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Bytemarks Café

English, Computing/Technology, 1 season, 506 episodes, 5 days, 10 hours, 52 minutes
About
Bytemarks Cafe is a one-hour radio magazine that showcases the innovation and creativity in Hawaii's tech community. Hosted by Burt Lum, the program's purpose is to raise awareness of the tech economy and to engage the listener in the discussion. The show encourages two-way conversation through audience call-ins, emails and blog comments. Bytemarks Cafe will leverage the Internet and social media technologies to extend the conversation well beyond the 30-minute time slot with the intent of building and nurturing this vibrant and vital community in Hawaii.
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii Energy Conference

Today we'll find out what's on the agenda for the 11th Annual Hawaii Energy Conference. We'll explore some of the cutting edge solutions to improving resilience in the face of a rapidly changing climate.
5/16/202428 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Keep It Aloha Podcast

Today we'll catch up with Kamaka Diaz, social media influencer and host of the Keep It Aloha podcast. We'll learn some tips from a new generation of content creators as the demand for attention grows exponentially.
5/9/202429 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Pi'iku

Today we'll catch up with a new nonprofit which came together to mentor new user experience designers. We'll talk with the team at Pi'iku to find out how they plan to grow this pool of talent essential to the tech sector.
5/2/202429 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Online Shopping

Today we'll find out how the online shopping site called Hawaiiverse has evolved coming out of the pandemic. We'll talk with the founder of the local ecommerce site to find out what techniques drive traffic to the site.
4/25/202428 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Shaka Symbol

On tonight's show we'll be talking to Steve Sue about the Shaka Film and the bill to establish the Shaka as the official state gesture.
4/18/202419 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Korea Education

We talk with Ian Kitajima, President of PICHTR about education, ag tech and innovative system approaches in Korea.
4/11/202419 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Cybersecurity

Today we'll find out how the field of cybersecurity has grown to be of international concern. We'll talk to local nonprofit CyberHawaii to learn what they are doing to prepare our residents and businesses to be cyber safe.
4/4/202429 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Aquaculture and Agrifood

Today we'll learn about opportunities in agrifood and aquaculture. We'll talk about an agribusiness accelerator that can help take your ag-based startup to the next level.
3/28/202429 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii Center for A.I.

We'll learn about a brand new resource called the Hawaii Center for A.I. We'll talk to the Executive Director to find out what services they offer and how they can contribute to the development of Responsible A. I.
3/21/202429 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: STEM

Today we'll learn about the annual Hawaii STEM Conference, going on it's 15th year. We'll talk about how this statewide conference brings resources and contacts to further Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in education.
3/14/202429 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Robotics

Today we'll catch up with the middle school VEX IQ Robotics program. We'll find out about one team's journey to win the local championship and the right to compete in the World VEX competition in Dallas, Texas.
3/7/20240
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Bytemarks Cafe: Purple Maia

Today we'll catch up with local nonprofit, Purple Maia. We'll learn about a new round of funding they've assembled to support and advance indigenous knowledge.
2/29/202429 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Cybersecurity

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll learn about a project called Cyber Safe Seniors. We’ll find out how a group of students develop a video series to teach kupuna about the basics of safe computing.
2/22/202429 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii's Internet Future

Today we'll learn about a recent award by the US Treasury to help build a new interisland fiber network. We'll find out what this means for Hawaii's Internet service and how this positions Hawaii for the future.
2/8/202429 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Blue Startups--Cohort

Today we'll catch up with Blue Startups as they near their 10th anniversary. We'll find out about their latest cohort of companies, East Meets West, and what they have planned for 2024.
2/1/202429 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: PICTR and J-StarX

Today we'll find out about a new project from the Pacific International Center for High Tech Research. The project is called J-StarX and we'll learn how 5 Japanese entrepreneurs are taking on the challenge to break into the US market.
1/25/202428 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: HawaiiKidsCAN

Today we'll catch up with education non-profit HawaiiKidsCAN. We'll find out about their latest projects including Hawaii Tutoring and digital equity in education.
1/18/202429 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Pacific Telecommunications

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk to the president of the Pacific Telecommunications Council. We’ll find out about their latest projects including the annual Pacific Telecommunications Conference and new technologies connecting us to the global internet.
1/11/202429 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Environmental Mitigation

Today we'll catch up with a couple of local companies to learn how they are helping climate and environmental mitigation. We'll hear from Maui Nui Venison and Hohonu and learn how they address climate resilience.
12/21/202329 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Annual Gadget Show

Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, it's that time once again to convene our annual roundtable to review some of the best tech available this holiday season. From 3D printers to the latest smart phones, we'll share our picks and ask our gadget geeks to help fill out your gift list.
12/14/202329 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Elemental Excelerator

Today we'll not only kick off the End of Year Membership Drive but we'll also talk about the latest happening with Elemental Excelerator. We'll find out about cohort 12 and Elemental's investments in climate change companies.
12/7/202319 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Thrive Hi

Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to Thrive Hi about their recent federal grant award. We’ll find out how the Build to Scale grant will bring focus and organization to Hawaii technology and startup ecosystem.
11/30/202329 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: A.I.

Today we'll find out about a new hackathon called Build4Good. We'll find out how innovation in machine learning and A.I. can contribute to better social impact.
11/2/202329 minutes, 10 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Mana Up

Today we'll find out what is in store for Mana Up as they gear up for their Annual Showcase. We'll also hear from a couple of their portfolio companies and find out about the pitch competition and Bloomingdale's marketplace.
10/26/202329 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: 8th Annual State Hackathon

Today we'll find out what Governor Green has in store for the Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. We'll find out how the program transitions from one administration to the next, and what we can expect in the 8th Annual State Hackathon.
10/19/202329 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: AMOS telescope

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk about the telescope on Maui collectively known as the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies.We'll also learn how AMOS and Space Force have created new economic opportunities on Maui as a result of this technology.
10/12/202329 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Digital Equity

Today we'll find out what went into the development of the state's digital equity plan. We'll also hear about how the pubic can weigh in and provide feedback to make the plan even better.
9/28/202329 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Patents2Products

Tonight we discuss the University of Hawaii's Patents2Products program with guests Dr. Tyler Ray and Dr. Rebecca Chung.
9/21/202329 minutes, 9 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Satellite communications on Maui

Today we'll find out how low earth orbit satellites play a key communications role on Maui. We'll hear how teams on the ground on Maui quickly mobilized Starlink ground stations to connect to the Internet.
9/7/202329 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Internet Speed

Today we'll find out how you can improve the internet by going to speedtest.net. We'll hear from the team at Ookla how the speed test has become such an important, widely used application.
8/31/202329 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Scaling Your Innovation

We'll find out what it takes to scale your innovation. We'll hear from a couple of local companies who seized an opportunity to grow their business to $100M valuations.
8/24/202329 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Internet Service on Maui

Tonight we'll look at updates on Internet Service on Maui with Brad Kaleo Bennet of Auamo Collaborative.
8/17/202329 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii Sea Grant - Indigenous Science

Today we'll find out how indigenous science can inform new perspectives on problem solving. We'll also learn how Sea Grant is accelerating this process with an Indigenous Science Competition.
8/3/202329 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Future of A.I.

Today, we'll continue our conversation on artificial intelligence and ChatGPT. We'll find out if ChatGPT will in fact disrupt humanity to the point of extinction or is just another tool for everyday use?
7/27/202329 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Euclid Space Telescope

Today we'll learn about the Euclid Space Telescope and its mission to map the universe. We'll hear how land based telescopes in Hawaii are helping the project by mapping data to convert black and white 2D images from Euclid into full color.
7/20/202329 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Tech for Inclusion for the Disabled

Today we'll find out how digital technology is used for equity and inclusion. We'll hear from content accessibility advocates to find out how assistive technology can enhance the user experience.
7/13/202329 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Cloud Innovation Summit

Today we'll catch up with the TRUE initiative and Transform Hawaii Government. We'll also hear about their partnership to organize the second annual cloud innovation summit.
7/6/202329 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Libraries, Art, and Tech

Today we'll explore the intersection of art, technology and libraries. We'll hear from Soloman Enos, resident artist at the State Art Museum and Stacey Adrich, Hawaii's State Librarian about their collaboration.
6/29/202329 minutes, 10 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Residence For Innovative Student Entrepreneurs

Today we'll catch up with the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship and RISE. We'll hear how RISE or Residence for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs is ready to launch and how this community can spark new startups.
6/15/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: NOAA's Hurricane Prediction

Today we'll catch up with the Honolulu Department of Emergency Management to unpack NOAA's Hurricane Prediction. We'll also hear from the City's Office of Climate Change to better understand the shift from La Nina to El Nino.
6/8/202329 minutes, 9 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Mana Up - Cohort 8

Today we'll catch up with the latest from Mana Up and learn about their cohort 8. We'll also hear from a couple of their portfolio companies and learn how they scale their local brand to the rest of the world.
6/1/202329 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hurricane Preparedness

Today we'll talk to David Lopez, Executive Officer for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, about Hurricane Preparedness.
5/25/202329 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii Agriculture

Today we'll get an inside look at the future of farming jobs. We'll talk to the organizers of an agtech project that puts smart agriculture systems into the hands of students.
5/11/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Marine Debris Removal

Today we'll learn about a NOAA Sea Grant project to remove marine debris. We'll talk about the $5.7 million investment and the specific projects it will fund over the next 3 years.
5/4/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: EDGE Technology Showcase

Today we'll hear about the EDGE Technology Showcase. We'll find out about the work Oceanit is doing to decarbonize hydrogen and their partnership with Hawaii Gas.
4/27/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: HATCH Aquaculture

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll get an update from HATCH, the aquaculture accelerator on Hawaii Island. We’ll talk about the launch of their aquaculture incubator and find out what companies are best suited for this program.
4/20/202319 minutes, 17 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Artificial Intelligence

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we learn about a partnership between PICHTR, NEC, the Dept of Transportation and Waipahu High School to learn about artificial Intelligence. We’ll talk about what data the AI system gathers and how students are learning to glean insights from that data.
4/13/202318 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Elemental Excelerator and Clean Technology

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out from Elemental Excelerator about the impact of Silicon Valley Bank on Hawaii startups. We’ll also talk about their new $43 million investment fund and how this is being used to build new clean tech companies.
4/6/202329 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Blast Ninja

Today we'll hear from the team at Oceanit about an innovation called Blast Ninja. We'll find out how the Oceanit aerospace team found a way to leverage jet fighter noise reduction to create a quiet abrasive blast nozzle.
3/30/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: XLR8HI preX program

Today we'll hear from a few graduates that have recently gone through the XLR8HI preX program. We'll find out what they've learned during the 4 week intensive and how this prepares them for running their business, finding investors, or even preparing for an accelerator.
3/23/202329 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Startup Oahu

Today we'll learn about a couple of up and coming networking events for starups and entrepreneurs. We'll find out how Startup Oahu and Thrive HI are infusing new energy into Hawaii'ls growing tech scene.
3/16/202329 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Entrepreneur Awards

Today on Bytemarks Cafe we’ll hear from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association about their annual entrepreneur awards. We also feature two award winning companies, Blue Ocean Barns for Deal of the Year and Noho Home for Island Innovator.
2/23/202329 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: P.A.C.E

Sandra Fujiyama, the Executive Director of P.A.C.E. (Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship), will discuss the future of P.A.C.E. projects, Entrepreneurship Live, and the Calvin Shindo Student Venture Fund
2/16/202329 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: HDTC in 2023

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll turn the clocks forward and predict whatʻs in store for 2023. We’ll get a perspective from Len Higashi, the Executive Director of the Hawaii Technology Development Corp, to see what projects are top of the list.
2/9/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: History Of The Shaka Sign

Today we’ll learn about the history of the shaka sign. We’ll find out how this iconic expression has become part of our local culture and how a team plans to document the shaka story.
2/2/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: E-Hawk

Today we’ll find out about the first flight of Iolani Schoolʻs electric motor glider called e-Hawk. We’ll learn how this student project to build a flight worthy aircraft came to fruition at the North Shore Dillingham Airfield.
1/26/202329 minutes, 10 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Climate Action Week

Today we'll get an inside view of the recent Climate Action Week. We'll find out what initiatives will get implemented to address and solve the climate and energy crisis that confronts us.
1/19/202329 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Escape Room Games

