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
RT @fuze: #AI, dispersed workforces, and #flexiblework options are just a few of the ways work will change as a result of the 4th industrial revolution. @forbes provides several more changes coming with the #futureofwork https://t.co/6elbUnb9zUOpen
In many ways, the future of work is already here. As companies continue to rely on AI, machine learning and autonomous systems, humans and companies will need to adapt. Here are five ways ...
Nokia’s digitalisation of its 5G Oulu factory recognised by the World Economic Forum as an “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse”
Nokia‘s 5G “factory of the future” in Oulu, Finland was selected by McKinsey and the World Economic Forum as an Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Lighthouse, reflecting leadership ...
Future of Mobility
Learn about new SUMC work, an upcoming webinar, and the latest #sharedmobility headlines in this week's Mobility Hub. https://t.co/WMGveeF5kuOpen
New SUMC Webinar: Objective-Driven Data Sharing for Transit Agencies in Mobility Partnerships Wed, Jul 10, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT A primary challenge for transit agencies in ...
RT @KeaGru: Join #TransLink for the next Future of Mobility event, next week, July 24, at #SFU Vancouver. "Mobility as a service, and seamless integration of transportation". Great line-up: @DavidZipper, @CatherinKARGAS, @SPhillipsLuethi, @Ayan604, & more! https://t.co/ZNhZY4fACV #MAASOpen
Come hear from a panel of experts on Mobility as a Service and the seamless integration of transportation. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
RT @BerkeleyITS: For a more realistic vision of the future of #transportation, industry insiders, including @TSRCITSBerkeley, @InnovMobility's @SusanShaheen1, share insights: https://t.co/LykRfqKTh2 via @disruptordailyOpen
Flying cars…crash-proof motorbikes…squirrel chauffers. OK, maybe I'm getting a bit carried away with my… ...
Future of Money
I joined @newrulesinvest on the @tearsheetco podcast to discuss embedded finance, #GenZ banking trends and more: https://t.co/efKJ9zX2RYOpen
Future of Investing, Podcasts Yann Ranchere is a partner at venture capital firm, Anthemis. Investing in boring companies We invest in both consumer facing businesses and ...
RT @JimMarous: Honored to be recognized as #1 global social media Influencer in financial services by @Refinitiv. Thank you @FinancialBrand and @provokemgmt. https://t.co/6HW3HhKVNS @SpirosMargaris @DuenaBlomstrom @RAlexJimenez @leimer @BrettKing @sbmeunier @JPNicols @cgledhill @rshevlin https://t.co/VSucPlMiMxOpen
Refinitiv launches the #RefinitivSocial100, a list of the top social media influencers in financial technology driving global conversations
State of Utah Announces Regulatory Sandbox For #Fintech Startups https://t.co/VR1437c3pw #finserv #banking #regulationOpen
State of Utah Department of Commerce announced earlier this month it is launching a regulatory sandbox specifically for fintech startups in the state. According to Francine A. Giani, ...
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 @mirandareporter: https://t.co/JzroLufBLd Facebook backs local news, well sort of. Good piece on the irony, and yes, hypocrisy, by @mathewi for @CJROpen
<p>On Wednesday, Facebook announced the first round of grant recipients for what it is calling its Facebook Journalism Project Community Network. The 23 media outlets who will receive the ...
RT @xhgMattia: Hey journo friends, help needed! We are wrapping up the survey phase of #JournalismAI, but still looking to interview a few more newsrooms about their experience with #AI tech. Can you help us spread the word? More info: 🔹https://t.co/KIHaz0k5QR 🔹https://t.co/t35yoiWS6l https://t.co/4LVVOJlRv0Open
What is the future of artificial intelligence for news? Journalism AI is surveying newsrooms across the world to find answers.
Great overview of the media market and some of the experiments going on at both the local and national level, from the Shorenstein Center's @heidilegg https://t.co/f6z152GlL0Open
As noted in the paper’s earlier section, billionaire owners like John and Linda Henry at The Boston Globe, Patrick Soon-Shiong at the LA Times, and Jeff Bezos at The Washington Post have ...
Future of Energy
#CleanEnergy Policy Push Faces Steep Climb Ahead of 2020 #Election https://t.co/F8jJ41Q9YB https://t.co/Sylo8NiakeOpen
There’s no shortage of ideas for supporting renewables on Capitol Hill. Gridlock has experts doubtful of near-term progress.
Overcoming Barriers To 100% #CleanEnergy, Part One: The Electricity Distribution Network https://t.co/bcM0RBHiCF https://t.co/3VvAetDyYIOpen
Cheap renewables and ambitious decarbonization goals are creating a paradigm shift in how we build and operate the grid, but this clean energy transformation faces major barriers. Here's ...
