Ryan Ozawa

Co-Host, Bytemarks Cafe

Ryan wears the label "geek" with pride. He's immersed himself in new technologies and online communities since the days before the web. Ryan has long embraced and evangelized the ways in which technology can bring people together. There's nary a gadget he hasn't tested, nor a site or app that he hasn't explored. Ryan especially enjoys linking traditional and new media. He is the Communications Director of local real estate tech firm Hawaii Information Service, and co-founder of the nonprofit Hawaii Open Data and the ag-tech firm Smart Yields. A lucky husband and proud father of three, he holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Hawaiʻi.

  First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Evan Rapoport from Google to tell us about some new features with Google Maps. Finally, we'll talk to recent graduates from the first cohort of Blue Startups companies and find out what's next on their startup journey.

  First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Carey & Brandon Bennett from Happy Hour Hawaii to tell us about their nation wide rollout. Finally, we find out from Russel Cheng and Tim Dick about the Honolulu chapter of the Founders Institute and how it's helping to build the entrepreneurial startup ecosystem.

We're joined by the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization to learn about their new “dashboard project.”  With an emphasis on visualization and input from the community, UHERO is building rich snapshots of the Hawaii economy. 

Burt and Ryan find out how new technologies including  HTML5, responsive design, Javascript and APIs are creating a new web. We’ll learn how website developers in Hawaii view the evolving nature of the web and how they keep up with the latest trends.

  On this show we’ll find out what it means to be a "maker" and take a look into the growing maker movement here in Hawaii. It’s a celebration of invention, creativity and resourcefulness where innovative technologies drive creativity in manufacturing.

Design Thinking

May 15, 2013

  Co-hosts Burt Lum and Ryan Oaawa learn how a school in Waipahu and a company on Bishop Street are creating a culture of innovation. Both organizations are leveraging a technique called Design Thinking. How is this implemented to transform the organization?

Co-hosts Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa take a look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining them is Wayne Lewis from Honolulu Community College to discuss the upcoming PCATT IT Summit. Finally, an update on the Henry Ku'ualoha Giugni digital archive project from Heather Giugni and Janel Quirante. And it's all cutting edge.

Co-hosts Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa talk with guests about How technology bills faired through this year’s legislative session. Which bills made it and and which ones died in the process?  And just what does the tech community need to do to plan for next year?

Co-hosts Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa find out about a new course being developed at the University Lab School on Digital Citizenship. With our students being born into the age of the internet as digital natives, how are they being prepared for life online?

First. a look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then Co-hosts Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa  hear from two news guests. First is Bill Chismar from the UH Manoa Outreach College and a program called Science in Action. Then Mike Andonian from the Math Department tells us about next week's Monte Carlo night. Finally, we'll hear about ruggedized sensors monitoring the Ala Wai, and what this technology can tell us about our waterways.

Hacking the Kitchen

Mar 27, 2013

Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out how innovation and technology are creating new dining experiences. We’ll talk about pop up restaurants, food trucks, mobile apps, hacking the kitchen and new ways we can learn about the food we consume.