Today we'll look at a virtual reality category called escape room games. We'll find out what features captivate players in this VR environment and how this is another portal in to the metaverse.
1/12/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Tech in Hawaii 2023 preview

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll turn the clocks forward and predict whatʻs in store for 2023. We’ll get a perspective from the Executive Director of the Hawaii Technology Development Corp to see what projects are top of the list
1/5/202329 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: 2022 Retrospective

Today we’ll get a unique perspective on a look back at 2022. We'll get a retrospective from our chief information officer and find out what improvements were made to the State's IT infrastructure.
12/29/202229 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: 7th Annual Code Challenge

Today we'll catch up with the team that took 1st place in the 7th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. We'll find out how this team of high schoolers took on the challenge of a legislative tracker and won the hearts of the judges.
12/22/202229 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Broadband For Everyone

Today we'll catch up with the brand new Federal Program Officer for Broadband in Hawaii. We'll find out about the key federal legislation that will build out last mile infrastructure and deliver digital equity programs in rural communities.
12/15/202228 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Christmas Gadget Show

It's that time once again to convene our annual roundtable to review some of the best tech available this holiday season. From iPhones to the latest VR goggles, we'll share our picks and ask our gadget geeks to help fill out your gift list.
12/8/202219 minutes, 38 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii Green Growth

Today we'll catch up with the Executive Director of Hawaii Green Growth and find out what is planned for 2023. With the Annual Partnership Event completed, what are the next tactical steps to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
12/1/202229 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii Sea Grant College

Today we'll catch up with the Hawaii Sea Grant College. We'll find out how their recent exhibit ResilencSEA explores the intersection of science, education and art.
11/24/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Community Solar

We’ll talk to Solstice Power, one of Elemental Excelerator’s portfolio companies. We’ll find out how their customer management software gained the attention of global Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co.
11/17/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Movers and Shakas — Cohort 2

This week on Bytemarks Cafe, weʻll catch up with Movers and Shakas to find out what took place with cohort 2.
11/10/202229 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii Green Growth

Today we'll talk about Hawaii Green Growth and their commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We'll find out what was discussed at the recent Annual Partnership Event and the next steps to save our planet.
11/3/202229 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Digital Health and Wearable Technology

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about the most connected human on earth. We’ll find out how Chris Dancy is blazing the trail for digital health and wearable technology which has earned him the title Mindful Cyborg.
10/27/202228 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Mana Up companies

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with a couple of the latest Mana Up companies and learn how they scale their local brand to the rest of the world. We’ll also hear about the return to an in-person showcase where you can meet the companies face to face.
10/20/202219 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: XLR8HI PreX Program

Today we'll hear from a couple of graduates that have gone through the XLR8HI preX program. We'll find out what they've learned during the 4 week intensive, and how this prepares them for running their business, finding investors, and even preparing for an accelerator.
10/13/202219 minutes, 27 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Data Analytics

Today we'll talk about how the pandemic reinforced how data is necessary to make sound decisions. We'll find out from Chaminade University how the application of data analytics is used to solve critical sustainability issues and promote sustainable development across the Pacific region.
10/6/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Education Innovators

Today we'll talk to a few of Hawaii's notable education innovators. We'll get them to unpack Ted Dintersmith's vision for What Could School Be and explore what it takes to bring that to reality.
9/29/202229 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii Annual Code Challenge

Today we'll recap one of Governor Ige's signature recurring events called the Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. We'll find out how the program evolved, what was accomplished, and what we can expect in the final 7th annual state hackathon.
9/22/202229 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Inflation Reduction Act and Clean Energy

Today we'll learn about the recent bill signed into law by President Biden called the Inflation Reduction Act. We'll find out from a clean energy perspective how the Inflation Reduction Act will help everyday citizens like us save money.
9/15/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Pacific Tech 2022

Today we'll find out about a bi-annual technology conference called Pacific Tech 2022. We'll learn how innovative tech companies have an opportunity to connect with potential customers, learn about America's Seed Fund program and chart a path to commercialization.
9/8/202229 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hybrid Remote Work Environment

Today we'll learn how some companies are adopting a hybrid remote work environment. We'll find out about best practices to optimize the work team regardless of whether they are in the office or working from home.
9/1/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Movers and Shakas--HITOP

We'll catch up with Movers and Shakas, which just piloted the Hawaii Talent Onboarding Program or HITOP. We'll hear how the program evolved, get an inside view from a few participants and see where Movers and Shakas is going with HITOP cohort 2.
8/25/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: E-hawk competition

Today we'll find out about an electric motor glider competition called e-Hawk. We'll learn how this competition is an innovative first step toward advancing sustainable air travel while exposing students to engineering, aviation, and project management disciplines.
8/18/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Pre-X Accelerator

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll hear from a couple of graduates that have gone through the XLR8HI preX program. We’ll find out what they learn during the 4 week intensive and how this prepares them for running their business, finding investors, or even preparing for an accelerator.
8/11/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Blue StartUps

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, as we emerge from the pandemic weʻll find out what Blue Startups has in mind for the next cohort of companies.We’ll catch up with a couple of the companies in Cohort 14, learn what businesses they are starting and how they’re adjusting to the new hybrid model.
8/4/202229 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: E-sports Lab

Today, we'll find out about a brand new eSports lab on the Leeward Side at the Waipahu Public Library. We'll talk about the genesis of the lab, who gets to use the facility and the vision for esports in Hawaii.
7/28/202228 minutes, 14 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Climate Change and Data Science

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out about a 5-year $20M NSF grant for the University of Hawaii to study climate resilience. We'll talk about how data science plays a key role in determining how climate change impacts resource availability, ecological sustainability, and economic vitality.
7/21/202228 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Cloud Technologies

Today we'll find out about a couple of Cloud programs that position Hawaii to be Cloud ready. We'll talk about the adoption of Cloud technologies and what it takes to prepare the workforce to find jobs in this growing field.
7/19/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Recording Music With The Brewz

Today we'll catch up with Chaz Umamoto and Josh Stephens of the band The Brewz. We'll talk about their recent release called Good Catch and find out what technology enabled them to coordinate the recording of the album, virtually.
7/7/202229 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hacking for Defense

Today we'll learn about a unique class at the University of Hawaii, called Hacking for Defense. Housed in the College of Engineering, we'll talk to the course designers and find out how students get to solve problems that ensure our national security.
6/30/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: The State Of Media

Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out what the state of media is in a conference called "Connecting in a Zero Trust World." We'll talk to the organizers at the East West Center about their upcoming media conference that tackles this challenge of social media, algorithms and polarizing opinions.
6/23/202228 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Internet Infrastructure in Hawaii

Today we'll find out what is happening with federal broadband funding and what is currently being considered. We'll learn from transpacific fiber optic systems company Ocean Networks what critical infrastructure is being built and how it helps create a more resilient Hawaii.
6/16/202228 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Unrulr

Today we'll catch up with the founder of an education and learning app called Unrulr. We'll find out how Unrulr takes the learning process and makes it more collaborative, interactive and accessible 24/7.
6/9/202229 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Tropical Agriculture Tech Conference

Today we'll catch up with the organizers of the first tropical Ag tech conference on Hawaii Island. We'll find out what technology innovations can help small farmers improve agricultural production with the ever changing climate patterns.
6/2/202229 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: HATCH aquaculture accelerator

Today we'll catch up with HATCH, the aquaculture accelerator on Hawaii Island. We'll talk about their recent pitch contest and find out which companies participated and who rose to the surface.
5/19/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: UH Venture Competition

Today we'll hear about the UH Venture Competition put on by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship. We'll talk to GOALL, the team that took first place in the competition and find out how they plan to take their startup to the next level.
5/12/202229 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: National Governors Association Grant

We'll learn about a digital skills gap analysis sponsored by the National Governors Association. Hawaii was one of just a handful of States that received this grant to help determine what is needed to build a stronger, resilient workforce.
5/5/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Gen Cyber

With the growing importance of cyber security, we'll find out how one program gets middle school students involved. The program is called Gen Cyber and we'll find out how students can jumpstart their cybersecurity pathway with this 5 day boot camp.
4/28/202229 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Design Thinking

Today, we'll catch up with the Design Thinking organizers and find out how the program has evolved. In its 11th year, we'll find out how organizations like the Department of Education have used it and what innovations were implemented as a result of the process.
4/21/202229 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Crypto Currency Mining

Today we'll learn how crypto enthusiasts set up their operations to mine crypto currencies like Bitcoin. We'll find out what the typical energy budget is to run a mining operation and if this is compatible with lowering our carbon footprint.
4/14/202229 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Summer Startup Bootcamp

Today we'll catch up with the Summer Startup Bootcamp, an immersive experience for students called Nalukai Academy. We'll talk to organizers about how the program has evolved in 2022 and how they see inspiring the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.
4/7/202219 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Summer Startup Bootcamp

Today we'll catch up with the Summer Startup Bootcamp, an immersive experience for students called Nalukai Academy. We'll talk to organizers about how the program has evolved in 2022 and how they see inspiring the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.
4/7/202219 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hogan Entrepreneurial Program

We'll hear from Chaminade University and the Hogan Entrepreneurial Program. We'll find out what the program entails and how Chaminade is preparing the next generation of Hawaii's entrepreneurs.
3/31/202219 minutes, 30 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Metaverse

Today we'll find out what the buzz is all about the Metaverse. Facebook changed their name to Meta, announcing the metaverse as the next evolution of social connection. So what does that mean?
3/24/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Student Entrepreneurs

Today we'll catch up with the new Executive Director of the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship. We'll find out about the current projects underway and the new Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs or RISE.
3/16/202229 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Jet Fuel From Carbon Dioxide

Today we'll find out about a novel way to address the production of jet fuel. We'll hear about a process that creates jet fuel from the carbon dioxide in the air, thus creating a net zero contribution to atmospheric CO2.
3/10/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Water Cremation

Today we'll find out about a new technology that replaces the traditional cremation process. We'll hear about a bill moving through the legislature which enables water cremation that is not only carbon friendly but honors traditional Hawaiian burial rights.
3/3/202229 minutes, 44 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Movers and Shakas

Today we'll catch up with Movers and Shakas, which just completed their second cohort. We'll hear how the program evolved, get an inside view from one of the participants and see where Movers and Shakas are going in 2022.
2/24/202228 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Entrepreneur Awards

Today we'll catch up with the Hawaii Venture Capital Association and talk to some of the winners of the Entrepreneur Awards. We'll hear from these rising entrepreneurs and learn more about their startup successes throughout 2021.
2/17/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: TRUE Initiative

We'll catch up with the new executive director of the TRUE initiative or Technology Readiness, User Evaluation. We'll find out how TRUE is also working with Climb HI to help develop the next generation information technology workforce.
2/10/202229 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Scaling a Business

Today, we'll catch up with a local tech company that has pivoted and innovated through this pandemic. We'll find out about the trials and tribulations of scaling into an international company and still maintaining its roots in Hawaii.
2/3/202229 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Space Pitch Day

Today, we'll meet a local user experience designer who recently got awarded a contract to support space and satellite controllers. We'll find out about the Small Business Innovation Research program that enables local companies to participate in events like Space Pitch Day.
1/27/202229 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Mana Ups

Today we'll meet some of the Mana Up makers and learn how they market their local brand to the rest of the world. We'll also learn about Mana Ups statewide virtual tour and the call for applications for cohort 7.
1/20/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: IT skills in the workplace

We'll look at the evolving workplace and the growing demand for IT skills. We'll learn about an IT workforce development survey and find out what businesses see as high growth areas.
1/13/202229 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Global Connectivity

Today we'll get an inside view of what the global connectivity picture looks like from the Pacific Telecommunication Council's perspective. We'll hear from the PTC organizers, how the Internet has taken center stage across the Pacific and what it might mean for Hawaii.
1/6/202229 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: 2022 Outlook

Today we'll turn our sights onto 2022 to see what might be on the horizon. We'll explore how the nature of work has changed and what we might expect from the evolving pandemic and our challenged economy.
12/30/202129 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Public Access Media retrospecitve

Today we'll get a 2022 retrospective from public access media through the lens of what stories the community wanted to share through their videos productions.
12/23/202129 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Transforming Education

