The news of Thot Cursus (May 2022)

Each month, Thot Cursus offers three articles from its news feed to École branchée readers (and even some bonuses). Here are May's suggestions: what's new in collective intelligence, for a philosophy in action, the SnatchBot conversational agent.

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Each month, Thot Cursus is offering three articles from its news feed to École branchée readers (and even some bonuses). 

Here are the suggestions for May: what's new in collective intelligence, for a philosophy in action, the SnatchBot conversational agent.

What's new in collective intelligence? The salons of the 18th century!

The salons in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries teach us the art of discussion.

The art of conversation is an indispensable skill in certain social groups from the 17th century onwards. Knowing how to speak, listen, pace, entertain, compliment, but also surprise, learn, give and receive information. What if the art of conversation was an additional asset for collective intelligence actions, or more trivially, for animating our virtual living rooms?

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For a philosophy in action - part I - Praxisophy

To carve out one's own representation of the world
What is philosophy in action and can one be an actor of one's philosophy? 

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SnatchBot - A great conversational agent for the classroom

Create intelligent chatbots to reinforce your learning scenario

SnatchBot is a platform that eliminates the complexity of creating a chatbot, a virtual agent that simulates a sequence of conversational interactions anticipated by its creator. The use of these chatbots in education offers a vast potential of possibilities both to assist teachers and to accompany students thanks to a deep scripting capacity.

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Dedicated to promoting learning in all its forms, Thot Cursus has been online since 1996. Its team deals with the training and use of digital tools and resources for education and culture, in all areas of human activity.

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About the Author

Martine Rioux
After studying public communication, Martine worked as a journalist for various publications, before pursuing her career as an interactive communications consultant at La Capitale, a financial group, then at Québec Numérique, an organization she took over as general manager before making the jump. as political advisor in the office of the Minister for Digital Government Transformation. Today she is the online Editor-in-Chief and Special Projects Manager at l'École branchée. Her dream: that everyone has access to technology and can use it as a tool for learning and opening up to the world.

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