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 Aug 12, 2019
@sbmeunier shared
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/NBxC5fWYV3
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On Aug 10, 2019
@MeghanMBiro shared
Who can perform the work as it changes, and how will organizations close the skills gap? #futureofwork #HR https://t.co/vHe5PBFqyO
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Automation, AI Impact: The Future of Work

Automation and AI will replace some job tasks today, and the workforce and demand for skills will evolve for a new future.

On Aug 5, 2019
@AspenFutureWork shared
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/sAnYvrfPES
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Future of Work Initiative State Policy Agenda

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

On Aug 1, 2019
@SPhillipsLuethi shared
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/9vVxFuSlTl
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Vulgo’s Top 19 Most Influential Women in Mobility: What Is The Future of Mobility?

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!

On Jul 25, 2019
@PaulABarter shared
RT @CornieHuizenga: Excellent report on #emobility in #Asia and #Pacific. https://t.co/7zPHj70uda https://t.co/pFdJv1bzjm
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E-Mobility Options for ADB Developing Member Countries (SDWP No. 60)

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 ...

On Jul 25, 2019
@carsharing shared
RT @SuziTart: @carsharing - thought your members might be interested in the Car Sharing Campout in Paris, 14-15 October: https://t.co/o23RMwFclc Happy to answer any questions you may have. Pls contact: [email protected] Best, Suzi (Car Sharing Campout Comms Officer)
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Let's roll!| Getting Europe up to speed

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

On Aug 11, 2019
@FGraillot shared
My weekly #fgtrends 1️⃣ #InsurTech - https://t.co/esnNzKqhl2 2️⃣ #Mobility - https://t.co/rub1VA4fmu 3️⃣ #FinTech - https://t.co/Y3CIKiba0S https://t.co/SCN40qhI9D
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Best Fintech Startups in Europe

  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 ...

On Aug 12, 2019
@FintechBot shared
The best FinTech startups in Europe https://t.co/SCWltpZgQw by @Chris_Skinner
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The best FinTech startups in Europe

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 ...

On Aug 9, 2019
@Currencycloud shared
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/RXCx3SX6xE
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Collaborative disruption – why fintech is a friend to community banking

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 News & Journalism

On Aug 16, 2019
@jcstearns shared
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 @TheLocalNewsLab
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The Local Fix's List of News and Journalism Resources

Resources and Support Name,Website,Twitter,Newsletter,Description,Keywords,Highlight,A Few More Ideas,Grantee? 1st for A Reason,<a ...

On Aug 4, 2019
@jbenton shared
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/Kp9Xt22IXa
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Executive Program in News Innovation and Leadership

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 ...

On Aug 15, 2019
@dangillmor shared
RT @ScrumThe: How do we develop entrepreneurial journalists with an experimental mindset? https://t.co/arxUDnhX8T https://t.co/oTxCx2Heih
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Developing entrepreneurial journalists

How do you build an experimental mindset among young journalists?

Future of Energy

On Aug 10, 2019
@JesseJenkins shared
@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.
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The Future of Energy: An Interview with Aurora Edington

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 ...

On Aug 14, 2019
@EnergyCollectiv shared
From Energy Innovation - Overcoming Barriers To 100% #cleanenergy Part One: The Electricity Distribution Network | Energy Central https://t.co/x1ty8fnNwE https://t.co/9yqSRCFOga
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Overcoming Barriers To 100% Clean Energy, Part One: The Electricity Distribution Network

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 ...

On Aug 8, 2019
@JesseJenkins shared
@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/Xlu0q6fcTk
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Washington State Passes Law Requiring 100% Clean Energy by 2045

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

On Aug 9, 2019
@SusFoodTrust shared
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/bVzrlFyLK6
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The Future of Food

‎Show Reflect Rethink Reboot, Ep The Future of Food - Aug 8, 2019

On Aug 3, 2019
@NatGeo shared
Vegetables grown through aquaponics may be coming to a marketplace near you https://t.co/Ujv92Kz7QH
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How a fish might grow your next salad

In a virtuous cycle of sustainability, waste from fish farming becomes nutrients for growing vegetables, which cleanse the water for fish farming.

