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 @gernijkamp: En da's een serieuze bak met kwalitatieve informatie: "Digital transformation: online guide to digital business transformation": https://t.co/baNCG44Ala #digital #marketing #business #transformationOpen
The digital transformation guide: in-depth introduction, resources and vertical/functional examples and lessons.
RT @wdeggers: Most #publicsector organizations are still locked into decades-old #workforce policies, but change is possible. https://t.co/iVzi6qLkPCOpen
Technology and new talent models are transforming the way the world works. Here’s how government leaders can navigate the transformation of work in the public sector.
Future of Mobility
Did you know that German #automaker giants and rivals, @BMW and Daimler have merged? Together the companies have invested $1.1 billion into the joint venture. To learn more, read our latest article here: https://t.co/VxOFMgj0HX #cars #transportation #mobility https://t.co/pvM2PHNFm8Open
This year BMW & Daimler, two rival car manufacturers joined forces in an attempt to dominate the automotive and mobility market.
New article/podcast: ** Could we end mass car ownership without draconian policies? ** (And a tribute to Chris Bradshaw: cc some who knew him: @worldstreets @CarSharing_US @rmchase @DNAsturges @MatPaterson @LitmanVTPI Who else?) https://t.co/LqaB6uN4FA https://t.co/uViaONuVTTOpen
Could we end the era of mass car ownership without a huge fight and without draconian policies? That's the focus of this article and podcas...
Future of Money
RT @ButlerAmy: eToro Acquires Smart Contract Startup for Tokenized Asset Boost https://t.co/Z2gqF5vTzz via @CoinDesk @eToroOpen
Social investing platform eToro has acquired Firmo, a smart contract firm that enables derivatives to be tokenized "on any major blockchain."
RT @jaypalter: #Wealthtech Trends to Watch in 2019 via @xtiva https://t.co/IOk6GDL9NA Insights from @CraigIskowitz @cgledhill @LexSokolin @MichaelKitces @newrulesinvest @RichThinkingB @vsoloINSART @JoshBook10 @BillWinterberg @darrenxduffy @helene_wpli @TheRudinGroup @Jeff_Marsden @psb_dc https://t.co/ZinOs4wcihOpen
What is the most important wealthtech trend that the wealth management and advisory industry should pay attention to in 2019? Here's what the experts say.
Woot woot - Social investment platform eToro acquires smart contract startup Firmo https://t.co/ezS4vAdoo0 via @techcrunch #blockchain #Tokenize #CryptoAssetsOpen
Social investing and trading platform eToro announced that it has acquired Danish smart contract infrastructure provider Firmo for an undisclosed purchase price. Firmo’s platform enables ...
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 @DaveMansonUK: Almost 2yrs old but a great and eye-opening TEDx talk from @webjournalist on how easily fake news can deceive everybody... Interesting and concerning https://t.co/5RYOev8roLOpen
What is real? What is fake? Certainly where you stand colors your answer. But what if you could be fooled, tricked by a special interest or simply trolled? I...
RT @AshleyAlvarado: It's critical that community engagement be relational not transactional. At the same time, we must elevate the ROI and wins to get buy-in. @emgollie always does such a great job of that https://t.co/3IngSRJeeC HT @groundsourceOpen
By Emily Goligoski Curious about what your readers think? What audience members know and want to learn from you? If not, you should be. Learning what supporters of independent news need can ...
RT @jbenton: Today is the 30th birthday of the World Wide Web! To celebrate, we're changing @NiemanLab's homepage today to look like the very first webpage made by @timberners_lee https://t.co/9LeGws6sLm https://t.co/JitijEM5KAOpen
To close out 2016, we asked some of the smartest people we know to predict what 2017 will bring for the future of journalism. Here’s what they had to say.
The boundaries of journalism — and who gets to make it, consume it, and criticize it — are expanding Reporters and editors from prominent news organizations waded through the challenges ...
Future of Energy
RT @greentechlady: As the oil industry meets in Houston, a reminder of how they're dabbling in #cleanenergy: 9 corporate venture funds shaping innovation https://t.co/5u3IN4qkC0 via @GreenBizOpen
Big utilities and fossil fuels giants are taking a more active interest in innovation.
Business group E2 just released a new report stating that US clean energy jobs outnumber fossil fuel jobs 3 to 1 (and clean energy is up 14%)! Read more below: https://t.co/KhPRX4vlDAOpen
Renewables and other clean tech sectors are huge economic drivers for the US, with or without support for clean energy jobs from the Commander-in-Chief
Passage of #renewableenergy bill puts New Mexico at forefront of carbon-free electricity https://t.co/tNpsPsEa00 https://t.co/99qUP3f4tyOpen
SANTA FE, N.M. -- A groundbreaking renewable energy bill heads to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for her signature after the New Mexico House of Representatives passed it with a bipartisan ...
