First, we hear from Chalmer Lowe from Booz Allen and he’s here to tell us about the Project Jupyter Hackathon. Then, we hear from Rodney Chong, Director of Grid Modernization at Hawaiian Electric who’s here to tell us about smart sensors and the making of a smart city. We also talk about the transfer of the joint pole arrangement from Hawaiian Telcom to Hawaiian Electric to vastly improve pole attachment opportunities.
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.
We kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Matt Melloy from Blue Startups is here to tell us about the upcoming East Meets West event, just a couple of weeks away. Then Chalmer Lowe is here with an update on PyHawaii. Finally, after the break, we’ll spend some time with two of our favorite tech movers and shakers, Meli James and Ian Kitajima to close out 2015 and look into our collective digital crystal ball to see what’s in store for 2016.
Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Matt Melloy, Chalmer Lowe, Meli James, Ian Kitajima, Ryan Ozawa
First up, we’ll hear about two upcoming events. Kelsey Amos from Purple Maia is here to tell us about the Weekend Coding Workshop for middle schoolers. Then Chalmer Lowe will tell us about an upcoming PyHawaii event. Finally, for the rest of the hour, we’ll catch up with the UH Makers. John Rand Director of STEM and KCC student Geena Wann-Kung will tell us about the maker movement at the University and their experiences at the National Maker Faire in Washington D.C.
Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, John Rand, Chalmer Lowe, Geena Wann-Kung, Kelsey Amos, Ryan Ozawa