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  • Dartmouth computer science graduate students are applying their research techniques to fundamental security flaws recently found in nearly every computer chip manufactured in the last 20 years—flaws that they say could prove catastrophic if exploited by malicious hackers.

    The researchers are coming to grips with a design flaw that ultimately falls into the province of the chip manufacturers—such industry giants as Intel and AMD. Until new designs are implemented, an interim solution...

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  • Predictive algorithms may help us shop, discover new music or literature, but do they belong in the courthouse? Dartmouth professor Hany Farid reverse engineers the inherent dangers and potential biases of recommendations engines built to mete out justice in today's criminal justice system.

    Check out the TEDx video on Youtube:

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  • Prof. Farid recently talked with NPR's All Things Considered about deep-fake videos.

    From the article:

    In all Tech Considered, we continue our look this month at the many ways tech can be used to influence or undermine democracy. Today - deep fake videos. The Defense Department considers them enough of a concern that it's working with outside experts on ways to detect them and prevent them from being made. Hany Farid is a computer science professor at Dartmouth...

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  • The Neukom Fellows program is an interdisciplinary postdoctoral program at Dartmouth that may provide another means of working with or being mentored by faculty in our department. Please see the full position announcement for a list of requirements and instructions on how to apply. Application deadline is November 15, 2018.

  • Dartmouth College seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science. The ideal candidate will use theoretical chemistry and computational modeling approaches to address foundational and practical questions about molecular structure, function, energetics, spectroscopy, reaction kinetics, and their impact in systems of biological interest. Preference will be given to candidates with applications geared towards biochemistry...

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  • The Dartmouth College Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor (exceptional candidates at other ranks will be considered). We seek candidates who will be excellent researchers and teachers in the broad area of cybersecurity. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field by the date of the start of their appointment. We particularly seek candidates who will help lead,...

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  • Dartmouth News is running a profile of CS Assistant Professor Wojciech Jarosz.

    From the story:

    Wojciech Jarosz is fascinated by the behavior of light and the interplay with its environment, an interest that led to his involvement in the movies TangledFrozen, and Big Hero 6...

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  • The 2018 Kemeny prize winners are Kyle Dotterrer, Gabe Boning, Robin Jayaswal, Paul Spangfort, and Tong Xu for their team entry: Monad.  As they describe it:

    Monad is an artificial intelligence programming challenge. The user-facing component of the project is a web client through which users upload code that implements an artificial intelligence agent (hereafter referred to as a “bot”) intended to effectively play an original game of our design. Once a user’s bot is...

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  • A joint research team from the University of Cambridge and Dartmouth College has developed a system for using infrared light tags to monitor face-to-face interactions. The technique could lead to a more precise understanding of how individuals interact in social settings and can increase the effectiveness of communications coaching.

    The system, named Protractor by the Cambridge-Dartmouth team, uses invisible light to record how people employ body language by measuring body angles and...

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  • Counter Extremism Project CEO Mark Wallace and Dartmouth Computer Science Chair Hany Farid discuss how they campaigned successfully to remove online extremist propaganda.

    Watch the episode here.

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