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Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 4:55pm

On Wednesday, John Stomberg, director of the Hood Museum of Art, will give a talk titled "Art & Brain: How Objects Save the Liberal Arts from Demise in the Digital Age," at the Aidron Duckworth Art Museum in Meriden as part of a benefit dinner for the museum.

Read the full story, published on 10/13/16, in the Valley News.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 1:06pm

In a personal essay, Grace Miller '17, describes the joys and challenges of being a computer science major.

Read the story, published on 10/12/16 in The Dartmouth.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:59pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim shares three reasons why your team will end up better off from the experience of being in a long-distance work relationship. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 10/11/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:57pm

In his latest post for NPR's "13.7: Cosmos & Culture," Marcelo Gleiser, the Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy, discusses how human integration with technology has moved beyond work to our individual lives. "The challenge we face is to keep a healthy balance between power-on life and power-off life," says Gleiser. "The machine-human integration is greedy, as it serves a powerful combination of our desire to expand our reach and of market forces that want to sell us their products, with ads blinking on screens at all times."

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:55pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim compares various video conferencing applications to Skype, and shares his negative experiences using free Skype. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 10/10/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:46pm

Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), discusses possible ways to forge closer connections among the Inside Higher Ed community.

Read the full story, published on 10/6/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:34pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim explains why the best preparation for running successful web meetings is teaching synchronous online class sessions. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 10/4/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:31pm

Quotes Xia Zhou, assistant professor of computer science, about a Dartmouth project called 'DarkLight' is said to have demonstrated for the first time how visible light can be used to transmit data even when the light appears dark or off. DarkLight is claimed to provide a new communication primitive similar to infrared communication but it exploits the LED lights already installed rather than needing additional infrared emitters.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 1:26pm
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By Dartmouth’s Chief Information Security Officer, Steve Nyman

CNN, Fox, the New York Times and other news outlets report major IT security incidents daily: State-run breaches originate in Russia, China, and even North Korea, while criminal gangs and cyber hacktivists scour the Internet at large.

Is the threat as bad as it seems?

The answer, unfortunately, is YES.

In this vulnerable environment, how can you protect your data?

Here’s a brief checklist:

  1. Make sure your computer is configured with active antivirus software and is...
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:57pm

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses why his learning friends—faculty and non-faculty educators alike—wince when he says the words "flipped classroom." Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 10/3/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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