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.

On Mar 18, 2020
@Ronald_vanLoon shared
Artificial intelligence, the future of work, and inequality by @danieletavani @physorg_com Read more https://t.co/bhct4fzaFK #AI #BigData #MachineLearning #ArtificialIntelligence #ML #MI #DataScience #Robotics #5G #DL Cc: @ipfconline1 @stanleychen0402 @ronald_vanloon https://t.co/tVzznh2oAx
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Artificial intelligence, the future of work, and inequality

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 ...

On Mar 18, 2020
@Ronald_vanLoon shared
2020 Predictions For The #FutureofWork by @dhinchcliffe @constellationr Go to https://t.co/mcO5zeSPup #AI #BigData #ArtificialIntelligence #MI #Digital #DataScience #Analytics #5G Cc: @heinzvhoenen @ronald_vanloon @rubenroa https://t.co/FqpLdeS757
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2020 Predictions for the Future of Work

It will be quite a year in 2020 for digital workplace and employee experience, as a number of important emerging trends shift the landscape. Some long-standing issues will also reach a ...

On Mar 26, 2020
@evankirstel shared
RT @bpatrick001: RPA is relevant in assisting Smart City operations, such as video surveillance, traffic management systems, vehicle tracking , environ monitoring apps... https://t.co/HZU5Nf2wb7 #RPA #AI #AutomationFirst #smartcities
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Leveraging Gen-Next Cities with Robotic Process Automation

BW Smart Cities - , Digital India-UiPath is collaborating with leading smart city solution providers to accelerate operational outcomes by leveraging software bots. “The ICCC (Integrated ...

On Mar 27, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
How are #transit agencies, #TNCs, #micromobility services, and cities handling the #COVID19 crisis? Find out in the #Mobility Hub. https://t.co/Co2GBaiyim
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: March 27, 2020

Shared-Use Mobility Center to provide technical assistance for 25 mobility projects in 23 states through a Federal Transit Administration program We are excited to announce that we will be ...

On Mar 15, 2020
@drkarenlucas shared
RT @karel_martens: Excellent report by @drkarenlucas and colleagues on "Inequalities in Mobility and Access in the UK Transport System". Shows it's time to act and put #TransportJustice high on agenda of all national and regional governments. @DrGregMarsden @MarkZuidgeest https://t.co/aYtMFhJgAo
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Future of mobility: inequalities in mobility and access in the UK Transport System

6 Transport can be a key barrier to employment ..................................................................... 7 Lack of transport can reduce access to education and training ...

On Mar 19, 2020
@ITF_Forum shared
Mapping the new mobility landscape🔍 We're teaming up with @wbcsd to study emerging mobility trends. Together, we'll explore the latest research and #MaaS best practice to develop policy recommendations🎯 for sustainable #mobility in our cities ➡️ https://t.co/iWz8WiqN6M https://t.co/rhCNMrvMc0
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ITF and World Business Council on Sustainable Transport to collaborate on emerging mobility trends and Mobility as a Service

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) this week signed a letter of voluntary contribution with the International Transport Forum (ITF), to facilitate the ...

On Mar 26, 2020
@obussmann shared
Fintech News Network Unveils 2020’s Top 20 Swiss Fintech Startups https://t.co/Zk0zsG0pk1
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Fintech News Network Unveils 2020’s Top 20 Swiss Fintech Startups

The Fintech News Network has released its selection for 2020’s top fintech startups in Switzerland. These year’s companies cover a wide range of sub-segments including alternative ...

On Mar 26, 2020
@obussmann shared
Top 20 FinTech Startups in Switzerland https://t.co/EPMjTDm3Zx
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Top 20 FinTech Startups in Switzerland in 2020

For the purpose of reporting the Top FinTech Startups in Switzerland, we collect hundreds of FinTech startups established in Switzerland over the last 3 years, analyze them and pack them in ...

