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 @nokiaIoT: [email protected]’s digitalisation of its #5G Oulu factory recognised by the World Economic Forum as an “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse” @wef via @IoTGN #IIoT #IoT https://t.co/viquxackmDOpen
Nokia’s digitalisation of its 5G Oulu factory recognised by the World Economic Forum as an “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse”
Nokia‘s 5G “factory of the future” in Oulu, Finland was selected by McKinsey and the World Economic Forum as an Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Lighthouse, reflecting leadership ...
RT @AlphaGammaHQ: The industry 4.0 advantage https://t.co/imBBROsuw8 by @DanielBurrus #industry #advantage https://t.co/VD5kVQtpxIOpen
This visceral image of “industry” being gritty and exclusively blue-collar is true to some degree, but when “4.0” is added to it, it takes on a whole new meaning, and blue-collar workers ...
Future of Mobility
Learn about new SUMC work, an upcoming webinar, and the latest #sharedmobility headlines in this week's Mobility Hub. https://t.co/WMGveeF5kuOpen
New SUMC Webinar: Objective-Driven Data Sharing for Transit Agencies in Mobility Partnerships Wed, Jul 10, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT A primary challenge for transit agencies in ...
RT @KeaGru: Join #TransLink for the next Future of Mobility event, next week, July 24, at #SFU Vancouver. "Mobility as a service, and seamless integration of transportation". Great line-up: @DavidZipper, @CatherinKARGAS, @SPhillipsLuethi, @Ayan604, & more! https://t.co/ZNhZY4fACV #MAASOpen
Come hear from a panel of experts on Mobility as a Service and the seamless integration of transportation. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
RT @BerkeleyITS: For a more realistic vision of the future of #transportation, industry insiders, including @TSRCITSBerkeley, @InnovMobility's @SusanShaheen1, share insights: https://t.co/LykRfqKTh2 via @disruptordailyOpen
Flying cars…crash-proof motorbikes…squirrel chauffers. OK, maybe I'm getting a bit carried away with my… ...
Future of Money
RT @JimMarous: Honored to be recognized as #1 global social media Influencer in financial services by @Refinitiv. Thank you @FinancialBrand and @provokemgmt. https://t.co/6HW3HhKVNS @SpirosMargaris @DuenaBlomstrom @RAlexJimenez @leimer @BrettKing @sbmeunier @JPNicols @cgledhill @rshevlin https://t.co/VSucPlMiMxOpen
Refinitiv launches the #RefinitivSocial100, a list of the top social media influencers in financial technology driving global conversations
The brightest #fintech minds could be right in your office | American Banker https://t.co/YG0p9cUdDd #innovation https://t.co/BDCxOLsCA1Open
New tech-focused programs for employees can help banks evolve from within.
State of Utah Announces Regulatory Sandbox For #Fintech Startups https://t.co/VR1437c3pw #finserv #banking #regulationOpen
State of Utah Department of Commerce announced earlier this month it is launching a regulatory sandbox specifically for fintech startups in the state. According to Francine A. Giani, ...
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 @mirandareporter: https://t.co/JzroLufBLd Facebook backs local news, well sort of. Good piece on the irony, and yes, hypocrisy, by @mathewi for @CJROpen
<p>On Wednesday, Facebook announced the first round of grant recipients for what it is calling its Facebook Journalism Project Community Network. The 23 media outlets who will receive the ...
RT @xhgMattia: Hey journo friends, help needed! We are wrapping up the survey phase of #JournalismAI, but still looking to interview a few more newsrooms about their experience with #AI tech. Can you help us spread the word? More info: 🔹https://t.co/KIHaz0k5QR 🔹https://t.co/t35yoiWS6l https://t.co/4LVVOJlRv0Open
What is the future of artificial intelligence for news? Journalism AI is surveying newsrooms across the world to find answers.
Great overview of the media market and some of the experiments going on at both the local and national level, from the Shorenstein Center's @heidilegg https://t.co/f6z152GlL0Open
As noted in the paper’s earlier section, billionaire owners like John and Linda Henry at The Boston Globe, Patrick Soon-Shiong at the LA Times, and Jeff Bezos at The Washington Post have ...
Future of Energy
#CleanEnergy Policy Push Faces Steep Climb Ahead of 2020 #Election https://t.co/F8jJ41Q9YB https://t.co/Sylo8NiakeOpen
There’s no shortage of ideas for supporting renewables on Capitol Hill. Gridlock has experts doubtful of near-term progress.
