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 Oct 6, 2018
@GuidoKerkhof shared
RT @HaroldSinnott: 11 types of #EmergingTech aiming to augment human #cognition @wef via @MikeQuindazzi #AI #IoT #Robotics #FutureOfWork https://t.co/EY9gWhqn1K cc @SpirosMargaris @evankirstel @kkruse @nancyrubin @jblefevre60 @chboursin @Paula_Piccard @DrJDrooghaag @IainLJBrown https://t.co/1gYaxEeiJf
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Digital Transformation Initiative Professional Services Industry

To find out more about the DTI project, visit http://reports.weforum.org/digital-transformation 3Digital Transformation Initiative: Professional Services Industry Contents Foreword 3 ...

On Oct 12, 2018
@DanyDeGrave shared
CHRO, Unilever: "This is the new social contract of work. Jobs become redundant from time to time but people do not need to. It's possible to create employment for life if we are willing to learn, unlearn and relearn our entire lives." https://t.co/8CyEHsKaWr #futureofwork #AI
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In the future of work it's jobs, not people, that will become redundant

Despite significant workplace disruption, human skills, as well as jobs with distinctly human traits, are still in demand.

On Oct 1, 2018
@TrippBraden shared
RT @SageNAmerica: Industry 4.0 will boost your #manufacturing productivity. Click to find out why https://t.co/EvT9LWI8hm https://t.co/E4BOykdEiK
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How Industry 4.0 will boost your manufacturing productivity

Industry 4.0 allows manufacturers to collect real-time information across the supply chain, from suppliers to users, and analyze this data to improve and optimize your operation, designs, ...

Future of Mobility

On Oct 5, 2018
@macilree shared
RT @CostaSamaras: DOT announced an update to its automated vehicle policy. Quick highlight is that DOT will in the future seek to loosen robocar safety rules when a driver is present, & will seek to reduce public comment on some new robocar regs. https://t.co/cxtdLdcY60
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Automated Vehicles 3.0 Preparing for the Future of Transportation

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act ADS Automated Driving Systems AI Artificial Intelligence ANPRM Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ATTRI Accessible Transportation Technologies ...

On Oct 15, 2018
@TSCatapult shared
Demystifying digital in the future of mobility and transport https://t.co/DFfyZDVto5
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Demystifying digital in the future of mobility and transport

Demystifying digital in the future of mobility and transport

On Sep 18, 2018
@Mi_Kuhn shared
Yeah! @moovel unveils its digital marketplace @InnoTrans. moovel's #marketplace solution enables transit authorities to bundle their #transportation services with other mobility services and integrate them into new pricing models. https://t.co/0nLaVS8jrY
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InnoTrans: Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) pioneer moovel unveils digital marketplace for urban mobility ecosystems

The moovel Group unveils its digital marketplace at the transportation technology industry’s leading international trade show, held every two years in Berlin.

Future of Money

On Oct 4, 2018
@FintechBot shared
White Space for Fintech Startups https://t.co/MwtlShn2Im by @Finextra
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White Space for Fintech Startups

I have attended the singapore fintech festival 2017, a wonderfully managed, world largest fintech fe...

On Oct 10, 2018
@EmpireStartups shared
#Africa’s #fintech #startups are innovating out of need and global #investors are backing them https://t.co/M3ZxOORBS5 https://t.co/N8CiBXxNdT
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Africa’s fintech startups are innovating out of need and global investors are backing them

African fintech startups remain prominent on investors' radar due to the sheer necessity of the work they do in plugging gaps in local financial services sectors.

On Oct 2, 2018
@leimer shared
BBVA unveils match-making platform for fintech startups https://t.co/L5KrXXMkey
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BBVA unveils match-making platform for fintech startups

BBVA has launched a match-making platform that helps fintech startups get in touch with business units at the Spanish bank that might benefit from their products and services.