How GE invested in fossil fuels, and missed the opportunity to be a #cleanenergy giant https://t.co/ys2z1I92ct https://t.co/LsxvmOwBKqOpen
A new report says the industrial giant misread the tea leaves on clean energy—and should serve as a warning to businesses worldwide.
Future of Food
Connect with the scientists and researchers looking to change the #FutureofFood at #NewHarvest2019 Last year, Ahmed from @cellagritech interviewed several scientists (incl NH Research Fellows) at #NewHarvest2018 @Sci_Tiago @natalierrubio @Jesscakri https://t.co/fdSfQwSLLoOpen
Cellular agriculture ("cell ag") is the field of growing animal products, like meat, from cell cultures instead of raising animals for them. Compared to the present livestock agricultural ...
"77% of Africa’s population are #youth and are believed to be the future of food security, yet only a few of these youth see a future for themselves in #agriculture." How do we secure the #FutureOfFarming? Learn more from @IUPACNextGen --> https://t.co/eqOfAkcOShOpen
By Bwambale Joash, Skylight Youth Development Organization. IUPAC 2019 Next Generation Agri-Summit Participant
#Biodiversity plays a key role in the future of #food https://t.co/F4LkbgAp1S https://t.co/S7HuGhW6kPOpen
Food industry experts at the Menus of Change conference discussed the important role biodiversity plays in the future of food and what chefs and food companies can do to promote a more ...
Future of AI & Machine Learning
RT @CNAStech: 'The emerging narrative of an “AI arms race” reflects a mistaken view of the risks from AI—and introduces significant new risks as a result.' @paul_scharre in @ForeignAffairs. https://t.co/ToPFlxyjdWOpen
The real danger of an AI arms race isn't that another country would win; it's that unsafe technologies would make everyone lose.
Artificial intelligence designs metamaterials used in the invisibility cloak https://t.co/qpasXrC6S9 via @physorg_comOpen
Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to have properties not found in naturally occurring materials, and they are best known as materials for invisibility cloaks often featured ...
We're hiring ANOTHER lecturer (asst. professor with no tenure issues–just a 3 year probation you're VERY likely to pass) @UniofBath in AI. Come be a part of (among other things) the only UK Doctoral Training Centre specifically on #aiethics: @ARTAIBath https://t.co/WUkKvywAKkOpen
You will be part of the Artificial Intelligence group, within the Department of Computer Science. About the Artificial Intelligence group The AI group at the University of Bath has grown ...
Future of Climate
Want to foster a "pro-climate social feedback loop"? In PNAS, researchers report that starting with #climateconversations works wonders (friends, neighbors, etc.). Worth noting that a conversation involves *listening* more than labeling. https://t.co/Wpqc922dmz #sustcomm 1/ https://t.co/2UlD5WdKCyOpen
Climate change is an urgent global issue, with demands for personal, collective, and governmental action. Although a large body of research has investigated the influence of communication ...
The effects of climate change has already cost the US billions, and the number is only going to increase. With the GAO finding a gap in the information needed to understand the budgetary impacts, the need for standardized, thorough disclosure is clear. https://t.co/RKcEQHHyPMOpen
Climate-related disasters are happening more frequently and affecting a broad cross-section of the economy
RT @eduCCateGlobal: Join our free #ClimateChangeTeacher Academy and prepare for the Climate Change Certification from The One United Nations #ClimateChange Learning Partnership (@uncclearn). Sign up now: https://t.co/Vmra0VF04K @eduCCateGlobal #eduCCate #TeachersForFuture #ClimateLiteracy https://t.co/wYBuL3qLxFOpen
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
RT @cnoanalysis: Adversarial attacks on AV #ArtificialIntelligence from @KimZetter and @vicenews; AV and AI has been attacked before. https://t.co/YPYFrzZS5y Further reading: * https://t.co/pa793AlmUV * https://t.co/H451WyWmq4 via @josephmenn #malware #infosec #cybersecurity #AIOpen
By taking strings from an online gaming program and appending them to malicious files, researchers were able to trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus engine into thinking programs like ...
RT @SymantecCanada: New to the #CLXForum blog. We dig into why #data protection and a strong #cybersecurity defense must be a team effort. ➡ Check it out here: https://t.co/hQcupfkaBa https://t.co/SjeLngVER0Open
Guest blog by John Hipp, Security Sales Specialist at Insight
The cyber threat is growing in every sized business. Organizations should consider these 3 security trends to shift the way they guard against attacks: https://t.co/MDCi8xvMzh via @cioreview https://t.co/ZjCmt346UgOpen
Top 3 Cybersecurity Trends that Modern Businesses Should Look out For By CIOReview - Cybersecurity is laced with highest security systems, playing a prominent role in curbing cyber theft ...