On Aug 6, 2019
@farmsnotfactory shared
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/qbZdNvd8LX
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Agroecology

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

On Aug 16, 2019
@GaryMarcus shared
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/o2CVSCVH5o
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Evidence against current methods leading to human level artificial intelligence

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 ...

On Aug 14, 2019
@WIRED shared
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/q4uqYSuHbB
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DeepMind's Losses and the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Alphabet’s DeepMind unit, conqueror of Go and other games, is losing lots of money. Continued deficits could imperil investments in AI.

On Aug 16, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @goodfellow_ian: My team at Apple is hiring in Zurich: https://t.co/NzNncDGB5K
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Machine Learning Engineer - Special Projects Team

Apply for a Machine Learning Engineer - Special Projects Team job at Apple. Read about the role and find out if it’s right for you.

Future of Climate

On Aug 12, 2019
@FAOclimate shared
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/GSD25onhr1
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Climate Change

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 ...

On Aug 14, 2019
@FAOclimate shared
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/973H4ilZcl
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Mountains and climate change

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.

On Aug 8, 2019
@CGIARclimate shared
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 @ILRI
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Consultancy: Livestock management systems and climate change

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

On Aug 13, 2019
@AccentureSecure shared
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/KwNo0Mn9WY
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What will cybercrime cost your financial firm?

Accenture explores the impact associated with cybercrime, quantifies the cost of cyberattacks and analyzes trends in the financial services industry. Read more.

On Aug 14, 2019
@AccentureSecure shared
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/hWQcReBuVq
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Accenture Report Reveals New Cybercrime Operating Model Among High-Profile Threat Groups

An Accenture report reveals a new cybercrime operating model among high-profile threat groups.

On Aug 6, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@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/4NEoRFzfCO
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Cybersecurity & Your Company

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

On Aug 7, 2019
@MIT shared
“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/7LOtGQ1Q36
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Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards

In “semiautonomous” cars, older drivers may need more time to take the wheel when responding to the unexpected.

On Aug 12, 2019
@katiefehren shared
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/Tt5SeIXXZJ
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The Case for the Slow City

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

On Aug 13, 2019
@spacecom shared
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/S8jta5muh2
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Asteroid Mining: What Will It Involve and Is This the Future of Wealth?

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?

On Aug 12, 2019
@SpaceRef shared
Space Center Houston and NASA Invite People to Help Shape the Future of Robotic Space Exploration https://t.co/7xb5UGSymh
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Space Center Houston and NASA Invite People to Help Shape the Future of Robotic Space Exploration

Space Center Houston and NASA Invite People to Help Shape the Future of Robotic Space Exploration - SpaceRef

On Aug 5, 2019
@pbdes shared
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/g2Qe4GnLOH
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GSMA squares up to the space industry

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 ...

Swiss Innovation

On Aug 9, 2019
@startuptickerCH shared
Second Swiss startup acquired by Apple? @fashwell_com https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/kVK4FDD1pA https://t.co/PbhcZz9EbG
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Second Swiss startup acquired by Apple?

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 ...

On Aug 15, 2019
@venturelab_ch shared
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/9s0u7GndxK
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TOP 100 Swiss startup award 2017

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 ...

On Aug 9, 2019
@FintechCH shared
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/0gbEugjab5
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10 Hottest Swiss Fintech Founders and CEOs

The top 10 most attractive CEOs and founders of our selection of Switzerland's hottest fintech startups of 2019.

Digital Transformation in Banking

On Aug 3, 2019
@thlbr shared
The Future Of Banking: Is It All Bitcoin And Blockchain? via @forbes https://t.co/ldQIl7j1Eq
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The Future Of Banking: Is It All Bitcoin And Blockchain?

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.

On Aug 14, 2019
@leimer shared
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/SLS1SRLfiA
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Digital Banking Transformation Remains Inconsistent

New research provides insight into digital banking transformation trends, opportunities and challenges.

On Aug 12, 2019
@stratorob shared
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/xYFke0B7oh
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Consumers Demanding Improved Digital Banking Customer Engagement

Financial institutions must rethink how they engage and connect with consumers, using personalized, real-time, and consistent communication.

