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Entries from March 29th, 2010

Bookmarks for March 29th

March 29th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on March 29th: Surfing the globe: A solar-powered, ocean-going device that looks like a Boogie board is being developed in Hawaii and California that could replace deep ocean buoys and warn about approaching tsunamis. UH shares in $38.7M in research funds: […]

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Recycle your E-Waste on April 10 [Updated]

March 29th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 5 Comments · Events, Gadgets, Technology

If you’re even remotely geeky, chances are you have a home or garage filled with old computers and electronics. It’s hard to get rid of, to be sure. There’s sentimental value (I have a Commodore 128 slowly decaying in my den), but there’s also environmental risk: old electronics are a source of toxins and carcinogens. […]

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Bookmarks for March 24th

March 24th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on March 24th: Extraterrestrial Hurricane Discovered at Neptune’s South Pole: Something’s afoot at Neptune’s South Pole. Astronomers took a series of infrared pictures of Neptune using the 10 metre W.M. Keck II telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Amphibious caterpillars found in […]

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Honolulu Twestival on Thursday

March 23rd, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Events, Hawaii, The Web

The second annual Honolulu Twestival is almost here! This global fundraiser is taking place on Thursday, March 25 in hundreds of cities, but the last stop will be right here in the Aloha State. By the time our pau hana party at Oceans 808 begins at 5 p.m., over $100,000 will already have been raised for […]

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Bookmarks for March 17th

March 18th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked through March 17th: 48 Hawaii-only species given endangered listing: The Obama administration declared 48 species as endangered and announced plans to set aside more than 40 square miles on Kauai as critical habitat to allow the plants and animals to flourish. […]

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Onward to SXSW Interactive

March 10th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Events

I’m at Gate 7 of Honolulu International Airport, about to board my redeye flight. I’m en route to SXSW Interactive. It’ll be my second year at this gargantuan geek fest, once again as part of the Wondermill delegation. I can’t wait to see old friends, make new friends, and fill my brain with a million […]

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Bookmarks for March 8th

March 10th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Links

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on March 8th: We can clear up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Once a five-mile stretch of golden sand, Kamilo beach on the island of Hawaii has become a huge rubbish dump. A British company is aiming to make such detritus […]

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