Today we'll catch up with our friends at the Hub Coworking and find out about the Social Impact Incubator Program. We'll learn how companies who go through the program get the tools and best practices to transform education and sustainability in Hawaii.
12/16/202129 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Annual Gadget Show

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, it's that time once again to convene our annual roundtable to review some of the best tech available this holiday season. From iPhones to a cold brew coffee maker, we'll share our picks and ask our gadget geeks to help fill out your gift list.
12/9/202119 minutes, 27 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: XLR8HI

We'll hear from a couple of companies that have gone through the XLR8HI preX program. We'll find out what they learn going through the 4 week intensive and how this prepares them for running their business, finding investors, or even preparing for an accelerator.
12/2/202129 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Maui Economic Development Board

Today we'll hear from the Maui Economic Development Board, and find out how they stimulate the economy in Hawaii. We'll get to learn about a range of projects from STEMworks, the aerospace industry, and the Small Business Administration's community navigator program.
11/25/202129 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Artwork and NFTs

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll learn about a novel collaboration to promote urban street artists and the art they create. In a partnership between World Wide Walls and Makers Place, we'll find out how artists can convert and sell their artwork as NFTs.
11/18/202129 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: PAN Starrs

Today we'll catch up with the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System or PAN Starrs on Haleakala. With support from NASA, we'll find out how PAN Starrs is tracking and mapping asteroids to keep the Earth safe from potential collisions.
11/11/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Hohonu and Flood Mitigation

Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll catch up with local company Hohonu to learn how they are helping NOAA with flood mitigation. In partnership with NOAA, Hohonu is working with 54 Southeast US communities to deliver water level data to aid in flood risk and resilience planning.
11/4/202129 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: 5G Innovation Lab

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll learn about the creation of a 5G innovation lab here in Hawaii to test new mobile applications. With commercial 5G deployment underway, we'll find out what potential use cases this wireless technology can enable.
10/28/202128 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Blue Startups and Demo Day

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll catch up with Blue Startups and find out what is in store for the upcoming Demo Day. We'll find out what companies are presenting and what the next steps are once they graduate from cohort 13.
10/21/202129 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Elemental Excelerator

Today we'll catch up with Elemental Excelerator and learn what they're doing to scale climate and social equity solutions. We'll also find out about the companies in Cohort 10 and their new initiative called Earthshot Ventures.
10/14/202129 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: 2021 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge

Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk to the organizers of the upcoming 2021 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. We’ll find out what new challenges are presented to the community of coders and developers to solve with digital tools.
10/7/202119 minutes, 16 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Digital Inclusion Week

Today we'll not only kick off the Fall Membership Campaign, but we will also talk about Digital Inclusion Week in October. We'll find out what digital inclusion is, what programs are planned and how it advances out goal to reach digital equity statewide.
9/30/202120 minutes, 30 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: SMART Health Card

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll get a behind the scenes insight into the development of the SMART Health Card. We'll also learn about the Commons Project and why Hawaii and many other states have adopted this platform as the backend verifier.
9/23/202129 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Volta and it's initial public offering

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll catch up with EV charging company Volta and find out what it was like to issue an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. With so few Hawaii companies getting listed on Wall Strett, we'll find out about Volta's pathway to initial public offering and what this means for the future.
9/16/202129 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Aina Informatics

Today On Bytemarks Cafe, we'll catch up with Iolani School's data driven process called Aina Informatics. As a recent GEER funding recipient, we'll find out how Iolani is taking this place-based curriculum and building a community of practice with other schools.
9/9/202129 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Blue Startups - Cohort 13

The continuation of the Coronavirus pandemic hasn't stopped Blue Startups from convening the next cohort of companies. We'll talk to a couple of the companies in Cohort 13, learn what business they are starting and how they're adjusting to the virtual mentoring and on-line coaching.
9/2/202128 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: GEER program

Today we'll find out about the US Department of Education, Governors Emergency Education Relief Fund. We'll learn how a couple of GEER program recipients in Hawaii created projects to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on students and families.
8/26/202129 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Virtual Reality and the Metaverse

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out the latest in virtual reality or VR and find out if during the pandemic it's gained any traction. We'll also learn about the Metaverse, a term coined in Neal Stephenson's 1992 novel Snow Crash, and find out how Mark Zuckerberg sees it as Facebook's future.
8/19/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe- Oceanit's Honu Cooling Pack

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with local tech company Oceanit to learn about a dual use innovation called the Honu Cooling Pack. We’ll find out how a Department of Defense use case turned into a commercial venture to create a jacket that keeps you cool.
8/12/202128 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Esports at HPU

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with Hawaii Pacific University to find out the latest in their esports program. On the heels of the recent Overwatch Tournament held in Hawaii, we’ll find out what opportunities Hawaii can take advantage of being located between Asia and the US.
8/5/202129 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Ethical Relationship with Artificial Intelligence

In spite of the pandemic, development of artificial intelligence systems globally has not slowed. Today, we'll explore how one East West Center scholar resolves to forge a new ethical relationship with artificial intelligence in his book Buddhism and Intelligent Technology.
7/29/202129 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: The Digital Currency Sandbox and Cryptocurrency

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, find out how the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs has progressed to the second cohort in cryptocurrency. We’ll learn about the Digital Currency Sandbox and find out what new innovations are being prototyped in this second group of companies.
7/22/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: ‘Oumuamua- Asteroid, Comet or Alien Spacecraft?

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll go out of this world on Dispatches from ‘Oumuamua: New Research on a Mysterious Visitor from Outside Our Solar System. We’ll find out if this rapidly rotating object is an asteroid or comet, or an alien spacecraft sent from a distant civilization.
7/15/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Nalu Scientific and their Microchip

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with Nalu Scientific and learn about the cutting edge technology they’re developing. We’ll talk about how they’ve received Federal Small Business innovation grants that will help to advance their specialized chip design.
7/8/202129 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe- Non-Fungible Tokens

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out what a non-fungible token (NFT) is and decide if this is just the latest crypto craze? We’ll talk to a local tech entrepreneur whoʻs assessed the opportunity and decided to take the proverbial leap into creating and selling NFTs.
7/1/202129 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: The Intersection of Art and Technology

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll explore the intersection of art and technology. We’ll talk to the creators of the Van Gogh Honolulu exhibit and learn how they use light and projection to turn Van Goghʻs artwork into a 3 dimensional, immersive experience.
6/24/202129 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: TRUE Initiative

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll get an update on the Technology Readiness, User Evaluation or TRUE initiative. We’ll find out how the companies participating in TRUE Initiative are helping to usher in Hawaiiʻs future digital economy.
6/17/202129 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Telehealth Services At Public Libraries

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out how the libraries are expanding their functionality to include telehealth services. We’ll learn how an idea turned into a collaboration between the Department of Health and the Public Libraries to bring health services into rural communities.
6/10/202129 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: NELHA and Aquaculture Startups

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll hear from the Natural Energy Lab of Hawaii Authority about their recent EDA grant. We’ll find out how the grant from the Economic Development Administration will help NELHA fund the next generation of aquaculture startups.
6/4/202129 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Student Coding at HPU

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about the International Collegiate Programming Contest for students interested in honing their coding skills. We’ll find out how students from Hawaii Pacific University fared in this competition that tested their creativity, innovation, and the ability to perform under pressure.
5/27/202128 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: eSports and the Overwatch Tournament

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we?ll turn our sights on eSports and the 2021 Overwatch Tournament. We’ll find out how organizers picked Hawaii as the location for the international competition and what the players thought of the playing remotely.
5/20/202128 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Emergency Broadband Benefit

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we?ll find out about a new FCC program launched today called the Emergency Broadband Benefit. We’ll learn what the program entails, who can benefit from it and how someone can apply to get a discount on their monthly Internet service bill.
5/13/202128 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Livestreaming

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the popularity of zoom and online webinars, we’ll delve into enhancements to livestreaming. We’ll talk to a couple of professionals to find out what it takes to livestream your interviews to Youtube and Facebook live.
5/6/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Nalukai Academy Bootcamp

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with Big Island Startup Bootcamp, an immersive experience for students called Nalukai Academy. We’ll talk to organizers about how the program has adapted to the new reality and how they see inspiring the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.
4/29/202128 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Elemental Excelerator Update

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll get an update from Elemental Excelerator and learn what is in store for their next 5 year strategic plan. With more that 117 companies under their belt we find out what frames their mission to eliminate the global climate crisis.
4/22/202128 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: HUB Coworking

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, During this special fund drive edition, we have representatives from Hub Coworking join us to talk about the Social Impact Incubator Program and the growing demand for co-working during this pandemic.
4/15/202119 minutes, 34 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Pandemic Education Lessons

During this special fund drive edition, we have Brook Conner CIO at the Dept of Education, here to tell us about blend learning, tech in education and lessons learned during the pandemic.
4/8/202119 minutes, 13 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: PISCES and Communication Drones

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll hear from PISCES, the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems and the High Altitude, Long Exposure drones. We?ll find out how this project could not only enable advanced wireless communications in rural areas but also usher in a aerospace industry on Hawaii Island.
4/1/202128 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Post Pandemic Legislative Process

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll learn how to get policy passed and catch up with the post pandemic legislative process. This time we’ll talk to the folks at the Public Access Room and see how they continue to support the public to ensure their voices are heard.
3/25/202128 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Innovating Methane Reduction

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to an innovative company called Symbrosia getting started in Kona at Natural Energy Labatory of Hawaii as a part of the HATCH accelerator. We?ll learn how the company has found a new way to reduce the amount of methane by adjusting the contents of cattle feed.
3/18/202128 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Digital Literacy on Moloka?i

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to the team on Molokai that connects students with kupuna to teach digital literacy. We?ll learn how the Health Occupations Student Association also gets students to learn about telehealth and potential careers in health care.
3/11/202128 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: A Look at Legislative Online Testimony

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to a couple of our legislative leaders to learn how they use technology. We?ll learn how they re-thought the legislative process and took public testimony online to make it easy to testify during this pandemic.
3/4/202128 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: UH’s Calvin Shindo Student Venture Fund

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll get the inside story on the University of Hawaii’s Calvin Shindo Student Venture Fund. We?ll learn this venture fund will give students hands-on opportunity to learn the venture capital process and startup finance.
2/25/202128 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hawaii Venture Capital Association Entrepreneurs Awards

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to some of the finalists of the annual Hawaii Venture Capital Association Entrepreneurs Awards. We?ll learn how these companies have succeeded in taking their business to the next level in spite of the pandemic and slowing economy.
2/18/202128 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: CompuGirls!

