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ATLAS research helps define the future of human-computer interaction

May 1, 2020

At a time when the field of human-computer interaction is becoming more important than ever, ATLAS researchers are making substantial contributions, contributing nine papers and two workshops to CHI '20.

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Katie Gach's research informs Facebook's new legacy policies

April 10, 2019

On April 9 Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced new guidelines for memorial legacy accounts, and those changes were directly informed by research from ATLAS PhD candidate Katie Gach.

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Stephen Hawking and celebrity deaths: trolls, tears and social media

March 15, 2018

Westword discusses ATLAS PhD student Katie Gach's social media research related to celebrity deaths in the context of Stephen Hawking's passing.

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When celebrities die, social media gets toxic

Dec. 6, 2017

Katie Gach's research about how people mourn finds that people are mean to each other online, even in times of tragedy.