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
RT @AkwyZ: Artificial intelligence, the future of work, & inequality https://t.co/JqEqOugRT1 #worktrends #futureofwork @NeilMilliken @tguemes @Wepreciate @jordan_blanca @MiaD @helene_wpli @sallyeaves @debraruh @verovallieres @dhinchcliffe @thomaspower @dinisguarda @NevilleGaunt @BuschRo https://t.co/BWNn3SCewKOpen
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 ...
RT @HaroldSinnott: Reframing the #FutureofWork via @mitsmr >> https://t.co/CLSu7Gp310 cc @guzmand @MikeQuindazzi @AkwyZ @jblefevre60 @grattongirl @Hal_Good @kkruse @vg_fco @Paula_Piccard @JGrobicki @DrJDrooghaag @munir_alhaddad @gvalan @nancyrubin @KenLittle https://t.co/lGKTUuhAVNOpen
The real opportunity for organizations goes beyond doing more of the same labor faster and cheaper.
#AI spending will expand by 50% through 2021 @jpmorgan #AI #MachineLearning #DeepLearning via @MikeQuindazzi #finserv ➡️https://t.co/0qqY2zdhgK https://t.co/jVl3J2AGrCOpen
Future of Mobility
RT @Mi_Kuhn: Looking forward to the upcoming @UITPsummit 👉👉 @moovel & @moovelUS present #MaaS platform, Mobility Budget & much more in Hall A at the Global Public Transport Summit #GPTS in #Stockholm. CC @UITPnews https://t.co/4tkzDn48LfOpen
Premiere: Mobility-as-a-Service pioneer presents “Mobility Budget” at the Global Public Transport Summit (GPTS) in Stockholm
moovel (becoming REACH NOW) presents the “Mobility Budget” and the current product portfolio at the leading international trade fair GPTS
RT @YoEgovuk: Science & Innovation Minister @CSkidmoreUK has launched the new phase of our campaign 'Engineering: Take a Closer Look', with the Eco Innovators competition for 7-19 year olds, inspiring #FutureEngineers to design electric vehicle chargepoints https://t.co/GmP7mL5qOT #CleanGrowth https://t.co/RYpwo2Eby3Open
Competition launched for 7 to 19 year olds to design electric vehicle chargepoints of the future.
This week on the movmi (@shared_mobility) blog we take a look at #congestionpricing pilots in #Stockholm and #Singapore and address its possible future within the city of #Vancouver. How will this be integrated into current #infrastructure? Read here: https://t.co/qXGwV0NSYt https://t.co/xYR2ZGIy0iOpen
This article addresses the implementation of mobility pricing within the city of Vancouver, which includes, transit fares, tolls and congestion pricing.
Future of Money
15 New Philippine Fintech Startups to Watch out for in 2019 https://t.co/dpqYNDiOvz by @fintechsinOpen
Here is a list of ten new Philippine Fintech Startups to Watch out in 2019.
Great story by @annairrera. Really excited that a lot of colleges are offering fintech programs, and that Wharton's is online. Plan on offering student discounts to our paid newsletters too...reach out if you're interested in discussing https://t.co/MMwcXgHUOBOpen
Leading U.S. business schools are trying to teach students how to become masters of financial technology, a sub sector of Wall Street that has grown in size and prominence, but because the ...
Kadena Releases Updated Smart Contract Language for ‘Hybrid Blockchains’ https://t.co/IbLZh0xDro by @CoindeskOpen
The enterprise blockchain startup has updated its Pact programming language to allow smart contract execution between private and public networks.
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 @jeffjarvis: Project I've been working on for a few years comes to fruition as @Zielina opens applications for our new program in News Innovation and Leadership. This is vital for the news industry. Leaders: apply! @newmarkjschool https://t.co/DFeZVEUC5rOpen
We believe that the news media industry needs leaders who are passionate about journalism, but also understand how to run an innovative and successful business. What makes our program ...
US Congressman introduces bill seeking to make it easier for written news organizations to claim nonprofit status (@dankennedy_nu / Media Nation) https://t.co/NPTyVOTQ1E https://t.co/EFYPso936QOpen
A bill filed by U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Calif., would make it easier for “written news organizations” to claim nonprofit status, “allowing them to focus on content instead of…
From person-to-person coaching and intensive hands-on seminars to interactive online courses and media reporting, Poynter helps journalists sharpen skills and elevate storytelling ...
