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

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Genesis Leong to tell us about the upcoming TEDx Honolulu event. Finally, we talk to Russel Cheng and Kyle Oba about resources for the programmers and coders who want to write the next killer app.

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Georja Skinner from DBEDT to tell us about the upcoming Creative Lab @ HIFF. Finally, we find out from the Dept of Health and the Immunization Action Coalition what to expect from this flu season and what goes into flu vaccines.

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Lisa Gibson from Hawaii Economic Association to tell us about the upcoming Economics of Innovation event. Finally, we talk to Randy Baldemor and Keone Kali, both Deputy Directors, to find out how the State's Office of Information Management and Technology is meeting their objectives.

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Ross Rasmussen and Joe Kissell from HMAUS to tell us about the upcoming Pacific New Media iPad Essentials workshop. Finally, we find out how climate change is affection the rates of coastal erosion around the Hawaiian islands.

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Bryan Butteling to tell us about the upcoming Startup Roundup. Finally, we'll get some tips on how to run a successful Kickstarter campaign. We've invited a couple of Kickstarter veterans to find out what worked and what didn't.

After the news of the week's tech happenings, Burt and  Ryan take to the Hi-SEAS from the comfort of the studio to reflect on the project after their four-month simulated mission to Mars.Working with a limited menu of space-safe ingredients, what did the team learn about nourishing their bodies as well as souls.

Energy Excelerator

Sep 4, 2013

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Iris Terashima from the Natural Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) to tell us about the upcoming Natural Disaster Awareness for Community Leaders workshop. Finally, we talk to Ibis Networks and Gen-X Energy Developments to find out how the Energy Excelerator is helping energy companies get started.

Common Core Standards

Aug 28, 2013

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Matt Lynch from Asia-Pacific Center for Regenerative Design to tell us about the upcoming TEDxHonoluluSalon Finally, we find out about the DOE's Common Core Standards and what it means for technology and media standards.

Critter Cams

Aug 21, 2013

Tonight the Geeks-in-Residence explore  how scientists are using technology to advance the study of monk seals.Crittercams, cellphone tags and 3-axis accelerometers are providing new insights into their lives, and our environment.  

Near Earth Objects

Aug 14, 2013

After the week's tech news, Burt and Ryan find out about about asteroids in space... especially Near Earth Objects, or NEOs.  Asteroids hit earth more often than people realize and the geeks will explore what's being done to identify NEOs and possibly prevent a catastrophic collision.  

The Exemplary State

Jul 31, 2013

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Ed Teixeira from Chaminade University to tell us about the upcoming CyBiz Forum. Finally, we'll talk to Major General Darryll Wong and Ken Kaneshiro and find out about the Exemplary State, an ambitious project to monitor our waterways.

Video Gamification

Jul 24, 2013

First, Burt and Ryan look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then Dawn Lippert from PICHTR will tell us about the next round for the Energy Excelerator. Finally, we learn about video gamification and its applications in education and marketing. We've invited two local companies, parWinr and Hyperspective to shed light on this new technology.

  After the news of tech happenings, Burt and Ryan get a local view on the latest in ‘augmented reality.’ From the wearable heads-up display of Google Glass to the immersion into the invisible battle of Ingress, how is technology changing the way we experience the world?

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Eric Nakagawa back from San Francisco, to tell us about some of this latest projects. Finally we'll talk to the team at Kapiolani Community College who won the NASA CanSat competition for sending a payload into space and bringing it safely back to earth.  That's today at 5pm on HPR2.

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Hoala Greevy here to tell us about his new app Dare Share. Finally, we'll learn about some of the science experiments being conducted on the voyaging canoes Hokule'a and Hikianalia on their World Wide Voyage.

  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. 

  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.

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