On Mar 26, 2020
@RAlexJimenez shared
#Fintech Startups Scaling Up to Re-Bundle Services https://t.co/oKqMQHtnu8 via @Traders Magazine #finserv #banking
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Fintech Startups Scaling Up to Re-Bundle Services

Startups are looking to scale up beyond their boundaries.

On Mar 19, 2020
@markos shared
RT @brianstelter: Where is the get-tested website that the president promised last week? Where is the detailed info about drive-through locations in chain store parking lots? https://t.co/TDKMXVTVdz
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Virus shutdowns prompt sweeping questions about the future of news and entertainment

One week ago, America's great shutdown began in earnest. None of us have experienced anything quite like this before. The shock is still sinking in.

On Mar 24, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @markdeuze: Recommended reading: ambitious review of 20 years of journalism studies and political communication research by @Chanders: https://t.co/VKE19ygKsF
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The State(s) of Things 20 Years of Journalism Studies and Political Communication C. W. Anderson | AssoComPol

Chris W. Anderson (University of Leeds) Abstract In this brief paper I want to try to understand the evolving, 20 year relationship between journalism studies and political communication ...

On Mar 27, 2020
@sivavaid shared
RT @Sulliview: Will coronavirus kill off the news business just when America realized we actually need it? ... in which ⁦@Will_Bunch⁩ comes around to a once unthinkable idea https://t.co/eN7JTgeIqc
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Will coronavirus kill off the news business just when America realized we actually need it? | Will Bunch

Coronavirus spikes traffic to news websites, but with no ad revenue layoffs are already starting. Time for the once-unthinkable, a government bailout?

On Mar 24, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
New Solar Energy Innovation Network Teams Announced https://t.co/yrLOl4Z0Du https://t.co/MXKOOxOSb5
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New Solar Energy Innovation Network Teams Announced

Washington, D.C. — Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced that eight teams have been selected to participate in the second round of the Solar Energy Innovation Network, a program ...

On Mar 24, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
Coronavirus response should promote #cleanenergy — IEA https://t.co/x0kS9oyPcw https://t.co/HvL5xQCxEI
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Coronavirus response should promote clean energy — IEA

Boosting deployment of wind, solar and battery storage provides "twin benefits" of stimulating economies and moving to cleaner energy.

On Mar 27, 2020
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @SBGolden: How will #COVID19 impact corporate renewable procurements? I asked a bunch of really smart people. @JigarShahDC @shaylekann @RobThrelkeld @GM @RenewableBuyers @3Degrees_Inc @GreenBiz https://t.co/HIafCR42iN
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Corporate renewable energy in the age of COVID-19

Will this upheaval slow clean energy goals? There's strong reason for optimism.

On Mar 28, 2020
@foodtank shared
“Nothing beats going out to a restaurant, I really look forward to the day that we’re all able to eat together again in some of our favorite places,” says Katherine Miller (@table81), @beardfoundation. https://t.co/XAvQVQO88m
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Katherine Miller from the James Beard Foundation Talks COVID-19, the impact on restaurants, the future of food

Dani Nierenberg talks with Katherine Miller, founding executive director of the Chef Action Network about COVID-19’s impact on the restaurant industry

On Mar 16, 2020
@ModFarm shared
Critics say the Conservation Stewardship Program is falling short. https://t.co/YVEFIVaBWF
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Conservation Stewardship Program is Falling Short, Say Critics

For John Wicks, farming is about a lot more than planting a seed and watching it grow.   Since taking over his family’s farm after his father’s death, he has spent the last 14 years working ...

On Mar 16, 2020
@CivilEats shared
“Everything here is about working with nature.” https://t.co/hkc3rg9qpP
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3 things Cuba can teach us about climate-smart agriculture

There are some surprising connections between the considerably different Cuban and U.S. farming systems — especially when it comes to building climate resilience.

