Episode 329: Cyber Security – Dec 17, 2014

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Joining us today is Tiffini Hunt from Verizon to tell us about their recent mobile device survey. Then we have Sandy Park from the High Tech Development Corp to tell us about the annual Holiday Tech Fair.

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Finally, we’ve invited Jodi Ito, Information Security Officer at UH and Motohiro Tsuchiya, visiting scholar at East West Center specializing in cyber security. We’ll talk about the growing concern over cyber attacks.

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Episode 328: Annual Gadget Show – Dec 10, 2014

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To begin we’ve invited Richard Wacker, President/CEO of American Savings Bank to tell us about the Hawaii Business Roundtable soon to be published Hawaii Innovation Assets Report. Then, after the break, we kick off our annual gadget and holiday geek gift show. Paul Lawler and Melissa Chang will share their picks and answer your calls for help when it comes to getting something for that special geek in your life.

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Episode 327: OIMT Update – Dec 3, 2014

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Joining us today is Monique Chyba from the UH Dept of Mathematics to tell us about a public lecture series called Reach for the Stars. Then Keith Demello from the Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) will tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Digital Government Summit. Finally, we’ve invited Keone Kali and Paola Saibene also from OIMT to tell us about progress with the State’s IT Transformation Plan.

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Episode 326: MOOCs – Nov 26, 2014

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Joining us today is Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association to tell us about the upcoming Growing Hawaii’s Innovation Economy panel. Then we’ve invited Michael Menchaca and Paul Ryan to tell us about Univ of Hawaii Manoa”s delivery of MOOCs or Massively Open Online Courses.

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Episode 325: Extreme Tsunami – Nov 19, 2014

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Joining us today is David Atcheson from Transition Oahu to tell us about a cool mapping project and meetup. Then we have Matt Sullivan tell us about Start Hawaii. Finally, we’ve invited Gerard Fryer from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and Mel Kaku Dept of Emergency Management to tell us about the new tsunami inundation maps and what they mean for disaster preparedness.

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Episode 324: Hiki No, Year 6 – Nov 12, 2014

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Joining us today is Ross Rasmussen from HMAUS to tell us about their upcoming Fall Fest 2014. Then we’ve invited Liberty Peralta and Shisa Kahaunaele from PBS Hawaii to talk about Hiki No, now in it’s 6th year.

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Episode 323: XLR8UH – Nov 5, 2014

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Joining us today is Steve Sue from Bizgym Foundation to tell us about the upcoming BizPitch Camp. Then we have Bryan Butteling from Startup Weekend Honolulu to tell us about the Global Startup Battle. Finally, we’ve invited Omar and Tarik Sultan from Sultan Ventures, Jacob Isaac-Lowry from FlyWire Cameras and Milton Garces from RedVox calling in from Hawaii Island to tell us about the XLR8UH accelerator program.

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Episode 322: Open Access and OER – Oct 29, 2014

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Joining us today is Christopher Sass from Aloha.rb to tell us about the Global Code Retreat. Finally, we’ve invited Sara Lee and Sara Rutter from the UH Manoa Library along with Misa Maruyama, PhD candidate in the CIS Program to tell us about Open Access and Open Educational Resources at the Univ. of Hawaii.

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Episode 321: Makerspace Update – Oct 22, 2014

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First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then we’ll hear about a couple of events upcoming up this week. Tim Bajarin from Creative Strategies is here to tell us what is happening at TONIGHT’S New Tech Meetup. And Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association to tell us about their October Luncheon Gubernatorial Forum. Finally, we’ll get an update on the Makerspace community with Noah Hafter and Trevor Alexander from Hi-Capacity and Ross Mukai from Oahu Makerspace.

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Episode 317: Agripharmatech – Sept 24, 2014

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Today we’ll be exploring local botany and a program that’s seeking out nutritional and pharmaceutical benefits from common backyard plants. We’ll be spending the FULL HOUR with Dr. Inge White and her student Nyan Stillwell on location at Windward Community College visiting the lab and garden. The newly approved certificate of achievement is called Agripharmatech and one of the course of study is Ethnopharmacognosy. Photo (l-r) Dr. Inge White, Ryan Ozawa, Bonnie Beatson, Nyan Stillwell. Photo by Burt Lum.

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