Water Cooler – Wednesday Chat
Join us for a casual conversation on technology, tips, community, etc.Read more
Join us for a casual conversation on technology, tips, community, etc.Read more
**NOTE: This month our event is on a THURSDAY instead of the usual Wednesday.**
Mahalo to our sponsors Honolulu Beerworks!
First drink and pupus are complimentary for the first 50 attendees!!
Come meet other remote workers in Hawai’i and learn about a fun opportunity to volunteer in the community
Parking: On-street metered parking or Waterfront Kaka’ako. WARNING: Some metered stalls become tow-away zones from 3:30-5:30 pm.
In this one-hour session, we will delve into the capabilities and limitations of GPT-3 (the model at the core of ChatGPT) and its evolution from a “BS’ing machine” to a knowledge learner. Using a simple metaphor, we will explain how GPT-3 works and how it can be taught through retraining the model or integrating a corpus of “facts.” Using a couple of historical metaphors, we will offer some clues as to how the tools used in building large language models, such as content management systems, may evolve.
We will showcase several examples of GPT-3-based applications, including a historical society chatbot, a narrow domain expert chatbot, and the cognitive re-engineering of business processes, to illustrate the integration of “facts” into GPT-3. The architecture and findings of each example will be discussed.
Additionally, we will offer some prerequisites for conducting experiments and building applications within a domain using GPT-3, such as a machine-readable text corpus, a self-contained domain, and minimal resources such as Python and a small budget.
Towards the end of the session, we will engage in a group discussion about potential applications of GPT-3 in different fields and explore opportunities for hypothecated domains. Attendees will leave the talk with a deeper understanding of GPT-3 and its potential implications in various domains.
PACE and the IBC (Inter Business Council) invite you to our Entrepreneurship Live event featuring Greg Young, CEO of HawaiiUSA!
Mark your calendars for Entrepreneurship Live with Greg Young, CEO of HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union, happening next week Thursday, March 30th!
Greg took on the role of CEO in 2021, where he is leading the charge in developing HawaiiUSA into a more innovative and competitive organization, utilizing new technology to leverage data and optimize their members’ experiences. Register to hear Greg’s life story from his time as an experienced financial services executive, to a marketing Product Manager. He is looking forward to talking story and Q&A!
The clock may be ticking for TikTok as the U.S. is threatening to ban the app because it’s owned in part by China-based company ByteDance. A conversation with Billy V. and Annalisa Burgos on Hawaii News Now Sunrise on Saturday, March 18, 2023.
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We are planning to officially kickoff the deep learning meetup group with a short presentation and casual discussion on the trends and future of deep learning algorithms as well as how it will affect businesses worldwide. **Date and time are tentative at the moment due to venue scheduling**Read more
Hawai’i – Japan acceleration series
～More communicative, more attractive, Data Visualization～
In this seminar, we will learn about Data Visualization, which is a method to make data and figures visually easier to understand. There are many situations in which data must be used to persuade people, such as reporting to superiors, offering proposals to clients, and making websites eye-catching. It is no exaggeration to say that Data Visualization will be the key to achieving goals in such situations by communicating more visually and interactively. By all means, let’s get to know the world of Data Visualization and acquire a higher-grade presentation method!
After the workshop, please enjoy some time to network with hot and fresh pizza! Guests are more than welcome so please bring them with you. Make sure they RSVP so that we can add them to the pizza count.
■ Date and Time
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Hub Co-Working Space
1050 Queen Street #100 C3, Honolulu, HI 96814
■ Seminar level
– Anyone who wants to learn about Data Visualization
– Japanese speakers welcome!
1. What is data visualization
2. Why visualize data
3. How to visualize data
4. Misleading visualizations
7. Q & A
07:00pm～8:00pm Networking with pizza
■What to bring
Pens and paper/notebook
■ RSVP deadline
March 21, 2023 12:00PM
*Due to the limited seating, RSVP is required to participate in this event.
*Please make sure to cancel your RSVP if you cannot make it to the event. Failure to do so will result in decline of participation for future events.
■ Max. number of attendees
Ken is one of Hawaii’s proud web developers. He is knowledgeable about new technologies and uses a wide range of development languages and tools.Currently, while undertaking web development work as a freelancer, he also runs a number of meetups to improve the skills of developers in Hawaii.
■ About Fellows Hawaii UPWORD
“UPWORD” is a creative seminar hosted by Fellows Hawaii inc.
Fellows Hawaii was established in November 2022 by Fellows inc. The company has a history of over 20 years as a human resource company for content creators in Japan. Fellows provides a place for learning and communication for creators who need to learn up-to-date technology for their creative demonstration.
Fellows Hawai’i operates under a mission to support the creative industry in Hawai’i by serving as a specialized staffing agency and providing technical education to the local creators.