Cars of the Future
For Ford and Volkswagen, the investments announced today deepen the global competitors’ financial marriage of convenience https://t.co/B6Rq7UCR9p https://t.co/d6Wt78yi1fOpen
To that end, Volkswagen said it would join Ford in financially supporting autonomous platform company Argo AI, by investing $2.6 billion in the startup and will buy shares in the company ...
Ford, Volkswagen to share details on EV, AV alliance Friday https://t.co/yjeDrujZhw https://t.co/8ahJHLhgLmOpen
Details of an agreement are expected to be outlined Friday after months of discussion between the two automakers on how to share the burdens of investing in electric and autonomous vehicles.
How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along https://t.co/Zx3WeM6IMw by @cyrusradfar https://t.co/NlEu5ISkbYOpen
Will transportation technologies become the industry disruptors many pundits suggested they would?
Space Tech Essentials
RT @SpaceRef: Statement by NASA Administrator Bridenstine: Hearing: Moon to Mars: NASA's Plans for Deep Space Exploration https://t.co/mHNG2YItjE #apollo50 #Artemis #Moon2024Open
Statement by NASA Administrator Bridenstine: Hearing: Moon to Mars: NASA's Plans for Deep Space Exploration
Statement by NASA Administrator Bridenstine: Hearing: Moon to Mars: NASA's Plans for Deep Space Exploration - SpaceRef
RT @SpaceRef: President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Testifies Before Congress Regarding Apollo and Future NASA Exploration Plans https://t.co/zVA78liB3oOpen
President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Testifies Before Congress Regarding Apollo and Future NASA Exploration Plans
President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Testifies Before Congress Regarding Apollo and Future NASA Exploration Plans - SpaceRef
RT @SpaceRef: Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Remembers Chris Kraft https://t.co/lQiIFjKbUu #apollo50 #NASAOpen
Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Remembers Chris Kraft - SpaceRef
RT @SGE: Join our SWISS Pavilion at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas and be part of one of the world's largest trade fairs for consumer electronics: https://t.co/0R6Pk4K97n #swisstech #ces2020 @HofSwitzerland @dgt_switzerland @_Innosuisse @swissnexNetwork @SBH_USA https://t.co/zmWpEjBQXAOpen
CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for Innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years ...
RT @HofSwitzerland: Did you know that 🇨🇭 #Switzerland is not only one of the world’s most innovative research nations, but also one of the most competitive? It is among the countries with the highest spending on 👩🏫 Research & Development 💡 in relation to GDP. ℹ️ https://t.co/Yvaqmr7DDR https://t.co/NnIjafqjCoOpen
Discover Switzerland: Even before the days of Albert Einstein, Switzerland was renowned as a centre of world-class research and science. This excellent reputation is still intact today.
Congrats to Patrick Stäuble at @TeylorAG for being listed by @Forbes #fintech #Switzerland #entrepreneur @startuptickerCH https://t.co/cJLXt2as17Open
Last year 17 persons from the Swiss start-up scene made it to the Forbes 30under30 2019 list for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Forbes 30under30 entrepreneurs of 2019 have been ...
Digital Transformation in Banking
RT @Xbond49: 🤖#Digital #disruption could make or break the #banking #sector https://t.co/fbx2lPfz5O #fintech #Insurtech #regtech #platform @KirkDBorne @JimMarous @SpirosMargaris @UrsBolt @DavidBundiRisk @WFSULLIVAN3 @rshevlin @RAlexJimenez @TheRudinGroup @LizLum @guzmand @psb_dc @leimer https://t.co/ArPTMF26IpOpen
While some banks have struggled with the current digital revolution, ICS Financial Systems – World Finance’s Best Banking and Finance Software Solutions provider, 2019 – is using this ...
RT @albertogaruccio: Visualizing the Future of Banking Talent https://t.co/uqAYHS8xdC #insurtech #fintech #finserv #startup #innovation #banking #insurance @FinMKTG @FlorianBercault @FrRonconi @GlenGilmore @guzmand @HaroldSinnott @IanLJones98 @ingliguori @insurtechforum @ipfconline1 @jaypalter https://t.co/OgEuDqm4AiOpen
Banking talent is undergoing a fundamental shift. This infographic explores how banks are adapting to rapid automation and digitization in the industry.
RT @jennydoforno: Banking Greatly Underestimates Speed and Scope of Digital Disruption https://t.co/UhEC8h3TUu via @FinancialBrand @JimMarous #fintech #banks #digitalOpen
Digital technologies are rocking every corner of the banking industry. The speed and scope of disruption is happening at a pace that is catching financial institutions off guard.
