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ATLAS Expo 2023: Our Biggest One Yet!

April 26, 2023

If you go Who: All are welcome What: ATLAS Expo When: Thursday, May 4, 2023, 4–6p.m. Where: Roser ATLAS Center, 1125 18th St., Boulder Cost: Free! ATLAS Expo is back and, with over 120 student research projects included, it promises to be the biggest and most exciting Expo we’ve ever...

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Maker Made 2022 features work by ATLAS community

Feb. 22, 2022

A group of six artists and technologists connected to the ATLAS community contributed to BLDG 61’s Maker Made 2022, which runs through March 28 at the Boulder Public Library. Zack Weaver, who played a key role in establishing the ATLAS BTU Lab and the show’s curator, says the inspiration for Maker Made goes back to his days at Carnegie Mellon with ATLAS Director Mark Gross.

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Podcast Episode "Open Source Hardware: Makers Unite"

April 7, 2020

ATLAS BTU Lab director Alicia Gibb speaks about open source hardware on Command Line Heroes Podcast, presented by Red Hat.

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Danny Rankin to speak at next TEDx MileHigh event on Nov. 16

Oct. 24, 2019

Danny Rankin will be a speaker at the next TEDx MileHigh event, "Imagine" on November 16. Rankin also co-directs the Whaaat!?! Lab for game design and is a mentor at ATLAS’ BTU Lab .

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OSHWA's certification platform attracts hundreds of projects worldwide

Oct. 2, 2019

Hundreds of projects from across the globe have been certified by the new certification platform of the Open Source Hardware Association, directed by Alicia Gibb.

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Meet BT-U-GO, the new tour guide inside ATLAS

Sept. 10, 2019

Can't find the BTU Lab? Just ask BT-U-Go. The friendly robot, built by high school student and this year's BTU intern, Isabelle Eichhorst, guides newcomers from the ATLAS lobby to the BTU Lab.

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Safecracking class teaches engineering skills, ethical hacking

Dec. 17, 2018

Students in a new ATLAS class are stretching their technological and design skills by taking on a challenge straight from a heist movie.

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Alicia Gibb featured in Red Hat video

Oct. 5, 2018

Open-source hardware (OSHW) is not a household word, even among engineers. But times are changing, and the OSHW revolution has much to do with ATLAS instructor, Alicia Gibb.

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BTU Lab hosts CU Science Discovery camp

Aug. 27, 2018

This summer, the ATLAS BTU Lab hosted CU Science Discovery Robotics Engineering Academy and camp for high school students, instructed by ATLAS Lecturer Wayne Seltzer , along with Cicada Scott , teaching assistant and BTU lab assistant. "The campers enjoyed their time in the BTU Lab, making great use of...

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Microsoft Research workshop gives new life to old toys

March 20, 2018

The assignment is to play with remote control cars. Well actually, break them up and use the parts to build something else. It's an apt assignment for Arielle Hein’s Object class, which meets in the ATLAS Blow Things Up Lab.