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

On Jan 9, 2020
@dhinchcliffe shared
7 Trends Shaping The #futureofwork https://t.co/5mhmiHv4aF 91% of organizations are not ready for that future, yet. Our workplaces, business models and company cultures are changing dramatically. Orgs must transform to adapt. #hr #gigeconomy #outsourcing #talent #chro https://t.co/7ssKqzp96a
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7 Ways Shaping The Future of Work

91% of organizations are not ready for the Future of Work. Our workplaces, business models and company cultures are changing dramatically.

On Jan 13, 2020
@MeghanMBiro shared
The #FutureOfWork Is Already Here -- Is Your Company Prepared? #HR https://t.co/NTJvRrD1hH
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The Future Of Work Is Already Here -- Is Your Company Prepared?

While organizations can’t control the forces that are driving change, they can control how they respond.

On Jan 17, 2020
@MeghanMBiro shared
Collaborating on the #futureofwork. #employeeexperience https://t.co/OCkH8BgYMD
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Collaborating on the future of work

The more sophisticated communication technology gets, the faster we move away from the centralized, hierarchical office model.

Future of Mobility

On Dec 19, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
Check out how past Shared Mobility Summit Startup Spotlight winners are doing and the latest #sharedmobility news in this week's newsletter. https://t.co/z19XgtvJ2y
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: December 19, 2019

King County Metro has launched a new, ADA-accessible, carpool shuttle program in Kirkland, WA, as part of its Community Connections project that will let riders share their commute with a ...

On Dec 20, 2019
@Mi_Kuhn shared
The past year was pivotal, with achievements across the disruptive dimensions of mobility. At the same time, it has been a year of reality checks, as congestion woes reached new heights, and some new mobility business models failed to win over investors. https://t.co/DteV0F5mGP
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The future of mobility is at our doorstep

What mattered in the automotive and mobility markets in 2019, and what will dominate mobility 2020? We look closer at the autonomous, connected, electrified, and shared trends that matter.

On Jan 1, 2020
@carsharing shared
RT @SPhillipsLuethi: As 2019 comes to an end, we take a look back at the ups and downs and top mobility trends that have shaped the year including #MaaS, the rise of #electricvehicles and inclusivity in shared mobility. Read the article here: https://t.co/mNw4cMc1Su #mobilitytrends #sharedmobility https://t.co/zvJqzXSNCM
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Mobility Trends of 2019

We take a look back at the top mobility trends of 2019 including MaaS, data sharing, the rise of EVs and more inclusive shared mobility options.

Future of Money

On Jan 6, 2020
@obussmann shared
Top-Funded US Fintech Startups 2019 by U.S. State https://t.co/snCEqmAbDp
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Top-Funded US Fintech Startups 2019 by State

CB Insights has mapped out the top-funded fintech startups in the US by state.

On Jan 15, 2020
@jaypalter shared
The Future of #Fintech https://t.co/fermCmvJzD Good overview by @lexsokolin https://t.co/c3POOTNFBL
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The Future of Fintech

Fintech has attracted billions of dollars in venture capital as entrepreneurs and legacy banks converge to bring personalization and convenience to consumers.

On Jan 10, 2020
@FinTechLabLDN shared
RT @LukeIWC: Crowdfund reports a 50% increase in the number of women founders in fintech compared to last year. Accenture’s UK-based innovation lab are encouraging more female start-ups. You can read more here: https://t.co/MM3tqom4bj
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Accenture’s UK-based Fintech Innovation Lab to Encourage Female Entrepreneurs to Establish Financial Technology Firms

Accenture's UK-based Fintech Innovation Lab to encourage women business owners to establish financial technology companies.

Future of News & Journalism

On Jan 5, 2020
@NiemanLab shared
The future of journalism is collaborative: Prediction for 2020 by Mariana Moura Santos https://t.co/buPv3YsWit
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The future of journalism is collaborative

"We've seen the ideas, creativity, and power that is generated when journalists, communicators, and designers are gathered to work on projects combining their skills and their different ...