Future of Energy
Colorado Gov Polis unveils roadmap to 100% carbon free by 2040, signs 11 clean energy bills https://t.co/hopOMxk0th https://t.co/4ly4xvZphPOpen
The various electric vehicle, climate and energy bills will reduce economy-wide emissions 90% by 2050 but don't set specific legislative mandates.
New Jersey 100% Renewable Energy Plan — More Fiber, Less Fluff https://t.co/xUJ6sMFB5W https://t.co/qV5ieuZQUWOpen
New Jersey is planning an aggressive renewable energy campaign and has created a detailed plan to accomplish that goal.
New report from @AccentureStrat shows the clean energy transition is a win-win for business and society https://t.co/ukaK0jGFUI #RE100 #EP100 #EV100 https://t.co/0C8LSLZlv4Open
Advances in energy technologies and digitalization are opening up new opportunities for businesses to prosper in a clean economy, a new Accenture Strategy report for The Climate Group shows.
Future of Food
Current innovations in technology are impactful to the future of food, and can revolutionize the way we grow food over the coming years. https://t.co/t6r6hNfZAEOpen
Current innovations in technology are impactful to the future of food, and can revolutionize the way we grow food over the coming years.
I’m speaking at an international symposium on the Future of Food, June 10 and 11, at the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome. The symposium schedule is here. My talk, on Building ...
What are the #digital technologies that are going to change #agriculture, and how? Read more from @EntrepreneurIND --> https://t.co/DwTgsjaSrhOpen
In short, these new technologies help in changing the way in which agriculture can be managed, making farming sustainable
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @david_rolnick: @johnplattml @jack_kelly @AndrewYNg @ChadFrischmann @recursix @tegan_maharaj @priyald17 More info on the #icml2019 #ClimateChangeAI workshop: Full schedule: https://t.co/3kYMkvLOT4 Livestream: https://t.co/TOpNBsLzS0 Live questions: https://t.co/iWnmYTvtri Lunch will be provided! (thanks to @element_ai)Open
The International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) is the premier gathering of professionals dedicated to the advancement of the branch of artificial intelligence known as machine ...
RT @MichaelJKanaan: Here's a truth. @HMRoff is amongst the best on #AI and you should read this :) TLDR, this will help stop speaking past, over, and below one another. https://t.co/LiI8IettaGOpen
Before we can assess how AI will affect international relations over the coming decades, we must first have a clear understanding of what AI is and is not.
Oh artificial intelligence 🇨🇦? We're talking with @PhilBeaudoin about Canada's impressive AI ecosystem. #EmTechNEXT https://t.co/6I3tJDwuZTOpen
Canada has produced several big breakthroughs in artificial intelligence in recent years, and its government is keen to establish the country as a global epicenter of AI.
Future of Climate
American voters support a variety of climate action policies, including incentives to reduce greenhouse gas pollution through taxation: https://t.co/OaMioJ9DC4 https://t.co/hdD8ocXY4cOpen
Discover how registered voters in the U.S. view the Green New Deal, carbon taxes, and other policies.
RT @StevenACohen: We will need more research on climate impacts to do this successfully and we will need to moderate the rate of those impacts to ensure that what we build doesn’t quickly become outdated. https://t.co/G1kmovS8TTOpen
Climate change will require that we rebuild our flood control systems in new and creative ways. We will need more research on climate impacts to do this successfully and we will need to ...
RT @Climate4Health: A3 (2/2): #ClimateChange = Impaired air quality. Allergic pollen seasons start earlier and the average daily count and peak pollen values have increased by almost 50% in the last decade. https://t.co/WAuFPx3nw1 #SaludTues https://t.co/UHEvM9d7QbOpen
“Now is the time to reframe the conversation with inspiring stories... Not only must media, big business and governments pay more attention to these...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
RT @CertifyGIAC: #FACTFRIDAY: Knowledge is KEY to growth! Check out the top 2019 cyber facts: https://t.co/eyVCAXGX2g #cyberthreat #cyberawareness #cybersecuritycertification #cyberhack @CertifyGIACOpen
Published by Cisco and Cybersecurity Ventures
Cyber Warfare And The Future Of Cyber Security - Tech Times - Business Fast https://t.co/H18bvgkUq8Open
Cyber warfare was a staple of movies in the 1990s: just think of Tron, Hackers, or the classic (and terrible) WarGames. In 2019, though, cyber warfare is no longer science fiction. ...
