their missions. https://t.co/HAH1XpUE30 #GovITOpen
From fixing planes before they break to doctors performing surgery in real time from two continents, agency officials are already looking at how faster connections could change their ...
RT @SmartCitiesSCIS: The three #SCC1 projects @Remourban_EU @Triangulum_EU and @EUGrowSmarter prepared a joint #policypaper to support other EU cities in their transition towards #smart and #sustainable #smartcities. Have a look! https://t.co/p9XwVf8jiU #euregionsweek2019 #horizon2020 https://t.co/7ypUAIOPMQOpen
Download policy paper On 8 October, the first three Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities Lighthouse projects Remourban, GrowSmarter and Triangulum presented their key findings at the ...
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 ...
The more connected devices a smart city employs, the greater the risk to individual privacy
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 ...
Startup Europe is participating in this year’s @SlushHQ in Helsinki! Join us in November to explore innovative #policymaking and #deeptech investment. Find out more here: https://t.co/A4SE0s59YZ https://t.co/u3p0eZC51nOpen
Slush is a student-driven, not-for-profit movement originally founded to change attitudes toward entrepreneurship. Slush has grown from a single gathering in Helsinki to a series of events ...
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 ...