On Jan 8, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @ddbuckingham: Useful post-election blog post: Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than 'fake news' https://t.co/8FacDru1S7 via @ConversationUK
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Why media education in schools needs to be about much more than ‘fake news’

Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.

On Jan 11, 2020
@brianstelter shared
RT @AP_CorpComm: Journalism is “more important than it has ever been”: @AP Executive Editor @SallyBuzbee looks ahead to future of the news industry on @ReliableSources. https://t.co/TOcdCTn3PI
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Associated Press exec editor Sally Buzbee on Iran, impeachment, Iowa, and the future of news Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter

‎Show Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter, Ep Associated Press exec editor Sally Buzbee on Iran, impeachment, Iowa, and the future of news - Jan 10, 2020

Future of Energy

On Jan 6, 2020
@nytimes shared
RT @ivanlpenn: Exclusive: Florida NAACP President details how she felt pressured by utility companies to oppose energy efficiency and renewables after they made donations to the organization, even when the power companies policies posed a threat to people of color. https://t.co/SeBTxWSf4e
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N.A.A.C.P. Tells Local Chapters: Don’t Let Energy Industry Manipulate You

The civil rights group is trying to stop state and local branches from accepting money from utilities that promote fossil fuels and then lobbying on their behalf.

On Jan 3, 2020
@katiefehren shared
RT @emmafmerchant: Shell pledged to spend up to $6 billion on clean energy through 2020. Its current spending is on track to meet 1/3 of that goal https://t.co/DIxanzQeN7
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Royal Dutch Shell may fail to reach green energy targets

With a year to go, oil firm’s $2bn investment is well below its own guidance of $4bn-$6bn

On Jan 6, 2020
@NRDC shared
RT @NRDCEnergy: Congress rejected Trump's budget which proposed debilitating cuts to DOE #cleanenergy innovation programs. Next step: significantly expand the programs with updated Congressional mandates. https://t.co/XglEvxLpuX @arjjacob
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New Year Brings Increased Funds for Clean Energy Innovation

The bill that Congress passed to fund the government through September 2020 includes significantly increases funding for clean energy innovation programs at the U.S. Department of Energy ...

Future of Food

On Jan 14, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
We can all make a difference in the climate fight. 🍴 https://t.co/4YEFbOutHI
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The Future of Food Is Zero Waste

A London restaurant embodies the virtues of sustainability with a food system that generates zero waste.

On Jan 17, 2020
@oxfutureoffood shared
Have a look at our events page to see what food related talks are on @UniofOxford over the next few months https://t.co/Qx0WrYhgzl https://t.co/RM0UnNxnbD
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SIGN UP TO THE FUTURE OF FOOD NEWSLETTER

Want to know more about upcoming events in the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food? Sign up here for regular emails. (You can unsubscribe at any time and we will not share your ...

On Jan 17, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
Leighona Bernstein, @CropLifeIntl , explores how #agriculturalinnovation is helping Canadian farmer Jake Leguee combat #climate challenges on his 13,000-acre farm: https://t.co/Nt93gSjQtv
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Cover Crops, Canola and Climate Change – the Importance of Innovation for Sustainable Farming

Leighona Bernstein, Communications Manager at CropLife International, explores how agricultural innovation is helping Canadian farmer Jake Leguee combat climate challenges on his ...

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Jan 16, 2020
@davidad shared
@tangled_zans being able to generate the explanations at all is an open technical problem, called https://t.co/crGuELPbs8. i agree there's also a problem of incentivizing offering explanations to people affected, but *that's* mostly a political problem. blockchains may have a role, but small.
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Explainable artificial intelligence

[6][7] One transparency project, the DARPA XAI program, aims to produce "glass box" models that are explainable to a "human-in-the-loop", without greatly sacrificing AI ...

On Jan 12, 2020
@hardmaru shared
RT @hn_frontpage: The Case for Bayesian Deep Learning L: https://t.co/qQjTew6mXB C: https://t.co/pGP4uNcT7s
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The Case for Bayesian Deep Learning

The Case for Bayesian Deep Learning Andrew Gordon Wilson Abstract Bayesian inference is especially compelling for deep neural networks. The key distinguishing property of a Bayesian ...