Future of Food
@EmmanuelFaber Thank you for promoting #biodiversity in food! We would love to invite you to participate in our Biodiversity in Food editorial series https://t.co/Tk3PB5abDS #biodiversefoodOpen
The food industry has increasingly prioritized sustainability, as eaters care more about where and how our food is produced, as well as who produces it. There is even growing interest ...
RT @FoodBytes: NEW PODCAST ALERT! Future Food by @AgFunder and @iamlbt What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, & eat our food is changing. New tech & food products are playing a key role in shaping that change. Listen 👇 https://t.co/Yu9FP17ICC https://t.co/9zRnOtqBn4Open
What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, and eat our food is changing. New technologies and food products are p...
In a new book, senior researcher at the Small Planet Institute Timothy Wise examines the tensions between small and large-scale ag in feeding the world.
Future of AI & Machine Learning
#MachineLearning is getting inside all the software. This software watches and listens to potatoes so your chips are consistently peeled and crunchy. 🍠 How Frito-Lay Applies Machine Learning | AW https://t.co/PUkNTgnMCf via @automationworldOpen
An inside look at how PepsiCo is looking to extend its manufacturing control processes with machine learning to assess quality and improve...
RT @bbvaOpenMind: The expectation that intelligent artifacts had to be humanoids 🤖 has distracted us from an important fact. #AI has existed for some time now. @j2bryson makes a powerful argument in her article https://t.co/tb98rgy0QB #ANewEnlightenment https://t.co/dY61pqra6sOpen
AI is not as unusual technology as expected, this lack of expected form have exposed us to a significantly increased urgency concerning familiar challenges.
RT @NvidiaAI: "To even allow us to take care of patients, #machinelearning is no longer a choice. It's going to be necessary for our survival." - Aalpen Patel, @GeisingerHealth. Read how Geisinger implements machine learning within its clinical network. #healthcare https://t.co/bV9iP6h2ri https://t.co/o1DteoNDE0Open
Geisinger made an early bet on digital health records in the mid-'90s. That gave it a major advantage when implementing AI two decades later.
Future of Climate
Another tough reality is #ClimateInertia. No climate *benefit* for decades even from herculean emissions achievements (if they were to happen). When I post these remarks from Reily at https://t.co/IQZBC8ejnx @MITGlobalChange. Crickets or "in other news" is the response.Open
[Excuse shaky video; shot mainly for note taking; but interesting points!] Two veteran environmental economists at MIT, John Reilly (left) and Henry "Jake" J...
RT @cityofmelbourne: We’re proud to be part of a local & international movement of cities taking urgent action on climate change. We’re investing in renewable energy, urban forests, green buildings, waste innovation & in better pedestrian & cycling infrastructure. 🔗 https://t.co/dxR5TOh2WI https://t.co/7t6wZKAGd1Open
The City of Melbourne is proud to be part of a local and international movement of cities taking urgent action to reduce emissions and to address climate change impacts.
As @Jamesogradycam and @Mabeytweet noted - not so. US Senate told in 1988 climate change was happening. Hence in part Rio in 1992. https://t.co/XUf6rjOt1L https://t.co/pgJIThVqXtOpen
The earth has been warmer in the first five months of this year than in any comparable period since measurements began 130 years ago, and the higher temperatures can now be attributed to a ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky thrilled to learn about Malware Basics #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/fUfsYyYKqq by Joe Guerra @HallmarkU who we hope to see @BlackHatEvents https://t.co/ta0Rxl3aBcOpen
by Joe Guerra, Cybersecurity Instructor, Hallmark University Malware, which is concise for “malicious software”, is software designed to be utilized or foster the disruption of computer ...
Cyber security threats from foreign governments and careless insiders have hit an all-time high. Learn more: https://t.co/8nwKlGTWsw via @NextGov https://t.co/v7kSg6YjfROpen
A survey suggests risks have risen substantially over the last five years, but cyber professionals still feel agencies are doing a good job in IT security.
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky thrilled to share #CYBERSECURITY #STATISTICS for 2019 exclusively on #CDM thanks to https://t.co/g9ZOdd6RsC https://t.co/AW2RhOeO3N #CYBERCRIME #CYBERJOBS #CYBERRISK #CYBERSPENDING https://t.co/JRW8oVscQaOpen
Just 38% of global organizations claim that they are equipped and able to handle a complex cyber attack (Source: IBM) Perhaps one of the most alarming cyber security statistics on this list ...