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about Smart Home Cyber Security #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/andIk9aCu8 by Matthew James @matthewjames.writer who we hope to see @BlackHatEvents https://t.co/aFqb3PhNygOpen
This level of automation and technological upgrades of our houses and everyday lives has also improved our comfort levels and convenience in life. Smart Televisions Smart television sets ...
Cars of the Future
PWC's views on the perspectives for the automobile industry. Quite worth a (long) read. https://t.co/aOiN90h9udOpen
The rise of connected, autonomous, shared, and electric vehicles will reshape the industry. The challenge in the meantime is survival.
Starting with Dubai and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas.
Space Tech Essentials
The 35-m #deepspace antenna in #NewNorcia, Western Australia, has a new team, led by Suzy Jackson of Australia's national science agency @CSIROnews. Find out more about looking after one of ESA's biggest eyes on the sky: https://t.co/tJ7CsucMaX https://t.co/sRjdceN0QAOpen
The 35-m deep space antenna in New Norcia, Western Australia, is being looked after by a new team, led for the first time by a female site manager, Suzy Jackson.
Five Things to Know about NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock - SpaceRef
Built by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, the Deep Space Atomic Clock is a technology demonstration that will help spacecraft navigate autonomously through deep ...
RT @Innovaud: Innovaud will be in #Shanghai to support the #Swiss and #Vaud startups pitching to local investors at the #SWISSTECH Pitching Night on Wednesday June 12th at @CESAsia 2019: https://t.co/rJUxA0ZJSX #VDTech #Internationalization @swissnexChina https://t.co/dHS4keKrAEOpen
Come join us at #SWISSTECH PITCHING NIGHT on June 12! The evening offers you the special opportunity to discover 22 top-level Swiss startups from the CES ASIA 2019 in a personal ...
Congratulations Chisepo Chirwa (mobile POS software @getZPOS) & Elorm Allavi (farmers loan app @mfarmpay) The entrepreneurs' pitches win business training @AfriLabs. https://t.co/t9r3keZDT6 #sabii @DisruptAfrica @StartUpWAfrica @BBCAfrica @JA_Eco https://t.co/gaQ6iCuCEVOpen
Winners of the Swiss Sub-Saharan Africa Innovation Initiative started their week-long dive into the local startup ecosystem by stress-testing their business cases. The entrepreneurs' ...
Swiss Investors Still Too Risk Averse Toward #Fintech #Startup #Investment https://t.co/cvjuggAvfP #funding https://t.co/inMQfFSqCAOpen
Considering the size of the Swiss fintech industry, the swiss fintech investment is quite small.
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
Church of England Sees Green, Explores Investing in Medical #Cannabis https://t.co/fTxBzF0jKa via @Leafly #cannabiz #weednews https://t.co/RgDbQdyfY5Open
Britain's largest religious organization announced this week that it will lift a longstanding prohibition on medical cannabis in order to explore investing in the fast-growing industry.
RT @nickkovacevich: While more research on workplace safety and #cannabis is still needed, it is great to see these initial findings that reveal a 34 percent decrease in workplace fatalities post #legalization. https://t.co/YPZ8DKHqnH @leafly @eearlenbaughOpen
Why? Younger adult workers might be using less alcohol, opioids in medical cannabis states.
As of 2019, Legal Cannabis Has Created 211,000 Full-Time Jobs in America https://t.co/fNwi1CXpLv #cannabis #leafly via @LeaflyOpen
An estimated 64,000 jobs were added in 2018, making cannabis the nation's fastest-growing industry. Download Leafly's report and state-by-state analysis.
Digital Transformation in Banking
An open banking model, APIs and fintech partnerships provide unequaled opportunities for the survival of traditional banks.
RT @Visible_Banking: A3: neobanks like @N26 and @Revolut are striving to rapidly build a rich ecosystem of relevant, appealing products & services for their fast growing customer base. #WFTR19 #fintech Check out the EMEA Digital Banking Maturity 2018 by @DeloitteDigital: https://t.co/ul15qQOTUb https://t.co/q0coCEPbrmOpen
…relevant for customers… 3rd edition of proprietary Deloitte benchmarking framework of digital banking functionalities used in “mystery shopper” approach on real current accounts Customer ...
RT @UnconventionVc: A10: Banks must embrace #openbanking business models and leverage the agility and focus of fintech startups – or they will cease to exist. Here is a recent writeup of our thoughts...with inspiration from @Chris_Skinner #WFTR19 #FinTech @psb_dc @leimer https://t.co/VTmPnHUiSu https://t.co/Z7JP4gSjWLOpen
The journey from unbundling to rebundling and back has been a formidable one. Emerging technologies and the pace of innovation are driving changes throughout the banking industry at an ...
