Episode 534: @XLR8UH and Blockchain for Agriculture – Nov 21, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Omar Sultan, Axel Hollanda

Happy Thanksgiving! First, we hear from Omar Sultan, partner at Sultan Ventures to talk about the next XLR8UH cohort 6 open application. The deadline for submitting your application is extended to Monday, November 26.

Then, Omar joins Axel Hollanda from Smart Yields to discuss the opportunity leverage blockchain in agriculture. We also talk about the upcoming IEEE Blockchain for Agriculture Forum. Sign up with these promo codes and get a great discount: FARM18 and YP2018.

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Episode 507: DOE Strategic Tech Plan – May 16, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Brook Conner, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from Meli James about the upcoming HVCA Luncheon on blockchain and cryptocurrency. Then we talk to Brook Conner, the Chief Information Officer at the Dept of Education to learn about their 2018 Technology Strategic Plan and key IT initiatives.

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Episode 503: CryptoCurrencies – April 18, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Spencer Toyama, Dawn Robertson, David Henry, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear about the AAUW Tech Savvy conference with Dawn Robertson from Sacred Hearts Academy. Then Andy Karsner, managing partner of Emerson Collective, joins us by phone to tell us about the Earth Day Energy Summit. Then we check in on the current state of crypto-currencies, blockchain technology and legislation HB2257 with Spencer Toyama and David Henry.

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Episode 446: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency – March 15, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Jose Fajardo, Lipyeow Lim, James Wang, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show talking about the HPR mobile app… and we’re delighted to have Hawaii Public Radio general manager Jose Fajardo here in the studio to tell us all about it. Then we explore the world of cryptocurrency, the concept of the blockchain and a bill to create a blockchain working group moving through this legislative session. We talk with two experts, UH Associate Professor Lipyeow Lim and James Wang, CEO of Slickage.

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