Overcoming Barriers To 100% #CleanEnergy, Part One: The Electricity Distribution Network https://t.co/bcM0RBHiCF https://t.co/3VvAetDyYIOpen
Cheap renewables and ambitious decarbonization goals are creating a paradigm shift in how we build and operate the grid, but this clean energy transformation faces major barriers. Here's ...
How GE invested in fossil fuels, and missed the opportunity to be a #cleanenergy giant https://t.co/ys2z1I92ct https://t.co/LsxvmOwBKqOpen
A new report says the industrial giant misread the tea leaves on clean energy—and should serve as a warning to businesses worldwide.
Future of Food
Connect with the scientists and researchers looking to change the #FutureofFood at #NewHarvest2019 Last year, Ahmed from @cellagritech interviewed several scientists (incl NH Research Fellows) at #NewHarvest2018 @Sci_Tiago @natalierrubio @Jesscakri https://t.co/fdSfQwSLLoOpen
Cellular agriculture ("cell ag") is the field of growing animal products, like meat, from cell cultures instead of raising animals for them. Compared to the present livestock agricultural ...
"77% of Africa’s population are #youth and are believed to be the future of food security, yet only a few of these youth see a future for themselves in #agriculture." How do we secure the #FutureOfFarming? Learn more from @IUPACNextGen --> https://t.co/eqOfAkcOShOpen
By Bwambale Joash, Skylight Youth Development Organization. IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Agri-Summit Participant
#Biodiversity plays a key role in the future of #food https://t.co/F4LkbgAp1S https://t.co/S7HuGhW6kPOpen
Food industry experts at the Menus of Change conference discussed the important role biodiversity plays in the future of food and what chefs and food companies can do to promote a more ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
Artificial intelligence designs metamaterials used in the invisibility cloak https://t.co/qpasXrC6S9 via @physorg_comOpen
Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to have properties not found in naturally occurring materials, and they are best known as materials for invisibility cloaks often featured ...
We're hiring ANOTHER lecturer (asst. professor with no tenure issues–just a 3 year probation you're VERY likely to pass) @UniofBath in AI. Come be a part of (among other things) the only UK Doctoral Training Centre specifically on #aiethics: @ARTAIBath https://t.co/WUkKvywAKkOpen
You will be part of the Artificial Intelligence group, within the Department of Computer Science. About the Artificial Intelligence group The AI group at the University of Bath has grown ...
@IntuitMachine @rodneyabrooks My “novel” (?) ideas are that we are never going to build apes out of silicon, and morally we shouldn’t want to. And that we already have superhuman AI (cf eg #surveillancecapitalism) but don’t attend enough to it because we’re looking for Schwarzenegger. https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6Open
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 ...
Future of Climate
Want to foster a "pro-climate social feedback loop"? In PNAS, researchers report that starting with #climateconversations works wonders (friends, neighbors, etc.). Worth noting that a conversation involves *listening* more than labeling. https://t.co/Wpqc922dmz #sustcomm 1/ https://t.co/2UlD5WdKCyOpen
Climate change is an urgent global issue, with demands for personal, collective, and governmental action. Although a large body of research has investigated the influence of communication ...
RT @eduCCateGlobal: Join our free #ClimateChangeTeacher Academy and prepare for the Climate Change Certification from The One United Nations #ClimateChange Learning Partnership (@uncclearn). Sign up now: https://t.co/Vmra0VF04K @eduCCateGlobal #eduCCate #TeachersForFuture #ClimateLiteracy https://t.co/wYBuL3qLxFOpen
RT @StevenACohen: In order to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, we need to work together with businesses and communities to help develop the capacity to reduce emissions. https://t.co/0quBbLFgKDOpen
In order to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, we need to work together with businesses and communities to help develop the capacity to reduce emissions.
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
Researchers Easily Trick #Cylance's #AI-Based Antivirus Into Thinking Malware Is 'Goodware' - #VICE Largely since there is no #AI in the product. An algorithm does not AI make. Marketing and sales hype. #stayawayfromthecans #itmustbethecans #gaspumper https://t.co/1C1j0lt3dzOpen
By taking strings from an online gaming program and appending them to malicious files, researchers were able to trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus engine into thinking programs like ...
With the explosion of connected technologies in the past few years, industrial control systems are the wild-west of cybersecurity at the moment. Companies need to make sure IoT and industrial control systems are protected. Read more: https://t.co/SQkc857UAf via @DisruptorDailyOpen
Most modern citizens have accepted the risks of putting their entire lives into… ...
