Episode 426: Tourism Tech – October 26, 2016

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Damon Fairchild, Leanna Agcoili, Todd Robertson, Chalmer Lowe, Ryan Ozawa

To kick off today’s show, we first hear from President/GM of Hawaii Public Radio, Jose Fajardo about the activation of KAHU 91.3FM serving the greater East Hawaii Island area with HPR-2 programming. Then we learn about a couple of tech activities. Leanna Agcaoili from Fern Elementary is here to tell us about crowdfunding for her STEM programs. Then Chalmer Lowe from PyHawaii here to tell us about the upcoming Jupyter Day 2016. After the break, we’re joined by Damon Fairchild from Expedia Media Solutions and Todd Robertson from Hyperspective to talk about technology innovations for the tourism industry.

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Episode 420: HI-SEAS Mission 4 – Sept 14, 2016

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Chris Lee, Leslie Dance, Tristan Bassingthwaighte, Ryan Ozawa

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.

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