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out about a national program called CompuGirls and how it is getting started in Hawaii. We?ll learn how the program gets high school girls interested in information technology, computer science and cyber security.
2/11/202129 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: The Kilo Project

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out about unique collaboration between Department of Transportation, education and the private sector called Kilo. We?ll learn how real world problems are solved with innovation, rapid prototyping, and the willingness to try something new.
2/4/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Navy Tech Bridges

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out about a Navy program called Tech Bridges. We?ll learn how Tech Bridges aims to get local companies to help build technology solutions to support the dept of defense as well as the commercial sector.
1/28/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Closing the Digital Divide

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we?ll talk about digital equity and what it means to close the digital divide. We?ll discuss how digital equity and literacy is foundational for Hawaii to thrive in the 21st century digital economy.
1/20/202128 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Job Opportunities with Aloha Connects Innovation

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we?ll catch up with the creator and organizer of the Aloha Connects Innovation program. We?ll find out how this program enabled unemployed workers to experience new job opportunities and help set a course for more resilient Hawaii.
1/14/202128 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Challenges for 2021

Today we'll look into our crystal ball and attempt to predict what will happen in 2021. With the pandemic continuing to be a part of our reality, we'll find out what systemic changes are needed to build a resilient Hawaii.
1/7/202128 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Broadband and COVID Relief

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, since we?re hearing a lot about the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Bill, we?ll delve into what it means for broadband. With broadband explicitly spelt out, we’ll learn what Congress is funding and how States are to apply for funding.
12/31/202029 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Aloha Safe Contact Tracing

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out about the application that promises to streamline the contact tracing process. We’ll learn how the Aloha Safe application incorporates the Google/Apple api for automatic exposure notification.
12/24/202028 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Adapting to Distance Learning

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, as students get accustomed to distance learning, how are teachers adapting to the new technologies. We’ll talk to teachers on Hawaii Island that have adopted online tools to deliver entertainment and music classes normally conducted in person.
12/22/202028 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Best Tech for the Holidays

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, it’s that time once again to convene our annual roundtable to review some of the best tech available this holiday season. From iPhones to contact-less thermometers, we’ll share our picks and ask our experts to help fill out your Santa list.
12/17/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Oahu's COVID Response

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about the City and County’s website Oahu One and the thought behind COVID response. We’ll find out how the team at Oahu One addressed efficient surge testing and how this leads to economic recovery.
12/10/202028 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: CARES Act Funding

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about CARES Act Funding and how it is being applied for telehealth services on Hawaii Island. We’ll find out the team at HOPE Services are now able to upgrade their technology and connectivity to perform COVID response to homeless communities.
12/3/202028 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: New Aquaculture Accelerators

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about an accelerator located at NELHA focussed on startups developing aquaculture businesses. We’ll find out about the latest Hatch cohort of companies and how their businesses help to diversify Hawaii’s economy.
11/26/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Digital Economic Diversity at UH

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about a recent virtual conference organized by the University of Hawaii’s Office of Research and Innovation. We’ll find out how the University can be an engine for economic diversification especially in the area of digital innovation.
11/19/202028 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hawaii Careers Pathways

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the changing employment picture in Hawaii, we’ll talk about a program called Hawaii Careers Pathways. We’ll find out how educators are preparing students for high-skill, high-pay jobs and how the private sector is preparing to receive them.
11/12/202028 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: A Political Look Ahead

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the elections behind us, we’ll talk about the prospects for the next legislative session. We’ll find out from two non-profits with a focus on education and government transformation, what their top policy priorities are.
11/5/202028 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Running an Accelerator during the Pandmic

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with Blue Startups and talk to members of cohort 12. We’ll find out what it’s like to run an accelerator during a pandemic and what’s in store for these startups as the graduate to the next phase.
10/30/202028 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: 5th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge

During this special pledge drive edition, we have Christine Sakuda, Executive Director at Transform Hawaii Government and Caroline Julian-Freitas Public Information Officer at Enterprise Technology Services, on the show to tell us about the 5th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge.
10/22/202019 minutes, 29 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Bringing Kama??ina Home Through Remote Work

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we will learn about a remote work program to attract kamaaina to come home. With many companies enabling the freedom of their workers to work from anywhere, we’ll find out how the Temporary Work Concept can bring them back home.
10/15/202028 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Citizens Broadband Radio Service

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll learn about the recent FCC auction of the 3.5GHz frequency better known as Citizen Broadband Radio Service. We’ll find out why companies want access to this frequency and how they plan to use it.
10/8/202028 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Intern Ideas for Displaced Workers

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about a novel idea to get displaced workers placed in local companies as interns. We’ll talk to the program architects to find out how this program can upskill and potentially employ many individuals and help fuel the innovation sector.
10/1/202028 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Full Steam Ahead with Purple Maia

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, in spite of the pandemic, Purple Maia is going full steam ahead with accelerators and showcases. We’ll talk to several of the projects being mentored through the program and see how their companies make Hawaii a better place.
9/24/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Cohort 12 Startup Check-In

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, in spite of the corona virus shut down, the show must go on for Blue Startups and startup paradise. We’ll talk to a couple of the companies in Cohort 12, learn what business they are starting and how they’re adjusting to the virtual mentoring and on-line coaching.
9/10/202028 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Innovations in Cryptocurrency

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, find out how the Dept of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and Hawaii Technology Development Center are teaming up to advance innovation in cryptocurrency. We’ll learn about the Digital currency sandbox and find out what new innovations are being prototyped in this first co-hort.
9/3/202028 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Digital Inclusion During COVID

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, the coronavirus has glaringly shown a spotlight on disparities in connectivity and the digital divide. We’ll talk to the National Digital Inclusion Alliance to learn about digital equity, digital inclusion and what is being done across the country to close this gap.
8/27/202028 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Getting Computers to Students

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out about a small non-profit that has taken on the challenge of getting refurbished computers into student hands. With every student relying on distance learning from home, we’ll find out what it takes to get them set up with the right computer.
8/20/202029 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Telehealth for Pets

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about telehealth services that are specifically tailored for your pet. With concerns over limiting travel as much as possible, telehealth services for our furry friends might be a perfect way to stay safe.
8/6/202028 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Radio Frequencies and Native Communities

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn how the FCC auctions frequencies and how this is beneficial to native communities. We’ll explore what can be done with a 2.5GHz frequency and how this seemingly technical resource can be applied on Hawaiian Homelands.
7/30/202028 minutes, 36 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Considering Remote Work

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn how many companies are considering remote work and telework as the new norm. We’ll explore what it takes for Hawaii to become a value added destination for remote workers.
7/23/202029 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Preparing for Online Learning

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with school opening up in the fall we’ll find out how students are preparing for online learning. We’ll talk about the Education Technology Pilot happening on Kauai that includes internet access, laptop computers and digital literacy training.
7/16/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Internet Survival

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the growing dependence on Internet services, we’ll explore where all this data and content is being served from? We’ll talk about data centers, content aggregation and the cloud and learn how this infrastructure is critical to Hawaii’s survival.
7/8/202028 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Keeping Up with COVID Testing

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the opening up of the economy dependent on COVID-19 testing, how can Hawaii keep up? We’ll talk to local tech firm Oceanit who has a novel approach to testing that has the potential to scale across US markets and beyond.
7/2/202028 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: How Tech Can Improve Contact Tracing

With the economy opening and more tourists arriving in Hawaii, find out how contact tracing works. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion with the developers of Aloha Trace to see if technology can improve the process, and how the Apple/Google API works.
6/24/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Getting Broadband To Remote Areas

Find out what it takes to get broadband connectivity to remote areas like Hana. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a talk about fiber optics, finding the right route, and why after decades, getting connected is finally becoming a reality.
6/17/202029 minutes, 9 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Nurturing Local Startups During COVID-19

Whether we're in a pandemic or not, Hawaii needs to continue nurturing promising new startups. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out what adjustments XLR8HI will make to take on their next cohort of companies and how they plan to accelerate them through these difficult times.
6/10/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: COVID-19 and Mana Up

Find out how Mana Up is managing their cohort companies through this pandemic. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how their fundamental goal to scale Hawaii companies through the Internet has prepared them to operate even when COVID-19 forces us to shelter in place.
6/4/202028 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Using Artificial Intelligence To Help Economic Recovery

Find out how using artificial intelligence can help gauge our economic recovery. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how A.I. sensors can gather data on social distancing, and whether people are wearing a mask in high-trafficked retail outlets.
5/28/202029 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: WiFi on Wheels

Find out how a grassroots effort got started in Hawaii to help kids get connected to the Internet. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how a project called WiFi on Wheels aims to use inactive school buses to bring Internet access to families without broadband.
5/21/202028 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Developing New Economic Sectors In Hawai?i

Learn how the University of Hawai?i is addressing the development and nurturing of new economic sectors in Hawai?i. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out how the Office of Innovation and Commercialization is bringing together UH affiliated incubators and accelerators to drive innovation. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
5/13/202028 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Companies Thriving During COVID-19

Learn how some companies are thriving during this period of COVID-19. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out what makes them more resilient than some of the other companies, and is there a message in their success?
5/7/202028 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Contact Tracing And The Tech Behind It

Find out what contact tracing is all about, and how it helps to flatten the curve. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about the technology behind contact tracing, and how mobile devices can be sensors to determine proximity to COVID-19.
4/30/202028 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Maker Community Responding To PPE Shortage

Learn how local community members are helping to make personal protective equipment. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out how the maker community is firing up their 3D printers, and coming together to meet the demand to supply our health providers and first responders with PPE.
4/22/202028 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Teaching Techniques For Online Learning

Find out how teachers are keeping up with technology to best deliver online learning. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, explore the ways that the Hawaii Society of Technology in Education are sharing their knowledge through their virtual office hours.
4/16/202028 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Best Practices To Working Remotely

Find out about some best practices to securing your remote workforce. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion on ways to protect sensitive data, separate personal space from work space, and conduct secure videoconferences.
4/9/202028 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Distance Learning - Best Practices and Delivery

Find out about distance learning, especially now with students sheltering at home. This edition of Bytemarks Café explores some of the best practices and delivery platforms to effectively replace the traditional classroom experience.
4/2/202028 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: How To Work Remotely...Like A Boss

In this new coronavirus era of humanity, find out what it takes to successfully work remotely. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, explore some of the tools, technology and best practices to telecommute, manage projects and distribute teams.
3/25/202028 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Evolution Of TurnoverBNB

Catch up with a local company that was born out of a business plan pitch competition. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, hear how TurnoverBNB went from pitch competition to startup acceleration, and being recognized as HVCA's 2020 Technology Entrepreneur of the Year.
3/18/202028 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Job Creation & Higher Wages With TRUE Initiative

Get caught up on the TRUE (Technology Readiness User Evaluation) Initiative, and how it translates to technology adoption. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion on how company leadership is driving job creation and high wage-earning capacity for Hawai?i workers.
3/12/202029 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Experimenting With Cryptocurrency

Learn about the new cryptocurrency innovation initiative at the Entrepreneurs Sandbox. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out how this initiative brings together members of the government and private sector to provide an environment for collaboration and experimentation.
3/5/202028 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Advancing Careers For Women In Data Science

Learn about the opportunities in the field of data science and machine learning. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about the collaboration between the University of Hawai?i, Chaminade and Stanford University to advance careers for women at the Women in Data Science Conference.
2/26/202028 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Purple Prize 2020 Update

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, the organizers of Purple Prize come back on the show to discuss what teams are gaining traction. Also, a conversation about their design workshop Ka Maka ??nana, the next Purple Prize series, and Indigenous Innovation at UH.
2/20/202028 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Automatic Voter Registration Update

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, an update on Automatic Voter Registration. With the legislative session in full swing, Common Cause comes back on the show to discuss bills introduced this session that drive civic engagement, and why it's important.
2/13/202028 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Killing Germs With . . . A Smartphone?

Learn about a novel technology that converts a smartphone to a sterilization tool. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how a local company uses Far-UVC light and a smartphone to eliminate viruses and bacteria from contact surfaces.
2/5/202029 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: What Makes The Internet Work?

