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.
By Harel Tayeb Source: Depositphotos Will robots take my job? This question has inspired numerous memes and websites and was even a topic in the U.S. presidential campaign. It is something ...
RT @Talent_Futures: Freedom for the #futureofwork - via @Talent_Futures Is this the #PostCovid legacy? https://t.co/0OCAboDsWH - Soon it will be a real choice where we live & work. Talent-Without-Boundaries #Futureoftalent #recruitment #WfH @alvinfoo @NevilleGaunt @guzmand @RecruiterMag @APSCo_org https://t.co/wlTAJcN2xVOpen
(First published on Cisco – Future of Work in April 2020) 250 years ago in the UK a revolution started which totally transformed the social-fabric of every nation on the planet. In 1750 ...
RT @LindaGrass0: European Commission puts forward a European approach to #AI and #Robotics. It deals with many aspects to boost EU's research and industrial capacity and to put AI at the service of European Citizens and Economy. Link >> https://t.co/73OTAiZ8eQ @DSMeu @antgrasso via @LindaGrass0 https://t.co/wPoN6aP6HzOpen
The European Commission puts forward a European approach to artificial intelligence and robotics. It deals with technological, ethical, legal and socio-economic aspects to boost EU's ...
RT @DrDreHistorian: NZ Greens released a good transport policy today. Rail is getting greater attention from most parties; this is the most ambitious—and realistic. They don't go as far in the South Island as I propose in my upcoming book, but much further north of Auckland. https://t.co/fx442sbZFCOpen
Check-out the Green Party's new Future of Transport Plan
Read the latest #sharedmobility news, events, and opportunities in this week's Mobility Hub. https://t.co/q6Eubul8jwOpen
SUMC News and Announcements Clean Mobility Options Needs Assessment Awardees Announced 24 disadvantaged areas in 14 CA counties to receive $1.15 million to reach out to communities about ...
RT @Chris_Skinner: The cryptocurrency industry is well over a decade old with more than 5,500 different cryptocurrencies and a market capitalization of over $350 billion https://t.co/ZhyBGLB9ghOpen
Yesterday, I came across a tweet by Marc Bernegger about WEF’s first council entirely focused on cryptocurrencies. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has created the Global Future Council on ...
RT @vikash_ins: Investors pumped just over $17 billion into #fintech #startups year to date in 2020. @crunchbase @ghanem_elias @SSXman2 @jayweintraub @FrankJSchwab @stratorob https://t.co/yQzx3I8McQ via @crunchbasenewsOpen
Venture investors and leaders in the fintech space can visualize a future where such startups will move toward again rebundling services.
RT @FINTECHCircle: 📢Attention all #FINTECH Circle members! Join @SusanneChishti and @MallikaInvests as they share tips for successful #fundraising and how to stand out in the crowd. 🗓️ 03 Nov, 12PM GMT, online Register: https://t.co/BcfMre4TyK Not a member yet? Join: https://t.co/36OfOkoqPH https://t.co/akm6teMKX3Open
One of the most daunting and time-consuming activities in a startup world is searching for the right investors. Your product might be a game-changer and you see it as the next Unicorn, but ...
2020 Ideas 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
RT @chrismoranuk: Fascinating stuff here. One observation: we've been down the 'homepage is dead' road before in wake of Buzzfeed's initial success. But most news orgs' USP is how they see the world and the homepage captures that. The aggregation is part of the point https://t.co/hrduqru9jROpen
Ex-Dow Jones CEO Will Lewis on future of news: Advertising is 'gone', high-quality impactful journalism 'absolutely critical'
Former Dow Jones chief executive Will Lewis on why news industry needs 'consistent flow of high-quality impactful journalism' to prosper - not PRs
RT @CJR: The NewStart local news ownership initiative believes there is still room to capitalize on the resources of long-standing community newspapers—and to make sure sure they’re safely in the hands of owners who care about journalism. From @LHarrisWrites https://t.co/epVPp6tcmYOpen
<p>Though a deepening economic crisis continues to plague the local news landscape in the United States, the NewStart initiative has set out to ensure that one aspect is not overlooked: ...
