July 31, 2018 - How will innovation increasingly impact Hawai’i and our economic future? Jay Andrews, Director of Marketing for Oceanit, presented on the subject ‘AI, Robots, and Automation’ at the 5th Annual Leadership Conference hosted by Hawaii Business Magazine on July 26th at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. The goal was to inform attendees on technological trends that will and are shaping the future. Oceanit believes that to prepare our leaders of tomorrow we must clarify misconceptions about both the practicality and potential of AI technology and the possible consequences.
July 5, 2018 - It’s rather unlikely that Earthlings would be able to simply chat with extra-terrestrials if we were to make contact, right? Turns out, it’s possible that our languages wouldn’t be so far apart according to hypotheses based on ‘Universal Grammar.’
June 19, 2018 - Honolulu, Hawaii – Oceanit’s Tech Sherpa, Ian Kitajima was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
June 7, 2018 - Arlington, Virginia – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Oceanit’s Artificial Intelligence Lead, Dr. Jeffrey Watumull, as a DARPA Riser for 2018. In his role as Oceanit’s lead researcher in anthronoetic artificial intelligence (human-style, explanatory AI), Dr. Watumull will attend and present at DARPA’s 60th Anniversary Symposium (D60) in September at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland: https://d60.darpa.mil/
June 1, 2018 - Oceanit engineers Grant Tokumi and Michael Foley recently sat down with Melanie Yamaguchi from Hawaii News Now to discuss climate change in Hawai'i. Both Mike and Grant are part of Oceanit's RiSE (Resilient Sustainable Engineering) team, working on engineering projects that involve coastal erosion, flooding, environmental & civil engineering, and beach restoration & nourishment.