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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 3:45pm

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.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 3:42pm

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."

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Monday, August 1, 2016 - 1:06pm

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.

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Monday, August 1, 2016 - 1:03pm

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.

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Monday, August 1, 2016 - 12:59pm

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.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:09pm

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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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:08pm

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 Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047" by Lionel Shriver.

Read the full story, published on 7/26/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:07pm

Quotes Daniel Rockmore, the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science and director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science, in a news brief about how the Neukom Institute held a series of Turing tests that sought to determine if algorithms can produce "human-quality" works of art like sonnets, short stories and dance music sets.

Read the full story, published on 7/26/16 in Government Technology.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 2:36pm

Cites a book co-authored by Elliott Fisher, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, where they discuss how there are diminishing returns to many technological advances in healthcare.

Read the full story, published in the Huffington Post, on 7/25/16.

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:37pm

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 "Kill Process" by William Hertling.

Read the full story, published on 7/24/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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