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Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:45am

Continued coverage on the Neukom Institute for Computational Science's recent launch of AI contests. Quotes Daniel Rockmore, the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science and director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science, on whether or not artists and creatives will find the Turing test competitions threatening. "We're so immersed in technology these days that most people who say they feel threatened by it might just be paying (that fear) lip service," Rockmore says.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 3:32pm

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), outlines seven mistakes that pundits and critics make when discussing open online education.

Read the full story, published on 7/21/2015 in Inside Higher Ed

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:51pm

Chris O’Neill, Tuck '01, has recently been appointed the CEO of Evernote, one of the most popular note-taking and work collaboration apps. O'Neill will help the company focus on sustaining growth, increasing revenue, and on an overall re-imagining of the productivity tools that enhance an increasingly global and mobile modern workforce.

Read the full story, published on 7/20/2015 in Inc.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:49pm

Quotes Linda Fowler, the Frank J. Reagan '09 Chair in Policy Studies and research professor of government emeritus, on the trend of taking selfie photos with candidates running in the 2016 Presidential race. Fowler says a candidate may not end up looking great in selfies, but the social media power they provide can be a benefit.

Read the full story, published on 7/20/2015 in WCAX

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:46pm

An opinion piece by Ayo Coly, associate professor of comparative literature and of African and African-American studies, discussing the trending hashtag #BernieSoBlack (which became popular in response to Sanders' unpreparedness to address questions asked by Black Lives Matter protesters on racial discrimination at a Netroots Nation Conference in July) within the framework of the slogan "Confederate Flag Down, Rainbow Flag Up."  "The hashtag instructs allies of Black Lives Matter not to subsume their race advocacy under such homogenizing and superficial rubrics as 'equality for all,'" says...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:44pm

In his recent 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 peer institutions can compete in the learning technology field, and also still collaborate on initiatives and projects.

Read the full story, published on 7/20/2015 in Inside Higher Ed

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:15pm

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 lessons that higher education can learn from the failure of the 2000 Super Bowl ad by Britannica. "The lesson for higher ed, I think, is that we should not let the digital revolution sway us from our core values and practices," says Kim. "We should be clear that the value of higher education derives from the quality of our educators, and the...

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:11pm

Mentions Sergey Bratus, research assistant professor of computer science and chief security advisor of Dartmouth's Institute for Security, Technology and Society (ISTS), and his suggestions made to the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security in 2014 on how to implement the Wassenaar Arrangement.

Read the full story, published 7/17/2015 in The Christian Science Monitor

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 12:09pm

An opinion piece by Daniel Rockmore, the William H. Neukom 1964 Distinguished Professor of Computational Science and director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science, on a recent study of Google search results by Tim Wu (of net neutrality fame) and others which found that the search giant might be skewing its search returns to favor certain businesses.

Read the full story, published on 7/17/2015 in The Huffington Post

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Monday, July 20, 2015 - 3:30pm

Mentions the collaboration between Dartmouth and Microsoft to develop the app PhotoDNA. Launched in 2009, the app has helped more than 70 companies like Facebook and Twitter identify illegal photos for removal. Microsoft will be rolling out a free cloud version of PhotoDNA that is easier for companies to set up and deploy, and will help law enforcement services and websites detect illegal images, including those depicting child sexual abuse from massive photo libraries.

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