Episode 520: Small Cell Technology – August 15, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Dan Schweizer, Mindy Hartstein, Dundar Kocaoglu

First, we hear from Dundar Kocaoglu from Portland State Univ. to tell us about the upcoming PICMET conference: Managing Technological Entrepreneurship: The Engine for Economic Growth. Then we learn about small cell technology and 5G with Mindy Hartstein from Hawaiian Electric and Dan Schweizer from Crown Castle.

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Episode 519: 10th Anniversary Show – August 8, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Angela Keen, Maya Walton, Katy Hintzen, Ian Kitajima

First, we hear from Maya Walton and Katy Hintzen from the UH Sea Grant Program about the next king tides citizen science photo shoot. Then we catch up with Angela Keen and Ian Kitajima our very first guests on Bytemarks Cafe in Episode #1, and get their perspectives on the last 10 years and predict what will happen in the next 10 years.

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Episode 518: Gubernatorial Candidate Governor David Ige – Aug 1, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Aki Marceau, Governor David Ige, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from Aki Marceau, Director of Policy and Community at Elemental Excelerator, about their new infusion of $30M from the Office of Naval Research. Then we have a special guest joining us. Gubernatorial candidate, Governor David Ige joins us to talk about science, tech and the innovation economy.

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Episode 517: Gubernatorial Candidate Colleen Hanabusa – July 25, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Colleen Hanabusa, David Nickles, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from David Nickles, IT Coordinator at the Waikiki Aquarium about their new digital AR aquarium display. Then we have a special guest joining us. Gubernatorial candidate Colleen Hanabusa is in the studio to talk about science, tech and the innovation economy.

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Episode 516: ‘Aina Pono-Farm to School – July 18, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Andrea Moore, Emma Anders, Lt. Gov Doug Chin, Alyssa Yamada-Barretto, Zubin Menon, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from Zubin Menon with IBM, about the IBM Cloud, sponsors of the next Wetware Wednesday. Then Emma Anders from the Hawaii Conservation Alliance joins us to tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Conservation Conference. Then we find out about ʻĀina Pono the Farm to School program with Lt. Governor Doug Chin, Mililani High School Vice Principal Andrea Moore, and Alyssa Yamada-Barretto, president of the Associated Students of Mililani High School.

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Episode 515: Car Sharing HUI, @BlueStartups Demo Day, IEEE EMB Conference – July 11, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Aaron Ohta, Maya Rogers, Mark Fukunaga, Ryan Ozawa

We’ve got a full schedule today. First, we hear from Mark Fukunaga about Servco’s new car sharing app HUI. Then Maya Rogers joins us to let us know about Blue Startups Cohort 10 Demo Day happening on July 20th. Then, we learn about the state of the art in biomed engineering from the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society annual conference happening here next week. Organizers Dr. Aaron Ohta and Dr. Jim Weiland are here to fill us in.

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Episode 514: Brain Hackathon & NOAA Digital Tools – July 4, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Paulo Maurin, Ross Winans, Jonas Vibell, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear about the Brain Computer Interface Hackathon happening at UH on July 15-16. Jonas Vibell is here on this national holiday to tell us all about it. Then, we learn about some new digital tools making it easier for researchers and students to study corals and the coastline. Paulo Maurin and Ross Winans from NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management join us after the break.

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Episode 513: EEx & Carbon Lighthouse – June 27, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Aki Marceau, Louis Concato, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from Science Friday host Ira Flatow about his live shows coming up in July here in Honolulu and Waimea. Then after the break, we learn about accelerating clean energy startups from our friends at Elemental Excelerator, we’re joined by Aki Marceau from EEx and Louis Concato from Carbon Lighthouse.

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Episode 512: Wood Innovation Grant – June 20, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Barbara Wallace, Philipp LaHaela Walter, Joseph Valenti

First, we hear about “Eureka Fest,” a Lemelson-MIT Invention Showcase. Justin Brown from Kealakehe High School calls in from Cambridge, Massachusetts to tell us about their entry. Then, Barbara Wallace is here to tell us about student scholarships available from the AFCEA Hawaii Education Foundation. After the break, we learn about the Wood Innovation Grant awarded to the Albizia Project at the University of Hawaii. Philipp LaHaela Walter from DLNR and Joseph Valenti from UH are here to tell us about it.

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Episode 511: e-ICON Code Challenge – June 13, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Shane Asselstine, Meli James, Judy Nagasako, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear about a South-by-Southwest Meet and Greet coming up next week. Phil Tripp, SXSW Senior Business Development Manager tell’s us all about it. Then, Meli James is back to brief us on the schedule for the next cohort of Mana Up, including some important deadlines for “Made-in-Hawaii” companies, as well as the next HVCA panel feature candidates in the Lt. Governor’s race. After the break, we learn about e-ICON, an international student coding challenge that originated in Korea but is now coming to Hawaii. Shane Asselstine and Judy Nagasako from the Department of Education are here to tell us about it.

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