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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:07pm

Cites research conducted by scientists at Dartmouth who developed a pattern-matching algorithm called Wild-ID to monitor large migrations of wildebeest and giraffes in Tanzania. It works so well for giraffes that they've stopped capturing and tagging the animals, even as they conduct the largest-ever study of giraffe demographics.

Read the full story, published on 2/23/17, in Wired.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:49pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses what distance education means for residential education. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 2/21/17, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 3:38pm

Quotes Emily Cooper, research assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences, in an article about how engineers are developing virtual reality headsets that can adapt how they display images to account for factors like eyesight and age that affect how we actually see.

Read the full story, published on 2/21/17, in Value Walk.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:38pm
phishing fish

Cybercriminals know the best strategies for gaining access to your personal information and Dartmouth’s sensitive data. Many of their methods are not technical. They simply manipulate a community member. We’ve already experienced a phishing incident this year, when a phishing email, claiming to be from Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon, was sent to thousands of Dartmouth accounts. Dozens of unsuspecting community members clicked on the message and provided their username/password.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:59pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction by Derek Thompson. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 2/14/17, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:57pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World by Brad Stone. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 2/13/17, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:54pm

Cites an open letter to newly confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos by Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL). In the letter, Kim encouraged DeVos to continue the department's "role in helping to create the conditions for knowledge sharing, collaborations, and partnerships across the postsecondary edtech ecosystem."

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:51pm

As a guest on "The Exchange," Kathryn Lively, professor of sociology, discusses whether technology changes the way we interact face-to-face and impacts our long-term relationships.

Listen to the episode, which aired on 2/14/17 on NHPR.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:41pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses what to make of inactive Twitter accounts with thousands of followers. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the post, which is published in the 2/13/17 edition of Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:32pm

As a commentator on VPR, Daniel Rockmore, the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science and director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science, reads an opinion piece he wrote about how in the new world of the Trump presidency we must all be the Lorax—a cranky proto-eco-advocate character created by author Theodor Geisel '25 (aka "Dr. Seuss")—and stand up for "truth, justice, fairness, and every tentpost of civil society and democracy."

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