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IN THE NEWS | Oceanit AI at the 5th Hawaii Business Leadership Conference

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.

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IN THE NEWS | Hey Aliens, we should talk

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.’

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Dr. Jeffrey Watumull honored as a DARPA Riser for 2018

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/

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IN THE NEWS | Grant Tokumi & Micheal Foley talk climate change with HNN

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.

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