Archive date: November 2010

Minutes 30/11/2010

Posted on 30th November 2010

h2. Present:

TeamDoherty, MrWilson, Zed0, Cranman, Fyorl, Starspell, MikeCobra, Dirtus, SigmaD

h2. Minutes:

h3. LAN:

-There is a gaming timetable ready.
-SigmaD will put up a pizza order thread.
-LAN rota needs completing.
-LANCAM to arrive tomorrow.
-If someone is asleep, we’re not going to shake them to wake them up’ - MrWilson
-’If you fall asleep, human buckaroo could occur’ - cranman

h3. Christmas Meal:

-zx64 got scared by Tony.

h3. Academic talks:

-Bloomberg hasn’t provided contac...

Term 1 Week 8: Gaming, Christmas Meal and LAN Signups.

Posted on 26th November 2010

Hello CompSoc!

A few things this week:

As we have our Christmas meal on Friday, gaming is not officially taking place this week. We apologise about the short notice about this.

You should come along to the Christmas meal instead if you can! It's at Wing Wah's, an all you can eat buffet and starts at 19:30. I hope to see you there!

Also, LAN sign-ups for the week 9 LAN are now open. A pizza order should be added to the website soon too, for those who want to order something to eat.

This week's events

Minutes 23/11/2010

Posted on 23rd November 2010

h2. Present:

MrWilson, Fyorl, TeamDoherty, SigmaD, Sinjo

h2. Minutes:

h3. LAN & stuff:

-Power: Check we’re using the correct socket in the computer suites.
-There should be a forum post for the gaming rota.
-The gaming rota was written on the board last LAN, but people were unaware/it was rubbed off.
-Kuros’ idea (hackthisbox) probably requires too much work to get done by next LAN(week 9).
-No LIB1 this LAN.
-We need to buy Duct Tape(5-6 rolls).
-Cranman bought this last time.
*Action*: Someone (cranm...

Mainframe Challenge, and Next Talk

Posted on 18th November 2010

Hello, all!

We have a few announcements to make for the next few weeks.

Next Guest Lecture

A big thank you to all who turned out to Paul Yarrow's talk yesterday, and to follow this up we are pleased to announce that we have another IBM talk next week (24th November) at 6:15pm in S0.11, as usual.

The talk will be led by Gray Bachelor, a Solutions Architect, on the topic of "Systems Engineering: SMARTer products and services’’. Gray will explore the challenges, leading practices, advanced modelli...

CompSoc Newsletter Term 1 Week 7 2010

Posted on 15th November 2010

Greetings CompSoc!

First things first, a big thank you to everyone who helped to clean up after our first LAN of the new year, I hope all the attendees had fun too.

Secondly, we have a few events going on you might be interested in:
-We have a guest speaker from IBM speaking on the topic of “A New Dimension of Computing” this Wednesday.
-Our traditional Christmas meal on Friday 26th(Friday week 8) at Wing Wah's.

There may only be a limited number of places for the Christmas meal so sign up sooner rather...

Guest Talk from IBM

Posted on 15th November 2010

Hello, all!

To start off this academic year's set of external speakers for the society, we have Paul Yarrow, a Systems Specialist from IBM speaking on the topic of "A New Dimension in Computing" on Wednesday 17th of November.
The talk will cover the most current and cutting-edge topics facing the business world today.

The venue is S0.11 as always, and free pizza will be provided.

Hope to see you there!

Alex Wilson

Minutes 9/11/10

Posted on 9th November 2010

h2. Present:

MrWilson, Zed0, Kuros, Fyorl, Trip, Sinjo, Starspell, SigmaD, TeamDoherty

h2. Minutes:

h3. LAN:

-This Friday.
-MrWilson will sort out the trolley.
-We will take the X-Box/monitor to LAN.
-MrWilson will turn up with cupboard keys for the setup.
-TeamDoherty has sorted the game rota, which is ready to go.
-We should buy hazard tape for the LAN : MrWilson thinks it looks really cool.
-We need to restock Duct tape for the LAN.
-SigmaD will do a LAN pizza order
-There may be an unofficial beast ...