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The Variables Governing the 'Rise and Fall of Nations'

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 the book The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World by Ruchir Sharma, and whether non-PhDs are better equipped to understand the future of the global economy.

5 (Arguable) Assertions About Academic Websites

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), shares five assertions about academic websites.

Read the full story, published on 8/3/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

New Mobile App Combines Doing Good and Eating Out

A feature story about how Aidan Folbe '19 worked with two additional college students to create GiftAMeal—an app that donates a meal to charity when its users take a picture of their food, share it on Instagram, and recommend it to friends.

Read the full story, published on 8/4/16,The Daily Meal.

5 Questions About My New $499 Eero WiFi Mesh Network

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 the new Eero Wi-Fi router system he installed in his home and shares some questions he has about the system.

Read the full story, published on 8/2/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

Could Robot Tackling Dummies Make Its Way to the NFL?

Quotes Eugene "Buddy" Teevens '79, the Robert L. Blackman Head Football Coach, in a feature article about how Dartmouth started using a robotic tackling dummy called the Mobile Virtual Player for tackling in practice last year. The remote-controlled dummy allows players to tackle with abandon and simulates game tackling better than a less-than-full speed practice would.

Read the full story, published on 8/1/16, in Today's Pigskin.

From Twister's 'Sex in a Box' to Pokémon Go's New Reality – How Games Define the Times

Quotes Mary Flanagan, the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Digital Humanities, about the success of Pokémon Go and how games can be a form of escapism, but that their real power is as a tool of engagement. "Games have always provided a common vocabulary and a shared space for bonding," says Flanagan. "Early board games gave everyone a role to play, and a time and space to talk. Chess was used as a medium of courtship in the middle ages."

Putting Books at the Center of Our Conversation?

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 if the Inside Higher Ed community can put the books that they read at the center of their conversations about higher education.
 

Read the full story, published on 7/31/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

Receivable Savvy Explains Why Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation in Accounts Receivable Is Here to Stay - Part 1

An article that briefly mentions the term "artificial intelligence" was first coined by John McCarthy, one of the organizers of a conference held at Dartmouth College in 1956.

Read the full story, published on 7/28/16, in Digital Journal.

Jobs, Robots, and 'Humans Need Not Apply'

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 the book "Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" by Jerry Kaplan.

Read the full story, published on 7/28/16 in Inside Higher Ed.

Why Every EdTech Person Should Read 'Disrupted'

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 why everyone should read the book "Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble" by Dan Lyons.

Read the full story, published on 7/27/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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