RT @julieposetti: Our survey illustrates the serious #mentalhealth crisis developing within international journalism during #COVID19's first wave. Respondents identified the psychological/emotional impacts of #CoveringCOVID as the most difficult challenge. Read more: https://t.co/s1GfeOvnZ2 https://t.co/LBHkIfi8nuOpen
The yearlong “Journalism and the Pandemic Project” will include additional reports in the coming months - drawing on surveys in six other languages - that further analyze: How the pandemic ...
Solar is becoming the new king of the world’s electricity markets, leading the renewables charge. It is set to triple before 2030 under today’s policy settings & has the potential to grow much faster, followed by onshore & offshore wind. More on #WEO20: https://t.co/l6jgafV45c https://t.co/FgQndRaTVdOpen
World Energy Outlook 2020 shows how the response to the Covid crisis can reshape the future of energy
World Energy Outlook 2020 shows how the response to the Covid crisis can reshape the future of energy - News from the International Energy Agency
Hats off to New York’s Public Service Commission for formally adopting a 70% by 2030 #renewable energy mandate, a major milestone in the state’s #cleanenergy transition! https://t.co/SuNJvmL9LH https://t.co/EbXSJdqAe7Open
The New York Public Service Commission is adopting the 70% by 2030 renewable energy mandate as part of the Clean Energy Standard.
Houston built its economy on fossil fuels. But the oil and gas capital of the world now finds itself on the front lines of climate change — and it faces fundamental questions about its economy in the energy transition, @justinhorwath reports Read on MI: https://t.co/6k5fJjZa02 https://t.co/f5muK9ixAEOpen
Mayor Sylvester Turner is pushing to transform Houston, a city on the front lines of climate change, from the oil and gas capital of the world to a renewable energy powerhouse.
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Oct 29 | Ecotopia 2050 "Michael Pollan - Ecotopia and The Future of Food" | Rockridge, CA Patch https://t.co/osDC0r4AEHOpen
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RT @MichaelFakhri: By 2025, the fate of the world's systems will be determined for decades to come. My op-ed:T he success of the @FoodSystems Summit will depend on its ability to fully partner with @UN_CFS and commit to human rights. Happy #WorldFoodDay @CSM4CFS @AgriFoodNet https://t.co/FhG0wNI9xSOpen
Michael Fakhri, U.N. special rapporteur on the right to food, explores why the U.N. Food Systems Summit needs a rethink.
Considering a research career in AI? @FeryalMP and others are sharing their experiences at the virtual Women in AI event hosted by @women_in_ai and @ai_ucl: https://t.co/taVhzSkXkr https://t.co/8yuq1TaD2zOpen
The UCL AI Centre, together with Women in AI (WAI) bring you an afternoon to discuss and explore careers in AI
RT @catherinebuk: The next decade in AI - should focus on hybrid solutions, incorporating structured knowledge, abstract reasoning, and rich cognitive models of the world (from @GaryMarcus) https://t.co/EJrSi3QiLwOpen
Whereas machine learning systems typically learn to approximate functions relating input variables to output variables, via a process that Judea Pearl has likened to curve fitting, ...
RT @animesh_garg: Deep RL is not really using deep networks! We found that dense connections and deeper networks help improve learning performance. Results hold across various manipulation and locomotion tasks, for both proprioceptive and image observations! https://t.co/aWgQFuT7Sx https://t.co/mp5CmGwLwPOpen
D2RL: Deep Dense Architectures in Reinforcement Learning While improvements in deep learning architectures have played a crucial role in improving the state of supervised and unsupervised ...
“If you don’t like all of the climate disasters happening in 2020, I have some bad news for you about the rest of your life.” —@AndrewDessler Fires, hurricanes, drought, heat—it’ll only get worse until our leaders act. Vote for climate. https://t.co/QLy0GiEJ8eOpen
The events of the next several millennia hinge on actions that will be taken by the time today’s toddlers reach adulthood.
