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 @JannaQ: #OurDigitalFuture - Here's the report all on one page. "Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans." Where are we headed? 900+ experts discuss how AI changes what it means to be human. https://t.co/XSaOTaCKKy https://t.co/1O0IFIMFNYOpen
The most encouraging uses of AI will be in early warning of terror activities, incipient diseases and environmental threats and in improvements in decision-making.” Yvette Wohn, director of ...
How AI will power the Future of Work https://t.co/5O2Hpj3h78 @MarianneHewlett @Atos https://t.co/fX6drlYGlLOpen
Imagine having a digital assistant to schedule your next meeting or speaking to a chatbot to help you finalize a challenging task at work. Forward-thinking companies are implementing AI ...
RT @CSNAdvisors: Leaders should help their managers and employees anticipate #disruption and change to get #excited about learning new #skills that will keep them employed and ensure development in their careers. Learn more in @DanielBurrus' latest #article for #CSuite. https://t.co/XPwlqA5QRjOpen
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
RT @GA_DC: Learn how innovation and technology are putting the industry at a turning point. Ryan Croft, CoFounder @TransitScreen pioneers of real-time transportation arrival data, will be in the https://t.co/s1ykXpqKz3 RSVP: https://t.co/Gv6ZpcuX2n #TransportationTechies @MobilityLabTeam https://t.co/Hgi3W90Y0eOpen
Tech & The Future of Self-Driving Vehicles panel discussion.
@NQRW When you get going, please tell me and I will add it to this list of urban mobility and urbanist podcasts (which includes my two 😊): https://t.co/0j9HwbyyukOpen
As part of my preparations to start podcasting, I have been searching for more urban mobility and urbanism shows . So I thought I would sha...
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
100+ market maps covering #Fintech, #CPG, #AutoTech, #Healthtech, #salestech, #grocerytech, #proptech and, believe it or not, #pooptech https://t.co/SpLIA8MhU2 via @CBinsights https://t.co/6bKBBCAj4pOpen
Here's a collection of all 91 CB Insights market maps and unbundling/disrupting graphics.
#Retail commerce & #payments are becoming global. Individual properties will be owned by shareholders. #Innovation may be valued over incumbency. A single market for banking is coming What four #innovative #fintech #startups tell us about the future https://t.co/McvpmPsAjJ https://t.co/xk9lgWwIvLOpen
Fintech is a sector that thrives only through innovation. It’s in constant flux; changing and evolvi...
Top Fintech startups from South Africa to look out for in 2019 https://t.co/Z0I10eyrFd by @FinextraOpen
Fintech has become a big deal in South Africa in the last couple of years. A large part of the Afric...
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
@marynmck @TimHerrera BTW, something I wrote about a decade ago re journalism education -- a bit out of date but I wouldn't change much today: https://t.co/F8A5OQjQpaOpen
Next week I’ll be attending a one-day conference at the Paley Center for Media in New York. The center and the Carnegie Corp. are asking what the future of journalism education should be ...
"Here are 25 ways to invite members to create journalism with you, using examples of live and recent experiments." By my colleague @emgollie, research director @membershippzzle. We study how membership models in news can work. This synthesis— recommended. https://t.co/UHHPOwPO16Open
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.
RT @InterchangeShow: How do you find your place in the clean energy economy? Read @Stphn_Lacey's advice on LinkedIn, complete with resources to get you started. And then listen to our two recent career episodes. https://t.co/qYUyFaIh5jOpen
At the end of last year, I made a plea on The Energy Gang podcast: In 2019, I want to see more people from consumer tech make their way into cleantech. Once upon a time, we funneled the ...
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
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...
RT @CivilEats: Today on @CivilEats, @EviePerroni speaks with @TimothyAWise about his new book and the policy solutions that could support small-scale farmers, the environment, and food security of the world’s poor. https://t.co/r9huHXNs9EOpen
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
@WIRED @WIRED @kevinschawinski this makes my heart sing. here's me and @BaharGholipour dreaming up the potential for AI to help parse healthcare data in Wired in 2016: https://t.co/nIaa1oGs5eOpen
Artificial intelligence could be a solution to science overload: machine learning assistants to read incoming papers, distill their information, and highlight relevant findings.
