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The events for Winter 2009 are listed here. You can also download an ICS of them.

Term Elections

Comfy Lounge, 2009-01-13, 4:20 PM: Winter Elections

Code party !!11!!1!!

Comfy Lounge, 2009-01-16, 7:30 PM: There is a CSC Code Party Tonight starting at 7:30PM (1930) until we get bored (likely in the early in morning). Come out for fun hacking times, spreading Intertube memes (optional), hacking on the OpenMoko, creating music mixes, and other general classyness. If we manage to swing it, there will be delicious energy drinks for your consumption! Alternatively, if we don't we will have each other as well as some delicious tea and coffee. Perhaps a crumpet

Joel Spolsky

MC5136, 2009-01-22, 12:00 PM: Joel Spolsky, of Joel on Software will be giving a talk entitled "Computer Science Education and the Software Industry".

Richard M. Stallman

Modern Languages Theatre, 2009-01-29, 6:30 PM: The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System

UNIX 101

MC3003, 2009-02-03, 5:30 PM: New to Unix? No problem, we'll teach you to power use circles around your friends!

UNIX 101 and 102

MC2062 and MC2063, 2009-02-05, 5:30 PM: Continuing the popular Unix Tutorials with a rerun of 101 and the debut of 102.

Code Party!

Comfy Lounge, 2009-02-06, 7:00 PM: There is a CSC Code Party starting at 7:00PM (19:00). Come out and enjoy some good old programming and meet others interested in writing code! Free energy drinks and snacks for all. Plus, we have lots of things that need to be done if you're looking for a project to work on!

Dooly's Night

CSC Office: MC3036, 2009-02-27, 5:00 PM: Come join the CSC as we head to Dooly's.


Comfy Lounge, 2009-03-05, 4:30 PM: Come out and watch the SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Graphics) conference video review. A video of insane, amazing, and mind blowing computer graphics. .

Prabhakar Ragde

DC1302, 2009-03-09, 3:00 PM: Functional Lexing and Parsing

Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference

Toronto Hilton, 2009-03-12, 8:00 AM: See for more details.

IQC - Programming Quantum Computers

RAC2009, 2009-03-12, 5:00 PM: A brief intro to Quantum Computing and why it matters, followed by a talk on programming quantum computers. Meet at the CSC at 4:00PM for a guided walk to the RAC.

Artificial Intelligence Contest

MC2061, 2009-03-19, 4:30 PM: Come out and try your hand at writing a computer program that plays Minesweeper Flags, a two-player variant of the classic computer game, Minesweeper. Once you're done, your program will compete head-to-head against the other entries in a fierce Minesweeper Flags tournament. There will be a contest kick-off session on Thursday March 19 at 4:30 PM in room MC3036. Submissions will be accepted until Saturday March 28.

Code Party

Comfy Lounge (MC), 2009-03-27, 6:00 PM: CSC Code Party! Same as always - no sleep, lots of caffeine, and really nerdy entertainment. Bonus: Free Cake!

Rapid prototyping and mathematical art

DC1302, 2009-04-02, 4:30 PM: A talk by Craig S. Kaplan.


TBA, 2009-04-03, 6:00 PM: Join the Club That Really Likes Dinner for the End Of Term party! Inquire closer to the date for details.