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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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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:29pm

As a guest on "Science Friday," Hany Farid, the Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor of Computer Science and chair of computer science, discusses his work with the Counter Extremism Project to stop the spread of extremist content online.

Listen to the audio, which aired on PRI on 2/13/17.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:48am

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim writes an open letter to the newly confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the post in the 2/7/17 edition of Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:45am

Continued coverage of research co-authored by Garrett Dash Nelson, Society of Fellows postdoctoral fellow, that analyzed 4 million point-to-point commutes and revealed constellations of neighboring cities, connected by interlocking workforces—a new way of visualizing America's megaregions. Nelson and his colleague Alasdair Rae, an urban data analyst at the University of Sheffield, have now created an interactive map to examine the regions state by state and zone by zone to see how urban economies transcend city limits.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:37am

A review of the book Inside The Internet of Risky Things: Trusting the Devices That Surround Us by Sean Smith, professor of computer science and director of the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society.

Read the review in the February 7, 2017 issue of Help Net Security.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 5:19pm

As a contributor for an article about the progress of technology, Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, discusses how technology companies have been and continue to be frustratingly slow in responding to these very real threats with very real consequences. Farid asks how we can not only make technology work better for us, but also make technology companies work better for us.

Read the full story, published on 2/6/17 in VICE.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 1:39pm

Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust is the theme for Data Privacy Day (DPD), an international effort held annually on January 28 to create awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information.

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