Episode 438: RobotX Competition – Jan 18, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Cindy Matsuki, Brennan Yamamoto, Song Choi, Bob Lietzke

We kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Cindy Matsuki from the High Tech Development Corp is here to tell us about the next Wetware Wednesday. Then Bob Lietzke joins us from Booz Allen to tell us about the 2nd Annual Ideas Festival. Finally, we talk about a recent robotics competition called Maritime RobotX. I’ve invited two key members of the UH robotics team that participated, Song Choi, Assistant Dean of the College of Engineering and PhD candidate, Brennan Yamamoto.

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Episode 413: Emergency Preparedness Gadgets – July 27, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Cindy Matsuki, John Cummings, Wes Koga, Ryan Ozawa, Meli James (missing)

After some national tech headlines, we cover the local tech calendar. Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association returns to tell us about their August luncheon about the innovation economy. Also returning is Cindy Matsuki from the High Tech Development Corporation to give us a preview of the next WetWare Wednesday networking mixer — marking their 5th anniversary. Finally, after the break, we check in for this hurricane season and talk about new tech and gadgets to consider during a natural disaster. Joining us are John Cummings from the City’s Dept of Emergency Management and disaster preparedness instructor Wes Koga.

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Episode 274: Doppler on Wheels – Nov 13, 2013

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Cindy Matsuki from HTDC and Jon Shear from ReadyZoneHQ to tell us about CoFounders Lab and the upcoming Wetware Wednesday event. Finally, we talk with Michael Bell from the SOEST HERO project and Wen-Chau Lee from the National Center for Atmospheric Research to find out about the National Science Foundation’s storm chasing vehicle called Doppler on Wheels and what it’s doing and learning in Hawaii.

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