Innovation Center serves as tech hub for University City

The Innovation Center @3401 opened its doors July 28 as an initiative to create a vibrant, entrepreneurial environment for start-ups, freelancers, researchers and students. The center was made possible through a partnership between Drexel and the University City Science Center. The center will function similarly to other shared workspaces that… Continued

ExCITe director to assist Opera Philadelphia

Youngmoo Kim, associate professor and director of the Drexel University Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies Center and assistant dean of engineering for media technologies, will be taking a one-year sabbatical from Drexel to collaborate with Opera Philadelphia and explore the relationship that emerging technology can have with all stages of… Continued

Technology is treading a fine line

While I agree that technological advancements have changed lives, I detest the fact that present-day gadgets are taking over our lives instead of just enhancing them. I myself am studying to be a software engineer and am a huge advocate for the order and convenience these so-called “intelligent” devices bring… Continued

Our shared addiction is diluting our reality

We know it’s wistful to imagine you reading this article straight out of our 16-page broadsheet newspaper, sitting in a leather chair by the fire. Realistically, we know you’re more likely reading it on our website, perhaps on your smartphone or tablet. Maybe you followed a link we featured on… Continued

Apple’s ethics are questionable

The 21st century has brought an exponentially rising technological development field. Consumerism has hit new highs when it comes to buying the latest phone, laptop and tablet models on the market. MP3 player sales have completely eclipsed those of CDs. Also, practically every profession nowadays requires the most updated computers… Continued

New kiosk dispenses MacBooks in Hagerty Library

Drexel University introduced a 24-hour self-service MacBook rental kiosk in the W.W. Hagerty Library for students, faculty and staff Dec. 4. Anyone with a Drexel ID can check out one of the dozen 15-inch MacBooks to use inside the library and Bookmark Cafe. Library patrons are required to swipe their… Continued

Launch of new DrexelOne delayed

Representatives from Drexel University’s Office of Information Resources and Technology reported that the release of the new version of DrexelOne, the University’s student and staff Web portal, is delayed. The Triangle previously reported in November 2012 that the updated version was not yet ready for launch due to “a vital… Continued

ArchiTECH competition to implement new resources

The LeBow College of Business is hosting the Classroom ArchiTECH Competition, in which one undergraduate or graduate student and two full-time faculty members will collaborate to compete with other teams for up to $46,000 in prize money. The goal of the program is to reinvent two business courses using the… Continued

IRT to release updates for DrexelOne platform

The Drexel University Office of Information Resources and Technology announced that a new version of DrexelOne, the University’s student and staff Web portal, will be released in the near future. While the site will still be based on the same software, called the “Ellucian Luminis Platform,” it will be upgraded… Continued