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February 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Are internships key for all students?

I've recently set myself on a mission to find company internships for as many of my HPU students as I possibly can.  While wrestling over what to put in courses of mobile, games, software engineering etc. I've come to the conclusion that students need internships the most out of anything we can offer.  Particularly in software engineering having students work on an internship and cross-over their intern work with class projects is a win-win-win :-)

 

Naturally TechHui is a…

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Added by Sam Joseph on February 28, 2013 at 1:29am — No Comments

The Sad State of State Tech

Interesting article about the woeful state of Hawaii state's IT systems.



http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Hawaii-government-technology-stuck-in-time-warp-4313970.php



I must admit I'm shocked the payroll isn't computerized..



On the plus side at least the cloud and mobile platforms are much more mature than they were just a few years ago and it sounds… Continue

Added by Brian on February 27, 2013 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

The future state of messaging systems...

Gazing into the future is difficult.  It is fraught with error and generally limited by our finite experience and limited perspectives.  In spite of these obvious limitations, let’s play "what if" for a moment and pretend that we have a clue as to what might come to pass in future messaging systems.



Years ago I was at a conference in New York City.  I was gone…

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Added by Ian Gilyeat on February 27, 2013 at 5:55am — 2 Comments

March 2013 Newsletter

Aloha TechHuians,

I'm sending the March newsletter a few days early to make you aware of a number of interesting upcoming events as well as imminent committee votes on key bills that affect the Hawaii tech community.



Events



Unconferenz

March 2 from 8am-4pm at Windward Community…

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Added by Daniel Leuck on February 26, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Is Facebook's New Graph Search Engine a Danger to Google?

Facebook announced the launch of a new smart discovery engine that, for now, will focus on four areas: people, photos, places and interests.

It uses the power of your own network to give you highly personalized results for your search queries. Results will be ranked according to your friends and friends friends interactions.

Does this mean the end to Google, LinkedIn, Yelp, Foursquare and the rest?

I asked Robert Scoble if I could share…

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Added by Laura K. Kinoshita on February 12, 2013 at 9:50am — 1 Comment

The Future of MIC is at Stake: Testify Today

Posted on behalf of HTDC…

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Added by Mika Leuck on February 4, 2013 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

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