Episode 184: Code for America – Feb 22, 2012

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is David Ulrich from Pacific New Media to tell us about an upcoming Image and Ethics workshop. Finally, we’ll talk to the Code for America fellows (Sheba NajmiDiana Tran and Mick Thompson) assigned to Honolulu about how we can apply technology and leverage community involvement to make City government better and to drive civic engagement.

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Episode 183: Student Launch Initiative – Feb 15, 2012

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Sheba Najmi from Code for America to tell us about an upcoming Hi Capacity event. Finally, we’ll talk to the team at Windward Community College about their entry into NASA’s Student Launch Initiative and talk about the details of their rocket design.

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Episode 182: Tech Bills – Feb 8, 2012

First we’ll take a look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Mike Douglass and Henry Mochido about a new crowdfunding project to assist earthquake victims in Japan. Finally, we’ll explore some of the Internet and tech related bills moving through the Legislature. We will talk to two tech pundits and local policy wonks, Peter Kay and Dan Leuck and the grassroots tech organization called the Hawaii Innovation Alliance.

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Episode 181: Small Business Innovation Research – Feb 1, 2012

First we’ll take a look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Bernice Bowers from the Inovi Group about an upcoming APEC Education event. Finally, we’ll learn about the Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) project and how local companies are benefiting from it. We talk to Congresswoman Mazie Hirono, Yuka Nagashima from HTDC and Derek Ah Yo from Oceanit.

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