Bitcoin Futures

On Aug 15, 2019
@cgledhill shared
How To Understand #Bitcoin If You're Over 40 https://t.co/8Rtu4DwGqJ #fintech #blockchain https://t.co/r0H1R44fUj
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How To Understand Bitcoin If You're Over 40

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.

On Aug 4, 2019
@Cointelegraph shared
Multiple metrics suggest Bitcoin is back on the path to a new all-time high https://t.co/8YcrumJ916
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Multiple Metrics Make the Bullish Case for Bitcoin

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?

On Aug 7, 2019
@TuurDemeester shared
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.
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[bitcoin-dev] Bitcoin vaults with anti-theft recovery/clawback mechanisms

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

On Aug 14, 2019
@nokianetworks shared
RT @Manisha_Singh21: [email protected] joins hands with #IEEE @Comsoc #BangaloreChapter to host #5G Summit Bangalore workshop to discuss future of networks together with industry experts and leading academicians (link: https://t.co/Pb1Xa80vEg) https://t.co/AM91Izdj75 https://t.co/tmeGWGgOSk
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5G Summit Series

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 ...

On Aug 9, 2019
@5GWorldSeries shared
Russia’s first #5G zone deployed in Moscow https://t.co/u5q2jWNPcS
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Russia’s first 5G zone deployed in Moscow

Ericsson and Tele2 have launched Russia's first 5G zone in central Moscow on Tele2's commercial network.

On Aug 13, 2019
@gsacom shared
#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/BT8p0nI75Y
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Evolution of LTE to 5G – August 2019 Update

LTE to 5G market facts - 884 operators actively investing in LTE - 39 operators have announced 3GPP 5G service launches as of end July 2019

Smart Cities

On Aug 9, 2019
@SmartCityexpo shared
What are #inmersive technologies, #AR, #VR, uses in #smartcities? #DigitalTransformation #UrbanPlanning #AugmentedReality #VirtualReality https://t.co/CkF0h7w2iI
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Applications Of Immersive Technologies In Smart Cities

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 ...

On Aug 6, 2019
@SmartCityexpo shared
RT @uvalenti: Data is the lifeblood of a smart city. https://t.co/Rx5DcPlbiI
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Big Data & Smart Cities: How can we prepare for them?

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…

On Aug 9, 2019
@smartcitiesdive shared
City leaders should ask: "What do people need in this place, and how do we help them?" @dynamicinaction https://t.co/zRH5ontTiX
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How to prioritize people over tech when planning smart cities

Deploying innovations is difficult, but community involvement can be key to efficiency, says smart cities research specialist John Harlow.

IT & CIO Trends

On Aug 13, 2019
@evankirstel shared
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/UO8pDaesdJ
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Global Trends to 2035 - Economy and Society

AI Artificial Intelligence AMD Advanced Micro Devices AMECO Annual Macro-Economic Database ARM Advanced RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) Machine ASC Advisory Scientific Committee ...

On Aug 13, 2019
@evankirstel shared
What Open 5G Ecosystems Mean For Communications Service Providers And Enterprises via @forbes https://t.co/WWlMRWxu32 #5G
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What Open 5G Ecosystems Mean For Communications Service Providers And Enterprises

A 5G world will be here before we know it, and we'll need new business and deployment models to embrace it.

On Aug 13, 2019
@evankirstel shared
3 Trends That Define The Next Phase Of Cloud Computing #cloud #cloudcomputing https://t.co/d8Zco2jTzx
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3 Trends That Define The Next Phase Of Cloud Computing

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

On Aug 12, 2019
@StartUpEU shared
#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/s5yPzmeqVp
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Bringing funding opportunities closer to Czech startups

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 ...

On Aug 6, 2019
@AdBresser shared
Madrid’s #startup ecosystem at a glance | EU-Startups https://t.co/n6WjssSfPU
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Madrid’s startup ecosystem at a glance

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 ...

On Aug 16, 2019
@AdBresser shared
100 #Startup Accelerators Around the World | Crunchbase https://t.co/3jWmgCXuvc
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100 Startup Accelerators Around the World You Need to Know About

Crunchbase's list of 100 startup accelerators, based on Crunchbase Rank and location, around the world that you need to know about.