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Joseph Robillard

Undergraduate at the Wharton School

Digital Math with No Cheating: How Parsegon is tackling the Age Old Problem

Parsegon introduced English to Math transcription last year breaking new barriers for math teachers and students. Using the technique, teachers are able to transcribe math digitally at an incredible pace while students can respond with full work shown. The application is…

1 Comment / 868 View / June 15, 2017

Digital Math Used to be Funky. Not Anymore with Columbia and MIT Undergraduates’ New Company

Writing digital math is difficult. Either you learn a tough markup language like LaTeX or you use a funky drag and drop editor. A group of undergraduates have set out to change that. Parsegon is a company founded by undergraduates Mathew…

1 Comment / 262 View / March 19, 2017

A Platform Built to Make the College Decision Easier

Each August, over 7 million students matriculate into this nation’s institutions of higher learning. But a surprisingly large portion of these students don’t find the vaunted college experience right away. Over the course of their college careers, a whopping 2.3…

2 Comments / 1201 View / August 23, 2015

What iOS 8 means for Apple

Whether you are a tech junkie or just a caveman, it’s no doubt that Apple has been experiencing a “lull” since the passing of the late Steve Jobs.  Innovation has decreased in output (and arguably quality), market power has declined (see…

7 Comments / 347 View / June 6, 2014

The Legacy of Maya Angelou

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” On May 28, 2014, the world lost a legendary writer, scholar, musician, activist, award-winner,…

1 Comment / 335 View / May 28, 2014

Capitalizing on Capital: What’s Worth Most to a Business?

Like many youth across the nation, I’m a budding entrepreneur.  Having dabbled in my fair share of small-scale tech. startups, I’ve come to realize how the different elements of a business concept, ranging from legality to design, can make or…

2 Comments / 244 View / May 25, 2014