The disgraced crypto CEO Mark Karpeles has a new book and a new mission: to secure bitcoin.
RT @kanzure: Transcript: Bitcoin FUD- perceived vs real risks https://t.co/JaCaKaIcPY #breakingbitcoin @AaronvanW @jimmysong @evoskuil @nvk @breakingbitcoinOpen
FUD: real vs perceived risks in bitcoin Aaron van Wirdum, Eric Voskuil, Jimmy Song, Rodolfo Novak Eric Voskuil 3CD8 C07F 0B5C E14E Jimmy FAA6 17E3 2679 E455 Rodolfo 1C9E 033C 6C65 8606 ...
RT @lopp: The Erlay bitcoin transaction relay protocol: * Reduces bandwidth used to announce new transactions by ~84% * Increases global transaction relay time by ~80% (2.6 seconds) * Has little impact on network privacy * Is compatible with Dandelion relay https://t.co/TBlYlFTjpC https://t.co/QcCUgfEoA1Open
In this paper we make two observations: (1) current connectivity in the Bitcoin network is too low for optimal security; (2) at the same time, increasing connectivity will substantially ...
5G Mobile News
NEW REPORT: Evolution from #LTE to #5G: Global Market Status https://t.co/FDImRs1JGj #4G #LTEadvanced https://t.co/9NRbRs4BFfOpen
Evolution from LTE to 5G: Global Market Status report based on intelligence gathered and available in GSA’s GAMBoD online database.
RT @3g4gUK: Operator Watch Blog: Telia 5G Strategy and Services - https://t.co/8M7jrZJQut #3G4G5G #5GWorld https://t.co/b5OXfO0pKiOpen
Telia is without doubt the leading European operator on 5G. They have partnered with Nokia among others for the introduction of 5G in...
Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Kansas City. Ericsson technology powers the latest #5G network to go live in the US https://t.co/WLWEBsomKNOpen
Ericsson's is leading Sprint's commercial mobile 5G launch in four U.S. cities - Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Kansas City - with Washington D.C to follow in the coming weeks.
5th IEEE Annual International Smart Cities Conference (#ISC22019), sponsored by the @IEEESmartCities Technical Community in Casablanca, Morocco, 14-17 October 2019. Theme centered around "Frugality and Inclusion." Register today: https://t.co/P91lFsugRR https://t.co/1mzTNmk4tPOpen
The Fifth IEEE Annual International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2019) will be held in Casablanca, Morocco during October 14 – 17, 2019. As the flagship conference sponsored by the IEEE ...
IT & CIO Trends
Cloud and Containerization Trends Are Reshaping Digital Infrastructures https://t.co/M4Il4ULodY #cloud #infrastructure #IT https://t.co/NiRKSpGKdHOpen
Cloud and containerization of infrastructure functions are enormous trends that will continue to reshape enterprise digital platforms. Containers are even expected to completely reshape the ...
RT @nokianetworks: Our @tapio_ta blogs how we are making the radio edge #cloud a #5G centerpiece and are working with @ATT to accelerate RAN #opensource. https://t.co/drckDLFPlp https://t.co/s7a7HiQb7WOpen
Things are happening fast in efforts to make the fully cloud-based Radio Access Network (RAN) a reality for 5G. An important new development is Nokia’s work with AT&T to jointly create the ...
For countries highly dependent on oil, the global price crash had huge potential ramifications – one of which, in Norway, was the development of a thriving technology sector.
Europe Startup News
RT @Allied4Startups: Great to see our 11 #startup policy recommendations being picked up by @abarrera for his report on #SES2019 in Cluj this year. Read it here 👉https://t.co/rgMVINSOa6 https://t.co/PmxYTaC6kKOpen
This year’s Startup Europe Summit in Cluj-Napoca marks a highpoint for this annual event. Startups have become essential actors in addressing significant societal challenges. It’s therefore ...
RT @tech_eu: London-based Crane Venture Partners closes $90 million seed fund for enterprise startups across Europe https://t.co/HjHsR936CUOpen
London-based Crane Venture Partners closes $90 million seed fund for enterprise startups across Europe
The UK’s Crane Venture Partners, an early-stage VC that focuses on data-driven enterprise startups, has closed its first $90 million institutional fund, Crane I. Crane’s founders, Scott ...
The Galway-based fund has raised €21 million so far to invest around Europe.