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
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Redefining the future #4IR #Industry40 #AI #MachineLearning @CRudinschi @oxana_zeitler via @andi_staub #finserv ➡️https://t.co/3WEfFWKh7T https://t.co/NBxC5fWYV3Open
Dr Swati Subodh
Who can perform the work as it changes, and how will organizations close the skills gap? #futureofwork #HR https://t.co/vHe5PBFqyOOpen
Automation and AI will replace some job tasks today, and the workforce and demand for skills will evolve for a new future.
As state legislators from across the country gather in Nashville for the #NCSLsummit, a critical topic will be how to prepare their constituents for the changing nature of work. The @AspenFutureWork State Policy Agenda includes 10 concrete recommendations. https://t.co/sAnYvrfPESOpen
As governors and state legislators explore measures responsive to the changing nature of work, the Future of Work Initiative State Policy Agenda highlights a set of policy options that ...
Future of Mobility
RT @shared_mobility: Don't forget to check out our latest 'Women In Shared Mobility' blog post where we feature @VulogTech's 19 most influential women in #mobility and discuss their thoughts on the future of mobility. Read here: https://t.co/DLOuupk3H1 #sharedmobility https://t.co/9vVxFuSlTlOpen
This month for our Women in Shared Mobility series we take a look at Vulog's top 19 influential women in mobility and their thoughts on the future!
RT @CornieHuizenga: Excellent report on #emobility in #Asia and #Pacific. https://t.co/7zPHj70uda https://t.co/pFdJv1bzjmOpen
TablES, FigurES, aNd bOXES Tables 1 vehicle Power Trains 5 2 Charging Systems and Battery Packs 10 3 Typical Battery Sizes per Electric vehicle Category 11 4 Grid Carbon Factors of ADB ...
Today cities are facing an urgent demand to reduce the damaging impacts of transportation on both the environment and their citizens’ health. As they grapple with improving air quality, ...
Future of Money
My weekly #fgtrends 1️⃣ #InsurTech - https://t.co/esnNzKqhl2 2️⃣ #Mobility - https://t.co/rub1VA4fmu 3️⃣ #FinTech - https://t.co/Y3CIKiba0S https://t.co/SCN40qhI9DOpen
Government support for the financial sector and financial technology (fintech) is huge, not only because of its size (global funding = $111.8 billion), but it is growing at an ...
I received a long and lengthy article last week from Taylor Ryan, CMO at Valuer.ai ([email protected]). The link provides a comprehensive article on European FinTech developments. It’s so ...
Fintech is often viewed as a challenger, rather than a partner to established banking brands. This isn't always the case, read on to find out why. https://t.co/5SALHvWKz5 https://t.co/RXCx3SX6xEOpen
So, what options are open to smaller banks and financial institutions who have no choice but to compete? Collborative disruption is the answer
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 @gteresa: Hey, did you know that we made a list of all the sites we use to draw links from for the #LocalFix and made it public? https://t.co/9qbAuyDBXO Is your site or resource missing? Let us know @TheLocalNewsLabOpen
Resources and Support Name,Website,Twitter,Newsletter,Description,Keywords,Highlight,A Few More Ideas,Grantee? 1st for A Reason,<a ...
RT @newmarkjschool: If you're a media leader who wants to drive transformation, manage innovation and build successful products, take a look at our new executive leadership program. Applications are open! https://t.co/Kp9Xt22IXaOpen
We believe that the news media industry needs leaders who are passionate about journalism, but also understand how to run an innovative and successful business. What makes our program ...
Future of Energy
@DrChrisClack @dmichie66 @drvox @mitidss That work is nearly done, thanks to the hard work of @TppMit '19 Aurora Edington. Here's Aurora talking about her work https://t.co/z0MQIPPNAJ Her MS thesis is finished and should be online soon. She's working with me this summer to get paper(s) ready for submission. Stay tuned.Open
Aurora Edington is a graduate student in the Technology and Policy program at MIT. After graduating from Yale in 2015 with an Environmental Engineering degree, she worked at the Office of ...
From Energy Innovation - Overcoming Barriers To 100% #cleanenergy Part One: The Electricity Distribution Network | Energy Central https://t.co/x1ty8fnNwE https://t.co/9yqSRCFOgaOpen
For energy consumers and the distribution network, the clean energy transition necessitates deployment at scale of mass-produced technologies like EVs, rooftop solar, heat pumps, and ...
