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 Feb 20, 2019
@CIOWaterCooler shared
How AI will power the Future of Work https://t.co/5O2Hpj3h78 @MarianneHewlett @Atos https://t.co/OVK0RzB78s
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How AI will power the Future of Work

Imagine having a digital assistant to schedule your next meeting or speaking to a chatbot to help you finalize a challenging task at work. Forward-thinking companies are implementing AI ...

On Feb 20, 2019
@TrippBraden shared
RT @IanKnowlson: Future of Work Takeover #futureofwork #futureofrecruitment #HR @DynamiteOD @TrippBraden @ThinkSimplicity @rezoomo_com @kevingreenwnc https://t.co/zxfsqtldET via @Exchange_HR
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Future of Work Takeover

The future of work is taking over the way people do their jobs, including HR professionals.  What does the takeover look like and how does human resources adapt to the new changes in order ...

On Feb 19, 2019
@DeloitteUS shared
RT @tarynoesch: What does the #FourthIndustrialRevolution mean for #leadership and #leadershipdevelopment? #leadershiptraining @TrainingIndustr @Deloitte @DeloitteTalent @tomgriffiths @honehq @YumiAliceKimura https://t.co/Pe4LW8quIW
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Leadership Development for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for the people who lead organizations – and for the people who train them to do so?

Future of Mobility

On Feb 22, 2019
@MobilityLabTeam shared
RT @GA_DC: Learn how innovation and technology are putting the industry at a turning point. Ryan Croft, CoFounder @TransitScreen pioneers of real-time transportation arrival data, will be in the https://t.co/s1ykXpqKz3 RSVP: https://t.co/Gv6ZpcuX2n #TransportationTechies @MobilityLabTeam https://t.co/Hgi3W90Y0e
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Tech & Future of Transportation

Tech & The Future of Self-Driving Vehicles panel discussion.

On Feb 14, 2019
@macilree shared
RT @CIVITAS_EU: The city of Antwerp (Belgium) 🇧🇪 is a forerunner in establishing a Mobility as a Service (MaaS) offer. But how is it creating a marketplace for MaaS? Read about the steps #CIVITAS_PORTIS city is taking to do so 👀 https://t.co/3ay7R0bBr4 https://t.co/Jd4uoOe64U
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Smart Ways to Antwerp: Creating a marketplace for Mobility as a Service

Multimodality is set to play an important role in the future of many European cities, including Antwerp (Belgium). By encouraging users to combine different travel modes and reducing ...

On Feb 11, 2019
@Mi_Kuhn shared
Ready for the next chapter 👉#Mobility-as-a Service pioneer #moovel serving 6.5 million people, plus 69% 🚀 #MaaS https://t.co/SbuFxxjOhR
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Future of Money

On Feb 12, 2019
@Finnovista shared
"if angels and #VCs are looking for businesses with potential to #disrupt their chosen markets, then #Fintech companies that challenge the big institutions fit the bill admirably" https://t.co/r244cUbwWh vía @Forbes by @TrevorClawson cc @WestFour
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Fintech Startups Suck in $31bn As The Big Finance Players Step Up R&D By Proxy

Fintech Investment topped $31bn in 2018 and according to U.K.-based mergers and acquisitions specialist, Hampleton Partners, much of the money is going not to consumer-facing plays but to ...

On Feb 20, 2019
@cgledhill shared
10 of the Top Funded #Fintech Startups in #Thailand 🇹🇭 https://t.co/Nog2qFoIoS https://t.co/dQvBXONwYH
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10 of the Top Funded Fintech Startups in Thailand

The top funded fintech startups in Thailand include 2C2P, Deep Pocket, Jitta, Omise, Rabbit Finance, Claim Di, Bitkub and Money Table.

On Feb 11, 2019
@FintechBot shared
What Happened to Fintech Singapore’s Previous Pick of Hottest Fintech Startups? https://t.co/uWLhIUEmgx by @fintechsin
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What Happened to Fintech Singapore’s Previous Pick of Hottest Fintech Startups?

In 2016, we published a list of what we thought were Singapore's top 30 fintech startups at the time. Now, three years later, we look at what these startups have become and what they've ...

Future of News & Journalism

On Feb 20, 2019
@jeffjarvis shared
RT @Brizzyc: "as a black journalist, our tradition is different b/c we were journalists who were writing in a country who was opposed to our very existence. So we could never just simply quote-unquote report straight news." https://t.co/6ceUEdG2Zg Must read for j students by @nhannahjones
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We Built This: Nikole Hannah-Jones Has Raised The Bar For Investigative Journalism

"What’s important is to say how and why does it happen, and that then helps us explain America to itself because the experience of black people is the ex...

On Feb 12, 2019
@mediatwit shared
Great to see NewsMatch bringing in $7.6 million last year, up 58% since last year's campaign. Great numbers all around, and shows just how much people are supporting local nonprofit newsrooms. https://t.co/YjcnQbUW49
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On Feb 12, 2019
@mathewi shared
RT @risj_oxford: The UK govt's #Cairncross Review into the future of #journalism, published today, refers to Reuters Institute research throughout the text & footnotes. Review recommendations include an innovation fund, tax relief & funding for localjournalism Thread 1/5 https://t.co/wEbKuf0EbL
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THE CAIRNCROS REVIEW – A sustainable future for journalism

Tables available upon request at http:// www.digitalnewsreport.org/survey/2018/resources-2018/ [accessed 06/02/19] 23 Ofcom Broadcasting Code, January 2019 - ...

Future of Energy

On Feb 19, 2019
@cleantechnica shared
Let Them Speak! Why The Solutions Project Is Funding Renewable Energy Innovation Led By Women & People Of Color | #CleanTechnica Exclusive https://t.co/PEv4ATeiEu https://t.co/C82eIhJRg5
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Let Them Speak! Why The Solutions Project Is Funding Renewable Energy Innovation Led By Women & People Of Color | #CleanTechnica Exclusive

How frequently do you see women and people of color cited by media as leading the renewable energy charge

On Feb 13, 2019
@greentechmedia shared
Enel’s Clean Energy Strategy Sees Earnings Rise https://t.co/wLqJlJPoQG
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Enel’s Clean Energy Strategy Sees Earnings Rise

The Italian energy giant Enel has seen a growing clean energy focus pay off with a 3.8 percent increase in core earnings in 2018.

On Feb 13, 2019
@greentechmedia shared
Do you know someone who's interested in learning more about global renewable energy investments? Here's a guide: https://t.co/bc0hzxvTbM
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Global Renewable Energy Investment on the Rise

Global investment in renewable energy varies from year to year, depending on the policies of major energy markets, but it is generally on an upward trend.

Future of Food

On Feb 23, 2019
@bioneers shared
Instead of neat rows of monoculture, forest gardens combine fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennial vegetables together in one seemingly wild setting. https://t.co/YV052GnbZQ
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A forest garden with 500 edible plants could lead to a sustainable future

Michael Crawford's forest garden is abundant, diverse, edible, and might be one answer to the future of food systems.

On Feb 13, 2019
@foodprintorg shared
Big Food companies like Danone, Kashi & Land O'Lakes are investing in programs to help farmers transition to #organic. Is it green-washing or is real change a possibility? https://t.co/eXPvOR5CyP via @GreenBiz
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How Danone, Kashi and Land O'Lakes are backing sustainable farming

More companies are exploring new finance mechanisms and other efforts to benefit farmers in search of change.

On Feb 21, 2019
@AgFunder shared
EXCLUSIVE: Founder of Agtech’s First Unicorn David Friedberg Reveals Investment Portfolio of The Production Board https://t.co/meysJt69Qs https://t.co/5jfJJEm0Vz
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EXCLUSIVE: Founder of Agtech’s First Unicorn David Friedberg Reveals Investment Portfolio of The Production Board

You may have seen The Production Board crop up on a few agrifood tech investments, but there's little publicly-available information, until now.

