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 @wdeggers: Most #publicsector organizations are still locked into decades-old #workforce policies, but change is possible. https://t.co/iVzi6qLkPCOpen
Technology and new talent models are transforming the way the world works. Here’s how government leaders can navigate the transformation of work in the public sector.
Future of Mobility
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.
Did you know that German #automaker giants and rivals, @BMW and Daimler have merged? Together the companies have invested $1.1 billion into the joint venture. To learn more, read our latest article here: https://t.co/VxOFMgj0HX #cars #transportation #mobility https://t.co/pvM2PHNFm8Open
This year BMW & Daimler, two rival car manufacturers joined forces in an attempt to dominate the automotive and mobility market.
New article/podcast: ** Could we end mass car ownership without draconian policies? ** (And a tribute to Chris Bradshaw: cc some who knew him: @worldstreets @CarSharing_US @rmchase @DNAsturges @MatPaterson @LitmanVTPI Who else?) https://t.co/LqaB6uN4FA https://t.co/uViaONuVTTOpen
Could we end the era of mass car ownership without a huge fight and without draconian policies? That's the focus of this article and podcas...
Future of Money
#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...
RT @jaypalter: #Wealthtech Trends to Watch in 2019 via @xtiva https://t.co/IOk6GDL9NA Insights from @CraigIskowitz @cgledhill @LexSokolin @MichaelKitces @newrulesinvest @RichThinkingB @vsoloINSART @JoshBook10 @BillWinterberg @darrenxduffy @helene_wpli @TheRudinGroup @Jeff_Marsden @psb_dc https://t.co/ZinOs4wcihOpen
What is the most important wealthtech trend that the wealth management and advisory industry should pay attention to in 2019? Here's what the experts say.
Future of Work Future of Mobility Future of Money Future of News & Journalism Future of Energy Future of Food Future of AI & Machine Learning Future of Climate Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity Cars of the Future Space Tech Essentials Swiss Innovation Legal Cannabis News & Trends Digital Transformation in Banking Bitcoin Futures 5G Mobile News Smart Cities IT & CIO Trends Europe Startup News
Future of News & Journalism
RT @DaveMansonUK: Almost 2yrs old but a great and eye-opening TEDx talk from @webjournalist on how easily fake news can deceive everybody... Interesting and concerning https://t.co/5RYOev8roLOpen
What is real? What is fake? Certainly where you stand colors your answer. But what if you could be fooled, tricked by a special interest or simply trolled? I...
@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 ...
RT @AshleyAlvarado: It's critical that community engagement be relational not transactional. At the same time, we must elevate the ROI and wins to get buy-in. @emgollie always does such a great job of that https://t.co/3IngSRJeeC HT @groundsourceOpen
By Emily Goligoski Curious about what your readers think? What audience members know and want to learn from you? If not, you should be. Learning what supporters of independent news need can ...
Future of Energy
RT @greentechlady: As the oil industry meets in Houston, a reminder of how they're dabbling in #cleanenergy: 9 corporate venture funds shaping innovation https://t.co/5u3IN4qkC0 via @GreenBizOpen
Big utilities and fossil fuels giants are taking a more active interest in innovation.
Business group E2 just released a new report stating that US clean energy jobs outnumber fossil fuel jobs 3 to 1 (and clean energy is up 14%)! Read more below: https://t.co/KhPRX4vlDAOpen
Renewables and other clean tech sectors are huge economic drivers for the US, with or without support for clean energy jobs from the Commander-in-Chief
Passage of #renewableenergy bill puts New Mexico at forefront of carbon-free electricity https://t.co/tNpsPsEa00 https://t.co/99qUP3f4tyOpen
SANTA FE, N.M. -- A groundbreaking renewable energy bill heads to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for her signature after the New Mexico House of Representatives passed it with a bipartisan ...
Future of Food
@EmmanuelFaber Thank you for promoting #biodiversity in food! We would love to invite you to participate in our Biodiversity in Food editorial series https://t.co/Tk3PB5abDS #biodiversefoodOpen
The food industry has increasingly prioritized sustainability, as eaters care more about where and how our food is produced, as well as who produces it. There is even growing interest ...
RT @FoodBytes: NEW PODCAST ALERT! Future Food by @AgFunder and @iamlbt What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, & eat our food is changing. New tech & food products are playing a key role in shaping that change. Listen 👇 https://t.co/Yu9FP17ICC https://t.co/9zRnOtqBn4Open
What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, and eat our food is changing. New technologies and food products are p...
In a new book, senior researcher at the Small Planet Institute Timothy Wise examines the tensions between small and large-scale ag in feeding the world.
Future of AI & Machine Learning
#MachineLearning is getting inside all the software. This software watches and listens to potatoes so your chips are consistently peeled and crunchy. 🍠 How Frito-Lay Applies Machine Learning | AW https://t.co/PUkNTgnMCf via @automationworldOpen
An inside look at how PepsiCo is looking to extend its manufacturing control processes with machine learning to assess quality and improve...
@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 @balajiln: We (@SharonYixuanLi ,@DanHendrycks, @tdietterich, @jmgilmer & myself) are organizing a workshop on "Uncertainty & Robustness in Deep Learning" at #ICML2019. See https://t.co/jH8EoOu5Mj for more info. Please submit your work (deadline: April 30, 2019) and attend the workshop! :)Open
There has been growing interest in making deep neural networks robust for real-world applications. Well-calibrated predictive uncertainty estimates are indispensable for many machine ...
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.
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky thrilled to share #CYBERSECURITY #STATISTICS for 2019 exclusively on #CDM thanks to https://t.co/g9ZOdd6RsC https://t.co/AW2RhOeO3N #CYBERCRIME #CYBERJOBS #CYBERRISK #CYBERSPENDING https://t.co/JRW8oVscQaOpen
Just 38% of global organizations claim that they are equipped and able to handle a complex cyber attack (Source: IBM) Perhaps one of the most alarming cyber security statistics on this list ...
