February 27, 2015 - The Oceanit community was deeply saddened to hear that John Pina Craven, one of the country’s premier ocean engineers, passed away on 12 February in Honolulu, at age 90.
As the man dubbed the “mad genius from the bottom of the sea” by Wired Magazine, Dr. Craven inspired Oceanit Founder and Chairman Dr. Patrick Sullivan to think outside the box. “Dr. Craven was on my PhD committee,” recalls Dr. Sullivan, “and would fire strange and intriguing questions to force me to think outside traditional approaches to solving problems.
February 25, 2015 - Oceanit’s “mind-to-market” business practice consistently engages complex problems that produce disruptive results and technology. However, unless this disruptive technology can be delivered into the marketplace to be adopted by humans or society, it’s like “one hand clapping.” This realization led Oceanit to build a human-centered approach to technology adoption, ultimately embracing Design Thinking as developed and taught at Stanford University.
February 19, 2015 - Interested in the latest happenings in the tech and science world, especially as it relates to Hawaii? Then you should be tuning in to Bytemarks Cafe, a local radio show airing every Wednesday on Hawaii Public Radio from 5 to 6 p.m. (HST).
February 10, 2015 - Oceanit is bringing its flavor of disruptive innovation to Silicon Valley, the hub of high-tech revolution and development. A recent Pacific Business News article announced that Oceanit is strategically considering expanding its footprint into Silicon Valley, home to many of the world’s largest high tech corporations. The firm has met with corporate partners, including big name players like Google and Facebook, to rapidly move its cutting-edge work in advanced technology research and development into the marketplace.
February 2, 2015 - Oceanit has historically given back to the community by encouraging Hawaii’s youth in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. Oceanit was proud to participate in this year’s First Annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day to provide Oahu middle school students with the opportunity to view firsthand how the skills they learn in school are applied in the workplace.