SQ1 Essentials


SQ1 Essentials publishes only the best news and links, carefully hand-picked and curated by top experts, enthusiasts and thought-leaders.

General News

On Jul 14, 2019
@PilatSTI shared
RT @techreview: To understand why blockchain matters, look back at the dot-com bubble and the 14th century. https://t.co/CdT9cHPVkG
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In blockchain we trust

To understand why blockchain matters, look past the wild speculation at what is being built underneath, argue the authors of The Age of Cryptocurrency and its newly published follow-up, The ...

On Jul 21, 2019
@PilatSTI shared
RT @pacoperezbes: E Internet volvió a cambiarlo todo: https://t.co/cyH5waTYdB
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A Changing Internet: The Convergence Of Blockchain, Internet Of Things, And Artificial Intelligence

Would the emerging convergence of the current IoT infrastructure with blockchain and artificial intelligence bring much-needed security to the changing internet?

On Jul 23, 2019
@IBMResearch shared
Artificial Intelligence For Good - Also Makes Business Sense via @Forbes #IBMResearch https://t.co/UjcIg6RxNz
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Artificial Intelligence For Good - Also Makes Business Sense

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to do a lot of good in the world. In this post we look at how AI has been used to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges and why doing ...

Food Safety

On Jul 18, 2019
@FoodSafetyTech shared
How Do Canadian Food Industries Perceive Food Fraud, and How Do They Manage the Threat? - https://t.co/SGtOTP5Twh - https://t.co/60Zu8OI7K5 https://t.co/hgxxckUWIj
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How Do Canadian Food Industries Perceive Food Fraud, and How Do They Manage the Threat?

One survey sought to find out how well food industry players understand food fraud, and how they mitigate the risks and tackle problems that arise.

On Jul 13, 2019
@joewhitworth shared
Some info/analysis on #foodsafety in China. Always useful https://t.co/nu0IaWuAgN
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Food Safety & Traceability in China – Modern Solutions to Modern Problems

The revised Food Safety Law was passed by the Chinese Executive Committee on 24th April 2015 and and amended again according to the Decision of the Standing Committee of the National ...

On Jul 10, 2019
@Kenn_QBE shared
RT @SafeFoodCulture: In this article, expert Lone Jespersen looks at the importance of creating a culture of food safety within the #supplychain. South Africa can learn a lot from others who are ahead of us in the #foodsafetyculture journey https://t.co/QDOvj4yC17 https://t.co/OvblXTrfbN
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Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture

The food supply chain is of global importance, to us as consumers but also for all those working in the industry. In this article expert Lone Jesperson looks at the importance of

E-Government

On Jul 16, 2019
@ADB_HQ shared
RT @UNDPasiapac: Equal and inclusive societies are better placed to bring the world to the life-changing “zeros” set out in the SDGs: zero poverty, hunger, child deaths, AIDS, TB, malaria, discrimination against women and girls, and human trafficking. @UNESCAP + @ADB_HQ https://t.co/edzIJGWtby https://t.co/eo8BObjIi1
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Opinion: Sustainable development and equality, 2 sides of the same coin

In the Asia-Pacific region, accelerating the efforts to strengthen climate action, gender equality, civic engagement, and domestic resource mobilization is key to achieving the SDGs.

On Jul 9, 2019
@EU_Armenia shared
🇪🇺🇦🇲On 10 June @EU_Armenia and Armenian government gave presentations on efficiencies in e-governance tools and perspectives of development of e-governance in Armenia. #AmbassadorŚwitalski and Armenia’s Deputy PM Tigran Avinyan made statements. More 👉 https://t.co/tLG2B21yJ1 https://t.co/FTcsAReW4E
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New platform for electronic requests

On 10 June the EU Delegation to Armenia and the Armenian government gave presentations on efficiencies in electronic governance tools and perspectives of the development of e-governance in ...

