With the outbreak of Covid-19, a 15 years old event surfaced; the World of Warcraft (WOW) pandemic. At the time, discussions appeared about how online video games could be revolutionary tools to predict the evolution of outbreaks. The current events make these discussions more newsworthy than ever. The corrupted blood epidemy In 2005, this massively … Continue reading Can video games help us predict the evolution of pandemics?
What did you do during your gap year ? During my gap year I did a six-month internship in the Réseau Autonome des Transports Parisiens Développement - RATP Dev - in Paris as a data analyst. Then, I went to Nepal for a volunteering mission with the association “All Hands and Hearts.” It consisted in … Continue reading Gap year report, Pauline Caramel
We maintain the suspense a bit longer, but now the complete results are available! And the winners are ... Best L3 Teacher : Pascal Bégout L3 Eco: Isabelle Pechoux L3 Eco-Droit: Christine Maurel and Stéphane Villeneuve (ex aequo) L3 TA : Paul Henri Moisson Best M1 Teacher : Catherine Cazals M1 TA : Ferreira Da … Continue reading Teaching Awards 2020
In recent years, digital technologies have profoundly changed many aspects of our daily lives, from e-commerce to internet search, travel, communication or entertainment consumption. While for the most part these changes have benefited consumers, certain voices have started to speak up against the power and influence of the Big Tech companies - Google, Amazon, Facebook, … Continue reading Should we break-up Big Tech?
"Main use of money is its consumption or investment" Saint Thomas Aquinas (1265-1274) From the above quote and his works, we know that St. Thomas Aquinas considered money as a non-durable good, which by definition should be destroyed when exchanged / consumed, and thus should not be used to generate … Continue reading Profit vs. Usury: difference from the point of view of Saint Thomas Aquinas