Episode 735: NASA Space Apps Challenge + What Could School Be – Sept 28, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Josh Reppun, Ian Kitajima, Mark Loughridge

First up, the UH Institute for Astronomy is the host for this year’s NASA Space Apps Challenge, the largest annual space & science hackathon in the world, with over 25,000 participants globally! The event runs from 9:00am on October 1 to 11:59pm on Oct. 2. They will have both virtual participants and in-person activities at IfA Mānoa (9a-5p both days). The virtual event is open to participants throughout Hawaiʻi.

Then I welcome education innovators, Oceanit tech sherpa Ian Kitajima, Director, Case Accelerator for Student Entrepreneurship (CASE) Mark Loughridge and Josh Reppun, Ambassador for What School Could Be. We discuss what could school be and also tell everyone about the upcoming October 18th HVCA panel on the same topic.

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Episode 735: NASA Space Apps Challenge + What Could School Be – Sept 28, 2022

Episode 612: ManaUp + Wifi on Wheels – May 20, 2020

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meli James, Sara “Mili” Milianta-Laffin, David Miyashiro

First up, on May 30-31, NASA, along with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), is inviting coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, artists, and technologists to participate in a virtual hackathon. During a period of 48 hours, participants from around the world will create virtual teams and use Earth observation data to develop solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more info go to: https://covid19.spaceappschallenge.org/

Then, we have Meli James from House of ManaUp, on to tell us about a three day workshop to build your digital marketing skills.

Finally, we’re joined by Sara “Mili” Milianta-Laffin from the Ilima Intermediate School and David Miyashiro from Hawaii Kids Can to talk about Wifi on Wheels.

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