- 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
- 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.
- August 2018
Verbing, also known as denominalization or verbification, refers to the creation of verbs from words belonging to other syntactic categories, typically nouns. It is common practice in English, and most of us encounter verbed words several times a day, on subjects ranging from texting to parenting and networking.
- July 2018After a succession of food and drink-based Word Stories, it might be time to turn our attention to some physical activity. Badminton, croquet and polo are all sports frequently associated with the English aristocracy, but their etymologies vary greatly, both in their origins and their complexity.