Bytemarks Café

Wednesdays at 6:30pm on HPR-1 with repeat on sundays at 10:30pm on HPR-1

Bytemarks Cafe is a one-hour radio magazine that showcases the innovation and creativity in Hawaii's tech community. Hosted by geeks in residence Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa, 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 one-hour time slot with the intent of building and nurturing this vibrant and vital community in Hawaii. Both Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa have earned the title "geek."

To join the conversation on Bytemarks Cafe call (808) 941-3689, Wednesday 5-6pm HST

Ways to Connect

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Chris Potter / Flickr

  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. 

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  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.

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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.

  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?

  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.

  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.

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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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?

  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.

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.

  First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then we'll speak with Keoki Fraser, Vice Principal at Mokapu Elementary, about the upcoming Windward District Science Fair. Then Harrison Rue joins us to tell us about Urban HNL. Finally, we'll learn how two programs aid tech companies that conduct early stage research. How does the Small Business Innovation Research grant and R&D tax credit help these companies compete?

on this show we'll cover some local science and tech stories, including a pair of upcoming events. Ben Trevino will tell us about a talk at Kakaako's Agora and then Randall Kosaki will tell us about his upcoming lecture at the Waikiki Aquarium. Finally, we'll talk about the intersection of storytelling and technology. We've invited Brett Oppegaard and Jenifer Winter from UH College of Social Science to tell us all about it.

  First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then Vanessa Chong from the ACLU will tell us about the upcoming Davis Levin First Amendment Conference. Then Andrea Bertoli tell us about the Sustainability Unconference. Finally, we'll talk to Steve Price and Terry Kerby from University of Hawaii School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology about the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory.  Today at 5pm on HPR2

  First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association will tell us about their upcoming monthly lunch. Then Gloria O'Neill, CEO of the Cook Tinglit Tribal Council will tell us about an upcoming event at Agora. Finally, we'll get a rundown from Robbie Melton from HTDC and Rep. Angus McKelvey on the tech policy bills being introduced in the 2015 legislative session. 

  First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then Nicole Velasco from the Neighborhood Board Commission will tell us about their Board elections. Then Jay Fidell from ThinkTech will join us to tell us about the State of Science panel. Finally, we'll talk EPSCoR or Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. Both Kevin Kelly and John Rand are here from the Univ of Hawaii and KCC to tell us about it. 

  First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups will tell us about the next cohort and Marco Morawec will update us on the Firehose project. Finally, we'll talk about unmanned aerial vehicles. We'll get the latest updates on drone policy and new amateur uses, Ted Ralston and John Johnson are here to tell us all about it.

Bytemarks Cafe: Cyber security

Dec 17, 2014

  We talk about cyber security and how some of Hawaii’s leading businesses are protecting themselves. We’ll find out what steps need to be taken to keep our personal information secure and keep our networks resilient.

We begin with the Hawaii Business Roundtable to tell us about the newly published Innovation Assets Report. Then, after the break, we kick off our annual gadget and holiday geek gift show. Paul Lawler and Melissa Chang will share their picks and answer your calls for help when it comes to getting something for that special geek in your life. 

  Today on Bytemarks Café: Monique Chyba from the UH Dept. of Mathematics to tell us about a public lecture series called Reach for the Stars. Then Keith Demello from the Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) will tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Government Digital Summit. Finally, we've invited Keone Kali and Paola Saibene also from OIMT to tell us about progress with the State's IT Transformation Plan. 

  Joining us today is Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association to tell us about the upcoming Growing Hawaii's Innovation Economy panel. Finally, we've invited Michael Menchaca and Paul Ryan to tell us about UHM's delivery of MOOCs or Massively Open Online Courses.  

  Joining us today is David Atcheson from Transition Oahu to tell us about a cool mapping project. Then we have Matt Sullivan tell us about Start Hawaii. Finally, we've invited Gerard Fryer and Peter Hirai to tell us about the new tsunami inundation maps and what they mean for disaster preparedness

  Joining us today is Ross Rasmussen from HMAUS to tell us about their upcoming Fall Fest 2014. Finally, we've invited Shisa Kahaunaele and Liberty Peralta from PBS Hawaii to talk about Hiki No, now in it's 6th year. 

Steve Sue from Bizgym Foundation previews the upcoming BizPitch Camp. Bryan Butteling from Startup Weekend Honolulu readies the troops for the Global Startup Battle. Omar and Tarik Sultan from Sultan Ventures, Jacob Isaac-Lowry from FlyWire Cameras and Milton Garces from RedVox  will call from Hawaii Island with details about the XLR8UH accelerator program.

  Next time on Bytemarks Cafe we’ll check in with the local makerspace community and find out what’s new. Both Oahu Makerspace and Hi-Capacity have moved into new digs and upgraded their programs. What’s the current state of Hawaii’s maker movement?

What kind of nutritious health products can be made from common backyard plants? We’ll find out as Bytemarks Café goes on location at Windward Community College to speak with Professor Inge White and lab assistant Nyan Stillwell. We'll tour the garden and learn about the new Agripharmatech program.

  Joining us today is Rod Hinman from Hawaii Tech Pau Hana to tell us about their upcoming Meetup. Then we have Cindy Matsuki from the High Tech Development Corp to tell us about an upcoming SBIR workshop and Wetware Wednesday. Finally, we've invited Georja Skinner and Walter Dods III to tell us about the Creative Industries accelerator program.

  Joining us today is Helen Nakano to tell us about Be Ready Manoa. Then we have Liberty Peralta from PBS to tell us about the Hiki No Awards program. Finally, we'll find out from two clean energy experts, Jeff Mikulina and Rob Harris about HECO's recent PUC filing. 

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