Archive date: October 2010

LAN Signups

Posted on 31st October 2010

Hello members!

For those of you who didn't already know, the Fresher and Member sign ups for the first LAN of term are now open.
The first LAN of the year is always a good one, so we recommend signing up soon!

(Sign ups for non-members will open on Friday 5th November, one week before the LAN starts).

If there are any games that you would like to see played, speak to either Tom (TeamDoherty) or Nick (Agaeki) so we can add them to the schedule.

Minutes 26/10/2010

Posted on 26th October 2010

h2. Present:

MrWilson, TeamDoherty, Kuros, Connorhd, Fyorl, Sinjo, Cranman, SigmaD

h2. Minutes:

h3. Academic Stuff:

-This week's talk by IBM has been moved to the 17th of November.
-Haven't had e-mail from Bloomberg confirming talks.
-We can use CS0.01/2 on Saturday for Bloomberg ProgComp.
-'I didn't say blow up their building, why would you assume that?' - TeamDoherty

h3. Accenture:

-We currently have enough money, so we shouldn't need extra...

CompSoc Newsletter - Week 4 - LAN signups

Posted on 26th October 2010

Greetings CompSoc!

I'm getting to touch to let you all know about our first LAN of the new year. If you haven't been to one of these before, details can be found on the website here:

If you're a fresher, then I have good news for you, LAN signups are already open! Places can fill up fast so if you want to come along, make sure to sign up soon.
Signups for regular members open on Friday 29th of October.

Can sign up and view details of the event here: http://ww...

Minutes - 19/10/2010

Posted on 19th October 2010

Present: TeamDoherty, MrWilson, Cranman, Mogmiester, Fyorl, Sinjo, Connorhd, Starspell.

NOTE: These minutes were taken by MrWilson and as such may be partially or entirely wrong.

Communication in the Society:
- Better communication, agree on stuff at exec meeting.
- No-one cares about Guitar Hero 6.

Bloomberg Competition:
- 9am is an optimistic start.
- Maybe 10am.
- No, wait, 10:30am

Gaming Tournaments:
- Atrium tournament, bad idea
- Pros don't want distractions.
- "Something" in the Atrium, publicity...

First Academic Talk of the Year

Posted on 16th October 2010

A huge welcome to all of the new members of the Computing Society, and an equally large welcome back to our members from last year!

Now that Term 1 proper has started, we are pleased to announce the first of our Academic Talks.

It will take place this Wednesday in S0.11 at 6:15pm and will be about "Getting the most out of your Shell Account", a highly useful topic especially for new Computer Science students. The speaker will be Chris Sinjakli (Sinjo on IRC), and there will be pizza provided.

So come al...

Minutes 14/10/2010

Posted on 14th October 2010

h2. Present:

SigmaD, MrWilson, Demo, Azurit, dangerman, Cranman, Connorhd, Sinjo, Fyorl, Trip, Dirtus, Kuros

h2. Minutes:

h3. Gaming:

-Agaeki updated the list of games on the website
-Minecraft is working.
-Gaming was slow.
-Due to Backus reboot, the script wasn’t working.
-This will be fixed for gaming this week.

h3. Bloomberg:

-There will be a conference call on Monday 3:30 to discuss academic talk topics and the ProgComp.
-ProgComp would be best on a Saturday in weeks 2-4 term 2
-DCS computers ma...

A new year!

Posted on 4th October 2010

Welcome to, home of Warwick's Computing Society!

This year promises to be an exciting one, with academic talks lined up from IBM and Bloomberg, our popular programming competitions, and our awesome weekly gaming meetings in DCS.

We have a stall on the Thursday of Freshers' Fair, so come along and say hi, and receive goodies from us and our sponsors!