On Jan 12, 2020
@AndrewLBeam shared
RT @EricTopol: Perhaps the least acknowledged downside of deep neural net #AI models: the carbon footprint But this key preprint is starting to get noticed https://t.co/klTF0KAaIi by @strubell @andrewmccallum https://t.co/pGsBKVCF1B @AndrewLBeam https://t.co/q7msmkQOLN @techreview @_KarenHao https://t.co/j3dcGityEv
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Reproducibility of Machine Learning Models in Health Care

This Viewpoint reviews how machine learning models are developed and trained, discusses the challenges of reproducing medical machine learning model accuracy, and proposes practices and ...

Future of Climate

On Jan 16, 2020
@MikeBloomberg shared
As we work to avoid the worst impacts of climate change by rapidly reducing carbon pollution & investing in clean energy, we also have to equip communities to cope with climate impacts. Today, I’m announcing my plan for resilience: https://t.co/eoIu21TqWW
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Climate Change Resilience

As president, Mike will invest heavily to lower emissions, and to ensure that Americans across the country are prepared for the impacts of climate change.

On Jan 10, 2020
@UN shared
Extreme weather events are increasing in frequency & ferocity, threatening children’s lives. @UNICEF is scaling up their #ClimateAction operations to ensure children can live in a safe & clean environment. https://t.co/J13MvvhP3n https://t.co/kFt229Ate2
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Environment and climate change

Climate change and environmental degradation undermine the rights of every child

On Jan 17, 2020
@ret_ward shared
Climate change: Citizens' jury prepares to tackle climate change https://t.co/AhoqszQHvp
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Climate change: Citizens' jury prepares to tackle climate change

UK panel will tackle some of the dilemmas around global warming.

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Jan 10, 2020
@whitehatsec shared
What's ahead for cyber security in 2020? @BuiltIn takes a look at top threats >> https://t.co/x77COQPwOh
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The Top Cybersecurity Threats of 2020

Cybersecurity threats are increasingly perilous for companies worldwide. We spoke with experts to identify the biggest threats of 2020.

On Jan 3, 2020
@whitehatsec shared
New technology trends keep coming, but not all are good. @helpnetsecurity details 7 dangerous tech trends: https://t.co/FuYKNPpJro
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The 7 most dangerous digital technology trends

This article illustrates the most dangerous digital technology trends, and shows how emerging technology can be misused to the detriment of society.

On Jan 9, 2020
@InfosecurityMag shared
Interpol Reduces Cryptojacking Infections by 78% https://t.co/te1B7MZa6U
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Interpol Reduces Cryptojacking Infections by 78%

Operation Goldfish Alpha identified 20,000 compromised routers in Asia

Cars of the Future

On Jan 8, 2020
@MotorTrend shared
#CES2020 may be the most auto-heavy iteration in the show's history. Here are the most important cars on the floor.https://t.co/ttZfNp0Adt
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The Cars of CES: The EVs, Autonomous Cars, and More You Need to Know About

CES 2020 may be the most auto-heavy iteration in the show's history. Here are the most important cars on the floor.

On Jan 8, 2020
@MotorTrend shared
@Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride is the new player in the autonomous car computing space, throwing its hat in with Tesla, Mobileye, and Nvidia.https://t.co/ARHAdP8Lo3
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Qualcomm Enters the Autonomous-Car Computing Ring with Snapdragon Ride

Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride is the new player in the autonomous car computing space, throwing its hat in with Tesla, Mobileye, and Nvidia.

On Jan 4, 2020
@MotorTrend shared
These driverless-car features include headlamps that "talk," steering that can mitigate the dangers of mechanical (or electrical) failure, and more.https://t.co/7eTLZXLTwE
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Four Autonomous-Car Features You’re Gonna Dig [CES 2020]

These driverless-car features include headlamps that "talk," steering that can mitigate the dangers of mechanical (or electrical) failure, and more.

