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
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, ...
Spiros Margaris discusses how he became one of the most influential online voices in finance and technology in the world.
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 @xhgMattia: Hey journo friends, help needed! We are wrapping up the survey phase of #JournalismAI, but still looking to interview a few more newsrooms about their experience with #AI tech. Can you help us spread the word? More info: 🔹https://t.co/KIHaz0k5QR 🔹https://t.co/t35yoiWS6l https://t.co/4LVVOJlRv0Open
What is the future of artificial intelligence for news? Journalism AI is surveying newsrooms across the world to find answers.
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
"We urgently need to make our existing building stock more energy efficient," says Deputy London Mayor @sabrodrigues61, who encourages landlords and tenants to come together and break down barriers to achieving low carbon buildings. https://t.co/kpp2xGOjbs #LDNClimateActionOpen
LONDON: The capital’s commercial landlords and business tenants can – and must – work together to accelerate the clean energy transition, say a group of leading UK and multinational ...
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 ...
#RenewableEnergy Is Booming. Here’s How to Keep It Going https://t.co/TKZcpJnrjp https://t.co/n0AAum0ZE1Open
Commentary: Private investors are excited about renewable sources like solar and wind, but they need to focus on energy storage going forward.
Future of Food
"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 ...
#Biodiversity plays a key role in the future of #food https://t.co/F4LkbgAp1S https://t.co/S7HuGhW6kPOpen
Food industry experts at the Menus of Change conference discussed the important role biodiversity plays in the future of food and what chefs and food companies can do to promote a more ...
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 ...
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.
@IntuitMachine @rodneyabrooks My “novel” (?) ideas are that we are never going to build apes out of silicon, and morally we shouldn’t want to. And that we already have superhuman AI (cf eg #surveillancecapitalism) but don’t attend enough to it because we’re looking for Schwarzenegger. https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6Open
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 ...
Future of Climate
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 @bcampbell_CGIAR: #Farmer organizations & their networks are necessary to drive #climate adaptation, but the rural voice is seldom heard. What needs to change? @amloboguerrero and I discuss in new AgClim Letter https://t.co/bpm7gW1kdf (sign up for future letters https://t.co/2nsVRihISj) https://t.co/9IMMPRGfATOpen
Approximately every other two months we write a short, pithy letter on recent climate change, agriculture and food security research and what we think it means for today’s world. Rural ...
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
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 ...
Who will actually put new footprints on the Moon and take the first step on Mars? https://t.co/Nxqbr3pUfV https://t.co/pncZNYREyuOpen
Today’s students will take humanity to the Moon and beyond, and we need to inspire them to succeed.
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
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.
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 ...
Fail fast or succeed slowly? my latest contribution to @FERGeneve https://t.co/3MEY4u7q5F https://t.co/WcnB0WIcCDOpen
Hervé Lebret, head of startup unit, EPFL Slow food, slow thinking, slow growth. Yet for years I have been complaining that I do not see the Swiss and European startups growing fast enough ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
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...
RT @ipfconline1: Four Trends Fuelling #DigitalTransformation in Financial Services 👇 Ecosystems Data as a horizontal Technology-led transformation & Culture Transformation https://t.co/a1yvnSkxGj v/ @Consultancy_uk #Fintech Cc @JimMarous @SpirosMargaris @andi_staub @psb_dc @guzmand @leimer https://t.co/ojLmp7oIzLOpen
Institutions in the financial services arena are spending billions on digital transformation programmes, but it doesn’t always turn out to be money well spent.
@Avaloq -Digital Transformation and Automation of the Financial Services Industry https://t.co/XHf4C9ymJV #fintech #interview #DigitalTransformation #AvaloqOpen
An Interview with Juerg Hunziker, Group CEO at Avaloq. Financial IT: Can you tell us more about Avaloq your background?
Bitcoin vs. altcoins: Why some cryptocurrencies are more overpriced than others.
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 ...
RT @LinaSeiche: Thank you @TheVladCostea for sharing your article about the original cypherpunks Tim May, @NickSzabo4 and @chaumdotcom on @DecentralToday! https://t.co/oia3RaKOWK #DecentralizeTodayOpen
Tim May, Nick Szabo, and David Chaum are three cypherpunks who influenced Satoshi and Bitcoin the most. This article gives them some of the credit they deserve.
5G Mobile News
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 ...
At the launch of its #5G service, @Telekom_group continued to blast regulators over the process of allocating #spectrum https://t.co/4tjf0gEQAf https://t.co/oK9jpX85XsOpen
Deutsche Telekom again slated German authorities regarding the process of deploying 5G, even as it ...
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 @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
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.
Find out the public sector technology trends with @RingCentral https://t.co/fvJo3FDsxj #IPEXPO #DigitalTransformation https://t.co/enoWJbhxAeOpen
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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 @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.
”Quietly and efficiently, the seed round is becoming the best value in private equity...” src https://t.co/7BSSPqe0T3 by @lisa_calhoun @valorvc via @KauffmanFellowsOpen
Quietly and efficiently, the seed round is becoming the best value in private equity. Historically in venture capital, fund sizes below $100 million post the greatest returns for investors.