Cars of the Future
Ford says it will invest $850 million in its Flat Rock factory to get it ready to manufacture electric cars in 2023. Of course, it said the same thing two years ago. Will its new electric ...
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.
Zoox can cruise San Francisco without drivers, but now it needs cash https://t.co/n7KVAlMNuw https://t.co/Jpssx8PDtkOpen
While Zoox's self-driving technology is advancing, the company's co-founder acknowledges that building a business behind it has proven far more difficult.
Space Tech Essentials
NASA Budget Comment from Coalition for Deep Space Exploration - SpaceRef
RT @LockheedMartin: Our lunar habitat supports NASA’s space gateway: https://t.co/0AgzuZNIgV https://t.co/0rl5aF0WHIOpen
Deep space exploration is more than traveling to space tourist destinations. Discover how we help explorers to safely return home after accomplishing a mission.
Our science, technology and human exploration activities touch every aspect of our lives here on Earth, and we want to extend human presence in the solar system. Learn how we will explore #Moon2Mars in this @Twitter moment: https://t.co/hh1JjTsnA1Open
Our science, technology and human exploration activities touch every aspect of our lives here on Earth, and we want to extend our presence to the farthest corners of the universe. In doing ...
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, ...
RT @swissnexSF: Looking to find #startups with world class potential from beyond the Silicon Valley? Join us to meet the Swiss National Startup Team: 10 startups selected by @venturelab_ch from a pool of more than 100. Join us for a #pitchnight on March 27! Details: https://t.co/Fv1eljOZDq https://t.co/sBea63qLrNOpen
Join us at Pier 17 for the 2019 Swiss Startup Night! Expect an evening filled with demos, pitches, networking, and a chance to gain insights into Switzerland’s strong startup ecosystem at ...
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
Curious about that green thumb getting even greener? Check out our state-by-state guide to #cannabis home growing 👇 https://t.co/RF5iP1R9OtOpen
We put together a helpful guide outlining the home cultivation status for states that have legalized some form of cannabis.
RT @SCLaboratories: "THE WIRED GUIDE TO CANNABIS" https://t.co/3gj8VqCjo4 #mmj #cannabis #wired #science #sclabs #knowyourmedicine #cannabiscommunity #medicalmarijuana #caligrownOpen
Everything you need to know about THC, CBD, terpenes, and the entourage effect.
RT @MJBizDailyCAN: The volume of medical cannabis oil sold in Canada’s regulated market rose to nearly 5,000 kilograms (11,023 pounds) in January compared with the 4,400 kilograms shipped to patients in October 2018. https://t.co/YF6Sn6NDMwOpen
Sales of medical marijuana oil in Canada rose steadily in the months after recreational legalization, bucking a trend seen in some American states that also ended prohibition in recent ...
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.
RT @RaviMikkelsen: Great to meet you this morning @BrettKing. Thanks again for your time and insights and for putting out https://t.co/J5dEEkFNHR every week. Really love the show and its a boon for anyone who wishes to innovate in the fintech space.Open
Breaking Banks explores the rapid tech disruption of financial services. Fintech is one of the fastest growing sector today.
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.
For decentralized networks, compliance would be impossible, and it would amount to a ban on trading
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
It is clear from the activity in the ecosystem that 5G talk has the whole industry energized. Korea and Japan are driven by their respective Olympics deadlines, and the European Union has ...
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
NEW Webinar - 1 day left! On 20 March 2019 "IEEE Core City - Casablanca Update: The Importance of Local Regulation and Local Initiative" with Dr. Aawatif Hayar and Adnane Founoun. Register here: https://t.co/r0OoDcpwpJ #smartcities #Morocco #IEEE https://t.co/XquVvpMFKdOpen
IEEE Smart Cities is a global, multi-discipline cross-IEEE effort, through which IEEE seeks to help municipalities around the world address urban population growth by providing education, ...
IT & CIO Trends
Check out: eBrief: 5G Progress Report 2019 https://t.co/kJC76Jqjse #2019 #5g #ai #cloud #dellemc #dellemc|networking #delltechnologies #ebrief #iot #machinelearning #nfv #sdn #sponsoredOpen
Download the 5G Progress Report 2019, sponsored by Dell EMC to read about the technologies driving 5G innovation and what's needed in new network platforms.
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 ...
R&D framework will devise on-glass antennas @EETimesEurope @eenewseurope https://t.co/w46plKOn3yOpen
By completing the anechoic chambers in Europe, AGC has established a framework for accelerating the research and development of antennas to meet demand for "connected" cars in the ...
Europe Startup News
To cure our curiosity (and hopefully yours), we’re taking a deeper look at the country with a snapshot of its VC scene.
RT @robinwauters: Who’s going to the @StartUpEU Summit in Cluj (Romania) on 21-22 March 2019? Looking forward to joining @GabrielMariya @bindik @katborlongan @villigm @mike_arias and plenty more on stage! https://t.co/S37EHIQGTk #SES19Open
Save the date: Startup Europe Summit will be organised in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 21-22 March 2019!
RT @GabrielMariya: #SES2019 is about to kickoff & you can join us LIVE! Come and find out what does it take to lead your field at #StartupEuropeSummit. Pitch, scaleup, discuss, network & discover with us: https://t.co/mbfDGSCj4s Looking forward to a rich morning of activities! @StartUpEU @ro2019eu https://t.co/kVvS2ALW4wOpen
Startup Europe Summit 2019 takes place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 21-22 March. Cluj becomes the startup capital of Europe. Leading players in technology entr...