Learn how data centers and other key infrastructure help make the Internet work. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about how facilities that house servers, routers and fiber optic cabling help to deliver the content and applications we love to our devices.
1/30/202028 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Investing For The Social Good

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion with the funders of social impact projects and initiatives. Learn how investing for social good is not about returns on the dollar, but returns that make Hawai?i a better place.
1/23/202028 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: East Meets West Tech Startup Conference

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out about East Meets West -- one of Hawai?i's premier tech startup conferences. East Meets West brings investors and entrepreneurs from both sides of the Pacific, from Asia, Hawai?i and North America to network and build the tech ecosystem.
1/16/202028 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: 2019 Highlights and 2020 Preview Part 2

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Part 2 of the conversation with Rich Wacker from American Savings Bank and Micah Kane from the Hawai?i Community Foundation. A look at what goals and objectives are set for 2020 to help move the trajectory of Hawai?i's economy.
1/1/202029 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: 2019 Highlights and 2020 Preview Part 1

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, the first of a special two part edition of the show for this holiday season you won't want to miss. During Part 1, a look back at 2019, and take note of accomplishments in the innovation economy. Then, a look at what gained traction to carry it forward into 2020.
12/25/201929 minutes, 8 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Advancing Technology in Rural Communities

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how rural communities can leverage technology for self-sufficiency and self-determination. Find out how a community-run Internet service offering can turn a group of users into a community of engineers, and content and application producers.
12/19/201928 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Winter Pledge Drive Special

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a mini pledge drive special.
12/11/201928 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Local 2030 Hub

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Hawai?i Green Growth stops by to discuss a United Nations program called Local 2030 Hub. Find out how the UN Sustainable Development Goals adopted by a number of countries translates to strategic priorities and local action. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
12/5/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn about the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and how they support technology in Hawaii. The IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology, and help to shape many of the standards we take for granted.
11/28/201928 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: HACC Recap

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a recap of the Hawai?i Annual Code Challenge, and find out which challenges were pitched and what prototypes won the recognition from the judges.
11/20/201928 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: 2019 Indigenous Connectivity Summit

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a broadcast from Hilo to talk to the Internet Society, and participants at the 2019 Indigenous Connectivity Summit. The Summit aims to connect native rural communities to broadband internet and to enable the benefits of accessing online resources for everyone.
11/13/201929 minutes, 22 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: ??ina-Informatics

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about a data driven process to learn about the land called ??ina-Informatics. ?Iolani High School is leading the charge to develop place-based curricula for genome science centering on local biodiversity and bioethics.
11/7/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Waysine

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a talk with a local company that developed digital signage that is gaining traction on the U.S. Mainland. The company is called Waysine, and we'll learn how they entered the market in Los Angeles before deploying to Honolulu.
10/31/201929 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Education Bridge

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a look at an educational tool to help connect students with internships and job opportunities. Learn about the Education Bridge, which is like a match.com service to help students explore the business world, and prepare for a life after graduation.
10/24/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Feasibilty of Hydrogen Powered Cars

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, what is the feasibility of hyrdogen powered cars? A panel will discuss how hydrogen is generated, how pumping stations distribute, and what it would take to get more hydrogen cars on the road.
10/17/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: 2019 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge Preview

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion with one of the primary organizers of the 2019 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. A preview of some of the challenge pitches, and tips on how to best form a team and how to build a prototype in three weeks.
10/10/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Fall 2019 Pledge Drive Special Edition

October 2, 2019
10/2/201919 minutes, 36 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Humanity In AI

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about the growing influence of artificial intelligence and its representation of humanity. As AI algorithms play a bigger role in decision making, how do qualities like ethics, compassion, and inclusion get programmed into the code?
9/19/201928 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: TechForce 2019

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a talk about the gathering of thought leaders in Hawai‘i to discuss how to move the technology agenda. The event is called TechForce 2019, and its aim is to bring together leaders from key sectors to accelerate tech readiness in our islands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1
9/12/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: UH’s Holo Campus

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about a novel new project that projects a 3D hologram from Hawaii to American Samoa. The project is called Holo Campus, and is the delivery of University of Hawai‘i lectures over the trans-Pacific fiber optic broadband network to the Pacific Islands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1
9/5/201928 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Civic Tech & The 4th Hawai‘i Annual Code Challenge

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a catch up on the civic tech scene, and a discussion about the 4th Hawai‘i Annual Code Challenge. A look at how the HACC has evolved to engage government departments along with citizens to tackle pressing problems. 6:30 PM on HPR-1
8/29/201928 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Update From Mana Up's Fourth Cohort

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Mana Up returns. It's a small business accelerator that helps take local Hawaii brands to the next level. Mana Up did a recent launch of their 4th cohort of companies, and a couple of them will join the show to discuss their game plan for success. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
8/22/201928 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Expanding Coworking Spaces in the State

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a look at the latest developments in coworking in Hawai?i. The managers of Impact Hub stop by to talk about their expansion to Hawai?i Kai, and plans for another 10 throughout the state. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
8/15/201929 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a look at the impact of artificial intelligence and how students can get involved. A discussion with the team at Oceanit about how they've built a curriculum to help high school students learn about AI and get a jump on this exploding field.
8/8/201928 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: High Altitude Platform Service Pilot Project

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, we learn about the stratospheric drone project called High Altitude Platform Service. We'll find out not only how this pilot is progressing, but how the community on L?na?i will benefit from this technological advancement. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
7/31/201928 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: What Works Cities

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a talk with the Executive Director of the Department of Housing at the City and County of Honolulu about "What Works Cities." A discussion about how the project leveraged data and evidence to effectively tackle pressing challenges with chronic homelessness. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
7/25/201928 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Catching Up with the Dept. of Agriculture

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, catching up with the Department of Agriculture, and find out about key initiatives to advance agriculture in Hawaii. Also, a discussion about the upcoming Western Area State Dept. of Ag conference to find out how counterparts in other states share best practices. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
7/18/201928 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: State IT Modernization Update

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a revisit of how the State is progressing with their IT modernization projects. Burt invited the Chief Information Officer and Transform Hawai?i Government to share the IT strategic plan, and discuss the key initiatives to move the State forward. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
7/11/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Lab Grown Coral

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt learns about a rare coral that was successfully grown in the lab, and outplanted in K?ne?ohe Bay as part of Coralpalooza. Find out how lab cultivation helped to accelerate their growth and how they will be monitored once established in the wild. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
7/3/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The O?ahu Resilience Strategy

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a look at the City and County of Honolulu's O?ahu Resiliency Strategy. Find out what went into the development of the plan, and what actions can be taken to build a more resilient island community.
6/27/201928 minutes, 44 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Disaster Preparedness

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a look at what the upcoming hurricane season has in store for the state. A discussion with disaster preparedness experts on what to consider when power is disrupted, fuel is in short supply, and food becomes scarce. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
6/19/201928 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Creating an Emmy-Winning Web Series

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a look at what it takes to create an Emmy-winning web series. A talk with the Executive Producer of the series, and founder of, Waikiki Yokocho on how they captured the rich ambience of the yokocho (or food alley). 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
6/13/201928 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Unmanned Aerial Systems Update

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt will get an update on the latest projects involving unmanned aeiral systems at the University of Hawai?i. Also, a discussion about the university's drone boot camp, where participants can learn best practices for flying -- including safety issues and legal guidelines. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
6/5/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Catching Up with Mana Up's Cohort 3

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, we'll find out how Cohort 3 has progressed through their Mana Up experience. We'll also find out how the companies prepared for the Summer Showcase, honed their pitches, and are ready to grow to the next level. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
5/29/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Measuring Water Conditions in the Ala Wai Canal

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion with the student team at ?Iolani who developed something called the Ala Wai CAT. CAT is short for catamaran, and we'll find out how it's been modified to become a sensor delivery vessel to measure water conditions in the Ala Wai. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
5/22/201928 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: A New Innovation Center For The Atherton YMCA

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, an update on the renovations of the Atherton YMCA to create a new innovation center. We'll find out how the University of Hawai?i envisions it to be a place to mentor entrepreneurs and incubate new startups.
5/16/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: PACT Economic Development Center and Makery Program

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk to Parents and Children Together, and learn about their Economic Development Center and Makery program. They will discuss the Makery design and fabrication program, which provides a six week certification course on CAD, product design, and finishing. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
5/9/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Shaka Guide

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk to Shaka Guide, a local startup that produces trips and guides around Hawai?i. Also, a discussion about out how they've grown to incorporate new technologies as well as expand to new markets, beyond Hawai?i. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
5/2/201928 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: STEM Conference 2019 Preview

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out what is planned for the upcoming annual statewide STEM Conference. He'll talk to the organizers of the special three-part hackathon for students featuring citizen science, coral hack, and the voyaging song challenge.
4/25/201928 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hawai?i Green Growth & The Aloha+ Challenge

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk to Hawai?i Green Growth as they mark the fifth anniversary of the Aloha+ Challenge. Also, a discussion about their Local 2030 Islands Hub, Local Action Day at the State Capitol, and the Islands of Innovation Summit. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
4/18/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Spring Pledge Drive 2019 Edition

The special pledge drive editions of the show!
4/11/201916 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Purple Prize Update

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will circle back with the organizers of Purple Prize to see how the teams are developing. Purple Prize has just completed the Connection Phase and are now entering the Building Phase. We'll find out what teams have learned so far.
3/28/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Altino and Computer Science

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out how a programmable car called Altino is used to introduce students to coding. With computer science becoming a standard in schools across Hawai?i, we'll learn how Altino makes the learning experience fun and engaging.
3/21/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Nalukai Academy Update

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will catch up with Nalukai Academy, learn about their program and new partnership with Purple Prize. He will also talk to organizers about previous projects, how students were influenced by Nalukai, and how they see nurturing projects after the program.
3/13/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: 2019 Bills Advancing Government Data

Today on Bytemarks Café, as we approach crossover in the legislative session there are several bills to keep an eye on. Burt will talk to Transform Hawai?i Government, and learn about bills to advance government data, establish a Chief Data Officer, and commit to an IT strategic plan.
3/7/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Dispelling the Fear Factor Around AI

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will help dispel some of the fear factor around artificial intelligence and machine learning. He'll find out how one local company built a tool that gives high school students an easy way to train their computers for specific tasks.
2/27/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Mana Up Update

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will catch up with Mana Up, the small business accelerator that helps take local Hawaii brands to the next level. Mana Up has just announced their third cohort of companies and a couple of them will be on the show to discuss their game plan for success.
2/20/201928 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Voter Registration for the 21st Century

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, with the legislative session in full swing Burt will talk about bills that impact automatic voter registration. We've all heard about "Get out the Vote" campaigns, but what about getting people registered? This edition will help shed some light on bills that will help facilitate this.
2/14/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: XLR8UH and Beyond

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt will catch up with the organizers of XLR8UH and find out what they have in store for their next cohort. A couple of the startups from the program are invited to join the show to discuss how they're using the acclerator program to kickstart their companies.
2/7/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Exploring Hawai?i's Drone Future

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will catch up on the pilot project to establish unmanned aerial vehicle operations in Hawai?i. The interest in drones and UAVs continues to grow, for use in disaster recovery, crop surveys, and entertainment. He'll explore Hawai?i's drone future.
1/24/201928 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: New Horizons and Ultima Thule

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt gets an insider’s view of NASA’s New Horizons flyby of Kuiper belt asteroid Ultima Thule. He’ll be joined by the Canada France Hawaii telescope personnel to find out how a telescope in Hawaii played a key role in locating and plotting a path to the asteroid.
1/17/201928 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Annual Pacific Telecom Council Conference

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a rebroadcast of the December 26th episode where Burt gets a chance to find out about one of Hawai?i's best kept secrets: the Pacific Telecom Council's annual conference. This conference not only brings together the international community of telecom and internet professionals, but it also is the place to learn about the latest tech trends.
1/10/201928 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: East Meets West 2019

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk about East Meets West, one of Hawai?i's premier tech startup conferences. East Meets West brings investors and entrepreneurs from both sides of the Pacific - from Asia, Hawai?i and North America to network and build the tech ecosystem.
1/2/201928 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Annual Pacific Telecom Council Conference

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt gets a chance to find out about one of Hawai?i's best kept secrets: the Pacific Telecom Council's annual conference. This conference not only brings together the international community of telecom and internet professionals, but it also is the place to learn about the latest tech trends.
12/26/201828 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Geek Gifts 2018

Today on Bytemarks Café, it's that time once again to convene the annual roundtable to review some of the best tech available this holiday season! From little drones to big robots, Burt and friends will share their picks and ask the experts to help fill out your Santa list.
12/19/201828 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: MathAlive!