Space Tech Essentials

On Jan 16, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @genejm29: Canada’s space industry 🇨🇦 set for relaunch decades after its biggest achievements https://t.co/6I4f6OyNYa via [email protected]
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Canada’s space industry set for relaunch decades after its biggest achievements

Expertise in robotics, space medicine and artificial intelligence promises bold new business frontier

On Jan 9, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @BryceSpaceTech: CEO Carissa Christensen will be on the @WSBRoundtable panel January 14th discussing space investment with Randy Segal, Rob Painter, Ryan Lewis, and Matt O'Connell. Learn more and join us: https://t.co/frs6gy2wVO. #space #events https://t.co/fQRwZzYxDu
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Panel on Space Investment

Panel on Space Investment Space Investment – There has been significant growth in, and attention to, commercial space driven by lower cost structures, and more accessible, innovative ...

On Jan 8, 2020
@spacecom shared
China Using Space to Further Geopolitical Goals https://t.co/VfZoi4FeIB via @spacecom
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China Using Space to Further Geopolitical Goals

[Full Report] Managing Editor China is using its growing space program to achieve a range of geopolitical and economic goals, including attracting partners for its Belt and Road Initiative ...

Swiss Innovation

On Jan 14, 2020
@SFS_CH shared
RT @FintechCH: Why These 7 Swiss Fintech CEOs are Worth Following in 2020 https://t.co/P213zqSOBs @ApiaxCOM @s_A_N_d_r_a___ @BriodF @YokoSpirig @BenJames2481 @bluetenrausch @PartagasNo2 #fintech #startup #investments https://t.co/hUqoQi8WXE
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Why These 7 Swiss Fintech CEOs are Worth Following in 2020

2019 was a fruitful year for Switzerland’s fintech industry, and as 2020 begins, we look today at seven of the top 15 Swiss fintech CEOs we shortlisted earlier, and share why they must be ...

On Jan 7, 2020
@startuptickerCH shared
Swiss startups receive CES 2020 Innovation Awards #CES #swisstech @_inivation @codecheck_info @Xsensio https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/mJLwzUv6eq https://t.co/x7v2IoYW5x
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Swiss startups receive CES 2020 Innovation Awards

Inivation, Codecheck and xsensio are among the winners of the CES Innovation Awards, which recognise outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products. Some of the startups ...

On Jan 8, 2020
@SGE shared
RT @Alpict: Last spots available for #startups to join the #SwissPavilion at @hannover_messe 2020. The package offers strong exposure and reduced participation fee https://t.co/FFWNrkHvr2 #HM20 #DigitalEcosystems @swisspavilions in partnership with @SGE @_Innosuisse @ICTswitzerland @swissmem
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SWISS Pavilion at HANNOVER MESSE (Germany)

In order to enable young Swiss entrepreneurs to make first steps on international markets, T-LINK and its partners Swissmem, Industrie 2025 and ICTswitzerland organise for the third year in ...

Legal Cannabis News & Trends

On Jan 15, 2020
@HIGH_TIMES_Mag shared
“I know of some people using it, but it’s hard to see how widespread it is...” #medicalmarijuana https://t.co/TKGukN5fIi
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Why Aren’t More Patients Utilizing Medical Cannabis Reciprocity Programs?

Medical cannabis reciprocity laws make traveling more accessible for patients.

On Jan 16, 2020
@cannabis_times shared
RT @MERRYJANE: Raise your hand if you’ve ever used cannabis to help you fall asleep ✋ 💤 https://t.co/y6AzAz72Ml
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Access to Legal Cannabis Leads to a Decline in Sleep Aid Sales

Insomnia is not a qualifying condition for medical marijuana use in any US state, but this study suggests that many recreational cannabis users are using weed to help them sleep.

On Jan 12, 2020
@cannabis_times shared
RT @MarijuanaPolicy: Patients and families in Kansas deserve a compassionate medical marijuana program. https://t.co/v4uGUuXibN
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Kansas governor supports legalizing medical cannabis

Legalizing medical marijuana in Kansas is one of the top priorities in 2020 for Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly.