**Builders VC presents a night of networking, 1:1 meetings, and pitching with early-stage investors representing over $1B in assets under management invested across all industries.**
5:30pm 1:1 Meetings Start
6:45pm Investor Panel
7:05pm Select Founder Pitches
Meet representatives from **Builders VC, Coyote Ventures, Success Venture Partners, Vectr, and Alpaca VC.**
Network with investors, founders, and tech professionals, including ThriveHI’s community of remote professionals, over drinks and heavy pupus.
**Sign up using the link below to get feedback from VCs for your company.**
[Sign up for 1:1 meetings](https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfqxuQGfcm-UArBdcW0PyLy2Wjr4N-J6ftawi0lBMlpV3viSg/viewform)
This event is in partnership with ThriveHI, Box Jelly, and Entrepreneurs Sandbox.
The BitDevs Socratic Seminar series is an event where developers/tech-savvy individuals discuss salient industry news and the latest advancements in Bitcoin development. All are welcome to join the conversation, regardless of technical expertise.
Join us on **Monday, March 27, 2023 at [Entrepreneurs Sandbox](https://sandboxhawaii.org/) ([643 Ilalo St](https://goo.gl/maps/3Zj38htV13iUn4dcA)) in the Purple Box room.** When you arrive, someone will be waiting to let you into the building if the door is locked.
Street parking may be available, but there is also a dedicated paid parking lot onsite ($1/hour).
We will be discussing relevant technical updates and non-technical current events from the last month. **This month’s topic list will be available soon on our website:**
This event is intended to facilitate discussion about the latest advancements in Bitcoin-adjacent development and relevant news/subject matter. **It is NOT a discussion about price, trading, or any altcoins.**
Join our [Telegram group](https://t.me/+Uh9gbHO9EHFkZWJh) for important event updates and ongoing Bitcoin discussion. **It’s also the easiest way to get in touch with us**. If you’d like to support this group, [we appreciate BTC donations](https://checkout.opennode.com/p/5dea6b7a-d33c-4fda-b54c-98f092814c7d)!
The venue was provided by our fantastic sponsors:
* [Hawaii Technology Development Corporation](https://www.htdc.org/about/)
* [Entrepreneurs Sandbox](https://sandboxhawaii.org/)
The 7th Annual Onizuka Day of Exploration (ODE) is to be held this year in partnership with the University of Hawaii West Oahu at their Kapolei campus on Saturday April 22nd.
Formerly known as the Scout Makahiki, this is the longest continually running Scout event in the country. This will be the 112th year for the Scout Makahiki in Hawaii – now called Onizuka Day of Exploration. ODE is Hawaii’s largest and most exciting family-friendly STEM event. ODE honors the legacy and memory of Eagle Scout and Astronaut Ellison Onizuka who was born and raised in Hawaii.
Free and open to the public, the Onizuka Day of Exploration is a community-wide, family-friendly festival that features over 100 hands-on activities, workshops, and classes. The event aims to inspire and engage school-aged girls and boys and their families, with a special emphasis on providing an accessible and inclusive environment for all.
This year ODE will be entirely an in-person event. There will be no virtual component.
Both youth and adults are required to register ahead of time. To register, click on the “Register Here” button at the top right portion of this screen.
Workshops: this year we will offer a wide variety of workshops many of which will be led by UH West Oahu faculty and have a focus on STEM, Hawaiian culture, sustainability, career development, robotics, computer gaming, coding, and much more.
Information on the workshops and how to register will be released soon and registration to sign up for workshops will open on April 7. Preregistration for workshops is required and space is limited.
If you have an activity you want to lead, or a skill that you would like to teach, or have other questions about the workshops, please contact Will Hartzell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Events: the special events this year will include the Pinewood Derby championship, a VEX robotics tournament, a cyber security competitin, a gaming competition, an anthropology dig, sound gardens, nose flute construction, a variety of Hawaiian cultural activities and much more.
Information: see the ODE flyer available in the top right corner of this screen. For more detailed information visit www.onizukaday.com. Questions can be emailed to email@example.com.
We also have a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section on the website to address any concerns you may have. Our team is dedicated to providing support and assistance to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience for all participants.
Cost: there is no charge to attend ODE or to attend the workshops. It is free and open to the public.
Hours: the opening ceremony will start at 8:00 am. All Scouts, Scouters and the public are encouraged to arrive in time for the opening ceremony. The booths and exhibits will start at 9:00 am and close at 4:00 pm. The workshops will start at 10:00.
Parking: limited free parking will be available for the Scouting community and the public on the UH West Oahu campus. Please plan to carpool to reduce the number of vehicles that will need parking.
Food and Refreshments: Low cost food and drinks will be available at the UH West Oahu cafeteria.
The 7th Annual Onizuka Day of Exploration will be a full day of fun, adventure, learning, and activities that you and your youth won’t want to miss! We look forward to seeing you on April 22nd!