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Gymnastics Put to the Test by Technology at the 2020 Olympic Games

Japanese computer giant Fujitsu is partnering with the International Gymnastics Federation (IGF) to offer technology to assess gymnasts’ performance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Judges, viewers and athletes should be satisfied with this technological development based on artificial intelligence.     Tests scrutinized by artificial intelligence The press conference on November 20, 2018, by […]


Can we achieve parity in management positions for the technology sector?

During the second Tech For Good summit, leading tech companies tackled the issue of parity in managerial positions or on boards of Directors. What has been achieved? What is the portrait of the current situation? How would the economy benefit?   Ambitious goal At a reception at the Élysée, hosted last May by President Macron, […]

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Working in the Manufacturing Sector this Summer?

The labour shortage continues to affect the manufacturing sector. More than 4,000 positions will need to be filled in 2019, according to the most recent data from the Quebec Industrial Barometer. Recreational vehicle builder BRP in Valcourt alone is seeking 450 employees this summer, mostly full-time temporary employees for evening shifts on the assembly line. […]


Technology Comes to the Rescue of Animals Threatened by Poaching

In parallel with the establishment of World Wildlife Day by the United Nations in 2014, a variety of measures have been deployed in the parks of Africa and Asia to combat poaching of endangered species. Technology will be of great help to try to curb this growing scourge whose effects could also harm the tourism […]


What Jobs Will Automation Create?

The automation of factory production will create new job categories, related to IT. What are they? By replacing human work for predictable repetitive and physical tasks, technological innovations are leading to the development of new skills that require analysis and judgement. They are changing the very nature of many jobs and creating new ones. Rather […]


Technology Supporting Notre-Dame’s Reconstruction

The emotion and stupor in the first hours following the fire of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 16, 2019, quickly gave way to the time for reconstruction. Experts, architects, engineers… everyone descended on the media to give their opinion on the matter, to say nothing of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, who called […]


Handle Robot by Boston Dynamics: Our Future Colleague?

Announced at the Robotics Summit & Expo in May 2018, the new version of the Handle Robot by Boston Dynamics has just burst on the scene. With a humanoid appearance, this very agile robot could provide considerable support to warehouse staff within a few years.     The Boston Dynamics Company A brainchild of the […]


Where Can a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry Lead?

She still had one more session at the Université de Sherbrooke, but Karine already had a job assured starting in the summer. As a project manager at Intersand, the new graduate is responsible for developing projects for animal health. For the young chemist, the days pass, each one different… “At the beginning of a project, […]


Carbon Dioxide In All Its Forms

In this era of global warming, the issue of carbon dioxide (CO2) has never been so current. Aside from its presence in the atmosphere in minuscule quantities (0.04%, compared to 78% for nitrogen, 21% for oxygen and 0.9% for argon), carbon dioxide is also produced by man from numerous industrial activities, in alarming proportions. To […]

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7 Tips for Managing Your Inventory Well

Having enough products in stock to meet customer demand while avoiding a surplus of goods that would increase costs – the right balance is not always easy to find. Here are some tips to follow for efficient inventory management. Text: Diane Stehlé Invest in stock management software Of course, you can use an Excel file to […]


How to Become a Patent Agent

At the crossroads of science, engineering and law, a position as a patent agent will suit scientific minds eager to be at the forefront of innovation! The role of the patent agent This professional helps businesses or inventors define and obtain an intellectual property title to legally protect their inventions. “It’s like building a fence […]


Lap Around the Track of Formula 1 Technological Innovations

For decades, the Formula 1 has played a real role as a testing laboratory. Whether technological innovations are borrowed from the aerospace field or developed for this discipline, they are only responding to a need for performance expressed by the builders to climb on the first step of the podium after each Grand Prix.   […]

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