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First World Problems With Audible

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 a recent experience with Audible and instant gratification in the digital economy. "The transition from physical to digital has raised our expectations for speed, and eroded our patience for delays," says Kim.

Read the full story, published on 7/26/15 in Inside Higher Ed

Your Smartphone Will Know If You Are Suffering From Depression!

Continued coverage of comments by 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 that a smartphone's sensors could potentially identify whether the user might suffer from depression.

Read the full story, published on 7/23/15 in GDN Online.

31 Elite Colleges That Offer Free Online Learning

Lists Dartmouth College as one of 31 elite colleges that offer massive open online courses (MOOCs) through the platform edX. The article highlights the courses Introduction to Italian Opera, Introduction to Environmental Science, The Engineering Structures Around Us, as some of the top classes.

Read the full story, published on 7/23/2015 by Business 2 Community

Why Consumer Technologies Cloud Our Thinking About Higher Education

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 higher education has been resistant to the positive forces of technology evolution.

Read the full story, published on 7/23/2015 in Inside Higher Ed.

Silicon Valley's Love Affair With Founder-CEOs

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein, the Steven Roth Professor of Management, on why Silicon Valley company founders are frequently hired as CEOs. Finkelstein notes that there's less enchantment with established executives from big outside companies than there was in the Internet's first heyday. "Many of them didn't do well. They didn't have their entourage and their team with them," Finkelstein says. "There's a bit more of a recognition that having a professional manager is not automatically going to solve all your problems."

Technology Is Not a Differentiator

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 gap between the hype of what technology can do for higher education, and the reality of what technology has actually accomplished.

Read the full story, published on 7/22/2015, in Inisde Higher Ed

Dartmouth College Contests Ask: Can Software Make Art?

Continued coverage on the Neukom Institute for Computational Science's recent launch of AI contests. Quotes Daniel Rockmore, the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science and director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science, on whether or not artists and creatives will find the Turing test competitions threatening. "We're so immersed in technology these days that most people who say they feel threatened by it might just be paying (that fear) lip service," Rockmore says.

7 Common Mistakes About Open Online Education

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), outlines seven mistakes that pundits and critics make when discussing open online education.

Read the full story, published on 7/21/2015 in Inside Higher Ed

Evernote CEO Phil Libin Steps Down

Chris O’Neill, Tuck '01, has recently been appointed the CEO of Evernote, one of the most popular note-taking and work collaboration apps. O'Neill will help the company focus on sustaining growth, increasing revenue, and on an overall re-imagining of the productivity tools that enhance an increasingly global and mobile modern workforce.

Read the full story, published on 7/20/2015 in Inc.

2 N.H. Girls Take 'Selfies' With Presidential Candidates

Quotes Linda Fowler, the Frank J. Reagan '09 Chair in Policy Studies and research professor of government emeritus, on the trend of taking selfie photos with candidates running in the 2016 Presidential race. Fowler says a candidate may not end up looking great in selfies, but the social media power they provide can be a benefit.

Read the full story, published on 7/20/2015 in WCAX

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