Digital Transformation in Banking

On Jan 13, 2020
@BrettKing shared
RT @davejvwallace: The Future of Banking Has Arrived https://t.co/sPS0nOId8h. Tales from Shenzhen by @JimMarous starring @BrettKing, @mattldooley and yours truly!
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The Future of Banking Has Arrived

The future of banking already exists in China where customer insights, technology and experiences intersect for better experiences and greater financial inclusion.

On Jan 13, 2020
@JimMarous shared
The Future of Banking Extends Well Beyond Just Financial Services https://t.co/oNKuSMTDRQ @FinancialBrand @SpirosMargaris @BrettKing @rshevlin @ipfconline1 @DeepLearn007 @psb_dc #digitaltransformation #fintech #finserv #banking https://t.co/4xC1D6QPAT
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The Future of Banking Extends Beyond Financial Services

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.

On Jan 7, 2020
@financialit_net shared
Subscription Services and the Race Towards the Future of Banking https://t.co/iVtlDM3wnP #Banking
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Subscription Services and the Race Towards the Future of Banking

In the not too distant past, we would sign up for a current account post-school or university and still be carrying around the same worn debit card in our 30s and 40s.

Bitcoin Futures

On Jan 3, 2020
@coindesk shared
Bitcoin jumped the most in two weeks after a U.S. drone strike killed a top Iranian military commander, fueling speculation that heightened geopolitical turmoil might spur demand for the cryptocurrency in 2020. https://t.co/K9gNlZNkeS @Liqquidity reports
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Bitcoin Jumps 5%, Gaining With Gold, After US Kills Top Iranian Official

Bitcoin jumped the most in two weeks after a U.S. drone strike killed a top Iranian military commander, fueling speculation that heightened geopolitical turmoil might spur demand for the ...

On Jan 15, 2020
@Bitcoin shared
RT @_ConnerBrown_: I want to shift the narrative around smart contracts. Here’s my new piece that takes a first principles approach to the smart contract debate, and shows how Bitcoin actually comes out on top. https://t.co/6nF0KX8hhG
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Bitcoin: The Blockchain for Truly Smart Contracts

A first principles approach that explains why bitcoin is the blockchain to beat for smart contract supremacy.

On Jan 7, 2020
@twobitidiot shared
RT @joel_john95: https://t.co/j80sqWHwBm A decade's worth of Bitcoin's growth expressed in ten charts spanning wallet growth, on-chain volume and mining activity.
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Bitcoin's Growth In Numbers

Bitcoin’s rising price has often been both a boon and a bane. A boon because it incentivises individuals to connect to the network. A bane because it inevitably forces individuals to look ...

5G Mobile News

On Jan 6, 2020
@5GWorldSeries shared
Created for business leaders and innovators from the entire 5G ecosystem, don't miss out on the 2020 digital series. Discover more now → https://t.co/45CIocEKLd https://t.co/Xw8MeF2MSo
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WELCOME TO THE 2020 5G DIGITAL SERIES

Discover more about the 5G Series of events here

On Jan 6, 2020
@Ciena shared
5G is poised to transform manufacturing via @NetworkWorld #5G #IIoT https://t.co/XzLOpkCV3j
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5G is poised to transform manufacturing

5G wireless holds much promise for manufacturing facilities, largely for its speed and low latency, so a few early adopters are buying into the technology, but it’s pervasive use in ...

On Jan 17, 2020
@gsacom shared
#5GRace By the end of 2019, 348 operators in 119 countries had announced they were investing in #5G. Read more on: https://t.co/8ypekib0us https://t.co/DgoFJPMYxv
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5G Market Status: Snapshot January 2020

5G Market Status January 2020. 61 COMMERCIAL 5G NETWORKS IN 34 COUNTRIES: Nearly 10% of all LTE operators have now deployed 5G; nearly 8% have launched 5G

Smart Cities

On Jan 10, 2020
@ERNACT shared
Have you heard about the 'Connected Smart Cities & Communities' annual conference organised by Open & Agile Smart Cities? Find here all the details: https://t.co/if4ThA0pRX ✅ 22-23 January 📌 Brussels
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Connected Smart Cities & Communities

About CSCCConnected Smart Cities & Communities (CSCC) is the annual conference organised by Open & Agile Smart Cities. The conference is the place for cities, policy-makers, ...

