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Monday, July 20, 2015 - 3:28pm

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 Dartmouth's edX courses and the experimentation with the use of Google Hangouts On Air for open online office hours.

Read the full story, published on 7/16/2015 in Inside Higher Ed

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Monday, July 20, 2015 - 3:24pm

Cites a suggestion by Sergey Bratus, research assistant professor of computer science and chief security advisor of Dartmouth’s Institute for Security, Technology and Society (ISTS), to adapt to the future and support the innovations that built the Internet, without stifling them by passing laws of noble intention but flawed implementation. Bratus notes that implementing regulations that focus on the act of stealing data, as opposed to the current wording that is overly broad and includes many defense-related technologies in its dragnet...

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 1:32pm

A decade ago, Professor of Computer Science Andrew Campbell could see that smartphone sensing applications were going to transform everyday life. Today, much of that transformation has taken place, and there is more to come, Campbell says.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 1:29pm

Quotes Ethan Berke, associate professor of community and family medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel, on a recent study that found a smartphone's sensors could potentially identify whether the user might suffer from depression. "It's a very small study, and they didn't get data over a long period of time, but those things aside, it definitely advances our knowledge base," says Berke. (Similar coverage in Tech...

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 1:27pm

In his recent 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 of the Robots by Martin Ford, and the preoccupation with the idea that robots and advanced technology will have a significant impact on the job market.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 1:24pm

Quotes Hany Farid, professor of computer science, on the potential of the software Microsoft PhotoDNA to help flag terror-related propaganda. The software, co-developed by Farid, is currently licensed to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to identify images of child pornography. "The technology is extremely powerful, but it's also limited," Farid says. "You can only find images that you've already found before."

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:12pm

In his recent 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), examines the phrase "my computer is running slow today” and how technology gets complicated faster than it improves.

Read the full story, published 7/16/2015 by Inside Higher Ed

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 1:40pm

In his recent 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 Television Is the New Television: The Unexpected Triumph of Old Media In the Digital Age by Michael Wolff, and how the story of television's survival in the Internet age should give anyone predicting the technology-driven demise of traditional higher education some pause.


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Monday, July 13, 2015 - 3:24pm

Former Dartmouth employee Arlo Mudgett discusses the presence of computers on the Dartmouth College campus in the 1970s, and mentions former College president John Kemeny, who was one of the authors of the BASIC computer language.

Read the full story, published 7/10/2015 by Brattelboro Reformer

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Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00am

The IT Help Desk will have extended support hours to help members of the Dartmouth community successfully navigate the new requirement for enhanced security for web-based applications.

New hours will run from July 13th through September 30th and are as follows:

  • Sundays 10:00 a.m. through Friday 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.

There will be no support available:

  • Fridays from 10:00 p.m. through Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. through Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

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