@micahmorgs Cases in point from the last year: here's what happens at the state level when different parties control state legislature Dem control Colorado https://t.co/daoQYEDU5D New York https://t.co/NI2gbuDfP3 Washington https://t.co/1XXaGwOLvK GOP control Ohio https://t.co/Xlu0q6fcTkOpen
Washington state’s Senate approved a law requiring 100 percent clean energy by 2045, joining three other states with similar legislation for mid-century.
Future of Food
Patrick Holden calls for food systems change on @TEDxBristol. He says, “We are living beyond the capacity of the earth’s resources to sustain us.” But citizen buying power "is a force that can change the food system” https://t.co/bVzrlFyLK6Open
Show Reflect Rethink Reboot, Ep The Future of Food - Aug 8, 2019
Vegetables grown through aquaponics may be coming to a marketplace near you https://t.co/Ujv92Kz7QHOpen
In a virtuous cycle of sustainability, waste from fish farming becomes nutrients for growing vegetables, which cleanse the water for fish farming.
RT @futureoffoodorg: The demands we place on the #land are unsustainable. We must accelerate the transition to #agroecology as a core solution to the #futureoffood. Ahead of the @IPCC_CH report launch this week, read more about our work https://t.co/QLxcswZwXX #naturebasedsolutions #IPCC #globalgoals https://t.co/qbZdNvd8LXOpen
The Future of Food: Seeds of Resilience Agricultural biodiversity and robust seed systems are foundational elements of renewable, resilient, equitable, diverse, healthy, and interconnected ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @rgblong: At @AIImpacts, I'm compiling a list of published arguments that current methods in AI will not lead to human-level intelligence. Featuring @GaryMarcus, @rodneyabrooks, @yudapearl, and others. Who else should be in there? https://t.co/o2CVSCVH5oOpen
This is a list of published arguments that we know of that current methods in artificial intelligence will not lead to human-level AI. Details Clarifications We take 'current methods' to ...
Opinion: "Deep reinforcement learning could be like the transistor, a research invention that changed the world, or it could be a 'solution in search of problem.'" https://t.co/q4uqYSuHbBOpen
Alphabet’s DeepMind unit, conqueror of Go and other games, is losing lots of money. Continued deficits could imperil investments in AI.
Future of Climate
RT @FAOKnowledge: Our planet is heating up. Here is how @FAO is working to fight #ClimateChange 👉 https://t.co/Fz9Dpfv7Id #ClimateAction #SDG13 #ZeroHunger https://t.co/GSD25onhr1Open
Climate change threatens our ability to ensure global food security, eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from human activity and livestock ...
Because of their altitude, slope and orientation to the sun, mountain ecosystems are easily disrupted by variations in #climate: https://t.co/GOdDWMAKR0 #MountainsMatter https://t.co/973H4ilZclOpen
The Mountain Partnership is a voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to improving the lives and livelihoods of mountain people and protecting mountain environments around the world.
We're looking for a consultant to prepare a technical paper on livestock management systems, including agropastoral production systems and others in the context of Africa. Deadline for applications is 19 August. Read more ➡️ https://t.co/6zFFZMn5ES @ILRIOpen
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a consultant to prepare a technical paper on livestock management systems, including agropastoral production systems ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
RT @AccentureFSRisk: Why are financial firms faced with 40% more in costs to contain #cybercrime? See the Financial Services #CostofCybercrime study. https://t.co/CdpHbgTab0 https://t.co/KwNo0Mn9WYOpen
Accenture explores the impact associated with cybercrime, quantifies the cost of cyberattacks and analyzes trends in the financial services industry. Read more.
NEWS: Accenture’s latest Cyber Threatscape Report reveals top 5 #threat factors influencing the cyber landscape and predicts how they will evolve https://t.co/7ALfHXxiEI https://t.co/hWQcReBuVqOpen
An Accenture report reveals a new cybercrime operating model among high-profile threat groups.
