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Doctor A via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, weʻll find out about a new FCC program launched today called the Emergency Broadband Benefit. We’ll learn what the program entails, who can benefit from it and how someone can apply to get a discount on their monthly Internet service bill.

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jmexclusives via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the popularity of zoom and online webinars, we’ll delve into enhancements to livestreaming. We’ll talk to a couple of professionals to find out what it takes to livestream your interviews to Youtube and Facebook live.

Nalukai Academy
Nalukai Academy

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with Big Island Startup Bootcamp, an immersive experience for students called Nalukai Academy. We’ll talk to organizers about how the program has adapted to the new reality and how they see inspiring the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.

Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll get an update from Elemental Excelerator and learn what is in store for their next 5 year strategic plan. With more that 117 companies under their belt we find out what frames their mission to eliminate the global climate crisis.

Alex Kwok Wai Young via Hub Coworking
Alex Kwok Wai Young via Hub Coworking

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, During this special fund drive edition, we have representatives from Hub Coworking join us to talk about the Social Impact Incubator Program and the growing demand for co-working during this pandemic.

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Jeshoots via Pixabay

During this special fund drive edition, we have Brook Conner CIO at the Dept of Education, here to tell us about blend learning, tech in education and lessons learned during the pandemic.

PISCES
PISCES

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll hear from PISCES, the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems and the High Altitude, Long Exposure drones. Weʻll find out how this project could not only enable advanced wireless communications in rural areas but also usher in a aerospace industry on Hawaii Island.

Daniel Ramirez via CC
Daniel Ramirez via CC

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll learn how to get policy passed and catch up with the post pandemic legislative process. This time we’ll talk to the folks at the Public Access Room and see how they continue to support the public to ensure their voices are heard.

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wernerdetjen via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to an innovative company called Symbrosia getting started in Kona at Natural Energy Labatory of Hawaii as a part of the HATCH accelerator. Weʻll learn how the company has found a new way to reduce the amount of methane by adjusting the contents of cattle feed.

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Geralt via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to the team on Molokai that connects students with kupuna to teach digital literacy. Weʻll learn how the Health Occupations Student Association also gets students to learn about telehealth and potential careers in health care.

  

Daniel Ramirez via CC
Daniel Ramirez via CC

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to a couple of our legislative leaders to learn how they use technology. Weʻll learn how they re-thought the legislative process and took public testimony online to make it easy to testify during this pandemic.

University of Hawaii
University of Hawaii

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll get the inside story on the University of Hawaii’s Calvin Shindo Student Venture Fund. Weʻll learn this venture fund will give students hands-on opportunity to learn the venture capital process and startup finance.

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AbsolutVision via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll talk to some of the finalists of the annual Hawaii Venture Capital Association Entrepreneurs Awards. Weʻll learn how these companies have succeeded in taking their business to the next level in spite of the pandemic and slowing economy.

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out about a national program called CompuGirls and how it is getting started in Hawaii. Weʻll learn how the program gets high school girls interested in information technology, computer science and cyber security.

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Shudderstock

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out about unique collaboration between Department of Transportation, education and the private sector called Kilo. Weʻll learn how real world problems are solved with innovation, rapid prototyping, and the willingness to try something new.

US Navy
US Navy

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll find out about a Navy program called Tech Bridges. Weʻll learn how Tech Bridges aims to get local companies to help build technology solutions to support the dept of defense as well as the commercial sector.

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3mikey5000 via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, weʻll talk about digital equity and what it means to close the digital divide. Weʻll discuss how digital equity and literacy is foundational for Hawaii to thrive in the 21st century digital economy.

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, weʻll catch up with the creator and organizer of the Aloha Connects Innovation program. Weʻll find out how this program enabled unemployed workers to experience new job opportunities and help set a course for more resilient Hawaii.

 

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Photocitizen via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, since weʻre hearing a lot about the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Bill, weʻll delve into what it means for broadband. With broadband explicitly spelt out, we’ll learn what Congress is funding and how States are to apply for funding.

 

Aloha Safe
Aloha Safe

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out about the application that promises to streamline the contact tracing process. We’ll learn how the Aloha Safe application incorporates the Google/Apple api for automatic exposure notification.

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Tumisu via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, as students get accustomed to distance learning, how are teachers adapting to the new technologies. We’ll talk to teachers on Hawaii Island that have adopted online tools to deliver entertainment and music classes normally conducted in person.

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Photomix-Company via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, it’s that time once again to convene our annual roundtable to review some of the best tech available this holiday season. From iPhones to contact-less thermometers, we’ll share our picks and ask our experts to help fill out your Santa list.

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Educadormarcossv via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about the City and County’s website Oahu One and the thought behind COVID response. We’ll find out how the team at Oahu One addressed efficient surge testing and how this leads to economic recovery.

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Pexels via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about an accelerator located at NELHA focussed on startups developing aquaculture businesses. We’ll find out about the latest Hatch cohort of companies and how their businesses help to diversify Hawaii’s economy.

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Alexandra Koch Via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll talk about a recent virtual conference organized by the University of Hawaii’s Office of Research and Innovation. We’ll find out how the University can be an engine for economic diversification especially in the area of digital innovation.

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the changing employment picture in Hawaii, we’ll talk about a program called Hawaii Careers Pathways. We’ll find out how educators are preparing students for high-skill, high-pay jobs and how the private sector is preparing to receive them.

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Wikipedia Commons

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the elections behind us, we’ll talk about the prospects for the next legislative session. We’ll find out from two non-profits with a focus on education and government transformation, what their top policy priorities are.

 

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Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll catch up with Blue Startups and talk to members of cohort 12. We’ll find out what it’s like to run an accelerator during a pandemic and what’s in store for these startups as the graduate to the next phase.

 

 

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mohamed_hassan via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we will learn about a remote work program to attract kamaaina to come home. With many companies enabling the freedom of their workers to work from anywhere, we’ll find out how the Temporary Work Concept can bring them back home.

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Jarmoluk, Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll learn about the recent FCC auction of the 3.5GHz frequency better known as Citizen Broadband Radio Service. We’ll find out why companies want access to this frequency and how they plan to use it.

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