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Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the opening up of the economy dependent on COVID-19 testing, how can Hawaii keep up? We’ll talk to local tech firm Oceanit who has a novel approach to testing that has the potential to scale across US markets and beyond.

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With the economy opening and more tourists arriving in Hawaii, find out how contact tracing works. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion with the developers of Aloha Trace to see if technology can improve the process, and how the Apple/Google API works.

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Find out what it takes to get broadband connectivity to remote areas like Hana. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a talk about fiber optics, finding the right route, and why after decades, getting connected is finally becoming a reality.

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Whether we're in a pandemic or not, Hawaii needs to continue nurturing promising new startups. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out what adjustments XLR8HI will make to take on their next cohort of companies and how they plan to accelerate them through these difficult times.

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Find out how Mana Up is managing their cohort companies through this pandemic. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how their fundamental goal to scale Hawaii companies through the Internet has prepared them to operate even when COVID-19 forces us to shelter in place.

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Find out how using artificial intelligence can help gauge our economic recovery. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how A.I. sensors can gather data on social distancing, and whether people are wearing a mask in high-trafficked retail outlets.

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Find out how a grassroots effort got started in Hawaii to help kids get connected to the Internet. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how a project called WiFi on Wheels aims to use inactive school buses to bring Internet access to families without broadband.

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Learn how the University of Hawaiʻi is addressing the development and nurturing of new economic sectors in Hawaiʻi. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out how the Office of Innovation and Commercialization is bringing together UH affiliated incubators and accelerators to drive innovation. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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Learn how some companies are thriving during this period of COVID-19. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out what makes them more resilient than some of the other companies, and is there a message in their success?

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Find out what contact tracing is all about, and how it helps to flatten the curve. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about the technology behind contact tracing, and how mobile devices can be sensors to determine proximity to COVID-19.

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Learn how local community members are helping to make personal protective equipment. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out how the maker community is firing up their 3D printers, and coming together to meet the demand to supply our health providers and first responders with PPE.

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Find out how teachers are keeping up with technology to best deliver online learning. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, explore the ways that the Hawaii Society of Technology in Education are sharing their knowledge through their virtual office hours.

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Find out about some best practices to securing your remote workforce. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion on ways to protect sensitive data, separate personal space from work space, and conduct secure videoconferences.

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Find out about distance learning, especially now with students sheltering at home. This edition of Bytemarks Café explores some of the best practices and delivery platforms to effectively replace the traditional classroom experience.

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In this new coronavirus era of humanity, find out what it takes to successfully work remotely. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, explore some of the tools, technology and best practices to telecommute, manage projects and distribute teams.

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Catch up with a local company that was born out of a business plan pitch competition. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, hear how TurnoverBNB went from pitch competition to startup acceleration, and being recognized as HVCA's 2020 Technology Entrepreneur of the Year.

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Get caught up on the TRUE (Technology Readiness User Evaluation) Initiative, and how it translates to technology adoption. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion on how company leadership is driving job creation and high wage-earning capacity for Hawaiʻi workers.

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Learn about the new cryptocurrency innovation initiative at the Entrepreneurs Sandbox. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out how this initiative brings together members of the government and private sector to provide an environment for collaboration and experimentation.

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Learn about the opportunities in the field of data science and machine learning. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about the collaboration between the University of Hawaiʻi, Chaminade and Stanford University to advance careers for women at the Women in Data Science Conference

Purple Prize

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, the organizers of Purple Prize come back on the show to discuss what teams are gaining traction. Also, a conversation about their design workshop Ka Maka ʻĪnana, the next Purple Prize series, and Indigenous Innovation at UH.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, an update on Automatic Voter Registration. With the legislative session in full swing, Common Cause comes back on the show to discuss bills introduced this session that drive civic engagement, and why it's important.

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Learn about a novel technology that converts a smartphone to a sterilization tool. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how a local company uses Far-UVC light and a smartphone to eliminate viruses and bacteria from contact surfaces.

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Learn how data centers and other key infrastructure help make the Internet work. On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about how facilities that house servers, routers and fiber optic cabling help to deliver the content and applications we love to our devices.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion with the funders of social impact projects and initiatives. Learn how investing for social good is not about returns on the dollar, but returns that make Hawaiʻi a better place.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, find out about East Meets West -- one of Hawaiʻi's premier tech startup conferences. East Meets West brings investors and entrepreneurs from both sides of the Pacific, from Asia, Hawaiʻi and North America to network and build the tech ecosystem.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a look at the TRUE (Technology Readiness User Evaluation) Initiative. Listen to a discussion about its key purposes by advancing economic development through industry diversity, supporting job creation, and high wage earning capacity for Hawaiʻi residents.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Part 2 of the conversation with Rich Wacker from American Savings Bank and Micah Kane from the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation. A look at what goals and objectives are set for 2020 to help move the trajectory of Hawaiʻi's economy.

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, the first of a special two part edition of the show for this holiday season you won't want to miss. During Part 1, a look back at 2019, and take note of accomplishments in the innovation economy.  Then, a look at what gained traction to carry it forward into 2020. 

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, learn how rural communities can leverage technology for self-sufficiency and self-determination. Find out how a community-run Internet service offering can turn a group of users into a community of engineers, and content and application producers.

On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a mini pledge drive special.

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