Bytemarks Cafe is a half-hour radio magazine that showcases the innovation and creativity in Hawaii's tech community. Hosted by Burt Lum, the program's purpose is to raise awareness of the tech economy and to engage the listener in the discussion. Bytemarks Cafe will leverage the Internet and social media technologies to extend the conversation well beyond the 30-minute time slot with the intent of building and nurturing this vibrant and vital community in Hawaii.
Bytemarks Cafe: Volta and it's initial public offering
Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll catch up with EV charging company Volta and find out what it was like to issue an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. With so few Hawaii companies getting listed on Wall Strett, we'll find out about Volta's pathway to initial public offering and what this means for the future.
Bytemarks Cafe: Aina Informatics
Today On Bytemarks Cafe, we'll catch up with Iolani School's data driven process called Aina Informatics. As a recent GEER funding recipient, we'll find out how Iolani is taking this place-based curriculum and building a community of practice with other schools.
Bytemarks Cafe: Blue Startups - Cohort 13
The continuation of the Coronavirus pandemic hasn't stopped Blue Startups from convening the next cohort of companies. We'll talk to a couple of the companies in Cohort 13, learn what business they are starting and how they're adjusting to the virtual mentoring and on-line coaching.
Bytemarks Cafe: GEER program
Today we'll find out about the US Department of Education, Governors Emergency Education Relief Fund. We'll learn how a couple of GEER program recipients in Hawaii created projects to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on students and families.
Bytemarks Cafe: Virtual Reality and the Metaverse
Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out the latest in virtual reality or VR and find out if during the pandemic it's gained any traction. We'll also learn about the Metaverse, a term coined in Neal Stephenson's 1992 novel Snow Crash, and find out how Mark Zuckerberg sees it as Facebook's future.
Bytemarks Cafe- Oceanit's Honu Cooling Pack
Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with local tech company Oceanit to learn about a dual use innovation called the Honu Cooling Pack. We’ll find out how a Department of Defense use case turned into a commercial venture to create a jacket that keeps you cool.