RT @EmmaHowardBoyd: Here’s my full speech this morning from the @theCCCuk conference on “Adapting to 3°C+ of #globalwarming” today: https://t.co/0Pz0LG7Biw #AdaptOurWorld #ClimateEmergency https://t.co/1HhsFq9ZTBOpen
Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency, delivered a speech at the Committee on Climate Change’s “Adapting to 3°C+ of global warming” conference, 13 October 2020.
RT @solartribune: Senior Associate Project Director at @WorldResources, Yamide Dagnet explains why it's important to pay attention to individual consumption patterns. Learn more: https://t.co/PvHNQ3ReSM https://t.co/UoQtgklXXvOpen
Based on conversations we’ve engaged in with over 100 thought leaders across all industries, sectors, and organizations related to climate and sustainability, we’ve synthesized the ...
FIN11 has been active since at least 2016. Review their shift in #TTPs in this @TheHackerNews article. https://t.co/oVAHfgeHBDOpen
FIN11 hackers have evolved its tactics to focus on ransomware and extortion cyber attacks.
Ransomware is what cyber criminals are gravitating towards, which is evolving into cartel models. More from @SCMagazine: https://t.co/AXr0OMGTTtOpen
A pair of new reports this week illustrate the way big game hunting threat groups are shifting operations to ransomware and complimenting each other's work.
RT @dannyjpalmer: Researchers at @FireEye have detailed a long-running phishing and malware campaign by FIN11, a financially motivated cybercriminal group likely working out of the former USSR - and now they're conducting ransomware attacks too. https://t.co/gXkDdPg1wt via @ZDNetOpen
A newly detailed financial cyber crime group has been conducting attacks around the world since 2016 - but now they've switched to ransomware because it's the biggest and easiest pay day.
Ford has unveiled its fourth-generation autonomous test vehicle as it moves toward the launch of commercial services using the technology. https://t.co/TcxCfCqq01Open
Ford has unveiled its fourth-generation autonomous test vehicle as it moves toward the launch of commercial services using the technology.
GM's Cruise allowed to drive empty autonomous cars in San Francisco: https://t.co/Bmh79yCIdJ https://t.co/JQmLqY9bRROpen
The race for driverless autonomous vehicles is heating up and on Thursday Cruise became the first to receive a permit to test cars without anyone in them on the streets of San Francisco ...
The 2019 Copenhagenize Index ranks the world's urban hubs on how much they're doing to promote life on two wheels.
RT @SpaceRef: The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Congratulates the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation On Publication of the Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing Regulation https://t.co/oXjTwjyAZuOpen
The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Congratulates the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation On Publication of the Streamlined Launch and
The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Congratulates the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation On Publication of the Streamlined Launch and - SpaceRef
RT @SpaceNews_Inc: “Despite my worst fears, we seemed to have rolled through this whole COVID thing with not nearly the amount of damage I thought we could have sustained,” said Chris Quilty, president of @QuiltyAnalytics. https://t.co/CvEtto2Tnq https://t.co/acY2OGQve6Open
Space companies in general, and startups in particular, have survived the pandemic and its economic fallout in relatively good shape.
RT @ISS_CASIS: [email protected]'s Dan Platt has been involved with the @Space_Station since it was in the Space Station Processing Facility! As we celebrate the #SpaceStation20th anniversary of continuing human presence on the ISS, read his thoughts on the next 20 years: https://t.co/3akhw0SczY https://t.co/Xl4WVXHw2jOpen
This guest contribution is part of our ISS20 series commemorating 20 years of continuous human presence on the ISS through a collection of visionary contributions on the future of ...
RT @startuptickerCH: Medtech startup #Aseptuva receives 1st place prize of the Swiss Startup Challenge 2020. https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/y4jg9Do9Ba https://t.co/cTtkfaOMYKOpen
The winner of the 2020 Swiss Startup Challenge is Aseptuva, the startup aiming to drastically reduce the number of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. The startup received a CHF 10’000 award ...