On Mar 28, 2020
@shakir_za shared
RT @SharonYixuanLi: Together with @balajiln @DanHendrycks @tdietterich and @latentjasper, we will be organizing a workshop on "Uncertainty & Robustness in Deep Learning" at #ICML2020. See https://t.co/uWHEHCDVJo for more info. Please submit your work (deadline: May 22, 2020) and attend the workshop!
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Uncertainty & Robustness in Deep Learning

In order to have ML models reliably predict in open environments, we must deepen technical understanding in the emerging areas of: Learning algorithms that can detect changes in data ...

On Mar 24, 2020
@j2bryson shared
@mikenning @DrRESmith @ruha9 anyway re AI ethics https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6
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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 Mar 25, 2020
@techreview shared
Here's a bit more on that. #EmTechDigital https://t.co/10RZDwf6gr
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We can’t trust AI systems built on deep learning alone

Gary Marcus, a leader in the field, discusses how we could achieve general intelligence—and why that might make machines safer.

On Mar 16, 2020
@CGIARclimate shared
RT @IFAD: #Climatechange has enormous implications for women in the developing world through increased workloads, food insecurity and threats to health. Women have the capacity and knowledge to become active agents of adaptation & mitigation. 📝@CGIARclimate https://t.co/tMstGGDiUH
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Scaling-out gender transformation for climate change

Development approaches must address structural barriers and power imbalances for women and other marginalized groups to adapt to climate change.

On Mar 23, 2020
@ClimateNexus shared
#ClimateChange denial might be thawing out in Texas among young Republicans. https://t.co/m8ETnMVFHS via @TexasMonthly https://t.co/RzNpGWT5CV
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Is Climate Change Denial Thawing in Texas?

Surprising statements by oil industry leaders have grabbed headlines. But the bigger change is underway more quietly, among young Republicans.

On Mar 27, 2020
@ChristopherNFox shared
"The two biggest wild cards for #climate going forward are how policymakers respond to the threat of a global recession and how the pandemic changes political will for climate action around the world." https://t.co/HEyog1WYoc via @nytimes
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What the Coronavirus Means for Climate Change

Lockdowns and distancing won’t save the world from warming. But amid this crisis, we have a chance to build a better future.

On Mar 18, 2020
@TheHackersNews shared
Working remotely from home has significantly increased #cybersecurity risks, making it easier for hackers to target organizations without being detected by their security teams. Here's how #CISOs should prepare for #Coronavirus-related cyber threats ➤ https://t.co/Ay6ixBCxQ4 https://t.co/xnTG3v0JSU
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How CISOs Should Prepare for Coronavirus Related Cybersecurity Threats

The Coronavirus is already taking effect on cyber security – this is how CISOs should prepare

On Mar 23, 2020
@Treadstone71LLC shared
Autonomous Cyber AI for defence from AI-enabled cyber crime and AI enabled cyber Warfare by adversaries - IDST - International Defence, Security and Technology https://t.co/itDWe4zEe6
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Autonomous Cyber AI for defence from AI-enabled cyber crime and AI enabled cyber Warfare by adversaries

Artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities are growing  an unprecedented rate. These

On Mar 17, 2020
@kaspersky shared
In 2018, our researchers predicted that we will see the first attacks through the theft and use of #biometric data. How accurate did their forecast turn out to be? https://t.co/ODJQCldafC
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Cyberthreats to financial institutions 2020: Overview and predictions

Short overview of year's key events, analysis of forecasts for 2019 and our predictions about cyberthreats to financial institutions in 2020

On Mar 18, 2020
@SETIInstitute shared
Young researchers had to think of biological experiments to run in a number of @esa’s partner particle accelerators around Europe. The best proposals won the opportunity to fire up the accelerator and shoot atomic particles at their experiment. https://t.co/jB17g1h9hg https://t.co/8aEIzl2h1A
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Growing stem cells for deep space exploration

Radiation protection is the final frontier in human space exploration.

