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Tuesday, May 24
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Making Social Networks Work

How is social media changing the way social networks solve complex tasks? What are the physical and cognitive limits of these networks? Hear Iyad Rahwan, who heads the Scalable Cooperation group at MIT Media Lab, share his lab’s research on this timely topic.

Thursday, May 26
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Raspberry Pi

Abhishek Narula, ATLAS Ph.D. student, discusses the intersection of technology, art and design.

Tuesday, May 31
Summer Terms A, C & D Start
Tuesday, Jul 5
Start of Summer Term B


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"It's tech married w/ liberal arts, married w/ humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing.”…

ATLAS PhD Abhishek Narula talks @ Boulder Creative Collective Thurs 5/26 6:30 on tech, art & new platforms for creative expression

Several ATLAS PhDs think about ways to spark creativity & computational thinking w/ play, fun & collaboration:

Great to see our TAM faculty of artists, designers & engineers w/ interactive works on display #CUEngineering…

Join us Tues 1:30 at #CUBoulder #CUEngineering ATLAS Institute for @IyadRahwan on social media & human behavior…

Meet Alice Archer whose work in digital embroidery blends technology & art:… @btulab_cu @cuengineering

Ever considered an idea that hacks education? Join #SWEDUDenver and solve problems in an entrepreneurial way!

ATLAS represented! Check out great art & tech. Come by Calculated Mediations @boulderlibrary @btulab_cu

Another awesome celebration that is @BMoCA MediaLive:, incl tomorrow event in BBX:…

Join us @BoulderLibrary Sat 6/21 w/ art from ATLAS' Jiffer Harriman, Abhishek Narula, Jenny Filipetti + more…

The US education system is failing my company by failing to equip future employees w/ computing skills - @SitWithAvis @NCWIT

"Code is in everything today. Combine it w/ something you love - you'll be set! I was an artist, a CS major and now I'm at Pixar."

Honored to hear intro from director Robin Hauser Williams for @bldrstartupweek showing on code & gender gap.

Woot! @CUBoulder is a @bldrstartupweek sponsor- find us at today's Job Fair @ 11am & Gender Gap panel @ 7pm

Check out the projects in creative tech, design & computing at this semester's @CUEngineering ATLAS Expo:…


Join us @bldrstartupweek tomorrow for Code: Debugging the Gender Gap w/ @NCWIT board members @bfeld @kristamarks

Why we love this place! ATLAS' halls have TurtleBots out on missions from Dan Szafir's interactive robotics lab

Let the Post It games begin!! NY workers express creativity and compete on windows.…

Our friends at @elloworld, incl CEO Todd Berger. @Wired profiles Ello's new niche as a digital artist colony:…