- 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
- January 2019
While most people associate January 1 with the new year’s arrival, some also consider it to be the “birthday” of the Internet: TCP/IP, the protocol on which the Internet operates, was adopted on this day in 1983. Since then, this technology has changed our lives, and our language, in countless ways. The subjects of this month’s Word Stories were either unheard of or had very different meanings back in 1983. Read on to find out how these words have evolved alongside the Internet itself.
- December 2018
Hanukkah is widely known across the English-speaking world as an important Jewish holiday. How do you spell it?
- 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.