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about Identifiable Threats and How to Block them #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/M3GoO7atyd by Frances Dewing @Rubica we hope to see @BlackHatEvents #CDM https://t.co/4NEoRFzfCOOpen
Identifiable Threats and How to Block them By Frances Dewing, CEO, Rubica As smaller companies rely on technology to do their day-to-day business, their risk of being hacked ...
Cars of the Future
“We wanted to know how long it takes you to say, ‘A moose is walking into the road over there, and if I don’t do something about it, I’m going to take a moose to the face.’” https://t.co/K8ShDUXq7i https://t.co/7LOtGQ1Q36Open
In “semiautonomous” cars, older drivers may need more time to take the wheel when responding to the unexpected.
RT @CityLab: "When the most exciting urban transportation innovation of the decade is cheap little rented vehicle that struggles to hit 15 mph, perhaps it’s time to admit that urban mobility solutions don’t necessarily involve flying taxis or Teslas-in-tubes." https://t.co/Tt5SeIXXZJOpen
From New York City to Portland, urban speed limits in the U.S. are tumbling. Are fast-paced Americans ready to embrace life in the slow lane?
Space Tech Essentials
RT @JoelSercel: A good article on asteroid mining. TransAstra is just starting having raised $3M recently. The key is to work on the actual problem of how to mine the asteroids... https://t.co/S8jta5muh2Open
There's been a lot of fuss of late about asteroid mining and what it could mean for us Earthlings. But what will it take to make this happen, and should we even be doing it?
Space Center Houston and NASA Invite People to Help Shape the Future of Robotic Space Exploration https://t.co/7xb5UGSymhOpen
Space Center Houston and NASA Invite People to Help Shape the Future of Robotic Space Exploration - SpaceRef
RT @VSATEventSeries: “We can’t let misinformation and the overly protectionist attitudes of the #space industry derail the #5G revolution” Brett Tarnutzer, Head of Spectrum @GSMA makes a stand. Find out more #news here: https://t.co/8dJ5WuVv48 @telecoms #VSATGlobal https://t.co/g2Qe4GnLOHOpen
The GSMA has released a statement directed at the lobby groups who are attempting to limit access to the valuable mmWave spectrum frequencies over fears it would interfere with weather ...
Second Swiss startup acquired by Apple? @fashwell_com https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/kVK4FDD1pA https://t.co/PbhcZz9EbGOpen
The Fashwell website is no longer updated, the three cofounders are now working for Apple. Has Apple acquired Fashwell? The Zurich based machine learning company Fashwell focussed on image ...
20 days until the TOP 100 Swiss startups are announced. Share last year's highlights to get in the mood for the 2019 celebrations https://t.co/rbwlll66eq #TOP100SSU https://t.co/9s0u7GndxKOpen
Again and again the young companies featured in the Top 100 Swiss Startup Award have proven, that Switzerland is a fertile ground for innovation and entrepreneurs. The impressive innovation ...
The ladies from our editorial team had fun picking out the names, we hope you'll have just as much fun reading it https://t.co/JHYKbq8uOG @JulSchillewaert @j_winteregg @JanBrzezek @nicoblanchard @wederch @kevinlinser #fintech #startups #crypto #blockchain #payments #banking https://t.co/0gbEugjab5Open
The top 10 most attractive CEOs and founders of our selection of Switzerland's hottest fintech startups of 2019.
Digital Transformation in Banking
As traditional banking faces a crisis to evolve, many think Bitcoin and blockchain are the next step, but there is a long way to go before that.
RT @JimMarous: [New Research] Digital Banking Transformation Remains Inconsistent https://t.co/ufORUAFN2C #banking #fintech #finserv #innovation #DigitalTransformation @FinancialBrand @DeepLearn007 @ipfconline1 @SpirosMargaris @rshevlin @RAlexJimenez @Clagett @BrettKing @WFSULLIVAN3 @leimer https://t.co/SLS1SRLfiAOpen
New research provides insight into digital banking transformation trends, opportunities and challenges.
RT @JimMarous: [New Report] Consumers Demanding Improved Digital Customer Engagement Strategies. https://t.co/SNYH75efwB #banking #fintech #finserv #CX #DigitalTransformation @FinancialBrand @HarlandClarke @SpirosMargaris @MikeQuindazzi @psb_dc @BrettKing @rshevlin @sbmeunier @ipfconline1 https://t.co/xYFke0B7ohOpen
Financial institutions must rethink how they engage and connect with consumers, using personalized, real-time, and consistent communication.
