Today we reprise a show we did about the 8th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (which will have their final on Nov 18, 2023) and how it has evolved with the new Administration.
With me today, is Doug Murdock Chief Information Officer from Enterprise Technology Services, Thelma Alane, Chair of the HACC and Allison Swaim Regional Account Director at Microsoft to talk about HACC 2023, what’s new and some of the government challenges it aims to address.
This week get right into conversation and talk to the team that took first place in the high school category at the recent 7th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. And with that I’d like to welcome Brix Kozuki from Punahou and Joshua Li from University Lab School, who took 1st place in the Lo Code/No Code category at the HACC.
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On today’s episode of Bytemarks Cafe, we welcome State CIO Doug Murdock, Chelsea Harder from Hawaii Green Growth and HACC organizer, Thelma Alane, to the HPR studios to share their experiences with the 2019 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge, talk about the winners of this year’s HACC and the future of the demoed prototypes.
First up I want to let you know about this quick news item, coming up tomorrow, Oct 10th, is an IfA talk about the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration which recently obtained the first image of a black hole. Dr. Geoffrey Bower will describe the science and technology behind this discovery, including what it tells us about Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The black hole has been given the Hawaiian name PÅwehi in recognition of the pioneering role of Maunakea telescopes – the Submillimeter Array and the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope.