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  • Dartmouth College computer science professor Hany Farid — using funding from Microsoft Corp. — has developed technology to help scrub extremist content from the internet.

    Working with the nonprofit think tank Counter Extremism Project, Farid built software capable of identifying and tracking photo, video and audio files, even if they’ve been altered. The software, unveiled Friday, would allow websites such as Facebook Inc. to automatically catch flagged content and remove it or...

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  • Dr. Gabe Weaver received his PhD from Dartmouth in 2013. During his research career, Gabe has had stints at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory and as a non-residential fellow at Harvard, where he designed an XML vocabulary to encode Ancient Greek Mathematical diagrams. He more recently worked as a research scientist in Illinois' Information Trust Institute.

    For his dissertation at Dartmouth College, Gabe created eXtended Unix tools (XUTools) to process a broader class of languages in which...

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  • Jacob Weiss '16 kept a steady beat for three years in his high school marching band. At Dartmouth, he decided to major in computer science, but he never lost the urge to play his bass trombone, so he joined the Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble. That's where his talents caught the attention of Matthew Marsit, director of bands at the Hop, who has asked Weiss to conduct a challenging composition for the ensemble's spring concert. Read more at...

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  • The Wall Street Journal is featuring a both a written and video story about a research project from Dartmouth CS's Prof. Wojciech Jarosz and his colleagues at ETH Zurich, Disney Research Zurich, and Columbia University. The team created a computationally assisted spray paint can which "knows" what image it should paint, and the user just has to wave it around.

    You can...

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  • Dartmouth Now is running a story about CS student Kaya Thomas '17 and her app for young readers. "Thomas developed 'We Read Too' as a mobile device app, one that now has over 4,000 users. It showcases more than 500 books written by authors of color and featuring characters of color."

    Read the full story at Dartmouth Now.

  • The Atlantic is running a story about research coming out of Dartmouth and Duke. The authors, including our very own Prof. Daniel Rockmore, studied the verifiability of information on Wikipedia. They were interested not in Wikipedia's accuracy, but rather how easy it is for someone to determine the accuracy of an article on...

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  • Prof. Sean Smith discussed the risks of self-driving cars at a recent Science Cafe in Concord, NH.

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  • Dartmouth's Prof. Wojciech Jarosz, together with an international team of researchers, has developed a computationally-assisted spray painting system. The research appears in this month's Computers & Graphics journal.

    The group wanted to create a way to allow untrained users to spray paint large graffiti murals. To accomplish this, they instrumented a physical spray paint can with an actuator to turn...

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  • Our very own Kaya Thomas '17 spoke recently at the BookNet Canada Tech Forum about her experience creating the app We Read Too. The app, which she developed in 2014, helps readers find children’s and YA books written by authors of color and featuring characters of non-white ethnicities.

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  • Dartmouth Now is running a story on the student projects at DALI. Teams displayed digital work in progress and explained how they are meeting challenges presented by real-world clients seeking innovative technology.

    Check out the full story on Dartmouth Now!

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