Bytemarks Cafe

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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.

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Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll explore the rising tides, climate change and a phenomenon called King Tides. We’ve seen the physical effects of the recent King Tides but what can citizens do to help researchers studying potential.

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Flickr / perspec_photo88

  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.

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Flickr / Scot Nelson

  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.

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Flickr / Jeremy Keith

  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.

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  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.

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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.

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Pexels / Sebastian Voortman

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.

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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. 

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Jeff Kubina / Flickr

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.

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JÉSHOOTS / Pexels

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.

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  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn how Purple Maiʻa 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.

Bytemarks Café: Blockchain

Mar 15, 2017
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Jason Benjamin / Flickr

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. 

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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?

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  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?

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  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.

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  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.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr

  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.

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  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?

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Jim Bowen / Flickr

  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.

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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.

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Christiaan Colen / Flickr

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?

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Kārlis Dambrāns / Flickr

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?

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  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.

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Petr Kratochvil / Public Domain Pictures

  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.

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  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.

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  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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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