On Mar 26, 2020
@Bradford_Space shared
Tonight! Bradford Space is sponsoring a virtual panel on spacecraft propulsion in conjunction with SVS and @bakerbotts with Bradford Director @IanFichten keynoting, plus Rob Hoyt of Tethers Unlimited Inc and Vanessa Clark of @AtomosSpace 6pm PT, 9pm ET https://t.co/V0TEfY9TAF
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Satellite propulsion

Propulsion for small and medium size satellites

On Mar 25, 2020
@Consensys_Space shared
RT @SWFoundation: “Space is inherently a global activity. Does everybody understand what it means to behave responsibly? Can governments put an appropriate amount of regulation in place?" - SWF's Krystal Azelton in the latest issue of @ViaSatellite. Read more here: https://t.co/XLAcnqYDSX
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Sustainable Space: Utopian Dream or Reality?

“The concern is whether all of these industries and technologies are regulated in a way that’s beneficial to both the organization and everyone else,” says Krystal Wilson, director of space ...

On Mar 18, 2020
@ICTinvestorclub shared
Swiss Startup Coronavirus Survival Cheat Sheet released at https://t.co/tYm9lDBWRA. @ICTinvestorclub collected documents, tools and other resources for Swiss startups that struggle for survival and want to properly react in the current crisis due to COVID-19.
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Swiss Startup Coronavirus Survival Cheat Sheet

Connecting smart money investors to Swiss early–stage deep tech startups

On Mar 18, 2020
@venturelab_ch shared
Who are the rising stars in Swiss #engineering? Check out the 10 #Swiss #startups to watch in 2020: https://t.co/m4jh9G7IRw Featuring: @AVAtronics_sarl @eldicoag @Fixposition #GRZTechnologies #IMItec @Mobbot_3DP @nc_shape @PolaritonTech @SWISSto12 @SWISSto12 @TouchlessAutom https://t.co/Eg3Bx1QRrD
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10 Swiss Engineering Startups to Watch in 2020

Swiss engineering startups are known all over the world for their advanced technology and talented employees. Discover now the 10 Swiss engineering startups to watch in 2020 selected by ...

On Mar 25, 2020
@michael_sidler shared
RT @MobiHealthNews: Swiss startup Aktiia scores over $6M for its cuff-less blood monitoring system https://t.co/Q16ChgExc9
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Swiss startup Aktiia scores over $6M for its cuff-less blood monitoring system

The company plans to use the money to go to market with the product.

On Mar 18, 2020
@Leafly shared
Canadian stoners, this is one to save + share: What you need to know about cannabis delivery in Canada. 🇨🇦 🌱 https://t.co/2k4gktMMgg
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Legal cannabis delivery and pick-up options in Canada

Get cannabis delivered to your door or order ahead to pick up in-store.

On Mar 18, 2020
@TheWeedBlog shared
RT @Leafly: Legalization is off to a roaring start in Illinois. Sales began on January 1 and two months later, customers are purchasing $1 million in legal cannabis PER DAY! https://t.co/mlMDr3zKqq
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Illinois sells $1 million in legal cannabis—per day

Gov. Pritzker reports $39 million in cannabis sales in January.

On Mar 28, 2020
@NCIAorg shared
RT @kylejaeger: Scientists have filed *another* lawsuit against DEA over cannabis research issues This time, they allege DEA relied on a "secret" doc to justify a delay in approving marijuana manufacturer applications. They're asking a court to mandate their release. https://t.co/WEWmiFtuVc
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Scientists Sue DEA Over Alleged ‘Secret’ Document That Delayed Marijuana Research Expansion

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is finding itself in court over marijuana again after scientists filed a lawsuit against the agency, requesting “secret” documents that they allege ...

On Mar 28, 2020
@JimMarous shared
RT @WBolanowski: The fresh look, a bit of the digital banking future #blog #digitalbankology #predictions #banking Let me know whether you take a look! https://t.co/bOu0abk9An https://t.co/bAkyKmNYy1
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A glimpse to the future – six questions about digital banking

Digital banking is heavily driven by technology adoption and innovation. Be specific, ask practical questions Back to the ground, the most asked question about digital banking is not about ...