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out about an interactive exhibit sponsored by Raytheon called MathAlive. The exhibit is housed at the Pacific Aviation Museum and brings to life the "real math behind what kids love to do most - video games, sports, music, space and robotics."
12/12/201828 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: RobotX Challenge Update

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will catch up with the Maritime RobotX Challenge, and find out what teams built for their autonomous ocean vessels. It's been two years since the RobotX Challenge was last held in Hawai?i, and Burt will find out how the University of Hawai?i team has prepared to compete against this international roster.
12/5/201828 minutes, 52 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Decolonizing Cities

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out what aloha ??ina looks like through an urban planning concept called decolonizing cities. He will find out how indigenous knowledge and place making practices combine the modern and traditional to address perennial urban dilemmas.
11/28/201828 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Blockchain for Agriculture

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will find out about the application of blockchain technology in the agriculture industry. He'll talk to the organizers of the IEEE Blockchain for Agriculture Forum, and learn how blockchain can help address issues with food traceability, safety and counterfeits.
11/22/201828 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hawai?i's Aquaculture Future

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11/14/201828 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Building Smart Cities in Hawai?i

On this show, Burt will discuss smart cities and find out what creates a smart city. He'll talk to Hawaiian Electric and find out their smart cities pilot, and how electronic sensors help better manage the smart grid.
11/7/201829 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: The Purple Prize

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk about the Purple Prize, where Kanaka Maoli values and technology are woven together. In its third year, the Purple Prize has evolved to take ideas beyond the prototype phase and to nurture teams poised to launch startups.
11/1/201828 minutes, 54 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Hawaiian Language Online

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk about how the Hawaiian language is finding more platforms to be shared around the world. He'll talk to the course curriculum developers about Duolingo, and how Hawaiian can now be learned there.
10/18/201828 minutes, 53 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Cyber Success Program

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk to the organizers of the Cyber Success Program which introduces students to IT fundamentals. The aim of the program is to introduce youth in economically disadvantaged areas on O?ahu to the opportunities in IT and cybersecurity.
10/10/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: 2018 Fall Pledge Drive Edition

10/3/201823 minutes, 19 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will help to kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month which starts in October. He will talk to representatives from the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, and the Hawai?i State Library about a series of cyber safety presentations delivered statewide.
9/20/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: eSports

On this episode of Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will hear how eSports is drawing online spectators and large sponsored prize winnings. They'll talk to an innovator at UH M?noa who has not only created a course in eSports, but also envisions supporting an eSports team and a competitive arena.
9/12/201829 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Nalukai Academy

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about to a couple of student projects that found their genesis in Nalukai Academy. We’ll talk to the student team leads about their projects, how they were influenced by Nalukai, and how they see carrying on the effort after the program.
9/7/201829 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The 2nd Mana Up Cohort

Tomorrow on Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will have a couple of companies from the 2nd Mana Up cohort. Mana Up is a retail accelerator with a focus on companies with a Hawai?i brand. They will hear how they'll build the next generation of Hawai?i companies and help them grow their worldwide market.
8/30/201829 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Payment Systems and Apps

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will talk about new forms of payment. From Apple Pay, Paypal and money transfer from apps like WeChat. The days of writing checks are over. With new innovations in online and mobile payment systems, what should we look for when adopting one?
8/22/201829 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Small Cell Tech & The Next Generation of Wireless Service

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will get an early preview into the world of small cell technology, and the next generation of wireless service. With 5G wireless right around the corner, what new applications will this new technology usher in?
8/16/201829 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: The 10 Year Anniversary Special!

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan are celebrating 10 years at Hawai?i Public Radio! They will have a special lineup in store. The guys will also look at some key moments in the program's histroy and predict what's in store for the future.
8/8/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Governor David Ige

Today on Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will have Governor David Ige in studio to talk about his plans for diversifying the economy. How do we lay the foundation to not only create the 21st century workforce, but make available those jobs that will employ that workforce here in Hawai?i.
8/2/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Gubernatorial Candidate Colleen Hanabusa

Today on Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt have invited gubernatorial candidate Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa to join the show. They will talk to her about her plans, if she was elected governor, for moving the needle on economic diversity and the technology agenda.
7/25/201828 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: ?Aina Pono Farm to School Program

Today on Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will hear about the Farm to School project, and how local food production is ramping up to service the Department of Education. They will learn what innovations are improving the supply and demand issues surrounding the purchasing of local food for our state school cafeterias.
7/18/201829 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Biomedical Engineering

Today on Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will find out about the 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. They will learn about the latest in biomedical engineering and hear about the student medical device accelerator program.
7/12/201829 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: NOAA's New Digital Tools

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will learn about how the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is leveraging some new digital tools. They will find out how 3D printing helps to better understand corals and digital initiative to map Hawai?i's coastlines.
7/5/201829 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Elemental Excelerator

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will find out how the renewable energy sector is getting kickstarted by going through Elemental Excelerator. Companies in this sector are using sensors, data and analytics to minimize the carbon footprint and help Hawai?i meet its clean energy goals.
6/28/201829 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Albizia Housing

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will find out how Hawai?i has secured the first Wood Innovations Grant from the U.S. Forest Service. The guys will be talking to the University of Hawai?i's Office of Sustainability and Hawaii's Department of Forestry and Wildlife about using the albizia tree to build temporary housing.
6/20/201828 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The e-ICON Contest

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will learn about an international coding cotest called "e-ICON" that originates from Korea. e-ICON brings students from around the world to compete and collaborate on apps that improve the international educational environment.
6/14/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Blue Startups Cohort 10

On the next Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will catch up with a few companies from the latest Blue Startup cohort - #10. These companies uniquely started on the mainland, but have roots here in the islands. The guys will find out why these kama??ina are returning home.
6/7/201829 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Tech and Education

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will get an update on the technology connecting Hawai?i's classrooms, and how it's evolving to prepare our keiki for the future. The Chief Information Officer for the Department of Education, Brook Conner, joins the show to share his vision for ed-tech in Hawai?i.
5/17/201829 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Kapi?olani Community College's Culinary Innovation Center

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan go behind the scenes and delve into food science. They'll learn about Kapi?olani Community College's Culinary Innovation Center, and how science enhances the life and flavor of foods.
5/10/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: University of Hawai?i's Office of Technology Transfer

Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will talk with the University of Hawai?i's Chief Innovation Officer, David Ai, about his plans for the Office of Technology Transfer.
5/3/201829 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Improving Hawai?i's Startup Ecosystem

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk about the startup ecosystem and explore issues of diversity and inclusion. They will find out from the founders of Sultan Ventures and XLR8HI what they've learn through their workshops and their thoughts on improving the environment.
4/26/201829 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Cryptocurrency Update

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan get an update on cryptocurrency, Blockchain and the opportunities these technologies offer. Virtual currency presents some inherent risks and as a result, the state legislature is considering regulations.
4/19/201829 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hawai?i STEM Conference

On this episode of Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan talk to the organizers of one of the largest STEM conferences in Hawai?i. They will find out why the conference moved from Maui to Honolulu and how they've incorporated a wide variety of STEM activities for thousands of students and teachers across Hawai?i.
3/29/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Creative Lab Hawai?i

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan get an update on the Creative Lab Hawai?i which include immersive programs, ideation workshops, and public programs.
3/22/201829 minutes, 13 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Onizuka Day of Exploration

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan talk to the Boy Scouts not only about including girls in the troops, but evolving the Makahiki into the Onizuka Day of Exploration.
3/15/201829 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Maui Energy Conference

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will learn about the upcoming Maui Energy Conference; now in its fifth year. They will find out how the conference has helped policy makers and businesses pave the path to the state's goal of achieving 100% clean energy by 2045.
3/8/201829 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The AT&T Hackathon

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will hear about the long running AT&T Hackathon and its unique relationship with the University of Hawai?i.
3/1/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: The Future of the M?noa Innovation Center

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan invited Robbie Melton, Executive Director of HTDC back to the show to talk about the future of the M?noa Innovation Center.
2/22/201828 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Pineapple Crate

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will hear about a new co-working space off the beaten path in Wahiawa.
2/15/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: The Resurgence of Breadfruit in Hawai?i

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will talk about the resurgence of breadfruit, or ulu, as a natural food source in Hawai?i.
2/7/201829 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Artificial Intelligence in Education?

Today on Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will explore ways to reinvent education and whether artificial intelligence can pave the way. Joining the guys will be Mid-Pacific Institute's Brian Dote and renowned educational philanthropist Ted Dintersmith to explore whether A.I. can put Hawaii students on the path to most likely succeed.
2/1/201828 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hawai?i's First AGathon

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will talk to a couple of the teams that won at the recent AGathon.
1/25/201829 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The KeikiCo Contest

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will find out how a local bank is helping to nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs.
1/17/201829 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Building the Next Generation of Hawai?i CEOs

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will find out about a brand new retail and value-added food accelerator called "Mana Up."
1/11/201829 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Adaptive & Assistive Tech

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan will discuss the accessibility of the digital age with experts from the University of Hawaii's Center on Disability.
1/4/201829 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: 21st Century Agriculture

Today on Bytemarks Café, the guys will learn about Hawaii's agriculture industry, the challenges it faces and how farmers can stay competitive in the 21st century.
12/28/201729 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Gift Ideas for Your Geek

It's time once again to convene the annual roundtable of gadget geeks to review some of the best tech available this holiday season.
12/21/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Finding a Vaccine for Ebola

Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan find out about some important work being done on finding a cost effective vaccine for the Ebola virus.
12/13/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Project Lead the Way

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn about an educational organization called Project Lead the Way. We’ll find out how their instructional design centers and real-world project focus helps students succeed in college, career and beyond.
12/7/201729 minutes, 13 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Nalukai Academy

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn about a student program on the Big Island called Nalukai Academy. We’ll talk to the organizers about how they enable students with the tools and skills to become entrepreneurial problem solvers and digital storytellers.
11/30/201729 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Reconnecting with the Land

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk to a couple winners of the Purple Mai?a Purple Prize which integrates the concept of the Hackathon with M?lama ??ina. We’ll find out from the winning teams in the startup category how they’ve leveraged technology as diverse as machine learning and audio podcasting to reconnect with the land.
11/23/201729 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: A Coding Curriculum

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll hear how computer science and computational thinking are making their way into K through 12 curriculum. We’ll talk to code.org and their partners Women in Technology to find out how coding skills prepare our students for the 21st century workforce.
11/15/201729 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Healthy Aging Gene

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll hear about communities in Hawai?i and Okinawa that are living longer than the average life span. We’ll talk to researchers working to isolate the healthy aging gene and see how this might be activated in the general population.
11/9/201729 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Citizen Foresters and Hawai?i's Natural Resources

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll hear about programs enabling citizen scientists to help map Hawai?i’s natural resources. Equipped with mobile applications we’ll talk about a training program to develop citizen foresters and another project to adopt a breadfruit tree.
11/2/201729 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Breaking into the Chinese Market

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn about the challenges of doing business in China. We’ll talk to iTRAV-Local and find out how they’ve broken into the Chinese market and opening the doors for other local businesses.
10/26/201729 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Schools of the Future Conference

Today on Bytemarks Café, the guys will hear about the Schools of the Future Conference - bringing together private schools and public schools to improve education. Funded by the Hawaii Community Foundation, the Conference highlights best practices and learning environments to prepare our students for the future.
10/19/201729 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: A Wireless Network for First Responders

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll hear about a new wireless broadband network built exclusively for first responders. This Public Safety network will enable first responders like police, fire and emergency management to communicate seamlessly and securely with each other.
10/12/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Computer Science Teachers Association

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll hear about the formation of a new organization called the Computer Science Teachers Association. We’ll hear from the organizers about the importance of computer science and the role it plays in the future of our students.
9/21/201729 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Cyber Hawaii

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll find out about a new organization focused on providing cyber security threat mitigation, education and economic development. We’ll hear from the organizers of Cyber Hawaii whose mission is to develop and enhance Hawaii’s cyber security capabilities.
9/14/201729 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Virtual Reality Gaming Update

Today on Bytemarks Café, we find out about some of the latest advancements in virtual reality gaming. We’ll get an update on commercial business efforts to incorporate VR and find out what the consumer reaction is to this new technology.
9/7/201729 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Project Imua's Third Mission

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll catch up with Hawai?i’s Project Imua who recently launched their third mission from NASA’s Flight Facility in Virginia. We’ll find out what lessons were learned on this project to send a payload carrying data collecting experiments into space. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.
8/29/201729 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Governor Ige & Chief Information Officer Todd Nacapuy

Today on Bytemarks Café, Governor David Ige and Chief Information Officer Todd Nacapuy will join us to talk state government tech. We’ll get an update on efforts to upgrade IT infrastructure and increase the pace of innovation inside the state government.
8/23/201729 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Games and Culture

Today on Bytemarks Café, a project that brings together traditional knowledge and storytelling with game design. The project is called Skins and it's part of the initiative for Indigenous Futures Partnership to create new culturally-based stories.
8/17/201729 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: The 2nd Hawaii Annual Code Challenge

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about civic tech and take you inside planning for the second Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. We’ve invited two departments to give us a preview of their challenge pitch and find out what problems can the tech community help them solve.
8/9/201728 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Nuclear Disaster Preparedness

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn why the State of Hawai?i is dusting off their nuclear disaster preparedness plans. With the nuclear threat from North Korean Intercontinental Ballistic Missile tests, what can citizens do to prepare for the unthinkable.
8/2/201729 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The AERo Program

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll find out about a new program called AERo or Aeronautical Engineering and Robotics. Starting in high schools this STEM program is a new take on robotics with a focus on unmanned aerial systems or drones.
7/26/201729 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Botany Drones

