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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 1:27pm
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There are no true secrets online.

You exist in digital form all over the Internet: It’s important to ensure the digital you matches what you are intending to share. It is also critical to guard your privacy — not only to avoid embarrassment, but also to protect your identity and finances.

You can take specific steps to protect your online information, identity, and privacy:

Use a unique password for each site. Hackers often use previously compromised information to access other sites. Choosing unique passwords keeps that risk to a minimum.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 3:11pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses what our collections of obsolete iPods tell us about the future of mobile learning. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, which was published in Inside Higher Ed on 1/11/17.
 

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 3:02pm

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein, the Steven Roth Professor of Management, from an opinion piece originally published on BBC where he argued that carefully curated algorithms that predict our behavior might be making us narrow-minded by limiting our options.

Read the full story, which was published in the Daily Mail on 1/9/17.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 3:06pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 12/19/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 3:02pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses whether higher ed couples are less likely than civilians to share their technology. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 12/18/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 2:57pm

Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Farid received the distinction for his work in digital forensics, which has included the development of programs that identify and flag child pornography and terrorist propaganda.

Read the full story, published on 12/16/16, in the Valley News.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 2:51pm

Quotes Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, in an article about how as the Syrian army closed in on Aleppo and pushed the rebels out of their last remaining enclaves, Twitter and Facebook have been flooded with photos claiming to show atrocities, but some viral images have turned out to be fake.

Read the full story, published on 12/16/16, in Quartz.

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 2:37pm

Quotes Brendan Nyhan, professor of government, about how Facebook's new program to reduce the number of times that fake news is shared and viewed was overdue. "Their actions are a belated recognition of the lucrative market in fake news they helped create," Nyhan said. "With that said, the steps Facebook announced seem potentially effective. At this point, I'd like to see how well they work."

Read the full story, published on 12/15/16, in the...

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 10:26am

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in An Age of Longevity by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, which was published 12/11/16 in Inside Higher Ed.
 

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 9:39am

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the book Oh, Florida!: How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country by Craig Pittman. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 12/8/16 in Inside Higher Ed.

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