First up, the Mana Up Summer Showcase is tomorrow, Thursday, June 6 at T Galleria by DFS Hawai‘i in Waikīkī. The showcase will feature pitches from 10 trending local product companies, followed by a marketplace with 25+ vendors and a party. Next up Meghdad Abbaszadegan tells us about the revival of Startup Grind Honolulu. Then, we have Ted Ralson from UH’s Applied Research Lab here to talk about Unmanned Aerial Systems and the drone bootcamp.
We kick off today’s show with a quick recap of CES 2017. Then we hear about a couple of cool projects. Helen Cho will join us to tell us about this month’s Startup Grind meetup, which includes a wildcard East Meets West pitch competition. Then, with the official kick off of the Ala Wai Challenge, Matt Gonser from Sea Grant returns to share the details. Then, after the break, we talk to futurist Jim Dator and ICS Professor David Chin about artificial intelligence, a topic that is getting a lot of attention — not only in its implementation, but also in the impact that it will have on the future of work.
- Pros and Cons on Robots and Jobs
- Free cash in Finland, Must be jobless
- What Will Happen When AI Starts Replacing White-Collar Jobs?
First off, Tehani Diaz is here to tell us about the next Honolulu Tech4Good meetup and Giving Tuesday. Filmmaker Jeff Katts tells us about the upcoming ClaxtonFest 2016, finally Helen Cho is here to tell us about the Inaugural Launch of Honolulu Startup Grind. After the break, we talk to Robbie Melton, Meli James and Luke Tucker, leaders in the #startupParadise startup initiative, to discuss the challenges of startups growing their market in Hawaii and beyond.
- The Advantages of Building a Startup in a Smaller Tech Community
- Civil Geeks: 2 Experts Explain Why It’s OK For Startups To Leave Hawaii