As we rely more and more on computers to run everything from our daily planner to national energy grids, cybersecurity must get better. Here are some of the trends that are shaping the industry in 2019 >> https://t.co/CkuH4fM1lD via @DisruptorDailyOpen
Cybersecurity isn't just a buzzword. It's all that stands between us and identity… ...
Cars of the Future
For Ford and Volkswagen, the investments announced today deepen the global competitors’ financial marriage of convenience https://t.co/B6Rq7UCR9p https://t.co/d6Wt78yi1fOpen
To that end, Volkswagen said it would join Ford in financially supporting autonomous platform company Argo AI, by investing $2.6 billion in the startup and will buy shares in the company ...
Ford, Volkswagen to share details on EV, AV alliance Friday https://t.co/yjeDrujZhw https://t.co/8ahJHLhgLmOpen
Details of an agreement are expected to be outlined Friday after months of discussion between the two automakers on how to share the burdens of investing in electric and autonomous vehicles.
How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along https://t.co/Zx3WeM6IMw by @cyrusradfar https://t.co/NlEu5ISkbYOpen
Will transportation technologies become the industry disruptors many pundits suggested they would?
Space Tech Essentials
RT @SpaceRef: Statement by NASA Administrator Bridenstine: Hearing: Moon to Mars: NASA's Plans for Deep Space Exploration https://t.co/mHNG2YItjE #apollo50 #Artemis #Moon2024Open
Statement by NASA Administrator Bridenstine: Hearing: Moon to Mars: NASA's Plans for Deep Space Exploration
Statement by NASA Administrator Bridenstine: Hearing: Moon to Mars: NASA's Plans for Deep Space Exploration - SpaceRef
RT @SpaceRef: President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Testifies Before Congress Regarding Apollo and Future NASA Exploration Plans https://t.co/zVA78liB3oOpen
President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Testifies Before Congress Regarding Apollo and Future NASA Exploration Plans
President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Testifies Before Congress Regarding Apollo and Future NASA Exploration Plans - SpaceRef
NASA Shakes Up Human Space Exploration Leadership https://t.co/BgVN9QjRbd https://t.co/enckrSUdfSOpen
In a move that took most people in the space industry by surprise, NASA has reassigned two top officials in its exploration program, including Bill Gerstenmaier, the longtime head of NASA’s ...
RT @SGE: Join our SWISS Pavilion at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas and be part of one of the world's largest trade fairs for consumer electronics: https://t.co/0R6Pk4K97n #swisstech #ces2020 @HofSwitzerland @dgt_switzerland @_Innosuisse @swissnexNetwork @SBH_USA https://t.co/zmWpEjBQXAOpen
CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for Innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years ...
RT @HofSwitzerland: Did you know that 🇨🇭 #Switzerland is not only one of the world’s most innovative research nations, but also one of the most competitive? It is among the countries with the highest spending on 👩🏫 Research & Development 💡 in relation to GDP. ℹ️ https://t.co/Yvaqmr7DDR https://t.co/NnIjafqjCoOpen
Discover Switzerland: Even before the days of Albert Einstein, Switzerland was renowned as a centre of world-class research and science. This excellent reputation is still intact today.
Congrats to Patrick Stäuble at @TeylorAG for being listed by @Forbes #fintech #Switzerland #entrepreneur @startuptickerCH https://t.co/cJLXt2as17Open
Last year 17 persons from the Swiss start-up scene made it to the Forbes 30under30 2019 list for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Forbes 30under30 entrepreneurs of 2019 have been ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @JimMarous: Customer Experience Neglected During Digital Banking Transformation https://t.co/3UTw8zlgrt #banking #fintech #finserv #DigitalTransformation #CX #CustomerExperience @FinancialBrand @Kony @BrettKing @leimer @psb_dc @SpirosMargaris @antgrasso @MikeQuindazzi @sbmeunier https://t.co/NphNjitE7GOpen
The customer experience at banks and credit unions has not improved measurably, despite significant investments in digital transformation.
JPMorgan Chase's Q2 2019 results show its tech investments are paying off, with 25% of new account activity coming through digita
Join speakers from Finextra, @token_io, @bbva and @Citi for our webinar as we discuss what strategies and partnerships banks should be employing to gain the most out of APIs in a post open banking world. https://t.co/AbZNSk2nLM https://t.co/BdRXFkjMWXOpen
Join this webinar, hosted by Finextra, in association with Token, on 18 July 2019 at 15:00 UK time to find out what strategies and partnerships banks might employ to deliver the most value ...
Bitcoin vs. altcoins: Why some cryptocurrencies are more overpriced than others.
