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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:25am

A feature story about Hany Farid, the Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor of Computer Science and chair of computer science, who developed digital forensics techniques to verify image authenticity, track and remove child pornography across the internet, identify license plate numbers in photographs at extremely low resolution, and identify and remove extremist content from the internet. The article quotes Peter Winkler, the William Morrill Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, about Farid's work, and also quotes Ellen Li '17 and Angela Zhu '17 about being taught by Farid...

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:18am

Quotes Kaya Thomas '17, who created the mobile app We Read Too to help young readers access books by and about people of color. We Read Too is designed as a discovery platform for children and young adult fiction readers, who can search for a specific title or receive suggestions for books. The app has a directory of 650 titles — with 1,000 expected by the end of the year — and has been downloaded from iTunes approximately 15,500 times. "I think it's so important for young people to be exposed to stories that are representative so they know that they're not invisible," says Thomas. "[We...

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 9:43am

Highlights Kaya Thomas '17 as one of the young black women of today pioneering advancement in the tech industry. Thomas made a name for herself when she was honored as a M.A.D. girl at BET's annual "Black Girls Who Rock" award show. The recognition came in part for her work in developing the We Read Too app, which lists children's and young adult titles by writers of color.

Read the full story in 2/24/17 issue of New Relic.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 9:36am

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future by Johan Norberg. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story in the 2/23/17 edition of Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 9:29am

Developed in cooperation with Dartmouth College and additional community partners, River Valley Community College is now offering a health care focused cybersecurity degree, one of few such degrees offered in the country.

Read the full story in the 2/23/17 New Hampshire Business Review .

 

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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.

According to IBM’s 2014...

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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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