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.
First up, the annual Geek Meet us back. Due to the pandemic itʻs been on a 2-year hiatus and itʻs back at Ala Moana Beach Park, on Magic Island on Sunday September 25, starting at 9am going to 3pm.
Then, we are joined by Omar Sultan from XLR8HI and he brought a few guest companies, Akiko White, Owner of Aloha Bites, Dallas Stewart, CEO & CFO of Better Jerky Co and Tanya Fernandez, Co-Founder of Vivia Cares, Inc. and theyʻre here to tell us about the preX program.
On this special membership campaign edition, we have Doug Murdock, CIO for the State of Hawaii, Christine Sakuda from Transform Hawaii Government and Keir Negron from Microsoft here to talk about the upcoming 6th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge.
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During this special pledge drive edition, we have Christine Sakuda, Executive Director at Transform Hawaii Government and Caroline Julian-Freitas Public Information Officer at Enterprise Technology Services, on the show to tell us about the 5th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. The HACC kickoff is on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 and you can sign up here.
Blue Startups Cohort #12 application deadline has been Extended. They said, “In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we have decided to extend our application deadline for Cohort #12 until April 30. The new start date for the program is to be determined as well. Stay tuned for more updates! For more information you can go to BlueStartups.com
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.
Then we have Sandra Fujiyama from the Office of Innovation and Commercialization and Meli James from Mana Up here to tell us about the Future Focus Conference. Last but not least, we are joined by Thelma Alane, and Donna Scannell from Kaiser Permanente to talk about the upcoming Hawaii Annual Code Challenge.
First up, we have Kate Poljakova Matayoshi from XLR8HI here to talk about an upcoming event called Bank on It. Then, we have Governor David Ige, State Chief Information Officer, Doug Murdock and HPU Computer Science Associate Professor Stewart Crawford here to talk about the upcoming 4th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge.
First up, a personal invite from us to a special event this Saturday, Demo Day for the Hawaii Annual Code Challenge. Then, we check in with aXessPoint, a local startup with a new name and a bigger vision. Finally we hear about the Hawaii Chapter of the Computer Science Teachers Association, with Shane Asellstine and get the details about their chapter meetup on Sept 27th.