Future of News & Journalism

On Oct 7, 2018
@dangillmor shared
@pwthornton You mean J schools? Some responsibility, perhaps. But my school leads the News21 consortium, which could be a model for some of what we need. https://t.co/M9X4do20xH
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Part of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education

In-depth. Resourceful. The nation’s most talented journalism students come together in News21 to report and produce in-depth, multimedia projects for major national media. News21 shows the ...

On Oct 14, 2018
@macloo shared
What is a “partner manager,” and what does one do in a #journalism organization? https://t.co/2s5KDeYYHD
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Chasing Leads and Herding Cats: Shaping a New Role in the Newsroom

A partner manager is a crucial part of making cross-newsroom collaborations work.

On Oct 12, 2018
@NiemanLab shared
Attention, there is a new role in newsrooms: Partner manager https://t.co/mvfXRGL1Jg
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Future of Energy

On Oct 12, 2018
@nytimesbusiness shared
It’s not easy being green, but it can be lucrative: Green energy funds combine stock sleuthing and tree hugging. https://t.co/iaJCRZOHIO
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These Funds Aim to Power Their Returns With Clean Energy

Renewable energy funds can’t shutter a coal plant tomorrow, if that’s your goal, but they can pair profits with a commitment to a green economy.

On Oct 5, 2018
@cleantechnica shared
Green Investment Group Arranged Or Invested £1.6 Billion In Clean Energy In One Year https://t.co/hqMdGvV51p https://t.co/xCmKqrzJnA
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Green Investment Group Arranged Or Invested £1.6 Billion In Clean Energy In One Year

Since its acquisition by Australian banking giant Macquarie Group from the UK Government in August of 2017, the Green Investment Group has arranged for or invested £1.6 billion of capital ...

On Oct 12, 2018
@greentechmedia shared
Is Orsted Poised to Become the First Clean Energy Major? https://t.co/2gbF6T9wwh https://t.co/RuuZsgJtIe
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Is Orsted Poised to Become the First Clean Energy Major?

Ørsted’s acquisition of U.S. offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind is a milestone in the Danish energy company’s global expansion.

Future of Food

On Oct 4, 2018
@AgFunder shared
10 Years in Agtech: Ag Innovation Showcase’s Rohit Shukla Shares Thoughts on Future of Food https://t.co/x0lrnCjXM4 https://t.co/TX5P7HEGjh
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10 Years in Agtech: Ag Innovation Showcase’s Rohit Shukla Shares Thoughts on Future of Food

We grapple with the future of food, now more than ever, writes Rohit Shukla.

On Oct 9, 2018
@AgFunder shared
ICYMI: Land O’ Lakes Launches Digital ERP Tool to Measure Profitability of Sustainable Farming Practices #Sustainability #agriculture https://t.co/KN0ctPhx0v https://t.co/hVzRoLE1tF
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BREAKING: Land O’ Lakes Launches Digital ERP Tool to Measure Profitability of Sustainable Farming Practices

The Truterra Insights Engine quantifies the economic and environmental benefits of certain practices and strategies to enable farmers to identify and select farm management options.

On Oct 11, 2018
@AgFunder shared
Bayer’s Percy: Agritech is Maturing as Startups Attract Senior Execs and Ag Corps Look to Collaborate https://t.co/hOq0nYh07Q https://t.co/f9UjX97pbk
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Bayer’s Percy: Agritech is Maturing as Startups Attract Senior Execs and Ag Corps Look to Collaborate

Adrian Percy is the former head of R&D at Bayer, recently stepping down and becoming the company’s technology ambassador. Ahead of his speaking slot at World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in ...

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Oct 15, 2018
@j2bryson shared
@itscomplicated @APPG_AI @Wera_Hobhouse @nick_clegg @BVLSingler @halhod @willknight @_KarenHao If someone whines on twitter I give them this https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6 which links to my blog and other resources.
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AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society

Recently we decided it was worth rewriting and publishing the paper properly, so a radically updated version Just an Artifact: Why Machines are Perceived as Moral Agents, appeared in the ...

