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Monday, August 22, 2016 - 5:17pm

As a guest on BBC Radio, Adina Roskies, professor of philosophy and chair of the cognitive science program, discusses the science of reading minds and the ethical problems that follow from technology that captures thoughts, as well as the controversial privacy issues raised by the technology.

Listen to the full story, which aired on 8/17/16, on BBC Radio.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:59pm

An article that briefly mentions the police department of St. Petersburg, Fla., recently announced that it is working with psychologists at Dartmouth College and Harvard to test the facial-recognition capabilities of its officers.

Read the full story, published in the August 22, 2016 issue of The New Yorker.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:56pm

In his latest post for Inside Higher Ed's "Technology and Learning" blog, Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), discusses whether the liberal arts are an antidote to social media, and if social media needs an antidote in the first place.

Read the full story, published on  8/14/16 in Inside Higher Ed.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 5:12pm

In his latest post for Inside Higher Ed's "Technology and Learning" blog, Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), shares a visual representation of the books he has collected in his audio library over the past 10 years using Audible's new library design.

Read the full story, published on 8/11/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 5:09pm

Quotes Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, about how although PhotoDNA—software Farid developed that allows companies to recognize and remove problematic images from their networks—has recently been extended to video and audio (in collaboration with the Counter Extremism Project), monitoring content in live video (such as Facebook Live) still poses a major challenge.

Read the full story, published on 8/8/16, in Columbia Journalism Review.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 4:36pm

In his latest post for Inside Higher Ed's "Technology and Learning" blog, Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), discusses whether the education technology community is making a fundamental error when it comes to their work at the intersection of learning and technology.

Read the full story, published on  8/9/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Monday, August 8, 2016 - 4:49pm

In his latest post for Inside Higher Ed's "Technology and Learning" blog, Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), discusses the book The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World by Ruchir Sharma, and whether non-PhDs are better equipped to understand the future of the global economy.

Read the full story, published on 8/7/16, in Inside...

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 3:49pm

In his latest post for Inside Higher Ed's "Technology and Learning" blog, Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), shares five assertions about academic websites.

Read the full story, published on 8/3/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 3:44pm

A feature story about how Aidan Folbe '19 worked with two additional college students to create GiftAMeal—an app that donates a meal to charity when its users take a picture of their food, share it on Instagram, and recommend it to friends.

Read the full story, published on 8/4/16,The Daily Meal.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 3:40pm

In his latest post for Inside Higher Ed's "Technology and Learning" blog, Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), discusses the new Eero Wi-Fi router system he installed in his home and shares some questions he has about the system.

Read the full story, published on 8/2/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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