On the tech calendar, Open Data Day is coming up on Saturday, March 4th. Then on Wednesday, March 8th, it’s Startup Entrepreneur Day at the Capitol. During our main segment we get an update from Kim Binsted and Tristan Bassingthwaighte about the latest HI-SEASÂ (Hawaii-Space Exploration Analog and Simulation) mission. Find them also on Facebook.
First off, virtual reality is the theme of the local tech calendar. Chris Lee is here to tell us about a Unity VR workshop coming up at the UH iLab. Then Leslie Dance from the Hawaii Tourism Authority joins us to tell us about technology features at the upcoming Hawaii Tourism Conference. Finally, after the break, we talk to Tristan Bassingthwaighte and Carmel Johnston, both crew members who spent a year in the HI-SEAS habitat on Mauna Loa, to explore long duration missions on Mars.
Starting us off this hour, photographer Minn Tun is here to introduce HawaiiHolo, a new site offering 360-degree tours of Hawaii hotspots. Then Mike Shanahan from the Bishop Museum will tell us about a new laser show at the Planetarium. Finally, for the remainder of the hour, we’ll revisit the HI-SEAS project with Dr. Kim Binsted, and hear first-hand about life cooped up in a MarsÂ habitat for eight months from Neil Scheibelhut.
Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Minn Tun, Kim Binsted, Mike Shanahan, Neil Scheibelhut, Ryan Ozawa
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is GB Hajim from Hawaii Con to tell us about what’s new with Hawaii’s only scifi, comix convention. Then we have Meli James from Blue Startups to tell us about the upcoming Startup Paradise Demo Day. Finally, we’ll talk to Kim Binsted and Simon Engler about HI-SEAS, the Mars analog and long duration living in a remote habitat.
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Leigh-Ann Miyasato from the Entrepreneurs Foundation to tell us about the upcoming panel, FailWhale: What We Learned From Our Biggest Mistakes. Finally, we talk to the crew members from the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation to find out what its like to live under a Martian dome for 4 months.