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 31, 2020
@FinMKTG shared
RT @MikeQuindazzi: The #FutureOfWork increasingly fueled by the #gigeconomy >>> @salesforce via @MikeQuindazzi >>> #AI #P2P #Covid19 #BigData #Fintech #DataScience #Robotics #RPA >>> #Infographics >>> https://t.co/jjqlchc6PD https://t.co/O84eaHF2Ua
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The future of work: Technology, jobs and augmented intelligence

Work is in flux, with artificial intelligence and automation imposing rapid change. Here’s what this technological disruption means for the future of work.

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 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 30, 2020
@jayrosen_nyu shared
@Chanders Thanks so much for this. https://t.co/TSNFZyUUGi Points to many holes in my own learning. I kept thinking while absorbing each section there's also been an intellectual crisis during this 25 year period, as with the growing uselessness of the term "print journalism."
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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 31, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
The researchers found that conservative newsworkers subscribe to some, but not all, traditional norms of American mainstream journalism. https://t.co/T5k1K4B6Pl
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Conservative journalists are united in thinking mainstream media is unfair to them, but divided over how to address misinformation

Back in December, A.J. Bauer, a fellow at Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism, predicted for Nieman Lab that conservative journalism would either face "a reckoning or a ...

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 30, 2020
@ModFarm shared
Going Green: Can Electric Tractors Overtake Diesel? https://t.co/SjyQfnTp2M
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Going Green: Can Electric Tractors Overtake Diesel?

Stephen Heckeroth’s desire to help the planet has seeped into the world of agriculture. The California designer has devoted his life’s work to finding alternatives to fossil fuels. He’s ...

On Mar 17, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
Our Organic Sector Development Advisor Adrian Steele looks back on 30 years of #organic #arable #farming 🌱How he turned a black-grass problem into a successful organic business 💡And what farmers should think about before converting Read the full story https://t.co/opTQgVTLoF https://t.co/P3M7FqfsXZ
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Chapel Farm - Arable with livestock

Faced with a bad blackgrass problem, Worcestershire farmer Adrian Steele converted to organic to reduce his weed problem and improve soil health. Having a heavy clay soil meant the option ...

On Mar 30, 2020
@WIRED shared
Stop the guessing. We put together a guide on everything you should know about AI. https://t.co/R2VOhejCXu
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The WIRED Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Supersmart algorithms won't take all the jobs, But they are learning faster than ever, doing everything from medical diagnostics to serving up ads.

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 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 31, 2020
@YaleClimateComm shared
The global response to #Covid19 asks us to rethink how we go about our daily lives. In this process of reflection, we can also rethink our approach to #ClimateChange: https://t.co/0OOOxRNGR1 via @meehancrist for the @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 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 24, 2020
@GRI_LSE shared
RT @Vizzuality: More than 170 countries have laws and policies to address #climatechange adaptation — and we worked with @GRI_LSE to make their database of Climate Change Laws of the World easier to navigate. https://t.co/RqfnVNDonb https://t.co/DDjPZOw1HF
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Climate Change Laws of the World

Making climate change laws easier to search.

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 30, 2020
@RSAsecurity shared
NEW: RSA research shows that 8 new #fraud schemes have emerged capitalizing on the current global disruption. Learn more and how to avoid falling victim: https://t.co/s3TwJ5DiQU https://t.co/UGu5IGzl6S
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Pandemic Fuels Cybercrime: 8 Scams to Watch For

Fraudsters are exploiting the worldwide pandemic with phishing and fraud schemes.

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 29, 2020
@WIRED shared
This new prototype base station for electric air taxis could do more than help charge flying cars—it could help route emergency supplies in times like these. https://t.co/zKyrXb1U2N
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A Rest Stop Where Flying Cars Can Recharge

Beta Technologies' prototype helipad and base station for electric air taxis could also help route emergency supplies in a crisis.

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 30, 2020
@jeff_foust shared
RT @AJ_FI: Some #Covid19 space industry updates: Engineering test campaigns on ESA's Galileo Batch 3 navigation satellites suspended; Wuhan-based rocket company preparing for launch; Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX 2020) postponed until September. https://t.co/UxU0V7XJxH
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Coronavirus updates: The latest COVID-19 news for the global space industry

Ongoing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic's impact on the global space industry. Follow our reporters on Twitter for updates. Sign up for our newsletters. 

On Mar 31, 2020
@SpaceFoundation shared
Research from The Space Report Q1 Analysis Shows 2019 Space Employment Hit 8-Year High, Launch Activity Reached Decade Growth of 39% https://t.co/AxhDxjPGvt #TheSpaceReport https://t.co/iiLxGNOSqA
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2019 Space Employment Hit 8-Year High, Launch Activity Reached Decade Growth of 39%, Research from The Space Report Q1 Analysis Shows

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 31, 2020) — Across multiple fronts, the space industry heading into 2020 was the strongest in years, with gains in space industry jobs, new nations entering ...

On Mar 28, 2020
@PatBarbey shared
RT @JulienGuex: Forbes' AI30 DACH presents nine Swiss #startups with four @FIT_fund Alumni among them ! https://t.co/5Y6lupEjus via @startuptickerCH Congrats @GamayaNews @picterraCH @SOPHiAGENETICS @L2F_ai ! #VDtech #startupfit https://t.co/pvCmieNF2l
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Forbes' AI30 DACH presents nine Swiss startups

Forbes has nominated 30 promising startups from the DACH region whose solutions leverage artificial intelligence (AI) in the areas of text and speech analysis, healthcare and medicine, ...

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 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 29, 2020
@Leafly shared
Here’s how to streamline your life, and save time and money with legal cannabis delivery services. https://t.co/tUlnhpQfTs
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Legal cannabis delivery services: Here’s what you need to know

Here’s what to expect the first time you use a legal marijuana delivery service.

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
@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 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 27, 2020
@Ledger shared
Bitgold paved the way for #Bitcoin. According to @TheVladCostea, cypherpunks created 90% of Bitcoin before #Satoshi emerged Read his story: https://t.co/QZzFrif4va Photo by: @cjred https://t.co/Lath8pVDvc
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Calling Bitcoin a NSA/CIA Project Is Disrespectful to Cypherpunks

While Satoshi Nakamoto might have been the NSA/CIA, Bitcoin definitely isn’t. Also, cypherpunks did 90% of Satoshi’s work.

On Mar 29, 2020
@Bitcoin shared
RT @BitMEXResearch: Who funds Bitcoin development? We analyse the main organisations funding open source Bitcoin and Lightning development. The situation is more healthy than it has been in the past, with a higher degree of distribution among financial backers https://t.co/yaPzuzAjAj https://t.co/NBRvodyM6K
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Who Funds Bitcoin Development?

Key companies funding open source Bitcoin development Company Commercial Entity Location Funding Source Developers Chaincode Labs No New York Financed by the two founders, Alex Morcos and ...

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 24, 2020
@EU_Startups shared
RT @StoyanAngelov: 10 cool Bulgarian startups to watch in 2020 and beyond https://t.co/RxDxaARGk7 via @EU_Startups @evedotoken
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10 cool Bulgarian startups to watch in 2020 and beyond

Bulgaria’s thriving IT sector and increased investor interest in the region has turned Bulgaria, and its capital Sofia, into a popular startup destination in the Balkans. Startups growing ...