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Feb 17, 2019
@j2bryson shared
Despite the fact I'm keynoting this at the end of the month: https://t.co/40l4Xf1sie I hadn't noticed this page of @coe #aiethics resources before just now: https://t.co/Z9I6aCJNhC
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Council of Europe and Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to Council's of Europe Artificial Intelligence website

On Feb 22, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @csilviavr: Still one week left to submit to the #ICLR2019 Safe Machine Learning workshop! https://t.co/hWDPnWzFz9
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Safe Machine Learning

Specification, Robustness and Assurance Room R6, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. The ultimate goal of ML research should be to have a positive impact on society and the ...

On Feb 20, 2019
@etzioni shared
RT @bperry_tweets: https://t.co/41vo9RDCxV Interesting except from @MFordFuture book #ArchitectsOfIntelligence - @Etzioni talks about their project #Mosiac which is aimed at building common sense technology #deeplearning #ai https://t.co/f2g0J54kcm
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The AI Paradox: Bringing Common-sense Understanding to Machines

Artificial intelligence is rapidly transitioning from the realm of science fiction to the reality of our daily lives. Our devices understand what we say, speak to us, and translate between ...

Future of Climate

On Feb 18, 2019
@meganrowling shared
RT @CIF_Action: “Solastalgia” describes the wistfulness one feels about terrains and sites lost to #climate change. Our recent analysis predicts this will be an increasingly powerful driver of global and community-level change: https://t.co/Qz7c2FdK58 https://t.co/WRpuXiZ0W3
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Mapping the Future of Climate Action

“We need to revisit the narrative and adjust the way we present the prospect of climate action,” said Mafalda Duarte, head of the Climate Investment Funds, at the launch of the report on ...

On Feb 17, 2019
@NRDC shared
Lie: Trump is backing up his environmental agenda with facts. Reality: He has told flat-out lies about the environment. https://t.co/M9xmpn0ekc
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ON CLIMATE CHANGE

We are not holding our breath that President Trump will start backing up his administration’s environmental agenda with scientific facts. But we are holding him accountable for what he says.

On Feb 14, 2019
@YaleClimateComm shared
A large majority of U.S. voters support renewable energy targets for utilities – even if it would raise their bills: https://t.co/q3S7I8X3zE https://t.co/UiVzeFCEYG
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Politics & Global Warming, December 2018

How do Republican, Democratic, and Independent voters view global warming, personal and collective action, and climate policies?

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Feb 19, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
Senseon raises $6.4M to tackle cybersecurity threats with an AI ‘triangulation’ approach https://t.co/aMFyJPtWte by @ingridlunden
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Senseon raises $6.4M to tackle cybersecurity threats with an AI ‘triangulation’ approach

Darktrace helped pave the way for using artificial intelligence to combat malicious hacking and enterprise security breaches. Now a new UK startup founded by an ex-Darktrace executive has ...

On Feb 11, 2019
@CiscoSecurity shared
RT @Cisco: Cisco and @CybersecuritySF launch the first ever cybersecurity almanac. 🔒 This is just one of many statistics. Check out the entire report here ➡️ https://t.co/EniofXTlv1 https://t.co/APEmMorwTR
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On Feb 20, 2019
@threatintel shared
When fiction is stranger than reality: 5 novels with hacking plot holes that need to be patched https://t.co/fpqebVehiu #reading #CyberSecurity #infosec https://t.co/tGTqV80Rd6
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When fiction is stranger than reality: 5 novels with hacking plot holes that need to be patched

Not all novels featuring hacking are created equal — with some containing more holes than others.

Cars of the Future

On Feb 15, 2019
@DriverlessNow shared
Apple’s Autonomous Car Apparently Only Works For Almost a Mile at a Time https://t.co/yyRyjowQTA @Jalopnik #SelfDrivingCars #Apple #autonommous
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Apple’s Autonomous Car Apparently Only Works For Almost a Mile at a Time

GM and Apple are struggling to realize their autonomous dreams, Nissan and Renault are still figuring out their relationship, Volkswagen is slowly but surely rolling out its ride-sharing ...

