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
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/7ssKqzp96aOpen
91% of organizations are not ready for the Future of Work. Our workplaces, business models and company cultures are changing dramatically.
While organizations can’t control the forces that are driving change, they can control how they respond.
Future of Mobility
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/z19XgtvJ2yOpen
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 ...
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/DteV0F5mGPOpen
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.
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/zvJqzXSNCMOpen
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
The Future of #Fintech https://t.co/fermCmvJzD Good overview by @lexsokolin https://t.co/c3POOTNFBLOpen
Fintech has attracted billions of dollars in venture capital as entrepreneurs and legacy banks converge to bring personalization and convenience to consumers.
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/MM3tqom4bjOpen
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 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
The future of journalism is collaborative: Prediction for 2020 by Mariana Moura Santos https://t.co/buPv3YsWitOpen
"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 ...
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 @ConversationUKOpen
Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.
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/TOcdCTn3PIOpen
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
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/SeBTxWSf4eOpen
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.
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/DIxanzQeN7Open
With a year to go, oil firm’s $2bn investment is well below its own guidance of $4bn-$6bn
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 @arjjacobOpen
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
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/RM0UnNxnbDOpen
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Leighona Bernstein, @CropLifeIntl , explores how #agriculturalinnovation is helping Canadian farmer Jake Leguee combat #climate challenges on his 13,000-acre farm: https://t.co/Nt93gSjQtvOpen
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
@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.Open
 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 ...
RT @hn_frontpage: The Case for Bayesian Deep Learning L: https://t.co/qQjTew6mXB C: https://t.co/pGP4uNcT7sOpen
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 ...
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/j3dcGityEvOpen
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
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/eoIu21TqWWOpen
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.
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/kFt229Ate2Open
Climate change and environmental degradation undermine the rights of every child
UK panel will tackle some of the dilemmas around global warming.
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
New technology trends keep coming, but not all are good. @helpnetsecurity details 7 dangerous tech trends: https://t.co/FuYKNPpJroOpen
This article illustrates the most dangerous digital technology trends, and shows how emerging technology can be misused to the detriment of society.
Cars of the Future
#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/ttZfNp0AdtOpen
CES 2020 may be the most auto-heavy iteration in the show's history. Here are the most important cars on the floor.
@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/ARHAdP8Lo3Open
Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride is the new player in the autonomous car computing space, throwing its hat in with Tesla, Mobileye, and Nvidia.
These driverless-car features include headlamps that "talk," steering that can mitigate the dangers of mechanical (or electrical) failure, and more.https://t.co/7eTLZXLTwEOpen
These driverless-car features include headlamps that "talk," steering that can mitigate the dangers of mechanical (or electrical) failure, and more.
Space Tech Essentials
Expertise in robotics, space medicine and artificial intelligence promises bold new business frontier
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/fQRwZzYxDuOpen
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 ...
[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 ...
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/hUqoQi8WXEOpen
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 ...
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/x7v2IoYW5xOpen
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 ...
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 @swissmemOpen
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
“I know of some people using it, but it’s hard to see how widespread it is...” #medicalmarijuana https://t.co/TKGukN5fIiOpen
Medical cannabis reciprocity laws make traveling more accessible for patients.
RT @MERRYJANE: Raise your hand if you’ve ever used cannabis to help you fall asleep ✋ 💤 https://t.co/y6AzAz72MlOpen
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.
RT @MarijuanaPolicy: Patients and families in Kansas deserve a compassionate medical marijuana program. https://t.co/v4uGUuXibNOpen
Legalizing medical marijuana in Kansas is one of the top priorities in 2020 for Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly.
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @davejvwallace: The Future of Banking Has Arrived https://t.co/sPS0nOId8h. Tales from Shenzhen by @JimMarous starring @BrettKing, @mattldooley and yours truly!Open
The future of banking already exists in China where customer insights, technology and experiences intersect for better experiences and greater financial inclusion.
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/4xC1D6QPATOpen
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.
Subscription Services and the Race Towards the Future of Banking https://t.co/iVtlDM3wnP #BankingOpen
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 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 reportsOpen
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 ...
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/6nF0KX8hhGOpen
A first principles approach that explains why bitcoin is the blockchain to beat for smart contract supremacy.
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.Open
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
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 ...
#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/DgoFJPMYxvOpen
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
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 📌 BrusselsOpen
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, ...
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/Fhlxh0CHLiOpen
Visit the show directory at http://AHR20.mapyourshow.com
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/EowXDafp4tOpen
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
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/MBYTXWeSY7Open
Intel® technology powers seamlessly connected 5G infrastructure, enabling new industries, healthcare innovation, network transformation, and more.
While the U.S., China, and Europe are enjoying AI investment and growth, South America -- led by powerhouse Brazil -- is gaining ground.
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/9biFdvJPgqOpen
/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
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/pS5dOeNisoOpen
Polish VC money used to come with conditions attached that made startups unattractive to foreign investors. But things are changing.
🇨🇦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/SdSBC43K4sOpen
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
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 ...