Even with the recent sell off, bitcoin is 54% down from its high, versus the 85% Amazon was trading at over a similar timeframe https://t.co/LhAjbpOKTHOpen
Bitcoin recovered more swiftly from its bear cycles than Amazon did during the boom and bust of the dot com era, new data reveals.
It is difficult to know when humans first started securing or “encrypting” messages to hide them from unwanted readers; the practice must be almost as old as written language, although ...
5G Mobile News
On-target article by @lindahardesty and @FierceWireless on consumer confusion regarding #5G already prevalent in the US, pointing to @ATT's '5GE' as a contributor. As #real5G comes to market how will consumers react: will speeds hold? https://t.co/82ecbKfajdOpen
One-third of Americans in a recent survey claimed they own a 5G-capable device even though these devices have limited availability and high costs.
Evolving networks today will ensure a smooth #5G switch on tomorrow! Learn more from the Ericsson #MobilityReport: https://t.co/9OpxpNgeMwOpen
Evolving networks today will ensure a smoother switch tomorrow. MTS share their strategies for network evolution to 5G in the latest Ericsson Mobility Report.
Is #5G rocket science? Our own Gabriel Solomon tells @Parlimag “no”. Check it out: https://t.co/QzZX8qVFCc https://t.co/8M8BYkWuqVOpen
European technology is at the forefront, so how can policy speed up a digitalised economy, asks Gabriel Solomon.
RT @MobileSwitch1: A #SmartCity responds to the challenges of our time and quality of life - https://t.co/YYMVw7GL0M @davidbrear @AntonioSelas @jaypalter @FGraillot @ThoHeller @JacBurns_Comext @johnelincoln @MOutfield @rachelloumillerOpen
The future of smart cities in Europe | Technology | Business Chief Europe <— a nice overview of what is happening in European #SmartCities especially Milano but missing the @DecentralizedID infrastructure that is needed https://t.co/OFYYb4ux4NOpen
How smart cities are developing in Europe
RT @antgrasso: A Smart City is an ecosystem comprised of people, organizations and businesses, policies, laws and processes integrated together to create the desired outcomes. Link > https://t.co/64AaRcLTDb @iotforall via @antgrasso #SmartCities #IoT #DigitalTransformation #5G https://t.co/ySljZvGYdAOpen
While technology is a critical enabler, it is just one of many foundational capabilities that every smart city must have.
IT & CIO Trends
The shift to software-defined networks means network engineers need to learn new skills – and fast. Here’s how some are getting them. https://t.co/pf21VlWBDO @jasonpichardo #SDN #networks #techskills #techcareersOpen
Changing networks require changing skills. Learn how some IT pros are developing network programming skills to navigate the shift to software-defined networking (SDN) and respond to the ...
RT @Tech_Journalism: The Hype is Building Faster Than the Infrastructure https://t.co/nBs2BRtIlA #5G #iot #towers #telecomOpen
Data center and telecom professionals say that 5G will indeed be a huge deal, but that the hype and publicity around 5G is getting ahead of the infrastructure needed to deliver it.
U.S. Still Leads World in #5G Innovation, Panelists Say https://t.co/KjZH18ZrnF @MeriTalk #Tech #Technology #TechTrends #EmergingTech #Innovation #BusinessOpen
Despite a lot of press in recent months about threats that China-based communications equipment maker Huawei may pose to the developing global 5G communications ecosystem because of the ...
Europe Startup News
RT @TechCrunch: VC firm Otium Venture becomes Frst and raises new fund https://t.co/t4oaOHU08H by @romaindillet https://t.co/5BKZWXRaNVOpen
It’s a breakup of some sort, but with no hard feelings. The team behind Paris-based VC firm Otium Venture is creating a new management company called Frst and raising a new fund. But first, ...
RT @RobotUnion_EU: Here they are! 🏆Meet the 20 best #robotics #startups in Europe chosen by #RobotUnion Read our latest blog post to get the insights of our Jury Day at @PIAP_Institute and learn about our second batch startups 🗒👉https://t.co/c8dpwsDFQQ https://t.co/2wfJWVDjIqOpen
44 startups which were invited to the RobotUnion 2nd Jury Day were selected from 206 applications from 33 countries which applied to the 2nd RobotUnion Open Call. The best startups...
RT @businessinsider: The 32 star venture capital investors in Europe every tech founder needs to know https://t.co/WPm6zrqfUdOpen
Business Insider has listed some of the continent's star VCs, who are well-respected by founders and peers and won big from smart early bets.