Even with the recent sell off, bitcoin is 54% down from its high, versus the 85% Amazon was trading at over a similar timeframe https://t.co/LhAjbpOKTHOpen
Bitcoin recovered more swiftly from its bear cycles than Amazon did during the boom and bust of the dot com era, new data reveals.
It is difficult to know when humans first started securing or “encrypting” messages to hide them from unwanted readers; the practice must be almost as old as written language, although ...
RT @LinaSeiche: Thank you @TheVladCostea for sharing your article about the original cypherpunks Tim May, @NickSzabo4 and @chaumdotcom on @DecentralToday! https://t.co/oia3RaKOWK #DecentralizeTodayOpen
Tim May, Nick Szabo, and David Chaum are three cypherpunks who influenced Satoshi and Bitcoin the most. This article gives them some of the credit they deserve.
5G Mobile News
On-target article by @lindahardesty and @FierceWireless on consumer confusion regarding #5G already prevalent in the US, pointing to @ATT's '5GE' as a contributor. As #real5G comes to market how will consumers react: will speeds hold? https://t.co/82ecbKfajdOpen
One-third of Americans in a recent survey claimed they own a 5G-capable device even though these devices have limited availability and high costs.
Evolving networks today will ensure a smooth #5G switch on tomorrow! Learn more from the Ericsson #MobilityReport: https://t.co/9OpxpNgeMwOpen
Evolving networks today will ensure a smoother switch tomorrow. MTS share their strategies for network evolution to 5G in the latest Ericsson Mobility Report.
RT @labs_smc: How technology will shape transportation in smart cities - Smart Cities World https://t.co/Dfgxttdi7rOpen
In the coming decade, several converging trends will amount to the most transformative change to impact global cities and public transportation since the automobile, says Adam Cohen, ...
RT @MobileSwitch1: A #SmartCity responds to the challenges of our time and quality of life - https://t.co/YYMVw7GL0M @davidbrear @AntonioSelas @jaypalter @FGraillot @ThoHeller @JacBurns_Comext @johnelincoln @MOutfield @rachelloumillerOpen
RT @antgrasso: A Smart City is an ecosystem comprised of people, organizations and businesses, policies, laws and processes integrated together to create the desired outcomes. Link > https://t.co/64AaRcLTDb @iotforall via @antgrasso #SmartCities #IoT #DigitalTransformation #5G https://t.co/ySljZvGYdAOpen
While technology is a critical enabler, it is just one of many foundational capabilities that every smart city must have.
IT & CIO Trends
The shift to software-defined networks means network engineers need to learn new skills – and fast. Here’s how some are getting them. https://t.co/pf21VlWBDO @jasonpichardo #SDN #networks #techskills #techcareersOpen
Changing networks require changing skills. Learn how some IT pros are developing network programming skills to navigate the shift to software-defined networking (SDN) and respond to the ...
RT @Tech_Journalism: The Hype is Building Faster Than the Infrastructure https://t.co/nBs2BRtIlA #5G #iot #towers #telecomOpen
Data center and telecom professionals say that 5G will indeed be a huge deal, but that the hype and publicity around 5G is getting ahead of the infrastructure needed to deliver it.
As service providers move to the cloud, we’re helping them along the way with several capabilities, including: Superior economics 📈 An evolutionary approach ↗️ Cloud-ready ☁️ Pervasive security 🔒 https://t.co/sZAzANxtUk https://t.co/BSFNZd8ypFOpen
This is part five in a five-part series about how Juniper Networks is helping network service providers (SPs) around the world build out Secure Automated Cloud architectures. See part four ...
Europe Startup News
RT @TechCrunch: VC firm Otium Venture becomes Frst and raises new fund https://t.co/t4oaOHU08H by @romaindillet https://t.co/5BKZWXRaNVOpen
It’s a breakup of some sort, but with no hard feelings. The team behind Paris-based VC firm Otium Venture is creating a new management company called Frst and raising a new fund. But first, ...
RT @RobotUnion_EU: Here they are! 🏆Meet the 20 best #robotics #startups in Europe chosen by #RobotUnion Read our latest blog post to get the insights of our Jury Day at @PIAP_Institute and learn about our second batch startups 🗒👉https://t.co/c8dpwsDFQQ https://t.co/2wfJWVDjIqOpen
44 startups which were invited to the RobotUnion 2nd Jury Day were selected from 206 applications from 33 countries which applied to the 2nd RobotUnion Open Call. The best startups...
RT @businessinsider: The 32 star venture capital investors in Europe every tech founder needs to know https://t.co/WPm6zrqfUdOpen
Business Insider has listed some of the continent's star VCs, who are well-respected by founders and peers and won big from smart early bets.