RT @halhod: My DeepMind profile is out https://t.co/QQDqilVFan. I've been working on this story for months. It looks at DeepMind's progress towards its goal of artificial general intelligence and asks who will control the technology if it reaches itOpen
Demis Hassabis founded a company to build the world’s most powerful AI. Then Google bought him out. Hal Hodson asks who is in charge
RT @fb_engineering: We've rounded up the latest research and developments from our new @facebookai blog, including an interview with @ylecun. https://t.co/JMQHHMVy32Open
In this AI blog roundup, we shed light on the Smart Camera that powers Portal, Yann LeCun discusses the future of deep learning hardware, and more.
Future of Climate
RT @ACGlobalEnergy: GEC's David Livingston joined @cgtnamerica to talk #ParisAgreement and differing views on #climatechange with @swetac, @myronebell, and @ret_ward. Watch the panel discussion here: https://t.co/7L0YnO0Pl4Open
Images gathered by NASA show an increase in foliage in China and India. The greening effect is mainly due to ambitious tree-planting in China and intensive f...
ICYMI my appearance on @cgtnamerica during which I tackled climate change denier @myronebell and suggested he should stop pretending there are problems with climate science: https://t.co/35O01V51a3Open
The planet is quite literally leafier than it was two decades ago. You’ll never guess what two countries are behind the greening phenomenon.
Only 4 in 10 conservative Republicans (42%) think global warming is happening, but that's a five percentage point increase since October 2017: https://t.co/WQVuzF7zkw https://t.co/JKbKZT2pw1Open
How do Republican, Democratic, and Independent voters view global warming, personal and collective action, and climate policies?
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
What are the chances of your organization being hit by a cyber attack? Check out the stats for 2019 >> https://t.co/dTMppyVjvR via @BetaNews https://t.co/pSdJEem29zOpen
With every passing year, cybercrime gets worse. It makes sense: it’s lucrative. Cybercrime is estimated to be a $1.5 trillion industry, with some countries now basing their economy around ...
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.
RT @Cisco: As the world becomes more connected, the need for #cybersecurity increases as well. Check out this bird’s eye view of the most dangerous cyber threats: https://t.co/F9KLzuuckB #WirelessWednesday #RSAC https://t.co/q3oRQcdeCrOpen
Published by Cisco and Cybersecurity Ventures
Cars of the Future
Cortica embedded its "Autonomous A.I." solution on the Renesas system-on-chip (SoC) for self-driving cars. Autonomous A.I. uses "unsupervised learning" to enable vehicles to make ...
Goodyear's Aero tire might be the solution to building flying cars that not only can seamlessly transition from the ground to the air, but that know when its tread is too thin, can adapt ...
A new model can identify situations where autonomous cars’ training doesn’t match events encountered on the road. “The model helps autonomous systems better know what they don’t know,” says @MIT_CSAIL graduate student Ramya Ramakrishnan. https://t.co/aNJYwoGs4L https://t.co/wewiUvEQn9Open
Model identifies instances when autonomous systems have learned from examples that may cause dangerous errors in the real world.
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 ...
RT @MapTiler: So proud to be part of the Swiss National Startup Team established by @Venturelab_ch 🙌 All Top 10 #VLeadersTech were presenting their companies at @ETH_en Zürich. Here is Petr's speech about maps by MapTiler team: https://t.co/g6KYtMoETT #SUchamps https://t.co/H8qEvWn2EpOpen
MapTiler.com at Startup Champions 2019, ETH Zurich. Pitch by one of the Top10 Venture Leaders Technology 2019.
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 @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 ...
Have you WATCHED our new series, "Profiles in Legal Cannabis" on @MJChannelOne? We're highlighting the leaders in the nations fastest growing industry! @MichaelStusser @davidrheins https://t.co/s0oZBtGAO0Open
Higher Ground TV editor Michael Stusser interviews MJBA's David Rheins, as part of the Profiles in Legal Cannabis series. #MJChannelOne: Turn On. Tune In. Ca...
The SAFE Banking Act was just filed by @RepPerlmutter @RepDennyHeck @RepSteveStivers @WarrenDavidson with the backing of 106 cosponsors in the House! https://t.co/dnxASb8qZKOpen
SAFE Banking Act would provide safe harbor for financial institutions who work with legal cannabis businesses, their employees, and ancillary industries WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bill that ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
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.
The Future of Banking Extends Well Beyond Just Financial Services https://t.co/qxho6qcvZK #banking #fintech #finserv #DigitalTransformation #BigData #OpenBanking #API @andi_staub @jblefevre60 @pierrepinna @dmgerbino @Xbond49 @FinancialBrand @BankingInsights @deeplearn007 https://t.co/KIYToBJ4N2Open
The banking ecosystem of the future will include far more than just financial services, using data, analytics and digital technology to make consumer's lives easier.
How #digital payment solutions will shape the future of #banking https://t.co/MsDs6orLh4 @iotrecruiting @fintechcircle @k_feldborg @Davidbrear @amittwitr @TunstallAsc @ImMBM #Fintech #OpenBanking https://t.co/aDOKjLyFrgOpen
The future is digital - even for banking, as modern-day technology takes over one of the most traditional sectors.
RT @Cointelegraph: Examining MuSig, Blockstream’s experimental Bitcoin multisignature standard https://t.co/VqN0RSbiZ8Open
Blockstream’s MuSig schemes hopes to develop efficient, secure multisignature transaction capability for Bitcoin in the future.
Homeland Security Bill is Overkill, Bitcoin Isn’t Good For Terrorists, Here’s Why https://t.co/O9xUUjITQcOpen
As the 116th Congress gets underway, a wide range of proposals affecting blockchain technology are on the agenda. Some of the bills would provide greater
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.
#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
Peak downlink throughput of the various #5G demos, tests and trials is key metric being reported; latest data from 196 demos/trials https://t.co/Kwk2xAcgSQ https://t.co/dhOOacLOH6Open
GSA confirms new 5G investments as the industry heads into its annual global congress in Barcelona. An increase of 7% in the past 6 weeks.
What's Holding Smart Cities Back? A tech-empowered urban renaissance is possible—if five challenges can be overcome #SmartCity #IoT https://t.co/jEi9Lrw3y5Open
A tech-empowered urban renaissance is possible—if five challenges can be overcome
Smart cities evolved from surveillance since 9/11 to sustainability under the Paris Accord. With disasters increasing, resilience planning is now a growing concern. Renewable energy, ...
RT @NathanPierceUK: To solve today’s urban challenges, we need collaboration – between city governments, NGOs, private sector & people. Congrats to our @CitiesSharing family on 3 years working together to implement #EUsmartcities solutions https://t.co/kxYXZ77hck https://t.co/8ajJQajVCrOpen
IT & CIO Trends
3 Trends That Define The Next Phase Of #Cloud Computing https://t.co/uBzN7umvGq via @Forbes #IT https://t.co/BETCOPxUN1Open
According to Gartner’s 2018 Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing the technology has reached the ‘slope of enlightenment’. Here are three trends that will define the next phase of cloud computing ...
5 #TechnologyTrends That Will Transform Industries #technology #techtrends #EC19 @MaribelLopez https://t.co/j6XJgioHuoOpen
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 ...
Amy Webb highlights over 300 tech trends in annual report https://t.co/9ICHt2mAz8 #AI https://t.co/45YI37Epq1Open
The Future Today Institute and Director Amy Webb released the 2019 Tech Trends Report today at SXSW in Austin.
Europe Startup News
The inconvenient truth of venture capital investment data - Blog | Dealroom https://t.co/jsC4WpPg1YOpen
Mark Suster is asking “why the hell has seed financing declined so much in the past 3 years?” in a post that’s receiving much attention. Fred Wilson followed up with “The Seed Slump“. ...
RT @EU_ISA2: On 21 & 22 March, #Cluj will become the #startup capital of #Europe during the Startup Europe Summit 2019 and #ISA2 will be there! Visit our stand in the expo area to learn about our #ITsolutions that can help #entrepreneurs! https://t.co/HtKCOy7amk #SES19 #interoperability https://t.co/7koEdoasJnOpen
RT @ADRNV: Până pe 11 martie vă puteţi înregistra pentru a participa la Startup Europe Summit, unul dintre cele mai importane evenimente ale acestui an, care va avea loc la Cluj-Napoca în perioada 21-22 martie 2019. Mai multe informaţii despre eveniment, dar... https://t.co/YJ5RsDO4mKOpen
Save the date: Startup Europe Summit will be organised in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 21-22 March 2019!