On Feb 11, 2019
@DriverlessNow shared
Tesla vs. Self-Driving Competition — New MIT Video https://t.co/OBDNLPrNnv @cleantechnica #SelfDrivingCars #autonomous #Tesla
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Tesla vs. Self-Driving Competition — New MIT Video

Autonomous driving technology promises to unleash sweeping changes on our society. However (perhaps fortunately), it’s likely to be some time before self-driving cars become frequent sights ...

On Feb 17, 2019
@Forbes shared
Accelerating the internet with AI-based media compression https://t.co/JitYybNJU3 #paid @NvidiaAI https://t.co/vrTGMqpaNB
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Accelerating The Internet With AI-Based Media Compression

Bandwidth has a knack for being late to the party. Back when the internet was still a research project at ...

Space Tech Essentials

On Feb 14, 2019
@NASAWatch shared
RT @b0yle: [email protected]'s deputy chief echoes JFK in a pitch for commercial space ventures: https://t.co/VSSiF8RlGQ H/T @csf_spaceflight #CST2019 https://t.co/iPhQ6s8AQQ
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NASA’s deputy chief echoes JFK in a pitch for commercial space ventures

NASA Deputy Administrator James Morhard channeled President John F. Kennedy in a pitch designed to please space industry executives.

On Feb 14, 2019
@esa shared
RT @RAeSTimR: TONIGHT! Free #space lecture, RAeS HQ, 14 Feb, 'Europe at the Space Frontier – ESA’s Vision for Space Exploration' - David Parker FRAeS, Director of Human Spaceflight & Robotic Exploration, European Space Agency @ESA https://t.co/f5DM8qmOn4 https://t.co/3IbqB2m8t7
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Europe at the Space Frontier – ESA’s Vision for Space Exploration

This Space Group lecture will be presented by David Parker FRAeS, Director of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration, European Space Agency.

On Feb 14, 2019
@SATELLITEDC shared
RT @alusardi: Amazon launches AWS Ground Station and how it would turn earth observation industry on its head https://t.co/WkISQS6BnT di @geoworldmedia
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Amazon launches AWS Ground Station and how it would turn earth observation industry on its head

What initially began with ridesharing of small satellite payloads has now taken a gigantic leap in the form of AWS (Amazon Web Services) ground station, thus pioneering another new trend ...

Swiss Innovation

On Feb 20, 2019
@JordiMontserrat shared
RT @venturelab_ch: #Funding: Credit Suisse invests in Swiss #drone-maker @Fotokite_ to support growth & job creation https://t.co/8bEAMTmwz1 #VLeadersTech #TagderUnternehmer #TOP100SSU https://t.co/Friyhhq3Bl
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Fotokite: Credit Suisse's Investment Will Support Growth & Swiss Job Creation

Perspective Robotics AG, which makes the Fotokite tethered drones for photographers and firefighters, won investment from Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital Ltd to support its growth and ...

On Feb 11, 2019
@startuptickerCH shared
Swiss startup @veritystudios leaves 1 billion #CCTV viewers worldwide in utter astonishment during the live broadcast of the CCTV New Year's Gala show in China. https://t.co/jTTCK1ck7I | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/xm2PLEtMOX https://t.co/RublyHALC5
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Swiss startup leaves 1 billion CCTV viewers worldwide in utter astonishment

This year, the event featured 88 Verity Studio drones, flying above 70 dancers and famous singers. Broadcasted live on CCTV channels, the show left some 1 billion viewers across the globe ...

On Feb 12, 2019
@swissnexBoston shared
Join @EPFL_en and other leading Swiss higher education institutions at our 9th annual Swiss Sciences Night #SwissSciences Sign up at: https://t.co/pfcVLzIz71 https://t.co/0LFdM4MMkz
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Swiss Sciences Night 2019

Swiss Sciences Night 2019 @ MIT Media Lab Have you ever considered studying or working in Switzerland? For a small country with roughly the population of New York City and the size of ...

