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Why Apple May Never Match the iPhone's Success

Quotes Constance Helfat, the J. Brian Quinn Professor in Technology and Strategy, about how Apple's iPhone has transformed Apple into the most valuable corporation in the world but the effects are beginning to wear off. "The iPhone made the smartphone into an industry," says Helfat. "Usually you don't see companies start more than one industry."
 

Read the full story, published on 9/7/16, in MIT Technology.

The Pew Book Reading 2016 Report

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the results of the Pew Book Reading 2016 report. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).


 Read the full story, published on 9/6/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

3 Decades of Dorm Tech

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses how dorm tech differs between now and 1987. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on  9/5/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

'Sweetbitter'

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses Sweetbitter: A Novel by Stephanie Danler. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 9/1/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

Forget Job Taking Robots: Read 'Age of Discovery'

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance by Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 8/28/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

Is Social Media a New Weapon in War? (Video)

As a guest on Sunrise, Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, discusses his work with the Counter Extremism project to identify and remove extremist content on social media platforms.

Watch the video in Sunrise.

5 Reasons to Like EQUIP

In his latest blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Joshua Kim discusses the Education Department's announcement about the EQUIP experiment, and shares five reasons why the program is a positive development. Kim is director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL).

Read the full story, published on 8/28/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

Blame Airlines, Not Weather, for Most U.S. Flight Delays

Continued coverage of comments by Vikrant Vaze, assistant professor of engineering, in an article about how airline miscues—such as the computer glitches that grounded hundreds of thousands of passengers this summer—are now the biggest cause of flight delays in the U.S.

Read the full story, published on  8/27/16, St. Louis Post Dispatch.

Study Shows High Engagement With Digital Therapy for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

Quotes Dror Ben-Zeev, assistant professor of psychiatry, about a study he led that shows promising engagement with Pear Therapeutics' program Thrive, which uses a smartphone app along with medication to treat patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder. "Patients with schizophrenia are traditionally considered a high risk patient population and the period immediately following hospitalization is of particularly high risk.

How to Go to Ivy League Schools for Free Online

Quotes Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), in an article that mentions Dartmouth College offers free online courses through Academic Earth and edX. Kim states that the College has opted to work with edX because it's nonprofit. "We are part of that group that believes in the promise of open education and we are doing this with the other members," says Kim.

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