Catherine Meilleur

Education through the lens of neuroscience

Scientists have recently mapped the journey of a thought through the brain, and the craze for anything related to neuroscience continues to grow. Like many "fashionable" trends, it has been the subject of some drifts, with the prefix "neuro" being misused multiple times for marketing purposes.

2018-02-23T12:09:10+00:00 2018/02/23|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Countering cheating in eLearning

Online education is becoming a standard offering in higher education institutions. Making use of new technologies it allows universities to explore different teaching avenues, and its flexible format is appreciated by students in managing their busy lives. However, as in the classroom and in this 2.0 era, online education also suffers from a worrying academic misconduct: cheating and plagiarism.

2018-02-08T16:05:25+00:00 2018/02/08|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Will a robot replace your job?

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things… the fourth Industrial Revolution is well underway, and with it, the promise of technological advancements. However, all these come paired with a few concerns, including the fear of seeing robots taking over our jobs. Should we start to worry?

2018-01-26T16:16:59+00:00 2018/01/26|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

Artificial intelligence: Montreal, the star of the moment

The city of Montreal is flourishing when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI). It currently has about 1,000 researchers in the AI field – a concentration unlike any other Canadian city.

2018-01-19T19:29:09+00:00 2018/01/19|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Internet as a fundamental right

In recent years, the Internet has become, almost everywhere on the planet, an essential tool for our day-to-day lives. The need to elevate this multidimensional and borderless means of communication to the rank of a fundamental human right is now evident to a vast majority.

2018-01-17T14:21:16+00:00 2018/01/17|Articles, Catherine Meilleur|0 Comments