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 @nokia: Our @KathrinBuvac on the productivity gains our technology has delivered for our #5G Oulu “factory of the future” and the opportunity for our customers. https://t.co/UzENvdvNOf @wef #industry40 #industrialautomation #smartfactory https://t.co/9ComATnHnxOpen
Nokia's digitalization of its 5G Oulu factory recognized by the World Economic Forum as an "Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse"
Press Release The Oulu factory, powered by Nokia's own technology, generated productivity gains of 30 percent and 50 percent savings in time of product delivery to market By ...
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
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, ...
A10: Wealth firms should: - Eliminate #tech debt & accelerate #value transparency: @jeff_marsden - Focus on #clientexperience & holistic #financialplanning: @therudingroup - Be trusted guide for financial well-being: @psb_dc More #wealthtech trends: https://t.co/ZTPPTNpMu0 #WWR19Open
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.
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 @fpmarconi: Hello everyone, After 20 months of researching and writing, I’m excited to present to you my book: “Newsmakers: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Journalism” by @ColumbiaUP. Coming to book stores this Fall. Available now for pre-order!🤖+📰=🚀 https://t.co/8P8TQyhSwZOpen
Newsmakers: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Journalism [Francesco Marconi] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Will the use of artificial intelligence (AI), ...
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
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 ...
RT @USGS: Check #USGS out at the #DCEnergyExpo on July 11! Come and learn how we have partnered with @ENERGY and @NREL to develop technologies that will help make #renewableenergy safer for #wildlife. https://t.co/xaaupBfAmD https://t.co/1ddHbxetnMOpen
Ecologic Institute / Energy Future Exchange Government of Canada Integrity Research Institute (IRI) Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) Max Gruenig, President, Ecologic Institute Debbie ...
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
With #deforestation on the rise in the Amazon, #farmers are adopting methods that protect trees and yield better harvests. Watch here --> https://t.co/12whvD76G7Open
Deforestation in the Amazon jungle is destroying human and animal habitats at an alarming rate. An NGO in Iquitos is helping local farmers adopt methods that protect more trees and yield ...
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 ...
The revolution will not be supervised: AI’s next leap will come from an unexpected place. https://t.co/sy11To2DnrOpen
Yann LeCun, Facebook’s chief AI scientist, believes unsupervised learning will bring about the next AI revolution.
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
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… ...
RT @SymantecCanada: New to the #CLXForum blog. We dig into why #data protection and a strong #cybersecurity defense must be a team effort. ➡ Check it out here: https://t.co/hQcupfkaBa https://t.co/SjeLngVER0Open
Guest blog by John Hipp, Security Sales Specialist at Insight
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.
Ford, VW reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech, report says https://t.co/msVTQy8Hri https://t.co/4Bj1LnfIWNOpen
The outline agreement between Ford and Volkswagen would extend their alliance beyond commercial vehicles, Reuters reported.
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 @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.
25 Swiss entrepreneurs are on @Forbes #30under30 2019 entrepreneurs list, eight more than the previous year! 👉https://t.co/m8I9Kvhrdi https://t.co/oTmeK7GX3OOpen
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 ...
RT @swissnexChina: #NEWSLETTER: 𝗖𝗵𝗲𝗰𝗸 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝗶𝘀𝘀𝘂𝗲! >> https://t.co/b8I2C7SZmY │ Subscribe to swissnex China Highlights for the latest events and news in science, technology and innovation on the Sino-Swiss landscape! Sign up >> https://t.co/vSRcFNHO4S https://t.co/5q7PDe8gsEOpen
➠ EVENT｜Sustainable Investment Along the Belt & Road: Comparative Perspective June 16｜swissnex China, Shanghai This lecture explores challenges and opportunities in the information ...
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.
RT @RAlexJimenez: The Future of #Banking: #AI, #Fintech, and How Banks Can Survive Disruption https://t.co/bBtxHg2rX9 #finservOpen
The banking industry will have to change in response to AI and fintech startups that know how to use it. Find out how banks can still survive in the coming...
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.
RT @ericsson: #ICYMI We're live in Italy! 🇮🇹 @TIM_Official has rolled out its #5G network on 3.6-3.8 GHz mid-band in Rome, Turin and Naples using Ericsson Radio System: https://t.co/tKAcXURTNA https://t.co/Oq9iLTIa0rOpen
TIM is switching on 5G in Italy using Ericsson 5G radio access network (RAN) and core network commercial hardware and software solutions.
Our Brian McCann shares his experience on Nokia’s first Canada Innovation day and talks about how 5G changes everything. #CustomerExperience #5G https://t.co/L3DYeejlea https://t.co/qRk099k83oOpen
On May 23 in Toronto I was invited to participate in the Nokia’s first Canada Innovation Day. It was a great event with Nokia playing host to about 300 of Canada’s telecommunications ...
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
Is the smart cities movement an unprecedented market opportunity that will improve daily life for billions of people, create economic prosperity and sustain the planet? Or is it a recipe ...
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
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 @antgrasso: Relationships between insurers and insurtechs will become much more intense - The Top 10 Insurtech Trends. Link > https://t.co/rIY5C8f48n @ITLupdates @Fisher85M @ipfconline1 via @antgrasso #Insurtech #fintech #Finserv #innovation #Business https://t.co/WgwzQbCVj6Open
This list isn't just about what is new and innovative. It is about what will be adopted at scale.
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.
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.