RT @HofSwitzerland: Swiss education remains at the top! Five 🇨🇭 universities are included in the top 100 World University Ranking compiled by @timeshighered. See more: https://t.co/DW8i4lXQj1 https://t.co/phPJ55jE41Open
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) has achieved 14th place in the latest Times Higher Education university rankings. This means it is once again the best of the ...
Zalando acquires Swiss fashiontech startup Fision https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/yZIwm11L4k https://t.co/XoCZTSo0srOpen
The fashion giant Zalando has acquired Zurich-based Swiss body scanning tech startup Fision to help over 34 million customers find the right size and fit for clothes online using the ...
Analysis highlights lack of diversity in Canada’s legal cannabis industry https://t.co/QpP0SGCN1VOpen
Leadership positions in Canada's regulated marijuana sector continue to be held predominantly by white males.
New Zealand will become the first country to vote on the legalisation of cannabis today, here's what effect it could have https://t.co/BDUagjY9zqOpen
COVID-19 dominates the agenda across the Tasman, but this weekend Kiwis also decide whether to join a handful of other countries and relax their approach towards smoking pot.
The first medical #cannabis #dispensaries in #Missouri opened near St. Lewis over the weekend. Officials expect most of the state’s 192 anticipated dispensaries to open by the end of the year. https://t.co/jPG0HpykFIOpen
Missouri’s first two dispensaries opened over the weekend, nearly two years after the state passed a constitutional amendment legalizing medical… Read More
RT @JimMarous: Crisis as a Catalyst for Leadership, Digital Transformation, & Cultural Growth. https://t.co/feyDbzEyNO #banking #DigitalTransformation #futureofwork #leadership @DeepLearn007 @SpirosMargaris @ipfconline1 @jblefevre60 @Paula_Piccard @HaroldSinnott @Nicochan33 @sallyeaves https://t.co/PUI6xjYA5GOpen
The pandemic helped financial institutions redefine leadership roles, corporate purpose, strategic priorities and business models.
How can #financialservices firms embrace diversity and #innovation while facing the potential risk of a global recession? In her @BiznessReporter article, @SusanneChishti discusses why #fintech skills and a diverse board can help you survive the crisis: https://t.co/KIBTmy1Tlw https://t.co/tK7DuIRlQFOpen
2020 has been the most challenging year in recent memory for banks and businesses of all stripes – but for those that have weathered the storm, there are refreshed opportunities on the ...
🇺🇸 Digital banking solution @meniga announces US expansion. https://t.co/q5NmVzZile #fintech #banking #financialservices #digitalbanking #AIOpen
Meniga, provider of AI-powered digital banking solutions, announced that it has expanded its business to the US, with a dedicated team appointed to drive sales operations.
Bitcoin is 'Worse is Better' by @gwern: https://t.co/KX98UkXPm3 The appropriate sequel for 2020 may well be "automated market makers like @UniswapProtocol are Worse is Better". https://t.co/EB6zNGjowgOpen
Bitcoin's long gestation and early opposition indicates it is an example of the 'Worse is Better' paradigm in which an ugly complex design with few attractive theoretical properties ...
@danheld Next time you misrepresent my position maybe pick a strawman that doesn't get refuted by literally the first paragraph of the article where I first use the term? https://t.co/wr6BHY2lR1 https://t.co/CrtZvnHJsbOpen
One of the latest ideas that has come to recently achieve some prominence in parts of the Bitcoin community is the line of thinking that has been described by both myself and others as ...
