Jim Ryan, CEO of Sony’s video games division, retires

2023-09-28 15:18:00 Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) CEO Jim Ryan will step down at the end of March following a long career with the Japanese group, where he oversaw the launch of the latest console, the PlayStation 5 (PS5). [Il] has made the decision to retire in March 2024 after nearly 30 years with the PlayStation … Read more

Recent Diplomatic Incidents Fueling Disinformation Campaigns: Canada’s Role in Russian and Indian Propaganda

2023-09-28 08:00:00 Recent diplomatic incidents involving the Government of Canada are fueling disinformation campaigns in Russia and India, with both countries seeking to take advantage of the situation to further their interests. The Canadian Parliament’s ovation for Yaroslav Hunka, a Ukrainian veteran of a Nazi unit during the Second World War, was on everyone’s lips … Read more

Exploring the Musical Legacy of Marie-Therese Escribano: Vienna School and Lesser-Known Compositions

2023-09-28 09:09:25 28. September 2023, 19:30 “Many people may not understand this, but the fact is that it was only through dealing with the music of the Vienna School that I was able to develop the feeling of what it means to make music in Vienna.” Marie-Therese Escribano, who is multilingual and versed in a … Read more

A new research chair for “responsible” AI in video games

2023-09-27 17:42:46 The video game giant Ubisoft will join forces with the Quebec Institute of Artificial Intelligence Mila and McGill University to set up a research chair on the responsible use of AI within the video game industry . With, as a result, the development of methods not to replace content creators, but rather to … Read more

Return to Earth of an American and two Russians after record stays on the ISS

2023-09-27 15:45:59 A NASA astronaut and two cosmonauts have landed safely on Earth after spending record stays of more than a year aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian space agency Roscosmos announced. The Soyuz spacecraft capsule with Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergei Prokopiev and Dmitry Petelin and NASA astronaut Francisco Rubio, who spent a year … Read more

Platform Toppling Incident at Val-Mauricie Outdoor Station: Four Injured in Cross-Country Competition

2023-09-27 08:00:00 Four people were injured Tuesday morning in Shawinigan after a platform toppled during a cross-country competition at the Val-Mauricie outdoor station, located behind the school of the same name. The incident occurred around 10 a.m., when spectators were standing on the last step of the stands to watch the start of a race. … Read more