On Jul 16, 2019
@WRIRossCities shared
RT @WRICitiesIndia: Not #smartcities, #India needs climate-smart cities to protect its #urbanpoor from heat waves. https://t.co/Dl8FuOXLgX (via @scroll_in) @WRIClimate @WRIRossCities
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Not smart cities, India needs climate-smart cities to protect its urban poor from heat waves

Even at night, people living in densely-built, low-income urban neighbourhoods get no respite.

Space Security

On Jul 18, 2019
@brianweeden shared
Good piece from @TheEconomist summarizing current space security challenges https://t.co/LBIVNFgSgg
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Attacking satellites is increasingly attractive—and dangerous

A missile hitting a satellite creates a huge amount of space shrapnel

On Jul 14, 2019
@brianweeden shared
@JamesMuncy Yes, but the devil is always in the details. Are they talking active space control like reconfiguring payloads and changing orbits maneuvering or dropping bombs on jammers and blowing up satellites? Even the US doctrine on this is confusing https://t.co/6uiF8t2LMe https://t.co/WPsgpK35aD
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JP 3-14, Space Operations, 10 April 2018

The various phenomena resulting from the Sun’s activity are collectively termed “space weather” and manifest as solar flares, increased electromagnetic noise, ionosphere interference, or ...

On Jul 20, 2019
@torybruno shared
RT @Jeffrey_Bailey1: @ulalaunch @torybruno https://t.co/3Tr2ZAdgfV
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China and Russia are militarizing space with ‘energy weapons’ and anti-satellite missiles: Pentagon

The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) this week made an extensive report public about military expansion in space.

Healthcare and Security

On Jul 16, 2019
@nikkinewhouse shared
RT @UCLBehaveChange: The Open Digital Health Initiative - Extending the life of evidence-based digital health tools https://t.co/j9xUWltHY3 New Digi-Hub blog by @dkwasnicka on making developed tools more accessible for all https://t.co/yS2eYW8MqY
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On Jul 19, 2019
@HealthITNews shared
New tech body NHSX will host a "national centre of expertise" to manage the sharing of patient data with industry, according to a Department of Health and Social Care release. https://t.co/39lH1fmtCu
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NHSX to manage commercial deals for patient data, MedTech Europe calls for 'an interoperable data ecosystem for digital health' and more news briefs

Also: French academic hospital CHRU de Nancy announces 10-year enterprise informatics agreement with Royal Philips, former NHS England director Sir Bruce Keogh joins messaging app firm and ...

On Jul 18, 2019
@HIMSS shared
"The healthcare industry is recognizing that it is critical to have diverse talent representation and inclusive workplaces to create solutions that meet the needs of all populations." -- @leslieinhit https://t.co/apMfh7LIKU #Aim2Innovate #HITworks
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The Best Podcasts for Healthcare IT Leaders

Listen to more Innovation that Sticks podcasts In this episode we discuss the importance of patient satisfaction, how a fear of innovations such as artificial intelligence is preventing the ...

Energy Security

On Jul 11, 2019
@ENERGY shared
Data tools developed by @NREL help researchers find new ways to mitigate potential cyber threats and protect energy infrastructure. 👉 https://t.co/8Jxa4Zlbpz #ARPAE19 @ARPAE https://t.co/PlvXzpLzmK
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Energy Security and Resilience

NREL researchers are working to mitigate threats to today’s energy infrastructure and provide a pathway to a more secure and resilient energy future. With global trends showing greater ...

On Jul 17, 2019
@greentechmedia shared
Clean Energy Policy Push Faces Steep Climb Ahead of 2020 Election https://t.co/LUqZXZOGsz
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Clean Energy Policy Push Faces Steep Climb Ahead of 2020 Election

There’s no shortage of ideas for supporting renewables on Capitol Hill. Gridlock has experts doubtful of near-term progress.

On Jul 10, 2019
@Reuters shared
Aggressive U.S. energy policy tests ties with European allies https://t.co/fEhgLhgaFU https://t.co/ADKqmK1Cxt
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Aggressive U.S. energy policy tests ties with European allies

For the administration of President Donald Trump, a policy of "energy domin...