Events Archive: Winter 2014

HackWaterloo

| 8:00 PM EDT | CPH 1346

Work on a software project for 24 hours in teams of up to 4 members. Swag will be provided by Facebook and Google. A Microsoft Surface Tablet will be awarded to the winning team. Register and find out more at [http://hack-waterloo.com](<http://hack-waterloo.com>).

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Work on a software project for 24 hours in teams of up to 4 members. Swag will be provided by Facebook and Google. A Microsoft Surface Tablet will be awarded to the winning team. Register and find out more at http://hack-waterloo.com.

Battle Decks

| 8:00 PM EDT | MC 4041

Create a 5-slide PowerPoint presentation about a specific topic. Bring it with you to the event (on a flash drive). Submit it into the lottery. Select a random PowerPoint presentation from the lottery and talk about it on the spot.

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Create a 5-slide PowerPoint presentation about a specific topic. Bring it with you to the event (on a flash drive). Submit it into the lottery. Select a random PowerPoint presentation from the lottery and talk about it on the spot.

Code Party 1

| 8:00 PM EDT | Comfy Lounge

We will be having our 2nd code party this term. Enjoy a free dinner, relax, and share ideas with your friends about your favourite topics in computer science.

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We will be having our 2nd code party this term. Enjoy a free dinner, relax, and share ideas with your friends about your favourite topics in computer science.

Code Party 0

| 7:30 PM EST | Comfy Lounge

Immediately after UNIX 101, we will be having our first annual code party. Enjoy a free dinner, relax, and share ideas with your friends about your favourite topics in computer science.

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Immediately after UNIX 101, we will be having our first annual code party. Enjoy a free dinner, relax, and share ideas with your friends about your favourite topics in computer science.

UNIX 101

| 6:30 PM EST | MC 3003

Learn the basics of using tools found commonly on UNIX-like operating systems. For students new to this topic, knowledge gained from UNIX 101 would be useful in coursework.

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Learn the basics of using tools found commonly on UNIX-like operating systems. For students new to this topic, knowledge gained from UNIX 101 would be useful in coursework.

Bloomberg Talk

| 6:30 PM EST | MC 4058

Bloomberg's Alex Scotti will be presenting a talk this Tuesday on concurrency control implementations in relational databases. Free swag and dinner will be provided.

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Join Alex Scotti of Bloomberg LP for a discussion of concurrency control implementation in relational database systems. Focus will be placed on the optimistic techniques as employed and developed inside Combdb2, Bloomberg's database system.

Food will be served by Kismet!

Winter 2014 Elections

| 6:30 PM EST | Comfy Lounge

Elections for Winter 2014 are being held! The Executive will be elected, and the Office Manager and Librarian will be appointed by the new executive.

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It's elections time again! On Thursday, January 16 at 5:30PM, come to the Comfy Lounge on the 3rd floor of the MC to vote in this term's President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. The Sysadmin, Librarian, and Office Manager will also be chosen at this time.

Nominations are open until 4:30PM on Wednesday, January 15, and can be written on the CSC office whiteboard (yes, you can nominate yourself). Full CSC members can vote and are invited to drop by. You may also send nominations to the Chief Returning Officer by email.

Nominations are now closed. The candidates are:

  • President:- Jonathan Bailey (jj2baile

    )

    • Nicholas Black (nablack

      )

    • Bryan Coutts (b2coutts

      )

    • Annamaria Dosseva (mdosseva

      )

    • Youn Jin Kim (yj7kim

      )

    • Visha Vijayanand (vvijayan

      )

  • Vice-President:- Nicholas Black (nablack

    )

    • Bryan Coutts (b2coutts

      )

    • Visha Vijayanand (vvijayan

      )

  • Treasurer:- Jonathan Bailey (jj2baile

    )

    • Nicholas Black (nablack

      )

    • Marc Burns (m4burns

      )

    • Bryan Coutts (b2coutts

      )

  • Secretary:- Jonathan Bailey (jj2baile

    )

    • Bryan Coutts (b2coutts

      )

    • Mark Farrell (m4farrel

      )