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Archive date: November 2006

Newsletter for 29 November 2006

Posted on 29th November 2006

Newsletter

h4. Contents

* Programming Competition
* Resignation
* Social Events
* Academic Events
* UWCS Calender
* Gaming Sessions
* Linux User Group
* Exec Meetings
* Internet Relay Chat
* Cable / Web Hosting

h4. Programming Competition

This year's programming competition has been launched and full details are available from http://progcomp.uwcs.co.uk/. This year participants are invited to write an AI which controls five robot tanks with the aim of obliterating the opposing team. The deadline for ent...

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Codathon results, Programming Competition

Posted on 27th November 2006

The "entries":http://warwickgamedesign.co.uk/projects/48hcompetition/ for the game coding event have been judged by FreeStyleGames and the results are as follows:
1. Powerstation
2. Neutro
3. Mutation
4. Atomz
5. Ponies / Dirty Bomb

This year's "ProgComp":http://progcomp.uwcs.co.uk/ is now live. Accenture have kindly provided us with a prize fund of £500. Deadline: Week 12.

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Newsletter for 21 November 2006

Posted on 21st November 2006

Newsletter week 8

h4. Contents

* Apology
* Social Events
* LAN
* TShirts
* Academic Events
* Pub
* Gaming Sessions
* Exec Meetings
* Linux User Group
* Internet Relay Chat
* Cable / Web Hosting

h4. Apology

Unfortunately this newsletter starts with an apology for the rather out of date newsletter which arrived a few weeks ago. A number of people spotted the date was somewhat in the past, while other astute members pointed out that many of the `upcoming' events has already happened. I'm not quite certain ...

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Codathon, LAN, Tutorial and Lecture

Posted on 17th November 2006

Thanks to everyone who attended the 48 hour game coding competition and the Perl tutorial.

The second LAN party of the year kicks off tonight (24th).

The guest lecture from IBM (scheduled for 29 Nov) has unfortunately had to be cancelled. We shall attempt to get this for next term.

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Compsoc Exec Minutes (17/11/2006)

Posted on 17th November 2006

h4. Present (Exec listed first)

Bruce Tinton (Bruce)
Andrew Wheat (Candle)
Frederick Emmott (Fred)
Laurence Hurst (Laurence)
Arun Prasannan (Polar)
David Buckley (Bucko)
Kim Tibbetts-Harlow (Kim)
Sean Connolly (Morlark)

Timothy Retout (Tim)
Daniel Watkins (Odd_bloke)
Richard Warburton (Mulletron)

h4. Agenda

LUG
Changes to academic events
pub crawl
lack of organisation
lack of communication
lack of responsibility
lack of society confidence
lack of forward planning
Any other business

h4. Joblist

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Compsoc Exec Minutes (2006/11/10)

Posted on 10th November 2006

h4. Present:
Bruce
Bucko
Candle
Fred
Kim
Polar

h4. Apologies:
Laurence

h4. Hursley

It was thought that there were too few people to pay for the union coach. A minibus and cars was suggested. It was pointed out that there may be a cancellation fee for the union coach that has already been booked. Candle thought that the fee for cancellation may be up to 10%. The cost of the coach is approximately 500 Great British Pounds, making the fee up to 50 GBP. The cost of hiring the coach to the society was th...

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Hursley Trip

Posted on 7th November 2006

You can still join us on our industrial trip to IBM's Hursley labs on the 15th of November. You don't need to be a member to come along. See "event page":http://uwcs.co.uk/society/events/details/656 for further details and to sign up.

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Compsoc Minutes (03/11/2006)

Posted on 3rd November 2006

h4. Present (Exec listed first)

Bruce Tinton (Bruce)
Andrew Wheat (Candle)
Frederick Emmott (Fred)
Laurence Hurst (Laurence)
Arun Prasannan (Polar)
David Buckley (Bucko)

Sadiq Jaffer (Sadiq)
Daniel Watkins (Odd_bloke)

h4. Agenda

Issues
Academic Events
Xen
Exec tickets
Lug
Any other business

h4. Issues

A number of issues were raised on the exec mailing list regarding the society. These included a lack of forward planning, lack of open decision making process, lack of follow up to items which are assign...

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