On Oct 9, 2018
@hardmaru shared
RT @kcimc: “discrete figures” with @rhizomatiks and @elevenplay, a new dance performance that uses ML to generate human-like movement https://t.co/UIE3sYzPIK
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Dance x Machine Learning: First Steps

Creating new datasets and exploring new algorithms in the context of the dance performance “discrete figures”

On Oct 15, 2018
@j2bryson shared
The @guardian wrote an editorial about one of my key talking points "Computers can’t be held responsible for anything. So their owners and programmers must be" https://t.co/Au8BmC7qAy They also linked my blog, though not quite where I say this :-). cc @UniofBath
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The Guardian view on artificial intelligence: human learning

Editorial: Computers can’t be held responsible for anything. So their owners and programmers must be

Future of Climate

On Oct 2, 2018
@insideclimate shared
A UN panel is finalizing a key report this week that assesses whether global temperatures can be kept in check to limit the most damaging effects of global warming. Some scientists worry about obstruction from the U.S. and other fossil fuel producers. https://t.co/SepRBK1uNO
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Climate change panel vets landmark global warming report

Scientists fear potential Trump administration obstruction as top climate change body finalizes a major report of future global warming scenarios and ways to mitigate impacts.

On Oct 1, 2018
@globalcompact shared
RT @PRI_News: We recognise that #ClimateChange is the highest-priority environmental, social and governance (#ESG) issue facing our signatories today. Find out more about our work on the inevitable response to climate change: https://t.co/qgdLt3jQOT #PRIinPerson #TCFDRecs #GCAS2018
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The inevitable policy response to climate change

The PRI recognises that climate change is the highest-priority environmental, social and governance (ESG) issue facing signatories today. We also appreciate the considerable uncertainties ...

On Oct 9, 2018
@LeoHickman shared
RT @ret_ward: BBC condemned for inviting climate change denier to debate global warming report https://t.co/K2l99P5D11
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BBC condemned for inviting climate change denier Myron Ebell to debate alarming IPCC global warming report

'Car-crash television, and a waste of time that could have been used addressing the real questions'

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Oct 4, 2018
@STOPTHNKCONNECT shared
RT @LG_Cyber: A8: Check out our recent blog “Cybersecurity ABCs: Treat Your Business Like Your Home” providing 4 tips on how to be more secure at home https://t.co/JunA69emzX #CyberAware #ChatSTC https://t.co/zZVru4zFGC
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Cybersecurity ABCs: Treat Your Business Like Your Home

With reports like Facebook’s leak of 50 million user credentials happening on a weekly basis, it can seem as if data breaches, hacking, and ransomware are, October 2, 2018

On Oct 15, 2018
@StaySafeOnline shared
It’s easier than you think for companies and business leaders to overlook cybersecurity. 🤯 → Here are 6 Overlooked Office #Cybersecurity Risks #CyberAware https://t.co/Iks3FtiLul
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6 Overlooked Office Cybersecurity Risks

It's easier than you think for companies and business leaders to overlook cybersecurity. Here are 6 kinds of cybersecurity risks that are often overlooked.

On Oct 5, 2018
@RSAConference shared
The 8 most dangerous malware strains this year according to @beckershr: https://t.co/xFUBBGkNlA
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8 most dangerous malware strains this year

Roughly 91 of the 229 data breaches submitted to HHS' Office for Civil Rights' breach portal this year are listed as hacking or IT incidents, and another 91 are listed as unauthorized ...

Cars of the Future

On Oct 8, 2018
@DriverlessRev shared
Will financial industry, rather than politicians or regulators, require explainable AI for AVs? #AutonomousVehicles https://t.co/9JGa3TsFLN
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Autonomous cars present new challenges for Explainable AI

As society trusts more of its operations to autonomous systems, increasingly companies are making it a requirement that humans can understand how exactly a machine has reached a certain ...