Cars of the Future
Ford says it will invest $850 million in its Flat Rock factory to get it ready to manufacture electric cars in 2023. Of course, it said the same thing two years ago. Will its new electric ...
Robo-delivery startup Nuro is taking its awesome delivery pods to Texas. The vehicles will deliver Kroger groceries to customers' doors in Houston following a successful pilot program in ...
Zoox can cruise San Francisco without drivers, but now it needs cash https://t.co/n7KVAlMNuw https://t.co/Jpssx8PDtkOpen
While Zoox's self-driving technology is advancing, the company's co-founder acknowledges that building a business behind it has proven far more difficult.
Space Tech Essentials
NASA Budget Comment from Coalition for Deep Space Exploration - SpaceRef
RT @LockheedMartin: Our lunar habitat supports NASA’s space gateway: https://t.co/0AgzuZNIgV https://t.co/0rl5aF0WHIOpen
Deep space exploration is more than traveling to space tourist destinations. Discover how we help explorers to safely return home after accomplishing a mission.
Our science, technology and human exploration activities touch every aspect of our lives here on Earth, and we want to extend human presence in the solar system. Learn how we will explore #Moon2Mars in this @Twitter moment: https://t.co/hh1JjTsnA1Open
Our science, technology and human exploration activities touch every aspect of our lives here on Earth, and we want to extend our presence to the farthest corners of the universe. In doing ...
Welcome 10 of the best #SwissStartups, selected by #VLeadersTech from 100+ applicants — @9TLabs @AgroSustain @theelectricfeel @MapTiler @microcaps1 @mirrakoi_ , @Mobbot_3DP, @Qnami_ @Seervision & @WECHEERIO — in #SF for our March 27 #startup #pitchnight! https://t.co/OuDJUhn38oOpen
Join us at Pier 17 for the 2019 Swiss Startup Night! Expect an evening filled with demos, pitches, networking, and a chance to gain insights into Switzerland’s strong startup ecosystem at ...
RT @startuptickerCH: The Swiss Market Entry Bootcamp offers 50 international startups a deep dive into the Swiss entrepreneurship ecosystem. The program provides access to leading corporations, accelerators, incubator programs and public institutions. Applications are open https://t.co/yO6w7fMTsn https://t.co/m3NBYb85AQOpen
The Swiss Market Entry Bootcamp offers 50 international startups a deep dive into the Swiss entrepreneurship ecosystem. The program provides access to leading Swiss corporations, ...
Switzerland takes the top spot in total patent filings per capita to the European Patent Office - via @swissinfo_en https://t.co/XXzp3rbH0cOpen
Switzerland takes the top spot in total patent filings per capita to the European Patent Office. Roche and ABB lead the field among Swiss companies.
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
RT @SCLaboratories: "THE WIRED GUIDE TO CANNABIS" https://t.co/3gj8VqCjo4 #mmj #cannabis #wired #science #sclabs #knowyourmedicine #cannabiscommunity #medicalmarijuana #caligrownOpen
Everything you need to know about THC, CBD, terpenes, and the entourage effect.
RT @MJBizDailyCAN: The volume of medical cannabis oil sold in Canada’s regulated market rose to nearly 5,000 kilograms (11,023 pounds) in January compared with the 4,400 kilograms shipped to patients in October 2018. https://t.co/YF6Sn6NDMwOpen
Sales of medical marijuana oil in Canada rose steadily in the months after recreational legalization, bucking a trend seen in some American states that also ended prohibition in recent ...
Curious about that green thumb getting even greener? Check out our state-by-state guide to #cannabis home growing 👇 https://t.co/RF5iP1R9OtOpen
We put together a helpful guide outlining the home cultivation status for states that have legalized some form of cannabis.
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @JimMarous: Digital Future of Banking Requires New Leadership Model https://t.co/NFY3glhGEY #banking #fintech #finserv #leadership #digital @FinancialBrand @DeepLearn007 @BrettKing @leimer @psb_dc @guzmand @Visible_Banking @ipfconline1 @Clagett @cgledhill @SimonCocking @stratorob https://t.co/xmmlrWjJ1qOpen
Digital disruption in banking necessitates new leadership skills.
