- September 21, 2018
- September 05, 2018The 2018 Antidote Scholarship Awarded to Sarath Chandar
As part of the Druide Fund for Research in Text Analysis, created through a donation from Druide informatique, the Mila Laboratory has chosen the winner of its 2018 Antidote Scholarship. The lucky recipient of the $20,000 scholarship is Mr. Sarath Chandar, a Ph.D. student under the joint supervision of professors Yoshua Bengio et Hugo Larochelle.
- July 12, 2018
- June 27, 2018A New Look for Typing Pal – School Edition
Druide informatique is pleased to announce the rollout of a new version of Typing Pal – School Edition, its web-based typing tutorial application for educational institutions. As well as an entirely modernized and unified look, this update boasts an even richer, more diversified set of content.
- June 25, 2018
- November 2018
Autumn is well and truly here, and people across the English-speaking world have been celebrating Halloween: a fusion of Christian and pagan traditions with a heavy emphasis on magic and the occult. Accordingly, spells and curses are the subject of this month’s Word Stories, although, in the case of one of our words, the connection might seem mysterious at first sight.
- October 2018
Many English adverbs end in -ly (beautifully, honestly, merely), some other adverbs end in -wise (clockwise, otherwise, date-night-wise), and some never take a suffix (inside, midflight, so, thus). When a flat adverb (such as smart, loud or quick) does have an -ly form (smartly, loudly, quickly), many writers wonder whether it is acceptable to use the suffixless form.
- September 2018
With autumn just around the corner, students are heading back to school. Most of them will already be familiar with the theme of this month’s Word Stories, since plus, minus and equals are rudimentary components of any curriculum. However, the subject of the words themselves is rarely covered.