Legal Cannabis News & Trends

On Feb 13, 2019
@Marijuanomics shared
RT @MJBizDaily: Colorado’s legal marijuana market hit a milestone at the end of 2018, going over $6 billion in combined recreational and medical sales since the adult-use market launched on New Year’s Day in 2014. https://t.co/VNC29xyVoz
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Legal cannabis sales top $6 billion in Colorado

Colorado's legal marijuana market hit a milestone at the end of 2018, going over $6 billion in combined recreational and medical sales since the adult-use market launched on New Year's Day ...

On Feb 11, 2019
@The420RadioShow shared
Legal cannabis shortages could last years: expert https://t.co/ZuW5li20EY
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Legal cannabis shortages could last years: expert

Four months after recreational cannabis sales became legal in Canada, stores are running out of the product. One expert says it could take five years to get back on track.

On Feb 9, 2019
@The420RadioShow shared
Oregon has more legal cannabis than the state can consume in six years https://t.co/hxrPcoj9sv
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Digital Transformation in Banking

On Feb 14, 2019
@stratorob shared
The Future of Banking Requires Balancing Old and New https://t.co/hLBDXnltJm by @manishmadhvani #banking
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The Future of Banking Requires Balancing Old and New

Over recent years, fewer customers are popping into bank branches, and more are logging onto mobile banking apps. Innovative start-ups, offering alternative banking models are on the rise, ...

On Feb 21, 2019
@leimer shared
How To Survive The Future of Banking https://t.co/tydLI6j1Rb https://t.co/IpdI6nmTSz
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How To Survive The Future of Banking

Bankers need to prepare for the future of work by investing in advanced education and embracing change, taking risks and disrupting themselves.

On Feb 18, 2019
@JimMarous shared
The key to improving customer experiences is adding the ‘human touch’ https://t.co/2xIcxLle34 #banking #fintech #finserv #CX #digitalbakingreport https://t.co/CMLcCfrwc6
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Humanizing the Digital Banking Experience

A global analysis of the state of Artificial Intelligence deployment in banking, covering key functionalities, challenges, future trends and opportunities.

Bitcoin Futures

On Feb 12, 2019
@TheLTBNetwork shared
What Bitcoin Did Ep 73 is available now! @PeterMcCormack sits down with @billbarhydt to discuss ABRA's new stock and ETF #trading product, #bitcoin and the relevance of a free market. #blockchain #crypto #podcast https://t.co/qhlyLqkdNS
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What Bitcoin Did #73 How ABRA Is Building a Global Bank with Bill Barhydt

“Abra uses Bitcoin tech to basically build the foundations for what really will be a global bank.” — Bill Barhydt Interview location: Skype Interview date: Friday 8th Feb, 2019 Company: ...

On Feb 16, 2019
@Cointelegraph shared
“It doesn't matter how many times you're right and how many times you're wrong; it only matters how much you make when you're right and how much you lose when you're wrong.” — @CatherRoss talks to @BKBrianKelly https://t.co/pFMVPyl86U
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Interview With Crypto ‘Optimist’ Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Is Still 50 Percent Undervalued

CNBC’s Brian Kelly outlook on crypto in 2019, Bitcoin ETF in 2020, and inevitable recession.

On Feb 10, 2019
@twobitidiot shared
I think I can count one of last year's top predictions as spot on now (belatedly) given @ProfFaustus has confirmed he is Satoshi. https://t.co/CGJMl8Ld6s
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The story of Bitcoin, continued

My first marriage ended in October 2010. It had been rocky for a time before that. I mentioned in my last post how I worked doing forensic…

5G Mobile News

On Feb 22, 2019
@nokianetworks shared
Realizing your scalable and #latency aware #5G network end-to-end: @nokia 5G Acceleration Services. https://t.co/5CIsd9174A #MWC19
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5G Acceleration Services – for planning your 5G transformation journey

Nokia 5G acceleration services help our customers develop a unique tailored plan for their business, network and operational transformation and to aid their network evolution towards 5G.