RT @JimMarous: What are the keys to survive the future of banking? https://t.co/29rpAKwDBC #banking #fintech #finserv #DigitalTransformation #bankofthefuture @FinancialBrand @BrettKing @leimer @psb_dc @uxdesignagency @ScarlettSieber @scottebales @SpirosMargaris @davidjmaireles @RAlexJimenez https://t.co/JVGKGb7mouOpen
Bankers need to prepare for the future of work by investing in advanced education and embracing change, taking risks and disrupting themselves.
RT @RaviMikkelsen: Great to meet you this morning @BrettKing. Thanks again for your time and insights and for putting out https://t.co/J5dEEkFNHR every week. Really love the show and its a boon for anyone who wishes to innovate in the fintech space.Open
Breaking Banks explores the rapid tech disruption of financial services. Fintech is one of the fastest growing sector today.
For decentralized networks, compliance would be impossible, and it would amount to a ban on trading
@danheld @PeterSurda @KonradSGraf In particular, see Peter Šurda's 2013 (?) thesis "The Economics of Bitcoin" https://t.co/ieNO2Hw7ko and Konrad Graf's 2013 "On The Origins of Bitcoin": https://t.co/oXzUYkRX8hOpen
My work on Bitcoin has centered on re-examining fundamental concepts from economic and legal theory in light of it while raising public understanding of how it works. Highlights I did an ...
5G Mobile News
Big News! On 4/11/19, Chicago & Minneapolis will be @verizon 's first 5G Ultra Wideband mobility cities! https://t.co/8qgFszODcs https://t.co/9GA5gJDL1ROpen
Preorders for the Verizon-exclusive 5G moto mod – the first 5G-upgradeable smartphone – begin March 14, with a $50 special offer.
It is clear from the activity in the ecosystem that 5G talk has the whole industry energized. Korea and Japan are driven by their respective Olympics deadlines, and the European Union has ...
#4Gfact: 49 operators have been investing in all three #Gigabit #LTE features but have not launched them all yet https://t.co/vO7Y5ni1HL https://t.co/rqhMOW3YySOpen
Evolution-LTE-5G GSA is reporting there are now 871 operators investing in LTE with 201 operators in 83 countries investing in 5G
NEW Webinar - 1 day left! On 20 March 2019 "IEEE Core City - Casablanca Update: The Importance of Local Regulation and Local Initiative" with Dr. Aawatif Hayar and Adnane Founoun. Register here: https://t.co/r0OoDcpwpJ #smartcities #Morocco #IEEE https://t.co/XquVvpMFKdOpen
IEEE Smart Cities is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities around the world address urban population growth by providing education, ...
The Mayor of Chula Vista @thinkchulavista, @MayorMarySalas joined us on the #SmartCitiesWeek Podcast ahead of her appearance in the Opening Plenary: Mayors Roundtable at Smart Cities Week #SanDiego next April 15-17. Tune in https://t.co/Npi6oVdshR https://t.co/64RBR0vvcCOpen
Each episode of the Smart Cities Week Podcast features smart city experts talking about the latest trends and what to expect at this year’s Smart Cities Weeks.
IT & CIO Trends
RT @V2comms: There is no aspect of life or business that these innovations won’t impact. Check out @MaribelLopez’s top 5 #tech trends for 2019 on @Forbes: https://t.co/Myr6lY5iiHOpen
Foldable smartphones, quantum computing, 3D stacking, robotics software and 3D technology stacking are just a few of the new technology innovations to watch in 2019. Other trends to watch ...
Check out: eBrief: 5G Progress Report 2019 https://t.co/kJC76Jqjse #2019 #5g #ai #cloud #dellemc #dellemc|networking #delltechnologies #ebrief #iot #machinelearning #nfv #sdn #sponsoredOpen
Download the 5G Progress Report 2019, sponsored by Dell EMC to read about the technologies driving 5G innovation and what's needed in new network platforms.
R&D framework will devise on-glass antennas @EETimesEurope @eenewseurope https://t.co/w46plKOn3yOpen
By completing the anechoic chambers in Europe, AGC has established a framework for accelerating the research and development of antennas to meet demand for "connected" cars in the ...
Europe Startup News
RT @GabrielMariya: #SES2019 is about to kickoff & you can join us LIVE! Come and find out what does it take to lead your field at #StartupEuropeSummit. Pitch, scaleup, discuss, network & discover with us: https://t.co/mbfDGSCj4s Looking forward to a rich morning of activities! @StartUpEU @ro2019eu https://t.co/kVvS2ALW4wOpen
Startup Europe Summit 2019 takes place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 21-22 March. Cluj becomes the startup capital of Europe. Leading players in technology entr...
To cure our curiosity (and hopefully yours), we’re taking a deeper look at the country with a snapshot of its VC scene.