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Monday, June 27, 2016 - 2:52pm

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 receiving a business card flash drive loaded with a digital book at a recent conference.
 

Read the full story, published on 6/23/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 2:42pm

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 future of Twitter and what Twitter means to higher education.

Read the full story, published on 6/22/16, Inside Higher Ed.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 2:36pm

A feature story about Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, and how he is teaming up with the Counter Extremism Project, a nonprofit led by a star-studded roster of former government officials, to propose a sister program to PhotoDNA—a Microsoft-backed system invented by Farid that detects child pornography as it's posted online—that would help online platforms keep extremist content off the internet.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:51am

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 what a professor bringing their dog into the office signals.

Read the full story, published on 6/20/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:49am

Quotes Rahul Sarpeshkar, the inaugural Thomas E. Kurtz Chair in the William H. Neukom Academic Cluster in Computational Science and professor of engineering, who worked with colleagues from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to create a compiler called Arco that essentially turns human-readable digital code into a configuration for analog computing circuits.

Read the full story, published on 6/17/16, in Tech Crunch.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:48am

Quotes Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communications, about how Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently allowed the re-election of billionaire Peter Thiel to the company's board of directors at an annual shareholder meeting on Monday, despite revelations in recent weeks about Thiel's legal efforts to destroy Gawker and his role as a delegate for Donald Trump.

Read the full story, published on 6/20/16, in Mashable.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:37am

Quotes Hany Farid, chair and professor of computer science, in a feature story about how he and Mark Wallace, the CEO of the Counter Extremism Project, are working to create an algorithm they claim could help reduce the presence of violent extremist propaganda online. By creating a database of known extremist content, social media and tech companies can run content through Farid's algorithm, and if that content matches a hash identified as "extremist," the company could automatically flag it or remove it altogether.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:33am

Continued coverage of comments by Xia Zhou, assistant professor of computer science and lead author of a study that significantly improved an innovative light-sensing system that tracks a person's behaviour continuously and unobtrusively in real time. The new StarLight system has a wide range of practical applications, including virtual reality without on-body controllers and non-invasive real-time health monitoring.

Read the full story, published on 6/16/16, in Electronics...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:31am

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 creating a "paper website" and paper as a communications medium.

Read the full story, published on 6/17/16, in Inside Higher Ed.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:28am

A feature story about a the book "Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art" by Virginia Heffernan, daughter of James Heffernan, professor of English, emeritus, which mentions that she became fascinated by the mainframe computers to which she had access at Dartmouth. The article also mentions that former Dartmouth president John Kemeny invented the computer language BASIC, and the campus had a computer center where youthful explorers like Heffernan could test their technological mettle, feed their intellectual curiosity and, through a live chat room, engage with other people also noodling away...

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