On Feb 11, 2019
@gsacom shared
GSA fast fact: 180 commercial VoLTE networks in 87 countries and a total of 248 operators investing in #VoLTE in 112 countries https://t.co/z4F9eyd7G3 https://t.co/EAu9tYd1WC
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Evolution from LTE to 5G: Global Market Status – January 2019

Evolution-LTE-5G GSA is reporting there are now 871 operators investing in LTE with 201 operators in 83 countries investing in 5G

On Feb 8, 2019
@mobileworldlive shared
[email protected] sues @ATT over #5G branding https://t.co/VgEhGT9gXz https://t.co/VEXEedD0aC
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Sprint sues AT&T over 5G branding

Sprint raised the stakes in a row over AT&T’s controversial 5G Evolution advertising, filing a ...

Smart Cities

On Feb 20, 2019
@IEEESmartCities shared
#Dallas to launch smart cities incubator via @smartcitiesdive and @Jason_Plautz: https://t.co/n9UhMOJkGu #smartcities https://t.co/dxflZz1pCZ
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Dallas to launch smart cities incubator

The Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator in the city's West End neighborhood will support early-stage companies and highlight the work already underway.

On Feb 13, 2019
@IEEESmartCities shared
FREE Membership - Smart Cities Technical Community. Engage in discussion, raise awareness and bring together technology, government and society to assist and guide municipalities to help offer citizens a high quality of life: https://t.co/Wr48esBD3T https://t.co/gGHpNz867H
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Smart Cities Community, IEEE

A community for practitioners and researchers in the area of Smart Cities. Join the community at no charge, and get involved.

On Feb 17, 2019
@JAdP shared
RT @evankirstel: Managing the Risks Inherent to #SmartCities https://t.co/lD2hzLFkIb
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Managing the Risks Inherent to Smart Cities

A new guide for non-technologists aims to help local officials avoid technology and policy pitfalls.

IT & CIO Trends

On Feb 14, 2019
@evankirstel shared
ONF's fifth reference design, COMAC, targets 5G deployments https://t.co/iufCu4uXF5 https://t.co/8GX4eVmJV1
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ONF's fifth reference design, COMAC, targets 5G deployments

Pulling together its work over the last eight years with CORD, SDN and cloud, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) today announced its fifth reference design: Converged Multi-Access and ...

On Feb 21, 2019
@sdxcentral shared
Check out: Software-Defined and Cloud-Native Foundations for 5G Networks https://t.co/uFA6CZY5Tu #2019 #5g #analysis #cloud #containers #edgecomputing #interdigital #networkvirtualization #nfv #researchbrief #sdn #sponsored
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Software-Defined and Cloud-Native Foundations for 5G Networks

In the research brief, "Software-Defined and Cloud-Native Foundations for 5G Networks", AvidThink examines the importance of SBA.

On Feb 21, 2019
@evankirstel shared
How #APIs Are Enabling Innovation In #Retail @doerrfeldbill @nordicapis https://t.co/GZQLwzStjK #retailtech
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How APIs Are Enabling Innovation In Retail

We talk Progressive Web Apps with Peter Sheldon from Adobe Magento, and consider how APIs can be used in retail and online commerce.

Europe Startup News

On Feb 19, 2019
@AdBresser shared
The inconvenient truth of venture capital investment data - Blog | Dealroom https://t.co/7RNbMuL5MG #vc
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The inconvenient truth of venture capital investment data

Mark Suster is asking “why the hell has seed financing declined so much in the past 3 years?” in a post that’s receiving much attention. Fred Wilson followed up with “The Seed Slump“. ...

On Feb 13, 2019
@AdBresser shared
How to Raise Venture Capital Money – The #Startup – Medium https://t.co/0fYmiT49DU
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How to Raise Venture Capital Money

If your startup is based in a major tech hub like New York City, Boston or the Bay Area, the good news is that there are plenty of…

On Feb 21, 2019
@ediggs shared
Ex-Google CFO opens up a venture capital office in London with $600m fund https://t.co/XdHAgZOMln
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Former Google finance boss to head a venture capital office in London with $600m fund

Former Google chief financial officer Patrick Pichette will lead a venture capital (VC) office in London with Canadian firm Inovia Capital.