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Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:28am

Quotes Hany Farid, professor of computer science, from an interview with Glamour about how accepting of Photoshop society has become. "Ten years ago, we weren't able to do the things we do today," said Farid. "Altering photographs used to happen in the darkroom, then on the computer screen. Now it's something people are doing directly on their phone or camera."

Read the full story, originally published on 8/12/15 in Star 2.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 4:05pm

Mentions the Tuck School of Business' Executive Education blog in an article about effective external-focused content marketing strategies. The article notes that Tuck's Executive Education blog does content marketing particularly well because of the creation of regular content that links to open enrollment programs.

Read the full story, published on 8/11/15 in Inside...

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 4:00pm

Mentions that architecture critic Alexandra Lange Instagrammed a photo of the Hopkins Center at sunset during a trip to Hanover, N.H. Lang has been traveling around the U.S., reporting on the nation's architecture.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 3:59pm

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 how advances in educational technology haven't helped with making measurable and large scale improvements in cost, access and quality. "My argument is that our edtech community needs to shift to a population based approach to evaluating our investments and our programs," says Kim. "Rather than talking about localized measures of quality improvement or cost reductions, we should instead...

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Monday, August 10, 2015 - 3:16pm

Quotes Hany Farid, professor of computer science, from a 2009 interview with ABC News, in an article about how accepting of Photoshop society has become. "The more and more we use this [magazine] editing, the higher and higher the bar goes," says Farid.

Read the full story, published on 8/7/15 in .Mic.

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Monday, August 10, 2015 - 3:13pm

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 Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and Other Informal Entrepreneurs by Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips, and provides a test for readers to decipher if they are a higher education misfit.

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Monday, August 10, 2015 - 3:12pm

Cites the Neukom Institute for Computational Science's recent launch of AI contests, and notes that it is offering the first short story prize for algorithms.

Read the full story, published on 8/10/15 in The Guardian.

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Monday, August 10, 2015 - 3:10pm

An opinion piece co-authored by Daniel Rockmore, the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science and director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science, discussing a recent open letter signed by prominent scientists and Artificial Intelligence (AI) researchers, cautioning that we are seeing the beginning of the end and an exponentially fast, snowballing self-improvement cycle of AI that may result in a "superintelligence." Rockmore discusses Turing tests for AI versus what he dubs as Terminator tests, and what it means for a machine to have achieved...

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Monday, August 10, 2015 - 3:01pm

In collaboration with Dartmouth College, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, and Cornell University, Disney Research has come up with a new method through which one can personalize video game characters with detailed precision, such as deepening forehead wrinkles and crow's feet around the eyes, potentially taking character animation to a new level.

Read the full story, published on 8/6/15 in...

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Monday, August 10, 2015 - 2:58pm

Additional coverage of a study conducted by Dartmouth researchers which used mobile phone sensors to look into several aspects of students' lives, and found a number of their behaviors, including sleep, sociability, and physical activity, to be correlated with depression.

Read the full story, published on 8/17/15 in The West Australian Health and Medicine via The Conversation.

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