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Archive date: February 2012

Minutes 27-02-12

Posted on 28th February 2012

h2. Present:

MrWilson, Cranman, TeamDoherty, zed0, MikeCobra, Goshawk, Moltenfire, James, Ruth, Dirtus, Demo, Daniel.

h2. Minutes

h3. Barcraft postmortem

-General consensus is that people only really want to watch the finals of the event at Barcraft.
-While the event at the Phantom Coach was successful, it is an inappropriate location for future events. This was due to a number of reasons such as the lack of internet connection and no separate room being available.
-The unfortunate room clash with the ...

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Minutes 20-02-2012

Posted on 21st February 2012

h2. Present:

Cranman, TeamDoherty, zed0, MikeCobra, Taby, Goshawk, Moltenfire, James, Ruth, Dirtus, agaeki.

h2. Minutes

h3. Sadiq wasn't there.

- =(

h3. Last minute Barcraft.

-A last minute Barcraft for ASUS ROG has been organized at the Phantom Coach: http://uwcs.co.uk/events/details/1400/
-Other events such as MLG were considered as well, but were discounted due to various scheduling and time zone problems.
-Varsity and the Duck were unavailable on such short notice.

h3. XING

-XING has been resu...

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Minutes 16-02-2012

Posted on 19th February 2012

h2. Present:

MrWilson, Cranman, TeamDoherty, zed0, MikeCobra, Goshawk, Moltenfire, James, Ruth, agaeki, SigmaD

h2. Minutes

h3. Compsoc constitution

-The legendary Compsoc constitution has been found and it was passed around in all its photocopied glory for all to witness.

h3. Sci-fi society room request

-Permission has been granted for sci-fi society to use Lib1 on Wednesday of BFL from approximately 2-7pm.
-Popular suggestions included “stamping biscuits in the floor” and “removing all tables an...

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AGM Results

Posted on 10th February 2012

The AGM that was scheduled for the 8th February has finished, with the new exec being elected as follows:

Academic President – Ruth King (ruth)
Gaming President – Mike Clarke (MikeCobra)
Secretary – Alex Cooper (Goshawk)
Treasurer – Jonathan Davies (Moltenfire)
Tech. Officer – James Goode (james)
Socials Officer – Benedict Falconer (zed0)

Congratulations to all the new exec!

Alex Cooper, Secretary.

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Minutes 10-02-2012

Posted on 10th February 2012

h2. Present:

MrWilson, Cranman, TeamDoherty, zed0, MikeCobra, Taby, Goshawk, Moltenfire, James, Ruth, agaeki

h2. Minutes

h3. New Exec Handover

-The keys of all power have been passed over to the new exec.

h3. Gaming

-agaeki has volunteered and been appointed the new gaming officer.
-New games to be got working on Gaming computers (SC2, Eve).
-We live on in hope that one day Steam will work.

h3. Server administration

-Arora will have an software update and new case added in the immediate future.
-...

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Second Guest Talk from CoreFiling

Posted on 1st February 2012

After the success of last term's talk on Machine Learning, we have organised another guest talk courtesy of CoreFiling.

The topic of this talk is Real World Version Control, which will be of special interest to the students currently embarking on the CS Group Software Project.

The talk will take place in L5 (on the Science Concourse) on the 15th of February, from 5pm until 6pm.

"A talk about how version control is vital to software development and an introduction to some of the ways it can be used...

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