Episode 527: eSports Tournament at HPU and ARRL Simulated Emergency Test – Oct 3, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Clem Jung, Cody Down

During this special pledge drive edition, we kick things off with HPU CIO Cody Down, who’s here to tell us about the kick off of a League of Legends eSports tournament at HPU. Then after a short pledge break we talk to Clem Jung about the upcoming ARRL Ham Radio Simulated Emergency Test.

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Episode 526: Hawaii Investment Ready and CSTA Hawaii – Sept 26, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Shane Asselstine, Keoni Lee

During this special Pledge Drive edition, we kick things off with Keoni Lee, who’s here to tell us about Hawaii Investment Ready. Then after a short pledge break we talk Shane Asselstine about the next Computer Science Teachers Association, October meetup and the upcoming CSTA Summit in December.

The Fall Pledge Drive is still going strong and you show your support to your favorite public radio station by calling in a pledge at 808-944-8800 or donate on the HPR website or HPR app.

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Episode 525: Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Sept 19, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Stacey Aldrich, Reynold Hioki, Matt Carnes

First, a quick news item on the Research & Development Tax Credit for Business seminar. Then we hear from Matthew Carnes, who’s here to tell us about an upcoming hackathon called Hack for the Sea. Finally, we hear from Stacey Aldrich (State Librarian) and Reynold Hioki (State Cybersecurity Coordinator) about Cyber Security Awareness Month coming up in October and the workshops at the Libraries.

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Episode 524: eSports in Hawaii – Sept 12, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sky Kauweloa, Karen Hanada

First, we hear from Karen Hanada, Director of the Maui Food Innovation Center about the Center and the incubator & accelerator program. You can catch Karen at the upcoming All Aloha Incubator & Accelerator Meetup this Friday, Sept. 14th.

Then we hear from Sky Kauweloa about some interesting developments in eSports at UH Manoa. For more information about eSports at UH Manoa check out the Facebook UH eSports Group and the College eSports Research Network.

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Episode 523: Nalukai Student Projects – Sept 5, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, George Donev, Diza Hendrawan

First, we hear from Asma Kazmi from UC Berkeley to tell us about a VR art piece entitled ‘Cranes and Cube‘ on exhibit at UH Manoa Commons Gallery. Then we hear from George Donev and Diza Hendrawan who both recently participated in Nalukai Academy, one as a mentor and the other a participant. Student Corner and Shelfware are the two projects we discuss. For more information about Student Corner please email: social@studentcorner.io

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Episode 522: Mana Up Cohort 2 – Aug 29, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Stacey Nomura, Stefan Opsal

First, we hear from Stefan Opsal from Sultan Ventures and XLR8HI to tell us about a series of workshops for Hawaii businesses, entrepreneurs and startups. XLR8HI is offering a 50% discount for the workshop: Essentials of Entrepreneurship to Bytemarks Cafe listeners by using the promo code: Bytemarks

Then we hear from Stacey Nomura from Bradley and Lily and learn about Mana Up‘s second cohort.

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Episode 521: Future of Payments – Aug 22, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Matt Miller, Chalmer Lowe

First, we hear from Chalmer Lowe of Booz Allen Hamilton and PyHawaii to tell us about a cyber security hackathon associated with maritime security called Hack the Wave (Cancelled due to Hurricane Lane). Then we hear from Matt Miller from Mastercard who works in Hawaii on innovations in payment and new forms of online transactions.

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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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