On Jan 3, 2020
@IEEESmartCities shared
RT @smartcityvwpts: #Planning for the #SmartCities of #Tomorrow – Using the #IEEE P2784 Smart City #Planning Guide at the #ASHRAE #Orlando Exhibition @ieeesmartcities @ashraenews @ASHRAE_Journal https://t.co/Fhlxh0CHLi
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On Jan 9, 2020
@Cities_Today shared
The 2020 Smart City Summit & Expo, Asia’s largest annual #smartcity tradeshow, brings together professionals from all around the world to share their experiences in smart city development, and to showcase innovative solutions. More info 👉 https://t.co/skisVjvPsH @TPE_SmartCity https://t.co/EowXDafp4t
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Smart City Summit & Expo

When: 24th March 2020 – 27th March 2020 all-day Where: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, No. 1, Jingmao 2nd Road, Nangang District, Taipei City, Taiwan 115 The 2020 Smart ...

IT & CIO Trends

On Jan 10, 2020
@ONF_SDN shared
RT @Intel5GNetworks: Plan your company's technology roadmap with an understanding of the combined power of #5G, #AI, and #edge computing in mind. Hint: It's transformational. https://t.co/tWtqdoQjMx https://t.co/MBYTXWeSY7
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5G Powered by Intel® Technology

Intel® technology powers seamlessly connected 5G infrastructure, enabling new industries, healthcare innovation, network transformation, and more.

On Jan 14, 2020
@juarezjunior shared
#Brazil is emerging as a world-class #AI #innovation hub | VentureBeat https://t.co/8XwiZDsAXe
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Brazil is emerging as a world-class AI innovation hub

While the U.S., China, and Europe are enjoying AI investment and growth, South America -- led by powerhouse Brazil -- is gaining ground.

On Jan 4, 2020
@evankirstel shared
RT @JimHarris: Top Tech Trends For 2020 At CES: AI, 5G & NEXTGEN TV: https://t.co/q2CFoyPODH #CES2020 #tech #trends #AI #5G #NextGenTV https://t.co/9biFdvJPgq
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AI, 5G and NextGen TV Named 2020 Top Tech Trends

/PRNewswire/ -- International bestselling author and social media influencer Jim Harris will be covering CES live from Las Vegas, during the Media Days on...

Europe Startup News

On Jan 13, 2020
@tech_eu shared
RT @eliza_k: Poland’s venture capital market: inexperienced, but not “toxic”. Thank you @Siftedeu for showing different perspectives: Polish VC money used to come with conditions attached that made startups unattractive to foreign investors. But things are changing. https://t.co/pS5dOeNiso
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Poland’s venture capital market: inexperienced, not “toxic”

Polish VC money used to come with conditions attached that made startups unattractive to foreign investors. But things are changing.

On Jan 8, 2020
@founding shared
🇨🇦Did you know that Vancouver ranks among the top 25 #startup ecosystems in the world? #Vancouver has many funding resources - so we put together this list of local #VentureCapital firms & angel #investors to help you find the right investors💰 https://t.co/jFOaOuRwxB https://t.co/SdSBC43K4s
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A Comprehensive List of Angel Investors and Venture Capital Firms in Vancouver

Did you know that Vancouver ranks among the top 25 startup ecosystems in the world? In terms of blockchain technology, the city's ecosystem ranks among the top

On Jan 16, 2020
@ediggs shared
The first survey of venture capital deal terms for European Startups https://t.co/4sbjBKGdz7
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Introducing the first survey of venture capital deal terms for European Startups

And, the European venture capital (VC) market, closed the decade on a high note. This resulted in the European Venture Deal Terms Survey which identified 53 separate terms, condensed into ...