How To Understand #Bitcoin If You're Over 40 https://t.co/8Rtu4DwGqJ #fintech #blockchain https://t.co/r0H1R44fUjOpen
Those of us over 40 have an advantage when studying the “crypto revolution”: We've seen this story before. And that means, we know how it ends … and how to profit from it.
Multiple metrics suggest Bitcoin is back on the path to a new all-time high https://t.co/8YcrumJ916Open
Bitcoin’s price steadily climbed from $9,100 to $10,900 over the past week. Is a move to $12,000 and higher back in the cards?
RT @kanzure: Announcing my new bitcoin vault proposal (does not require any forks): https://t.co/l72nSDFyYo expanding on @ittayeyal/@el33th4xor's 2016 vault proposal. My pre-signed vault scheme features an anti-theft recovery/clawback mechanism during a mandatory public observation window.Open
Vaults are particularly interesting as a bitcoin cold storage security mechanism because they enable a publicly observable delay period during which time a user could be alerted by a ...
5G Mobile News
5G Technology Workshop Series (IEEE 5G Summit Bangalore) The IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) community in Bangalore has, of late, led a series of workshops related to 5G technology ...
#5Gnews - 56 operators in 32 countries have announced the #deployment of #5G within their live network; 39 #operators have ann'd #3GPP 5G service launches (or limited service launches). LATEST DATA > https://t.co/rVwu9iKnjs https://t.co/BT8p0nI75YOpen
LTE to 5G market facts - 884 operators actively investing in LTE - 39 operators have announced 3GPP 5G service launches as of end July 2019
What are #inmersive technologies, #AR, #VR, uses in #smartcities? #DigitalTransformation #UrbanPlanning #AugmentedReality #VirtualReality https://t.co/CkF0h7w2iIOpen
Applications of augmented reality and virtual reality in smart cities ranges from emergency management, urban planning, and navigation, to education, training and much more. AR and VR will ...
There are 1.3 million people moving into cities each week, and by 2040, 65% of the world’s population is expected to be living in cities…
City leaders should ask: "What do people need in this place, and how do we help them?" @dynamicinaction https://t.co/zRH5ontTiXOpen
Deploying innovations is difficult, but community involvement can be key to efficiency, says smart cities research specialist John Harlow.
IT & CIO Trends
RT @evankirstel: Breaking the Law of #MooresLaw 1. #CPU processing tasks 2. #GPU tackling graphics + 10x over the CPU 3. #TPU computing #AI + 10x over the GPU @EU_Commission @MikeQuindazzi >>> #Megatrends #EmergingTech #4IR >>> https://t.co/Iz4m560gbH #Tech #Technology #TechTrends #EmergingTech https://t.co/UO8pDaesdJOpen
AI Artificial Intelligence AMD Advanced Micro Devices AMECO Annual Macro-Economic Database ARM Advanced RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) Machine ASC Advisory Scientific Committee ...
What Open 5G Ecosystems Mean For Communications Service Providers And Enterprises via @forbes https://t.co/WWlMRWxu32 #5GOpen
A 5G world will be here before we know it, and we'll need new business and deployment models to embrace it.
3 Trends That Define The Next Phase Of Cloud Computing #cloud #cloudcomputing https://t.co/d8Zco2jTzxOpen
According to Gartner’s 2018 Hype Cycle for Cloud Computing the technology has reached the ‘slope of enlightenment’. Here are three trends that will define the next phase of cloud computing ...
Europe Startup News
#CALL open for #Czech #trainingcourses organised by our #EC #Project @MYGATEWAYH2020 #startup #funding info https://t.co/J7lfXydJTK More to come in #Romania and #Slovenia https://t.co/s5yPzmeqVpOpen
Learn about private and public funding Join us in Brno or Prague in September. Together with our partners in Czech Republic (Czech Invest), Slovenia (Startup Slovenia) and Romania (Spherik ...
Here is an overview of the startup institutions, and people that comprise Madrid’s startup ecosystem: The city’s top startup hubs La Nave – A public facility and current home to Madrid’s ...
Crunchbase's list of 100 startup accelerators, based on Crunchbase Rank and location, around the world that you need to know about.