On Oct 5, 2018
@WIRED shared
"With AI, we could turn people into instant experts... You don’t have to spend 10,000 hours learning something. Just imagine you could become a world-class doctor in one day." -Sebastian Thrun, computer scientist, Stanford professor, and #WIRED25 Icon https://t.co/HBE7kvhLux https://t.co/DTf01qQhk6
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Sebastian Thrun on AI, Flying Cars, and Sam Altman

The tech luminary shares his lofty ideals.

On Oct 8, 2018
@DriverlessRev shared
Japan to pilot one-seater AVs as feeders for transit buses. Seen as way to help large senior population to be less isolated. #AutonomousVehicles https://t.co/9IPjlW2kDy
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Toyota partnership to pilot autonomous vehicle transportation system

Self-driving cars to ferry passengers to fuel-cell bus network in Japanese city

Space Tech Essentials

On Oct 10, 2018
@SPACEdotcom shared
Boeing Invests Satellite Propulsion Startup Accion Systems for Tiny Thrusters https://t.co/yVtL0CMWZN https://t.co/XaTEsNfT1v
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Boeing Invests in Satellite Propulsion Startup Accion Systems for Tiny Thrusters

Boeing is investing in Accion Systems Inc., a Boston startup focused on scalable electric propulsion technology for satellites.

On Oct 10, 2018
@spacecom shared
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: Just in: Boeing announces investment in satellite propulsion startup Accion Systems https://t.co/M9KdpAL3j2 https://t.co/lk4yTyv5yo
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Boeing investing in satellite propulsion startup

Boeing: "Accion's scalable technology can help bring game-changing capabilities to satellites, space vehicles and customers."

On Oct 9, 2018
@spacecom shared
RT @newspacechicago: Investment Opportunities in Space, or why should I invest in commercial space businesses? https://t.co/wEhagQIjdb https://t.co/0b0vONyCSR
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Investment Opportunities in Space

What do we mean by “Space” investments? Space is often described as “The Final Frontier,” or  “The Great Unknown,” however, Space technology is far better known by engineers, scientists…

Swiss Innovation

On Oct 8, 2018
@venturelab_ch shared
6 #TOP100 #SwissStartups are pitching at the exclusive "Good Morning Start-ups" investor breakfast in Lausanne. The event with #TOP100SSU partner @csschweiz is a unique opportunity for the young entrepreneurs to forge connections with investors. https://t.co/rbwlll66eq https://t.co/krjycwl6ir
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TOP 100 Swiss startup award 2017

Again and again the young companies featured in the Top 100 Swiss Startup Award have proven, that Switzerland is a fertile ground for innovation and entrepreneurs. The impressive innovation ...

On Oct 1, 2018
@startuptickerCH shared
RT @venturelab_ch: Before over 80 investors and VIPs, 5 promising Geneva startups featured in the #TOP100SSU showed their ground-breaking solutions at a TOP 100 event with the @csschweiz Private Investors Club. Meet the presenting startups: https://t.co/XSvBXqr57c https://t.co/VVVTiZDpx3
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TOP 100 and Credit Suisse showcase Geneva's most promising startups

Last week, TOP 100 and Credit Suisse brought five of Geneva’s best startups together for an exclusive meeting to exchange with over 80 investors and VIPs. The startups shared their vision ...

On Oct 12, 2018
@venturelab_ch shared
5 #TOP100SSU got into detail with investors at an intimate pitch event in St. Gallen, organized by TOP 100 and @csschweiz. A unique opportunity to forge quality connections with business angels and family offices from the region. https://t.co/F11c0x4Ina https://t.co/FLSigIyVrQ
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5 TOP 100 Swiss startups meet investors in St. Gallen

TOP 100 and Credit Suisse invited five of Switzerland's most promising startups for an exclusive pitch session in St. Gallen on Monday, 8. October. In an intimate setting in front of 25 ...

