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



Bytemarks Cafe
8:37 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: DevLeague, eSports, & Social entrepreneurship

  Joining us today is Jason Sewell from the Dev League to tell us about their upcoming class. Then we have Jason Lai from eSports Hawaii to tell us about Gamer Expo 2014. Finally, we'll talk about social entrepreneurship and creating an Impact Hub with Shanah Trevenna, Brandon Askew and Matt Johnson. 

Bytemarks Cafe
8:16 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: HiBeam, Wefficiency, & Prosthetics

  Joining us today is Bee Leng Chau from HiBeam to tell us about an upcoming talk. Then we have David Aquino from Blue Planet Foundation to tell us about Wefficiency. Finally, we'll talk about advances in prosthetics and orthotics with Dan Uyeunten and Kai Newton both experts in the field. 

Bytemarks Cafe
8:49 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Lean On and Lead, Tech Tuesday, and Station Aloha

  Joining us today is Shay Chan Hodges from Maui to tell us about her new book Lean On and Lead. Then we'll talk to Tony Mariz and Anoka Jung from Hawaii Tech Works to tell us about the upcoming Tech Tuesday event. Finally, we've invited researchers from the Scdmidt Ocean Institute to tell us about some of the work being done on the R/V Falkor at Station Aloha.

Bytemarks Cafe
8:29 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: VEX Summer Games, Navigating Change, & Crowdsourcing Invasive Species


Joining us today is William Hozey to tell us about the International VEX Robotics Summer Games. Then we have Lihla Noori from the Hawaii Conservation Alliance to tell us about the Conservation Conference called “Navigating Change in the Pacific Islands”.  Finally, we'll find out how the Nature Conservancy leverages the crowd and technology to find invasive species.

Bytemarks Cafe
8:40 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Bluetooth Low Energy

Joining us today is Dean Levitt from Mad Mimi to tell us what's new with contact management. Then we have Darrell Kim from Pacific New Media to tell us about his upcoming class on Wordpress. Finally, we'll talk to our friends from Cultur app and Happy Hour Pal about Bluetooth Low Energy and proximity services. 

Bytemarks Cafe
7:11 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: High tech agriculture

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we have Julius Paulo from UH Outreach College here to talk about Science in Action. Finally, we'll talk to Benny Ron and Kerry Kakazu about new tech in agriculture. 

Bytemarks Cafe
8:14 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Home grown pharma companies

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today are Kyle Miller and Amanda Shigeoka from Iolani to tell us about new Yearbook tech. Finally, we'll talk to two home grown pharma companies, Cardax Pharmaceuticals and Pono Pharma.

Bytemarks Cafe
8:31 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Hurricane Season

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us is Tyler Crowley from Founders Institute to tell us about the upcoming Founders Lecture. Also joining us is Chad Yoshinaga, head of field operations of the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program to tell us about a program at the Waikiki Aquarium to help save the monk seal. Finally, we'll prep for hurricane season and find out how the State Civil Defense and the City's Dept of Emergency Management are preparing for a category 4 hurricane. 

Bytemarks Cafe
7:11 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Innovation in Education

First we took a look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then Jay Fidell from ThinkTech joined us to tell us about a panel discussion on New Tech in Hawaii Agriculture. Finally, we found out how 3 independent schools, Mid Pacific, Iolani and Punahou, are tackling innovation in education. 

Bytemarks Cafe
6:13 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Bytemarks Cafe: Maker Faire

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Mike King from Ikayzo to tell us about a class he's doing for Pacific New Media. Finally, we'll talk to organizers, Alan Solidum and Ross Mukai and go behind the scenes at the Honolulu Mini Maker Faire.