On Mar 19, 2020
@Finextra shared
Company announcement: BBVA refreshes digital banking suite for internationa... https://t.co/a8O3crYhAY #fintech
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BBVA refreshes digital banking suite for international corporates

With a newly updated version of Global Net Cash, BBVA takes another step forward in the digital transformation of banking for global businesses and institutions. In the current context,

On Mar 17, 2020
@Visible_Banking shared
🇮🇳 @ICICIBank launches #ICICIStack, a comprehensive digital banking platform offering nearly 500 services https://t.co/CJLOtxX5KX @ET_CIO #openbanking #API #fintech #ecosystem #paytech #innovation #uxdesign https://t.co/6h2SiIHMmO
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ICICI Bank launches ‘ICICIStack’, a comprehensive digital banking platform

The platform offers nearly 500 services that cover almost all banking requirements of customers, in one place.

On Mar 19, 2020
@brian_armstrong shared
A few more great options: Wences Casares on Bitcoin as a new form of money: https://t.co/dxBEi4PIEJ The Bullish Case for Bitcoin by Vijay Boyapati https://t.co/CIqvoPn4zL
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The Bullish Case for Bitcoin

With the price of a bitcoin surging to new highs in 2017, the bullish case for investors might seem so obvious it does not need stating…

On Mar 23, 2020
@Ledger shared
Let's quarantine with knowledge #2 Back to the basics: Why was #Bitcoin created? Spoiler: not to get rich quick. #BTC https://t.co/7u72Edkg1h
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Why was Bitcoin created?

To some, the fact that Satoshi, the “inventor of Bitcoin”, is an unidentified person or group of people, raises some red flags. While their…

On Mar 23, 2020
@TheLTBNetwork shared
RT @AnitaPosch: BUC050 #Zimbabwe: Can #Bitcoin make a difference? First part of a six-part documentary podcast series from #Africa. *current living situation of Zimbabweans *the country's political history, *the state of human rights and free speech. With @bitcoinlady 🎧 https://t.co/TjM8kNxPQA
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Bitcoin in Africa: The Ubuntu Way – Part 1 Zimbabwe: Ideal Conditions for Bitcoin?

In this 1st part of the “Bitcoin in Africa” podcast documentary you get an insight about the current living situation of Zimbabweans and the countrys political history, which paints a ...

On Mar 19, 2020
@nokianetworks shared
Arnett Thomass II shares how AI will impact #5G solutions throughout the network and the edge in the recent DICE West panel. Check out his blog post on how 5G is driving the evolution of data centers: https://t.co/nbcIJiibNb https://t.co/mkG8TrOQq2
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5G, Data Center Evolution, and Life on the Edge

The initial benefit of 5G wireless technology comes from extremely fast Internet - otherwise known as enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB). Already, 5G speeds in excess of 10x over today’s ...

On Mar 24, 2020
@TMNmag shared
5G capex will increase 400% and account for over half of China Telecom's total capex during 2020, although overall capex ticks up by just under 10%. https://t.co/D3xBuaKruk
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China Telecom’s 5G ambitions

China Telecom says it will have access to 300,000 5G base stations by the end of 2020, five times the number it had live at the end of 2019. The operator, which is taking part in a 5G ...

On Mar 23, 2020
@5GWorldSeries shared
Have you registered for our upcoming webinar yet? 📙 Put your name on the list and join us when we go live with our experts on April 16th! 📙 → https://t.co/4tZ02mBIPD https://t.co/Qsh7Wo7Ux1
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The Journey to Standalone 5G

5G is now a mainstream topic of conversation, not just within the telecom industry but in wider consumer and enterprise communities as well.Whilst the...

On Mar 27, 2020
@SmartCityexpo shared
$189 Bn will be spent worldwide on #smartcities initiatives by 2023. But as the world gets more connected the more vulnerable it becomes to #cyberattacks. So how do we secure smart cities? 🧐 via @wef #Cybersecurity #security #smartcity https://t.co/SL89fOcEEt
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This is how we secure smart cities

When designing smart cities, leaders must ask themselves key questions to ensure security remains a priority.

