The 12th Druide Classic and the ensuing campaign raised a record sum for a single tournament, bringing the grand total donated to the foundation since 2009 to over $500,000.
Druide informatique rolls out the annual update of Typing Pal – School Edition, its web-based typing tutorial application for educational institutions. New features include a brand-new educational game and several improvements to the management interface.
The PhD student in Education was awarded $25,000 for her work as part of the research chair program in fundamental learning in literacy, established through a $1 million donation from Druide informatique to UQAM.
Dunord takes home the Druide Grand Prize for business creation from the Montréal region’s 25th OSEntreprendre Challenge. Winners in all official categories were also presented with a copy of Antidote.
With the latest free update of Antidote, 11v4, its corrector and dictionaries will now feature OQLF’s recommended French-language equivalents for emerging terms borrowed from English and other languages.
Totaling $20,000, the Antidote Scholarship in NLP is awarded from the Druide Fund for Research in Text Analysis, created through a donation from Druide informatique to the Université de Montréal.
The award, along with a scholarship of $5000, was presented during the final of the public speaking competition Délie ta langue!, recognizing Ms. Nikebie’s exceptional performance. All finalists from 11 universities also received an Antidote+ subscription.
On the occasion of the MAIN (Montréal Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience) conference, held at Université de Montréal, Druide informatique wishes to celebrate Professor Yoshua Bengio’s major contributions to the field of artificial intelligence. Druide is happy to announce that Professor Bengio now has his own definition in Antidote’s dictionary.