Bookmarks for April 28th
When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked recently:
- Lawmakers will decide whether startups can keep present space: The office spaces of 23 technology companies residing at the Manoa Innovation Center hang in the balance as the state Legislature debates whether to extend the center’s lease by 20 years.
- Campus deemed to be among the greenest university campuses in North America: Some of UH Mānoa’s green highlights include the creation of a Mānoa Sustainability Corps, and the implementation of Mānoa Green Days to reduce energy use in buildings.
- CTAHR takes lead in $24.8M federal grant: If we teach our kids to eat healthy and stay active, we greatly reduce the likelihood that they will suffer from diseases associated with obesity, like congestive heart failure, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
- College of Education hosts its first ever virtual graduation: The University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Education’s Department of Educational Technology will host its inaugural virtual graduation ceremony at the COE Second Life Island on Friday.
- Wireless Networking Case Study: BYU–Hawaii conducted a competitive bakeoff between Cisco’s latest version of Clean Access, Impulse Point’s Safe-Connect, and Avenda’s eTIPS identity-based policy platform.
- Referentia opens Hawaii’s first Cyber Collaboration Center: The Center will foster collaboration with academic, government and industry partners to develop effective advanced cybersecurity solutions to address the growing severity of cyber threats.
- Henk Rogers named CEO of Avatar Reality, Inc. [PDF]: Avatar Reality, developers of the Blue Mars 3D virtual world and iOS app, today announced the appointment of company Co-Founder Henk Rogers as CEO, effective immediately.
- Health Information Helping Others Health Information Exchange Expands: Seventy Hawaii physicians in private practice on the island of Oahu have come together to form Health Information Helping Others or “HIHO.”
- TeamPraxis Selects Microsoft Amalga to Create Hawaii’s First Online Physician Network: Using Amalga, TeamPraxis will create a sophisticated online network that aggregates and shares electronic patient information among more than 1,000 independent physicians.
- Hawaii Selected for Launch of Mitsubishi i Electric Vehicle: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. has selected Hawaii to be the first state to receive the North American version of the company’s electric-powered Mitsubishi i production vehicle.
- STEM is good business: The Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation is a community-based organization focused on fostering a high-quality teaching environment that positively impacts student development.
- University of Hawaii Wants To Close Major Research Group: While dissolving the center might be financially prudent, PBRC faculty say it will devalue the university as a research institution.
- The $100 million pond: A growing number of environmentalists, scientists, and economists have embraced the concept of putting a price tag on nature, which is reframed as “natural capital” and “ecosystem services.”
- Towel chip cutting down hotel theft: Sad to say but some hotel guests help themselves to hotel property and the thefts can add up to thousands of dollars a month. Now a Miami based company called Linen Technology Tracking has created an anti-theft device.
- Neurologists Convene In Waikiki: Neurologists and researchers from across the US and around the world will be in Waikiki this week for the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.
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