Today on Bytemarks Café, we'll find out how drones are being used by botany researchers to find new native plant communities. We'll learn how these unmanned aerial systems with high resolution cameras are able to identify the rarest plants in very remote areas.
7/19/201728 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Coding for Teachers

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn about a system for teaching computer programming to teachers. We’ll hear about Altino the autonomous robotic model car that makes coding concepts easy and fun.
7/13/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Rapid ??hi?a Death Update

We’ll explore what steps are being taken to fight the devastating Rapid ??hi?a Death. We’ll learn about new survey and detection tools being used to fight the outbreak allowing scientist to identify areas for treatment.
7/4/201728 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Your Front Desk & Tripidee

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk to Your Front Desk and Tripidee, two companies in the latest Blue Startups cohort. We’ll talk to the company execs to find out what they learned during their accelerator experience and what’s next after graduation.
6/28/201728 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Ala Wai Challenge

We'll find out what resulted from the Ala Wai Challenge and what's next to improve the watershed. We'll talk to the winners of the challenge and learn what innovations they considered implementing to clean up one of Hawaii's most visible waterways.
6/20/201729 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Developing Cyber Security Talent in Hawai?i

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk about the growing need to develop cyber security talent in Hawaii. We’ll talk to the organizers of the summer Cyber Camp and programs like Cyber Patriot and Gen Cyber and learn how these programs enhance student career options.
6/7/201729 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Coconut Rhino Beetle Update

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk about unwanted, invasive species that are establishing themselves in Hawaii. We’ll find out their effect on the environment and what efforts are being implemented to control or eradicate them.
6/1/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Implications of Internet Connectivity

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll find out what benefits and concerns occur when more devices are connected to the Internet. We’ll talk about the Internet of Things and explore it’s technical and social implications.
5/24/201729 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Microwave Technology

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk about the latest in microwave technology and the upcoming International Microwave Symposium. In addition to the conference, we’ll find out the many ways microwaves influence our lives, from 5G wireless to deep space exploration.
5/17/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Hawai?i STEM Conference

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll catch up with the organizers for the statewide STEM Conference. Geared primarily for students and teachers, we’ll find out how STEM programs are taking shape in schools and preparing students for future careers.
5/10/201729 minutes
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Today on Bytemarks Café: Art + Science

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll find out what is like to be an artist in residence at a science organization. We’ll talk to two artists and find out what they learned while resident at the Schmidt Ocean Institute and the Bishop Museum.
5/3/201728 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Kalani High's Robotics Team

Bytemarks Café, we’ll get a chance to catch up with Team Magma, the FIRST Robotics Team from Kalani High School. The team won the Regional Engineering Inspiration Award in South Carolina and just completed the Hawaii State Regionals. We’ll find out if they’re headed to the World Championships.
4/12/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: March for Science

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll find out about the March for Science taking place on Earth Day 2017. The March for Science pulls together groups from across the State to celebrate Earth and the importance of science to frame our understanding of our environment.
4/5/201728 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Definition of 5G

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll find out about the next generation wireless service called 5G. With no industry standard defining what 5G is, we’ll find out what specs are proposed and the infrastructure necessary to achieve them.
3/29/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Purple Mai?a

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn how Purple Mai?a has taken the concept of the Hackathon and given it a new twist. We’ll find out how Hawaiian culture plays a key role in the hackathon process and guides teams toward the Purple Prize.
3/22/201729 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Blockchain

Today on Bytemarks Café, we'll explore the growing interest in the underlying technology for cyber-currency called Blockchain. We'll learn how the technology works and talk about the Blockchain bill that is moving through the legislature that seeks to find benefits for the State.
3/15/201729 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Apps for Medical Conditions

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll hear from two startups developing applications to improve our medical conditions. How is the XLR8UH accelerator program helping these companies prepare for the crowded, competitive health sector?
3/8/201729 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Aerospace in Hawai?i

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll explore what aspects of last year’s Aerospace Summit have gain traction in the legislature. From launch opportunities and drone application to simulated lunar settlements, what are the next steps to creating this reality?
3/1/201729 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hi-SEAS Update

We’ll catch up with the latest batch of Mars explorers in Hi-SEAS, or the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation. With a new crew spending 8 months on Mauna Loa, we’ll find out what new experiments are on their manifest during this long-duration mission.
2/22/201728 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Transition for STEM Students

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk about the STEM pathway from high school into college especially for Native Hawaiians. We’ll talk about a program at Chaminade University that provides scholarships and mentoring to STEM students.
2/15/201729 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Popularity of Hawai?i's Ag Sector

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll get an update on the XLR8UH Accelerator program and learn how it’s evolved. We’ll also hear from two companies in the latest cohort who are focused on the agriculture sector and find out what makes this sector so popular.
2/8/201759 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: What Can A Supercomputer Do?

We’ll explore what’s possible using a supercomputer at the University of Hawaii. Researchers tackle topics in astronomy to genomics. What problems are supercomputers uniquely qualified to solve?
2/1/201759 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Tech Policy Preview 2017

Join us today on Bytemarks Café for our annual tech policy preview. We’ll find out what issues might take center stage for the upcoming 2017 legislative session. Fresh from ‘opening day’ at the state Capitol, Robbie Melton from the HTDC and Representative Mark Nakashima will share their predictions and perspectives.
1/24/201759 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Maritime RobotX

Today on Bytemarks Café, we find out about a new robotics competition called Maritime RobotX. Teams come together from all over the world every two years to test their autonomous marine vessels on a complex obstacle course.
1/17/201759 minutes, 11 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Artificial Intelligence & The Future

We'll explore the latest in the field of artificial intelligence and its impact on the future of work. As machine learning and Big Data are leveraged to make better decisions, how does the knowledge worker of the future stay relevant?
1/9/201759 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Apps for Properties Update

Today on Bytemarks Café, talking to two companies in the latest Blue Startups cohort, building apps for properties. What do these apps do and how are these businesses evolving through the accelerator program?
1/3/201758 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Asian Opportunities For Startups

We’ll find out what opportunities exists for tech startups in the Asia marketplace. With the East Meet West event coming up in January we will talk about how Hawaii companies can differentiate and compete.
12/27/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Gift Ideas For Your Gadget Geek

Time flies when you're a geek! Once again we'll review some of the latest gadgets to hit the market, just in time for the holidays. We’ll chat with a couple of gadget geeks who will share their favorite stocking stuffers, and we’ll take your calls for help in building your technology shopping list.
12/19/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: The Effects of Groundwater on Coastal Reefs

We’ll explore what happens when groundwater enters the coastal reef ecosystem. We’ll learn about the effects of land-based pollutants, such as fertilizers and chemicals in wastewater, as they find their way to the ocean.
12/12/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Tech & The Ocean

We’ll learn about a new partnership between the Polynesian Voyaging Society and an international robotics organization. We’ll explore how this partnership raises awareness of the maritime environment and how technology can be used to care for and better understand the ocean.
12/6/201659 minutes, 8 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Redesigning the Ala Wai Watershed

If you had the chance to redesign the Ala Wai watershed, how would you go about doing it? We’ll talk to the organizers of the Ala Wai Design Challenge to explore that very question and to see if this is fact or fantasy.
11/28/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Leveraging Tech in the AG Sector

We’ll find out how the State and startup community are looking to leverage tech in the AG sector. We’ll explore how tech can disrupt (improve) the agriculture supply chain from the growing, to storing, to the delivery of product to the market.
11/21/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Future Jobs in IT Services

We’ll explore efforts in workforce development and the IT Works Apprenticeship Initiative. What is the job demand for IT workers, what employers are hiring and how is the apprenticeship program helping?
11/14/201639 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Startups & Fantasy Sports

We’ll delve into the world of eSports and fantasy football. We’ve invited two startups going through the Blue Startup accelerator program to find out how they plan to make money and how big is the business opportunity.
11/8/201658 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Culture & Technology

We’ll explore the intersection of culture, technology and the hackathon. What happens when you immerse the participants in the cultural experience of Aloha ??ina and how does this influence technology?
11/1/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Technology & Hawai?i's Tourism Future

Burt and Ryan explore how new technology can support the tourism industry. From virtual reality to facial-recognition, what tools are the Hawai?i Tourism Authority tapping to reach tomorrow's travelers?
10/25/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: UH’s Ike Wai Water Project

We’ll hear about the recent National Science Foundation award to UH to study Hawaii’s freshwater aquifer. The project is called Ike Wai or Knowledge of Water and brings together scientists, educators and the community to better understand and safeguard this precious natural resource.
10/4/201658 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The 1st Annual Hawaii Code Challenge

Today on Bytemarks Café, at the first Hawaii Annual Code Challenge, the State asked the tech community to help make government better. We’ll talk to some of the prize-winning teams about their projects and how their applications help citizens better interact with government.
9/26/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Tech Startup Challenges

We’ll find out what challenges face tech startups looking to grow their market. With entrepreneurial and accelerator initiatives in full swing what choices do companies have after they graduate?
9/20/201658 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hi-SEAS Mars Simulation Crew

We’ll catch up with the latest cohort of explorers in Hi-SEAS or Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation. This Mars simulation involves a yearlong stay in the Big Island habitat. We’ll find out how the crew dealt with the long duration mission.
9/12/201659 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: STEAM Education

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ve heard educators modify STEM to STEAM to include science, technology engineering ART & math. We’ll find out how several science organizations incorporate an artist in residence and what that brings to the program.
8/22/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Venomous Bugs

We’ll dive into the world of creepy crawly bugs and animals, especially the ones with venom. We’ll learn from researcher and author Christie Wilcox how venoms work as a defense mechanism and how these biochemical toxins are created in the first place.
8/15/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Exoplanets

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll delve deep into space and follow up on a topic that is near and dear to our hearts: exoplanets. New discoveries of planets orbiting other stars are frequent, so two experts from the Institute for Astronomy will help us understand why they matter.
8/8/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Project Imua’s 2nd Launch

We’ll get an update on the second launch of Project Imua from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility. The project is a collaboration among four community colleges to build a payload with data collecting experiments and their launch date is set for Aug 16th.
8/1/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Hawai‘i State IT Modernization

We’ll learn about the IT modernization project taking place at the Hawaii State government. We’ve invited both the Chief Information Officers of the State and the University of Hawaii to tell us about the benefits and the challenges to IT transformation.
7/11/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Coral Reef Planning

We’ll find out what plans were made at the recent International Coral Reef Symposium. We’ve invited two of Hawaii’s preeminent coral researchers to detail what can be done to protect this important marine ecosystem?
7/5/201658 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Latest Blue Startups

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk with a fresh new crop of the latest Blue Startup cohort. These new companies get accelerated with mentoring and a small startup investment. What else will it take to nurture them, and build Hawaii’s ‘Startup Paradise’?
6/28/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Hawaii's Potential Aerospace Industry

Today on Bytemarks Café, we'll explore the potential for Hawaii to develop an aerospace industry to include rocket launches and Martian simulations. We'll find out what needs to happen to bring this dream to reality. How much will it cost and what is the return on investment?
6/15/201659 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Startup Paradise

We’ll talk to investors in the Hawaii startup scene to get the pulse of our Startup Paradise. We’ll find out what investor dollars are being spent on, the amount of deal flow and what tech companies to watch.
6/8/201659 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Marine Robotics

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’re taking the plunge into the pool with the Marine Advanced Technology Education robotics program. We’ll find out about the challenges facing a team determined to build and run a remotely operated vehicle under water.
6/1/201658 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Legislative Session Recap for Startups

We’ll get a recap on how the tech and startup ecosystem fared in this year’s Legislative session. We’ll talk to the Executive Director of HTDC and the Director of DBEDT to find out about the entrepreneur’s sandbox, accelerators, SBIR and broadband.
5/25/201658 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Technology & Homelessness

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn how two organizations are using technology to help address the challenges of homelessness. How can technology and innovation be effectively applied to social services? What solutions can make a difference?
5/18/201658 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Pan-STARRS Update

We’ll get an update on a comet from our early solar system called Pan-STARRS. Named after the telescope that found it, Pan-STARRS comes from the Oort Cloud and could give us clues about Earth’s formation.
5/11/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Impact Hub Update

