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
#ArtificialIntelligence, The #FutureofWork And Inequality by @danieletavani @physorg_com Go to https://t.co/bhct4fzaFK #AI #BigData #MachineLearning #ML #MI #DataScience #Robotics #5G #DL Cc: @ipfconline1 @huaweient @ericssondigital https://t.co/43eowowPGcOpen
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 ...
Will the future of work be ethical? Perspectives from MIT Technology Review – TechCrunch https://t.co/Sk4Ll3VmdTOpen
Excerpts from conversations with Gideon Lichfield, editor in chief of the MIT Technology Review, and Karen Hao, its artificial intelligence reporter.
Future of Mobility
RT @transenv: "More people in fewer, more efficient cars" @Uber promised the world. First, American cities measured the increased congestion and pollution from Uber operations. Now new evidence from London and Paris suggests the same. #TrueCostOfUber https://t.co/fT5opua7xcOpen
New research suggests that the ride-sharing app is adding more cars to already-clogged streets in European cities such as London and Paris, casting doubt on the company’s claim to be ...
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/gP2JRSZUCWOpen
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.
@stvnsnthn Here is my list of urban mobility and urban planning podcasts. https://t.co/7XJ0CvCgUeOpen
As part of my preparations to start podcasting, I have been searching for more urban mobility and urbanism shows . So I thought I would sha...
Future of Money
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 ...
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/JX5otikDKoOpen
Senior bankers and fintech executives provide perspectives on their competitive strengths and weaknesses and the future of banking.
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 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 @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/EPTbalB4AdOpen
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 ...
@hbodker @mattrevers A chapter in @hesmondthing and James Curran's book, "Journalism Online and Offline" https://t.co/YkkfEvTJJ9Open
The first section is historical, dividing the history of online news into four phases—what I can the “participatory era,” the “crisis era,” the ...
Podcast: NewsMatch, INN and good news for independent, investigative news https://t.co/yIn8naFQth via @AllJournalismOpen
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
RT @EnergyMSummit: Big business seeks to assert clean energy needs https://t.co/tT9r6MjESV @ClimateGroup https://t.co/PIhF6EhCmyOpen
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 ...
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/QXzs6TrjYVOpen
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 ...
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/ggjyVPLhkLOpen
The concept is modeled on soil and water conservation districts that spread across the country in the 1930s.
Future of Food
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/xSYJlQLT8VOpen
Why sustainable farming needs Government support
Richard Young gives his analysis of recent media coverage about the sustainability of meat https://t.co/xexU6A4hzVOpen
Unbalanced anti-meat coverage: A threat to sustainable farming?
Future of AI & Machine Learning
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/L2BDsarA1YOpen
The inability of Deep Learning to perform compositional learning is one of the main reasons for NNs most critical limitations, including…
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/3o766SP6cgOpen
In the history of the quest for human-level artificial intelligence, a number of rival paradigms have vied for supremacy. Symbolic artificial intellig…
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
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/N9fSxgSvwUOpen
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 ...
#COP25Madrid concluded its first week on Saturday, although delegates continued working into the night to address outstanding issues on loss and damage, technology, and transparency, among others. @UNFCCC #TimeForAction #climatechange https://t.co/qrlpWrqTeZOpen
On Saturday, 7 December 2019, IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) meeting coverage, covered the 2019 Climate Change Conference, which runs from 2 to 13 ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about BeyondTrust Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020 #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/3lHA4OHPHl by Morey Haber @MoreyHaber Who we hope to see you at @rsaconference 2020 #CDM https://t.co/66TnZczqOYOpen
The attack techniques waged include man-in-the-middle attacks, spoofed DNS, stolen keys, and even compromising cloud accounts to infect applications and auto-update unsuspecting end users ...
Cars of the Future
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/Mj11Of6cgLOpen
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.
Hyundai focuses on EVs, mobility services in $52B investment plan https://t.co/lwR7aiZtQM https://t.co/FK8nMQLV9mOpen
Hyundai's "Strategy 2025" road map seeks to position the automaker for the industry's upcoming tectonic shift.
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/qM3XiXTPO3Open
Researchers show how AI programs can be sabotaged by even subtle tweaks to the data used to train them.
Space Tech Essentials
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/VQTLaTkEL3Open
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? ...
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/VdgS6KrAphOpen
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 ...
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/We0sR1qIh7Open
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 ...
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/aJx1I60XVuOpen
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 ...
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/18c2ikf5nvOpen
Turning aspirations into real experiences - Swiss Innovation Leaders gathering at HPE & EPFL Innovation Park
Meetup event for the promotion of the start-up program.
Digital Transformation in Banking
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/OMSXsRbPpvOpen
New research provides insight into digital banking transformation trends, opportunities and challenges.
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/7zhFwyEpJyOpen
An open banking model, APIs and fintech partnerships provide unequaled opportunities for the survival of traditional banks.
[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/ZExqVR1fo3Open
Learn how digital transformation for financial services drives better and greener processes and customer success.
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/mTve0i6GYeOpen
The market’s overreaction to President Xi’s praise of blockchain technology has prompted another crackdown, dashing hopes for a crypto-friendly China.
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/LOjsC4w3eqOpen
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 ...
Bitcoin scalability improvements implemented in its node software over the years have played a key role in maintaining decentralization https://t.co/Wm2yKecqIYOpen
Bitcoin node sync would be impossible without the scalability improvements implemented in the node software, according to BitMex Research.
5G Mobile News
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 @forbesOpen
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 ...
T-Mobile 5G: America's First Nationwide 5G Network claim https://t.co/i7KT4Jt0Nr #5G #Network #BusinessModels #accessibility https://t.co/xuWA3SQ66mOpen
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…
RT @gerryforcomms: Lights, Camera, #5G: Transforming The Entertainment Industry With 5G via @forbes https://t.co/qbUk9Z0Y1XOpen
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 ...
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/vmCuppWTGLOpen
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 ...
Location and #3D printing technologies are important for developing and maintaining smart cities are discussed via @geoworldmedia: https://t.co/TluFfi3xBQOpen
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
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 #DigitalTransformationOpen
Using business intelligence data gives you a leg up on the competition.
Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Take Business Intelligence Seriously in 2020 @aimeetariq @entrepreneur https://t.co/5ADen7wuRm #Enterprise #Tech #Technology #TechTrends #EmergingTech #Innovation #Business #FutureOfWork #TechnologyNews #DigitalTransformationOpen
Today's founders have access to a wide range of decision-making tools. The question is whether they're using them.
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/TDoLf86nVOOpen
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.
Europe Startup News
Is The Next Big Thing In Venture Capital Human Capital https://t.co/SXg84noVrx https://t.co/UapiNUAmhUOpen
Entrepreneurial success needs more than an idea and money. It requires a passionate team with shared values and a growth mindset.
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 @petezinOpen
(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 ...
I wrote a chapter in a book released by @LloydsBank and @bankofscotland called Yes Business Can. It's based on my London startup experience from 2000-present. Enjoy the read!#startups #technology #lovelondon #yesbusinesscan😃 https://t.co/C7VTNpIiGQOpen
One of my signature keynote talks is "Building a Startup Ecosystem: The London Story", which I've lived and worked in first hand from 2000-present. I wrote thi…