Bytemarks Café

Wednesdays at 5pm

Bytemarks Cafe is a one-hour radio magazine that showcases the innovation and creativity in Hawaii's tech community. Hosted by geeks in residence Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa, program's purpose is to raise awareness of the tech economy and to engage the listener in the discussion. The show encourages two-way conversation through audience call-ins, emails and blog comments. Bytemarks Cafe will leverage the Internet and social media technologies to extend the conversation well beyond the one-hour time slot with the intent of building and nurturing this vibrant and vital community in Hawaii. Both Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa have earned the title "geek."

To join the conversation on Bytemarks Cafe call (808) 941-3689, Wednesday 5-6pm HST

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Bytemarks Cafe
8:16 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Bytemarks Cafe: Board Elections, State Science Panel, & EPSCoR

  First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then Nicole Velasco from the Neighborhood Board Commission will tell us about their Board elections. Then Jay Fidell from ThinkTech will join us to tell us about the State of Science panel. Finally, we'll talk EPSCoR or Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. Both Kevin Kelly and John Rand are here from the Univ of Hawaii and KCC to tell us about it. 

Bytemarks Cafe
8:05 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Today on Bytemarks Cafe:UAV's

  First we'll cover some local science and tech stories, then Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups will tell us about the next cohort and Marco Morawec will update us on the Firehose project. Finally, we'll talk about unmanned aerial vehicles. We'll get the latest updates on drone policy and new amateur uses, Ted Ralston and John Johnson are here to tell us all about it.

Bytemarks Cafe
8:04 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Cyber security

  We talk about cyber security and how some of Hawaii’s leading businesses are protecting themselves. We’ll find out what steps need to be taken to keep our personal information secure and keep our networks resilient.

Bytemarks Cafe
8:31 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Geek Gifts for 2014

We begin with the Hawaii Business Roundtable to tell us about the newly published Innovation Assets Report. Then, after the break, we kick off our annual gadget and holiday geek gift show. Paul Lawler and Melissa Chang will share their picks and answer your calls for help when it comes to getting something for that special geek in your life. 

Bytemarks Cafe
10:50 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Hawaii State IT System Upgrades

  Today on Bytemarks Café: Monique Chyba from the UH Dept. of Mathematics to tell us about a public lecture series called Reach for the Stars. Then Keith Demello from the Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) will tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Government Digital Summit. Finally, we've invited Keone Kali and Paola Saibene also from OIMT to tell us about progress with the State's IT Transformation Plan. 

Bytemarks Cafe
8:37 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Massively Open Online Courses

  Joining us today is Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association to tell us about the upcoming Growing Hawaii's Innovation Economy panel. Finally, we've invited Michael Menchaca and Paul Ryan to tell us about UHM's delivery of MOOCs or Massively Open Online Courses.  

Bytemarks Cafe
8:07 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Transition Oahu, Start Hawaii, & new tsunami inundation maps

  Joining us today is David Atcheson from Transition Oahu to tell us about a cool mapping project. Then we have Matt Sullivan tell us about Start Hawaii. Finally, we've invited Gerard Fryer and Peter Hirai to tell us about the new tsunami inundation maps and what they mean for disaster preparedness

Bytemarks Cafe
7:46 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: HMAUS and Hiki No

  Joining us today is Ross Rasmussen from HMAUS to tell us about their upcoming Fall Fest 2014. Finally, we've invited Shisa Kahaunaele and Liberty Peralta from PBS Hawaii to talk about Hiki No, now in it's 6th year. 

Bytemarks Cafe
7:56 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe:BizPitch, Global Startup Battle, & XLR8UH

Steve Sue from Bizgym Foundation previews the upcoming BizPitch Camp. Bryan Butteling from Startup Weekend Honolulu readies the troops for the Global Startup Battle. Omar and Tarik Sultan from Sultan Ventures, Jacob Isaac-Lowry from FlyWire Cameras and Milton Garces from RedVox  will call from Hawaii Island with details about the XLR8UH accelerator program.

Bytemarks Cafe
7:58 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Maker movement status update

  Next time on Bytemarks Cafe we’ll check in with the local makerspace community and find out what’s new. Both Oahu Makerspace and Hi-Capacity have moved into new digs and upgraded their programs. What’s the current state of Hawaii’s maker movement?

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