An update on the Impact Hub and the work they are doing to spread entrepreneurship. We’ll find out how a new program is being implemented in all the community colleges to encourage the business minded to nurture their startups.
4/28/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Pan-STARRS

We'll take a view into space through the Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System or Pan-STARRS. We'll learn about one of its major goals, to discover and characterize Earth-approaching objects, both asteroids and comets, that might pose a danger to our planet.
4/20/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Pacific Aviation Museum

3/30/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: The Fight Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

We’ll talk about the recent impact of the mosquito born virus, Dengue and Zika. We’ll also talk to two local bio-tech leaders about what research is being done here to help fight these debilitating diseases.
3/16/201659 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Hawaii Venture Capital Association Entrepreneurial Awards

We’ve invited several of the companies recognized at the recent Hawaii Venture Capital Assoc Entrepreneurial awards. We’ll find out what sectors these entrepreneurs are pioneering and how they envision creating new opportunities.
3/9/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Computer Science for All

We’ll talk about an initiative from the White House called Computer Science for All. In the CS for All announcements, President Obama recognized Hawaii. We’ll talk to two teachers in the Dept of Education who are making this a reality.
3/2/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Saving the ‘Opihi

Have you noticed the dwindling supply of Opihi at recent luau? Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out about this disappearing delicacy. We’ll talk to the Nature Conservancy about a program called the Opihi Partnership and their efforts to save the opihi.
2/24/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Okeanos Research in the NW Hawaiian Islands

Today on Bytemarks Café, join us as we take a voyage to the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument. We'll talk to researchers on the NOAA vessel Okeanos and learn about their mission and what they expect to discover.
2/17/201659 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: VEX IQ Robotics Competition

You’ve heard from high schoolers about the VEX Robotics Championship. Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk with students in middle school. What is the “VEX IQ” robotics competition, and how does it prepares them for future academic success in STEM?
2/9/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café- Online Marketplaces

We’ll explore the world of the online marketplace. We’ll talk to two local entrepreneurs creating and maintaining this online exchange, one matching people with people, the other matching people with experiences.
2/3/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: The Mind Of An Entrepreneur

Today on Bytemarks Café, we'll dive a little deeper into the mind of an entrepreneur. We'll explore the mental health of an entrepreneur and what drives them to risk it all when the odds for success are stacked against them.
1/27/201659 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Tech Policy in the 2016 Legislative Session

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out what tech policy issues might take center stage at this year’s legislative session. We’ll have Sen Glenn Wakai, Chair of the Economic Development, Environment and Technology committee along with Robbie Melton from HTDC to give their perspectives.
1/20/201659 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Age Friendly Cities

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out about an initiative backed by the World Health Organization called the Age Friendly Cities. We’ll find out what recommendations were made by the Community Advisory Committee and what steps the City will take to implement them.
1/6/201659 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Tech for 2016

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll bring 2015 to a close and set our sights to 2016. We’ll look into our crystal ball and see what tech initiatives will take center stage and what new gadgets will pull at our pocket book.
12/30/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: VEX Robotics

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, the winners from the VEX robotics championships will share what goes on behind the scenes of their robotics program. We’ll also explore the diversity of learning experiences it provides, from engineering to public speaking.
12/16/201559 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Startup Weekend Winners

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ve brought together the latest cohort of winners from Startup Weekend. We’ll talk to the teams from a crowdsource indoor climate app, an educational music video producer, and one of the youngest teams to win Startup Weekend.
12/9/201558 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Planetary Research at the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll discuss planetary research being done at the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology. We’ll talk about New Horizons, Rosetta, Lunar and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and the technologies developed here in Hawaii.
12/2/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: New STEM Education Programs

We’ll learn about a new Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) program that has a regional focus. We’ll find out what schools are interested and how being community based can serve the specific needs of that district.
11/25/201558 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Succeeding in Startup Culture

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out what it takes to be an entrepreneur and why it’s the key element in the startup culture. We’ve invited two entrepreneurs in residence to learn the characteristics needed to succeed in this competitive environment.
11/18/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Sensor Technology and Open Hardware

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about sensor technology and the concept of open hardware. We’ll talk to a team from the School of Ocean & Earth Science and Technology (or SOEST) about building high quality, low cost data gathering. 5pm on HPR-2
11/11/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: XLR8 UH Update

Today on Bytemarks Café: It’s been one year since we talked to organizers of the University of Hawaii’s Accelerator program XLR8 UH. How has the program for UH faculty, staff and students evolved and what are the prospects for the latest cohort of companies? Find out- Today at 5pm on HPR-2.
11/4/201559 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: ‘OPIHI Intertidal Research

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about a citizen science project called Opihi: Our project in Hawaii’s Intertidal. We’ll find out how secondary school students learn marine ecology conservation and are trained in field methodology and species identification. 5pm on HPR-2.
10/28/201559 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Tsunami Trackers

We'll about the last tsunami that resulted in an 8.3 magnitude earthquake in Chile. We’ll find out what information aided the decision makers in predicting the size and impact of the tsunami and how that gets communicated to the public.
10/7/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Drone Operator Certification

Today on Bytemarks Café, with the growing interest in unmanned aerial vehicles, what are the options for operators to get certified? We’ll find out what it takes to get a commercial license for drone flight and who needs to get this certification.
9/30/201559 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Training For Mars

Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn about the latest cohort of scientists devoting a year of isolation in a simulated Mars habitat. We’ll find out what new challenges face this group and how NASA might take what they learn and apply it to an actual mission to Mars.
9/23/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Business Update & New Educational Tech

We got an update on several of the key initiatives from the State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. We’ll get the latest on Broadband, the Creative Media industry, Tech and a new educational program developed by Pixar rolling out to the DOE.
9/16/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Science Technology Engineering & Math Office at UH

There’s a new Science Technology Engineering and Math office at the University of Hawaii. We’ll find out what this office aims to achieve and how it plans to elevate science and technology in Hawaii’s education and economic sectors.
9/9/201558 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The Schmidt Ocean Institute

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk with the team from the Schmidt Ocean Institute to find out about their latest expedition. What do their findings from the central equatorial Pacific tell us about El Niño and its effect on the weather in Hawaii? 5 PM on HPR-2.
9/2/201558 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Artificial Intelligence in Hawaii

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about artificial intelligence and how a local company is paving a new path with strong AI. We’ll also talk to Oceanit to find out what Strong AI offers and how this novel approach enables new applications. 5 PM on HPR-2.
8/26/201557 minutes, 43 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The National Maker Faire

We talked to Hawaii student participants in the National Maker Faire that took place in Washington D.C. With the the maker movement picking up steam, we’ll find out how students taking this experience and weaving it into their career choices.
8/19/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Café: Project IMUA

We’ll find out about a collaborative project amongst community colleges to launch a payload into space. Project IMUA brought students together from Kauai, Kapiolani, Windward and Honolulu Community College for a recent launch at Wallops Flight Facility.
8/12/201559 minutes
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Bytemarks Café: Box Jelly Research

Today we’ll talk with Angel Yanagihara about the latest in box jelly research and getting relief from jellyfish and ant stings. We’ll hear how Sting No More went from the lab to the military and consumer market. Tune in Wednesday, 5pm on HPR-2.
7/29/201558 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: The General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union. The world’s largest meeting of astronomers is coming to Hawaii. What’s on the agenda for these super stargazers?
7/22/201559 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: The Solar Impulse

Today, we are dedicating the full hour to the Solar Impulse, an ambitious around-the-world journey powered purely by the sun. We have pilot and CEO of Solar Impulse, Andre Borschberg and Managing Director, Gregory Blatt, in our studio! 5 PM on HPR-2.
7/15/201559 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Disasters, Cyber Camps, and "The Canvas"

We started things off with a couple of special guests, who are here to tell us about their upcoming events. Lisa Shozuya tells us about an upcoming series of disaster preparedness training and then Jodi Ito from UH updated us on the latest Gen Cyber Camps. Finally, we talked about a student co-working space called "The Canvas."
7/8/201559 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bytemarks Café: Startup Weekend Honolulu

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk to the winners of the latest Startup Weekend Honolulu. This fast paced event is an intense 54 hours where teams form quickly, prototypes are created, new ideas get pitched, and businesses are built. Today at 5 on HPR-2.
7/1/201559 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Science Literacy

We talked with members of the brand new Science Communicators Ohana from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In today's world, understanding science has become more important than ever before. But what forms of communication are best suited for advancing science literacy?
6/17/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: BikeShare and Car2Go

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll explore how we are moving from an economy of consumption to one of sharing. We’ll find out how two Hawaii companies, BikeShare and Car2Go are challenging the concept of ownership in new and innovative ways.
6/10/201559 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Data Security

How can companies build a systematic approach toward safeguarding their data? We’ll talk about cyber security and what steps to take in creating the framework to keep information and your networks safe. Tonight at 5pm on HPR-2.
6/3/201558 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Reboot the Commute

On this show we’ll find out how the Energy Excelerator is helping to kickstart the transportation startup. We'll also feature teams from the app challenge, Reboot the Commute and find out what innovative ideas won the hearts of the judges.
5/28/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: TMT Science, Xprize & Reboot the Commute

Jonas Vibell will first tell us about the upcoming Reboot the Commute app challenge. Then Jyotika Virmani, Director of Technical Operations for the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE will tell us about the Xprize finalists. Finally, we'll talk about the science behind and in front of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
5/20/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: The Pacific International Space Center

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk with the Executive Director of the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems. What sort of projects does PISCES take on and what special role does Hawaii Island play in space exploration?
5/7/201559 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Bus App and SEEQS in Orbit

First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then we'll speak with Kenny Luong from IEEE to tell us about an upcoming joint IEEE/HiCapacity event and then Tiger Oakes joins us by phone to tell us about his bus transportation app. Finally, we'll talk about a team of 8th graders from SEEQS Charter school who are launching an experiment into low earth orbit.
4/30/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Enterprise Technology

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll look at enterprise technology and explore the challenges facing large corporations. How do managers of large system implementations deal with issues like changing technology, the cloud, mobility, disparate systems and end-user preferences.
4/9/201558 minutes, 55 seconds
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Bytemarks Cafe: Educational Cyber Security

On this edityion of Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll take a look at Cyber security from an educational point of view. We’ll find out how programs like Cyber Patriot and the cyber security bootcamp are building capacity for the next generation of tech workers.
4/1/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: MoonRIDERS

We’ll hear how Hawaii high school students got involved with a mission to the moon. Team members from Iolani and Kealakehe High School join us to talk about the MoonRIDERS program and testing a new electronic dust shield.
3/26/201559 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: The new face of entrepreneurship

First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then we'll speak with Donavan Kealoha about an upcoming Entrepreneur Foundation event. Then Tiffany Quezada will tell us about the new Hobnob launch. Finally, we'll talk about the new face of entrepreneurship, accelerators, Sultan Ventures and XLR8UH. Joining us are Meli James and Bryan Butteling.
3/18/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Teaching, Colleges and Community

First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, first we'll speak with Franklin Allaire about the upcoming Science Olympiad. Then well have Ken Hensarling join us from Hawaiian Telcom to tell us about the annual HT University. Finally, we'll learn about the 20th anniversary of Teaching, Colleges and Community, an online conference about education technology from its organizers, Bert Kimura and Curtis Ho.
3/11/201559 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Broadband Internet

Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about broadband Internet and how it's increasingly considered critical infrastructure. How vulnerable are our fiber optic cables? And how essential is broadband to local tech and innovation?
3/5/201559 minutes, 1 second
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Bytemarks Cafe: Photography in Hawaii contest, Geek Day and SeaPerch

First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then we'll speak with David Ulrich about the PNM Photography in Hawaii contest. Then we'll have Kathleen Cabral tell us about the annual LCC Geek Day. Finally, we'll learn about an underwater robotics program called SeaPerch. We've invited Coast Guard organizer LCMD Andy Goshorn and the team from Wahiawa Elementary.
2/26/201559 minutes
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Bytemarks Cafe: Science Writing

First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then we'll speak with Arthur Garbiso, HICTA President, about the upcoming HICTA Conference. Also Jay Fidell will join us to give us an update on Think Tech shows and panels. Finally, we'll talk to two science writers, Sarah CP Williams and Brittany Moya del Pino about the citizen science and the fledgling Science Writers Association.