Minutes 30/4/2010Fri 30 Apr Meeting Minutes
Cranman, Dangerman, Sinjo, Dirtus, Fyorl, Agaeki, Azurit, Connorhd, Artalyx, TeamDoherty, Zed0, SigmaD, Monk
- 2 entries, 1 eligible.
- £400 to spend on progcomp prizes throughout the year.
- Spend most of the money on the LAN speed progcomp (week 5).
- Accenture are just like CompSoc, but are a successful business.
Action: SigmaD to talk to MrWilson about ProgComp.
- As the website explicitly said netbook, Connor will buy the prize for the only valid entry(Artalyx).
Action: Connor to buy netbook.
- Artalyx has no preference concerning the processor type of his netbook.
- ‘Make sure it has Fedora.’ - Fyorl
- Day in London for societies to pitch, best societies win £2000.
- Academic in nature, so for MrWilson to deal with.
Action: MrWilson to respond to the e-mail.
- Server upgrades still need buying.(Connor’s shopping list)
- Rockband pedals/DLC and other things also need buying.
- Azurit would like Backus to be updated (because he ‘nommed’ all the free space.)
Action: Fyorl/Azurit to fix Backus
Action: Azurit to send e-mail containing other things to buy to Cranman.
Action: Cranman to buy these things once his accommodation cheque clears. Also, check money in capital account.
- Compsoc could buy a 42 inch TV to attach to a server.
- Sinjo suggests setting up a command centre in DCS.
- There should be at least a couple this term.
- We have £150 of IBM sponsorship, that could be used for food/drink/pizza at talks.
- Sinjo suggests buying 5 Beast pizzas for the talk.
- ‘Will that just create a black hole?’ - Monk
- A Pokemon talk is unnecessary; all Monk’s talks are about pokemon.
- In the SF4 tournament, there were ~10 people from outside the society.
- Gaming tournaments don’t require a lot of effort, just a week of advertising through posters beforehand.
Action: TeamDoherty to think about this.
- The ACTIONS from the minutes will be sent to the compsoc-discuss mailing list and link to minutes.
- The Exec are signed up to the compsoc discuss mailing list.
- Buy the boxes for stuff before the LAN.
- Talk to Roger for the trolley before the LAN.
- Maybe somebody should draw a diagram for the power cable configuration.
Action: Somebody should measure the cupboard and buy boxes with lids, so they can be stacked.
- Cranman: Zed0 is an engineer, he can make boxes, right?
- Zed0: I can do lasers.
- E-mail from Freestar games, about a games testing session.
Action: TeamDoherty to respond to the testing e-mail.
- Steam forced a new user interface which doesn’t work.
- Check versions of wine until steam works.
- Monk found a linux-compatible worms clone, ‘hedge wars’
- Azurit got Star Trek bridge commander working.
- Agaeki crated an event for the TF2 tournament.
- Takes place next weekend.
- The sign-up deadline should be extended.
- Should be the the title of the newsletter.
- Details about the event in the topic.
- Dirtus will try to enlist more people at gaming.
- (Paint-ball has since been delayed)