Legal Cannabis News & Trends

On Oct 15, 2018
@WeedFeed shared
Legal cannabis — threat or opportunity for the alcohol industry? https://t.co/S3A1KdfiL9 https://t.co/SURdYtarHN
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Legal cannabis — threat or opportunity for the alcoholic drinks industry?

Canada is set to become the first of the G20 countries to fully legalise cannabis for recreational use. On On 17 October 2018. The country will join Uruguay, Georgia and nine states in the ...

On Oct 5, 2018
@PoliceForReform shared
RT @tomangell: >@MarijuanaMoment newsletter: Utah medical cannabis backers suspend 🗳️ fight after legislative deal reached Michigan oppo on planned protest: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Washington cracks down on marijuana 🍫 Legalization polls: MI 👍 & ND 👎 Legal 🍄 in 🇨🇦? MORE: https://t.co/ViFJgRNOVO https://t.co/kMOPhfp9ZI
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Utah medical cannabis compromise reached (Newsletter: Oct. 5, 2018)

Legalization opponents don’t show for promised rally; MA gives final approval for first dispensaries; MI marijuana ballot measure leads big in poll Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s ...

On Oct 15, 2018
@The420RadioShow shared
Poll: Canadians are ready for legal cannabis | Abacus Data https://t.co/yMjST3b78s
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Canadians are ready for legal cannabis

A new poll finds that 70% of Canadians support or can accept legal cannabis and 60% say they would be comfortable with cannabis and edibles.

Digital Transformation in Banking

On Oct 9, 2018
@FinMKTG shared
RT @JimMarous: [Just Released] “Humanizing the Digital Banking Experience” https://t.co/4Xvu0vR9PP #banking #finserv #fintech #personalization #digitaltrasformation @bai_info @financialbrand @rshevlin @brettking @leimer https://t.co/pr1wbT7MzH
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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.

On Oct 12, 2018
@Finextra shared
Top digital banking heads to convene at Finextra NextGen Banking Nordics https://t.co/Q1xEA7lIEC #fintech
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Top digital banking heads to convene at Finextra NextGen Banking Nordics

A strong line-up of C-Suite digital banking heads and innovators from across the Scandinavian fintech scene will gather in Stockholm next month to debate the future of financial services at ...

On Oct 5, 2018
@thlbr shared
Technical Debt Might Be Hindering Your Digital Transformation https://t.co/Ixr4QiTWel via @mitsmr #ITStrategy #technicaldebt
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Technical Debt Might Be Hindering Your Digital Transformation

Digital decoupling is a key to combating technical debt and unlocking strategic agility.

Bitcoin Futures

On Oct 13, 2018
@Excellion shared
RT @timevalueofbtc: “Liquid sits on top of Bitcoin and uses a distributed trust model.” @Excellion @Blockstream read more about layered money here: https://t.co/W4UDAkdjWg
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The Bitcoin Second Layer

The Lightning Network Reference Rate, Part 1 of 4

On Oct 15, 2018
@lopp shared
@botcrypt Bitcoin is a protocol, but the protocol itself is just our best effort at trying to describe what Bitcoin actually is. No one can be sure of the protocol's final form. https://t.co/G7icKPcZQm
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Nobody Understands Bitcoin (And That's OK)

Does anyone understand bitcoin? This multifaceted technology is different things to different people, and we should accept that, argues Jameson Lopp.

On Oct 1, 2018
@BitPay shared
Hacker-Powered Security Platform @Hacker0x01 Starts Accepting #Bitcoin Payments via BitPay https://t.co/OMOscAeVGR #Security #BugBounty
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Hacker-Powered Security Platform HackerOne Starts Accepting Bitcoin Payments via BitPay

HackerOne, the first bug bounty platform to accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash from clients around the world, has implemented BitPay.

