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Archive date: January 2011

Exec Elections

Posted on 30th January 2011

Greetings CompSoc.

As the AGM is soon, I wanted to inform you about the elections for exec positions in the society and how to apply. I know some of you have already sent in manifestos after I announced this at LAN, don't worry, there's no need to re-send those (Unless you want to of course).

Please send your manifesto to secretary@warwickcompsoc.co.uk. Your manifesto should cover who you are and why you want to be elected to a position in the society. There is no limit on the number of positions you may ...

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LAN Issues

Posted on 26th January 2011

Greetings CompSoc

We have a few messages for you about some issues which occurred during
LAN.

We are also in possession of a grey jumper which was left by Table 1 at the
end of LAN, so contact cranman if it's yours.

Firstly, we are concerned about state of Table 3 at the end of LAN. There
was food trodden into the carpet under the tables, which made the clean-up
a lot harder to complete. Please ensure that you leave your seating area
in a clean manner, as it's unfair on the people cleaning up at the end....

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Minutes 25/1/2011

Posted on 25th January 2011

h2. Present:

James, TeamDoherty, MrWilson, EvilGenius666, Connorhd, Dangerman, Sinjo, Taby, MikeCobra, Cranman, SigmaD, monk, Shai, Starspell.

h2. Minutes:

h3. Things to Buy:

-No need to buy 2 Kinects.
-We could re-implement Kinect from a webcam and an infrared LED. (Not really)
-New power reel, vacuum cleaner, cable covers.
-Do it now.

h3. Current Account:

-The current account seems to have disappeared.
*Action*: Cranman to talk to union.
-Also happened to some other societies.

h3. LAN e-mail:

-Res...

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Minutes 18/1/2011

Posted on 18th January 2011

h2. Present:

Zed0, TeamDoherty, MikeCobra, Taby, EvilGenius666, MrWilson, Sinjo, Cranman, SigmaD, Dirtus, Dangerman.

h2. Minutes:

h3. LAN:

-MrWilson will collect the trolley.
*Action*: MrWilson to buy a new power reel.
-The Minecraft server will be reset during LAN.
-’I heard wiping a server and I thought it was something I should care about.’-Sinjo
-Exec rota for LAN now full.
-Limiting the size of the music server buckets generally worked well.
-’Am I the only one creeped out by having cameras at LAN?...

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Academic Trip to IBM Hursley

Posted on 16th January 2011

Hello, CompSoc.

CompSoc have organised an Academic Trip with IBM, if you're interested, sign up ASAP. The trip will be a full day event, taking place on the Wednesday of week 3. (8:45-17:00)

E-mail academic-president@uwcs.co.uk if you're interested.

Description from the website event:

IBM, the world’s largest IT company, invites you for a unique opportunity to visit the cutting-edge environment of our UK Software Development Labs at IBM Hursley, near Winchester and be one of its Innovators for a day! Y...

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Minutes 14/1/2011

Posted on 14th January 2011

h2. Present:

SigmaD, starspell, Azurit, TeamDoherty, MrWilson, Cranman, dangerman, Fyorl , Sinjo, Zed0, james

h2. Minutes:

h3. Gaming:

-Dangerman is the new Agaeki.
-The Arora setup is pro, but a complete pain in the arse.
-Fyorl will come to log on computers.
*Action*: dangerman to get gaming password from Roger.
*Action*: Azurit to update Minecraft.

h3. TV:

-We received an e-mail about making a television programme about Computer Programming.
-Maybe mention the Bloomberg ProgComp.
-Should be added t...

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CompSoc Newsletter Week 1 Term 2 2011

Posted on 13th January 2011

Greetings CompSoc.

I hope everyone had a pleasant holiday and is ready to start attending CompSoc events again.

Sign-ups for our next LAN are open, taking place on the weekend of week 2. (That's Friday 21 Jan - Sunday 23 Jan)

There is an Exec meeting on Friday this week too, which are open to all members of the society.
If you're thinking of running for a position, then I recommend coming along if you can.

We also have our usual Pub social on Mondays and Gaming on Fridays. Hope to see you there.

This ...

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