RT @jimepstein: Have an article up this AM about how a 1987 debate foreshadowed the divide in today's bitcoin community. Mentioned @katie_haun @a16z @davidmarcus @pierre_rochard @saifedean @jillruthcarlson @epopt @marksammiller @agoric @DeanTribble @jimmysong @NickSzabo4 https://t.co/jfg0iwtCqgOpen
The 1987 debate that foreshadowed the divide in today's cryptocurrency community
RT @VerizonNews: Another big step: @Verizon, @ericsson and @Qualcomm are first in the world to achieve 5G peak speed of 5.06 Gbps https://t.co/DM4yBJHTbCOpen
Companies continue driving advancements in 5G technology, reaching 5.06 Gbps using carrier aggregation technology on mmWave spectrum
RT @Cody_Sanford: Excited to see the next wave of trailblazing 5G products come to life in edge computing, security, future of work, industrial IoT, and and and!! 🤓 #5GforGood https://t.co/A2puF3xwFWOpen
Whatâ€™s the news: T‑Mobile Ventures is a new multi‑year investment fund designed to fuel 5G innovation by backing early and emerging
Jio and its subsidiary Radisys partner with Qualcomm achieving "the entry of Jio and India into the Gigabit #5G NR product portfolio." https://t.co/RhvH5WXHZzOpen
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Reliance Jio Platforms (Jio) along with its wholly owned subsidiary Radisys Corporation today announced their expanded efforts to develop open and ...
RT @THERMOS_eu: Learning about the @EUSmartCities #Marketplace during the @celsiuscity Funding Gap webinar today! Check out the support available to go from concept to project by finding a matching investor who will help drive your ideas forward! Find your match: 👉https://t.co/aYYSnAeq6H https://t.co/tgADoWjvqROpen
An Action Cluster is an assembly of partners committing to work on specific issues related to smart cities, by sharing the knowledge and expertise with their peers. An Initiative is a ...
My article on the role of cities in the energy transition for EIC Energy Focus magazine Autumn2020 @TheEICEnergy @WeAreGHInsights #smartcities #energytransition https://t.co/Jjkx2OEX3BOpen
In an article for Energy Focus, Guidehouse Insights explains how cities and the energy sector can partner for success
Libelium takes part on the @SmartCitiesW Advisory Board 👏 @aliciaasin one of the experts appointed by Smart Cities World to join its new Editorial Advisory Board to reflect the changing needs of cities and the physical and digital solutions available. https://t.co/iH5igNZq4x https://t.co/RYZSRT4EXzOpen
What brings experts from the global smart cities community together on a single global panel?...
Want your own 5G network? Thanks to FreedomFi and the Magma open-source software project you can build your own private 4G LTE or 5G network.
Cloud and Containerization Trends Are Reshaping Digital Infrastructures https://t.co/Ux4AbhqPu2 #cloud #infrastructure #IT https://t.co/89wc1Gq43MOpen
Cloud and containerization of infrastructure functions are enormous trends that will continue to reshape enterprise digital platforms. Containers are even expected to completely reshape the ...
The current pandemic will also change the way we live, play and work. In fact, it’s already happening. Witness the manner in which technology has come into play in finding a treatment and ...
Adopting ESG measures at an early stage can take many forms, from data privacy compliance to establishing policies around non-discrimination and gender equity. Read more from our ESG Lead, Tracy Barba: https://t.co/tbZtGqIge9Open
Too Early for ESG? 500 Startups explores challenges and opportunities with sustainable investing experts Susan Winterberg, Jasper Veel and Hilary Wiek
RT @LoyalVc: Our piece on VC risk mitigation was just published. Thanks for the collaboration @Claudiazeisberg and @VaradanMonisha. And of thanks to Loyal VC companies, investors and advisors for giving us the opportunity to prove that this theory works in practice. https://t.co/fyI8t1zdA4Open
Three VC experts run the numbers and conclude: Everyone’s doing it wrong.
Today in European Tech @tech_eu: @GetKahoot picks up $215M from @SoftBank, @Landscape_vc debuts its ‘Glassdoor for VCs’, @Spendesk raises $18 million more, @RevolutApp eyes the US market, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes over here: https://t.co/2JUksX8EQL https://t.co/CtGTJ9qmP6Open
Today in European Tech: Kahoot picks up $215M from SoftBank, a new ‘Glassdoor for VCs’, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes
Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Banking on edtech: Norwegian user-generated gamified e-learning startup Kahoot! — which has clocked 1.3 billion “participating ...