5G Mobile News

On Oct 1, 2018
@InnGritttt shared
RT @brianmecum: Of course another Verizon first: @Verizon, @Nokia use LTE Advanced technology. Six carrier aggregation. Smoking fast 💨 speeds of 1.45 Gbps. https://t.co/8mcJwvZGTt
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Verizon, Nokia and Qualcomm use LTE Advanced technology of six carrier aggregation to reach 1.45 Gbps

Companies achieve 1.45 Gbps on LTE live commercial network using six carrier aggregation.

On Oct 5, 2018
@nokianetworks shared
Want to offer your subscribers the future, today? Speed up your network with Nokia LAA #smallcells. Find out more from our new blogpost by @RitaPallag: https://t.co/GMe4NPnU9A
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5G-like speeds before 5G? Welcome to the land of LAA!

The anticipation is building. The promise of 5G for many consumers in the know is the ultra-fast speeds they will be able to enjoy. Being able to download a feature film to their smartphone ...

On Oct 3, 2018
@5GPPP shared
RT @IEEEFutureNtwks: What Is #5G and what will it mean for #EdTech? According to @EdTech_K12, the next #wireless network generation may have big implications for classroom technology integration: https://t.co/xhLjzbyXYa #education #futurenetworks https://t.co/7zcTSaJJWH
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What Is 5G and What Will It Mean for EdTech?

The next wireless network generation is on the horizon, and it has big implications for technology integration in the classroom.

Smart Cities

On Oct 3, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
What makes a city smart? Water, health, mobility, energy, waste, and food & agriculture. Get involved in the @IEEESmartCities Technical Community today to help move the world toward #smartcities: https://t.co/engP5Z7NFZ https://t.co/LNkBZrgy0C
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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 Oct 5, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
Think #smartcities are just for the big dogs? Think again: https://t.co/o9VJ40dJm5 @SmartBrief https://t.co/8hUsj45pGe
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Smaller cities can become smart cities, too

Big cities aren't the only local governments that can successfully adopt "smart" technology, argues ICMA's chief technology and innovation officer.

On Oct 15, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
Could #smartcities help to prevent #cyber risk? https://t.co/I8kDDnIkjF @computerworlduk https://t.co/AGdROWSoXr
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Can smart cities prevent cyber risk?

Smart cities are growing at a vertiginous pace across the APAC region but are they ready to deal with cyber threats?

IT & CIO Trends

On Oct 10, 2018
@evankirstel shared
Telia Carrier makes its move into #automation and #SDN https://t.co/13zr0cHH0F @TeliaCompany #SDNWorldCongress #layer123 @TeliaCarrier
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Telia Carrier makes its move into automation and SDN

International fiber backbone provider Telia Carrier marked its 25th birthday last month by trialing software-defined networking (SDN). It's quite a change from its origins laying cable ...

On Oct 6, 2018
@holgermu shared
RT @wil_bielert: RT @Illuminate_Soft: An emerging pathway to #digital organization maturity : https://t.co/3gha0uYz1k via @BCG @antgrasso @MikeQuindazzi @Ronald_vanLoon @holgermu @robertllewellyn @mkrigsman #DigitalTransformation #Industry40 #DigitalTransformation #Da… https://t.co/EPFRcPWDCM
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Organizing for Digital Innovation

If digital innovations are to take root and thrive, they will need a digitally capable organization to make them work.

On Oct 11, 2018
@evankirstel shared
RT @EricssonDigital: #5G is happening! Listen to our podcast with Jan Häglund, Head of Portfolio and R&D, and @dez_blanchfield. Jan also reflects on his keynote "Automation of #5G cloud native applications” #SDNWorldCongress #Layer123 @layer123live https://t.co/6muo1cpeK8 #EricssonNFV #NFV #SDN https://t.co/vBz6n6Hxok
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Automation of 5G cloud native applications

Jan Häglund, head of R&D at Ericsson Digital Services shares his insights in a podcast on virtualization, telco transformation and how to automate 5G cloud native applications. Jan was ...