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Registration opens for second annual Whaaat!? festival

Sept. 14, 2019

The 2019 Whaaat!? festival is almost here, and like last year's inaugural event, it promises something for every game aficionado: weird new games, old dusty games, overlooked gems, games with bizarre controllers, games that live in art museums and even games that may start arguments over what the game actually...

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CU Engineering Interviews Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials

Aug. 29, 2019

"A creator of color-changing tattoo inks and shape-shifting molecular machines, chemist/artist Carson Bruns uses nanoscience to invent new materials and technologies."

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ATLAS makes its mark at DIS'19

July 10, 2019

Researchers from ATLAS Institute's THING, ACME and Unstable Design labs took home "Best Paper" and "Best Pictorial" awards as well as contributed four research presentations at the 2019 Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '19) conference, held in San Diego June 23-28.

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Globalive Media's "Beyond Innovation:" IRON Lab research featured on globally broadcast program

May 22, 2019

Research from ATLAS Institute's IRON Lab involving utilizing augmented reality to gain information about a robot's intended path of motion was featured on the globally broadcast program, "Beyond Innovation." The program features the latest business and technology trends.

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Daily Camera: ATLAS Institute program aims to connect CU Boulder faculty over free lunch

March 28, 2019

"This is a small experiment to see if can we take people out of their shells," said ATLAS Institute Director Mark Gross. "... I believe that the most important, innovative and forward-looking ideas happen at the intersections of traditional disciplines."

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Food for Thought (Lunch Is On Us)

March 19, 2019

ATLAS announces the launch of Food for Thought (Lunch Is On Us), an initiative aimed at promoting interdisciplinary teaching, research and creative work across the CU Boulder campus.

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Futuristic tattoos that react to the world around you

Feb. 28, 2019

Tattooing is an ancient practice and the technology used today is fundamentally the same as it was thousands of years ago. In this jaw-dropping TEDx talk, Carson Bruns, assistant professor and director of the Laboratory for Emergent Nanomaterials at the ATLAS Institute, demonstrates futuristic tattoos that are both beautiful and...

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Hot Swap: All Hands On Deck is an old-school naval battle with interchangeable controllers

Feb. 27, 2019

Gamasutra asks ATLAS graduate students Peter Gyory and Clement Zheng about their fast-paced, multiplayer, collaborative game soon to be featured in the Game Developers Conference in March. Held in San Francisco, GDC is the largest game developers conference in the world, attracting 28,000 attendees.

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Q&A: Student organizer traces her love of coding to T9Hacks

Jan. 22, 2019

Come join the fourth annual T9Hacks Feb. 9–10, a fun, 24-hour invention marathon of sorts that promotes interest in creative technologies, coding, design and making among college women and non-binary individuals. Student organizers emphasize that no prior programming experience or other technical skills are required to participate. The event is free, but registration is required.

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What is Jiffer Harriman Listening to?

Jan. 18, 2019

A Q & A with ATLAS Lecturer Jiffer Harriman (ATLS PhD '17) in Boulder Lifestyle magazine.

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