Episode 612: ManaUp + Wifi on Wheels – May 20, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Sara “Mili” Milianta-Laffin, David Miyashiro

First up, on May 30-31, NASA, along with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), is inviting coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, and technologists to participate in a virtual hackathon. During a period of 48 hours, participants from around the world will create virtual teams and use Earth observation data to develop solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more info go to: https://covid19.spaceappschallenge.org/

Then, we have Meli James from House of ManaUp, on to tell us about a three day workshop to build your digital marketing skills.

Finally, we’re joined by Sara “Mili” Milianta-Laffin from the Ilima Intermediate School and David Miyashiro from Hawaii Kids Can to talk about Wifi on Wheels.

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Episode 611: UH Innovation Accelerators – May 13, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Peter Rowan, Kamu Enos, Wayne Murphy

First up, for all you teachers. the Summer and Fall Altino trainings are all going online! Everything is listed on the PDE3 website. Organizers are waiving the $25 fee. So the training is FREE! Classes are limited to thirty seats but there’s always room. Learn more and get Alino trained.

Then we welcome Peter Rowan from UH Ventures Accelerator, Kamuela Enos from Purple Prize and (K)new Futures Challenge and Wayne Murphy from HATCH. They’re here to tell us how innovation and entrepreneurship will play a significant role in helping to restart and reshape our post-COVID-19 world. Learn more about the program by sign up to this informational session.

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Episode 610: Nalukai Academy & Resilient Companies – May 6, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Pat Sullivan, Matthew Jenkins

First up, we welcome Aaron Schorn from Nalukai Academy who joins us to tell us about the upcoming 15-day Entrepreneurial bootcamp for students.

Then we have Pat Sullivan and Matt Jenkins to the show. Pat is the Founder and CEO of Oceanit, one of Hawaii’s successful tech companies. Check out Pat’s new book: Intellectual Anarchy. Matthew is the Area Vice President, SLED (State, Local and Education) West, for World Wide Technologies.

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