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Monday, September 12, 2016 - 4:07pm

Quotes Hany Farid, the Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor of Computer Science and chair of computer science, about the role the software PhotoDNA—which Farid developed—played in Facebook reversing a decision to delete posts containing a famous Vietnam War photo of a girl fleeing napalm bombs after the move drew rebuke from Norway's prime minister and the nation's largest newspaper. "This is an issue of judgment of what does and does not violate terms of service, not of the technology that is used to enforce those terms," says Farid.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 3:25pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses how Apple senior VP Phil Schiller is getting an appropriate social media roasting for his claim during the Wednesday Apple event that getting rid of 3.5mm headphone jack was an act of "courage," and what we could lose in higher education to cause similar consternation. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

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Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 3:22pm

Quotes Constance Helfat, the J. Brian Quinn Professor in Technology and Strategy, about how Apple's iPhone has transformed Apple into the most valuable corporation in the world but the effects are beginning to wear off. "The iPhone made the smartphone into an industry," says Helfat. "Usually you don't see companies start more than one industry."
 

Read the full story, published on 9/7/16, in MIT Technology.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 3:12pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the results of the Pew Book Reading 2016 report. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).


 Read the full story, published on 9/6/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 2:00pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses how dorm tech differs between now and 1987. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on  9/5/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 1:56pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses Sweetbitter: A Novel by Stephanie Danler. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 9/1/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 4:04pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance by Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 8/28/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 9:21am
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If you’ve taken a break from using Canvas during the summer, here are highlights of some of the most important new features added to Canvas in the past few months:

April: New option for assignments: anonymous peer reviews

June: Canvas got a new look: new user interface

August:

  • Streamlined grading:...
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 3:46pm

As a guest on Sunrise, Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, discusses his work with the Counter Extremism project to identify and remove extremist content on social media platforms.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 2:29pm
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  1. At Dartmouth, you get Microsoft Office free.

  2. You can install it on up to five computers and on up to five mobile devices and on up to five tablets!

  3. You can access the entire Office suite on the web if you don’t have any of your personal installs with you.

  4. With Dartmouth’s Office environment, you get up to five terabytes of personal storage. Yes, you...

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