On Mar 17, 2020
@IEEESmartCities shared
RT @fogoros: #SmartCities is now more than a concept…increasingly it is a reality https://t.co/bvuykEnraj @sameer_iot @Inteliot #intel_iiot @mzeile @IEEESmartCities @gigastacey @jefielding @SustainCities #IoTWorld #LB20 https://t.co/Sapf8fWaiJ
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Smart Cities – what’s in it for citizens?

A report from Juniper Research looks at the evolution of smart cities in the context of mobility, healthcare, public safety and productivity.

On Mar 19, 2020
@smartcitiesdive shared
"This is a marathon, not a sprint." Smart Cities Council releases new tool for COVID-19 mitigation. https://t.co/aY1P0K3sMH
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Smart Cities Council releases COVID-19 mitigation tool

The "Activator - COVID-19 Mitigation Roadmap" can help city leaders visualize their coronavirus response plan and collaborate remotely.

On Mar 18, 2020
@JuniperNetworks shared
Together with @StackPath, we’re delivering a future distributed #edgecloud today. What this means for service providers, application developers and enterprises: https://t.co/NIGQXyDhgL https://t.co/vu5JphuV9a
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Delivering a Future Distributed Edge Cloud Today

The network edge is being distributed, evolving from centralized architectures to metro-based interconnections and locating compute and storage physically closer to end users and devices.  ...

On Mar 27, 2020
@JAdP shared
RT @KirkDBorne: Three #IoT trends to watch... #2. Using #EdgeComputing to get the most value out of your data. https://t.co/CRfwf85gT2 by @PattyMedberry @Cisco ————— #BigData #DataScience #AI #MachineLearning #IIoT #IoTPL #EdgeAnalytics #Industry40
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Three IoT trends to watch this month

At Cisco Live in Barcelona, we will discuss multi-domain architectures, Edge computing, and especially security at the edge. Visit Cisco IoT at Cisco Live, or check out the live stream of ...

On Mar 17, 2020
@evankirstel shared
COVID-19 Will Fuel the Next Wave of Innovation https://t.co/Rrm6e33TgJ
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COVID-19 Will Fuel the Next Wave of Innovation

This global pandemic will shape businesses for decades to come.

On Mar 26, 2020
@EU_Startups shared
RT @charmltucker: ⭐️ Any nominations for the 2020 edition? ⭐️ 📩 Send them to [email protected] https://t.co/HDqdgkiKsJ https://t.co/ylQMD8c8Bw
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TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space

In 2015 EBAN (the European Business Angel Network) named her European Investor of the Year. Kinga Stanislawska is the founder and Managing Partner of the Warsaw-based Venture Capital firm ...

On Mar 27, 2020
@InnoRadarEU shared
Startup Europe for growth H2020 Projects ⁦@StartUpEU⁩ ⁦@DSMeu⁩ Shaping Europe’s digital future ⁦@InnoRadarEU⁩ ⁦@TechChill⁩ To help build a strong European #startup ecosystem, Startup Europe is empowering 7 projects ⁦@EU_H2020⁩ https://t.co/S3uq7oPxGs https://t.co/BFTGNJBOMp
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Startup Europe for growth H2020 Projects

In order to help build a strong European ecosystem where startups can thrive, Startup Europe is empowering 7 projects, funded under Horizon 2020, that are connecting local ecosystems across ...

On Mar 14, 2020
@unleashingideas shared
Out with the old, in with the new: A bird’s eye view of the startup ecosystem in Vilnius, Lithuania #GSER https://t.co/FHt5L6PXY3
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Out with the old, in with the new: A bird’s eye view of the startup ecosystem in Vilnius, Lithuania

The startup ecosystem in Vilnius, Lithuania is rapidly growing. How has a relatively unknown location become a powerhouse for innovation?