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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 2:55pm

A feature story on Sean Smith, research director of Dartmouth's Institute for Security, Technology (ITSIS), and Society and professor of computer science, on the evolving relationship between humans and computers, and in particular how to design networks that are relatively secure. Quotes Smith, as well as Bill Nisen '73, associate director of ITSIS, and Sergey Bratus, research assistant professor of computer science and chief security advisor of ITSIS.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 2:48pm

Quotes Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL), in an essay discussing how educational technology is beginning to change the way we think about education itself. "Places that really want to protect their brand—like Brown, Yale, Georgetown, Dartmouth—are experimenting with low-residency online programs in professional schools and they are having real success, which is driving some rethinking about what we need to be doing to improve our core product," says Kim. "At Dartmouth, it's a quality play. We want to bring...

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 1:34pm

Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communication, comments on the recent reversal of LinkedIn's decision to take away the ability for users to download their LinkedIn contacts. "You're kind of training your constituencies (when you) say, 'I'm going to change my mind,'" Aregenti says. "Your credibility is now in question the next time."

Read the full story, published on 7/27/15 in the Washington Post.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 1:29pm

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 an experience attempting to switch from an iOS to Android operating system for a cell phone, and how breaking our dependence on the companies that supply our technologies becomes harder by the day.

Read the full story, published on 7/27/15 in Inside Higher Ed.

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Monday, July 27, 2015 - 12:23pm

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

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Monday, July 27, 2015 - 11:25am

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.

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Monday, July 27, 2015 - 11:23am

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

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Monday, July 27, 2015 - 11:19am

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.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:59am

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."

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Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:55am

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

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