Newsletter for 5 November 2007

Posted on 5th November 2007, Categories: Newsletter

All,

Welcome to Week 6, there are lots of events happening this week so we
hope to see you all at some of them.

A highlight of this week (other than the LAN) will be a talk "Functional
Programming from Dummies" by Dr Steve Matthews of the Department of
Computer Science. The talk will introduce an alternative to Java
programming using a new language and design methodology.

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This week:

- Monday, 18:30, Pub Social, Phantom Coach
- Wednesday, 15:00-16:00, Department of Computer Science (CS1.04), Guest
Lecture - Dr Steve Matthews (see below)
- Wednesday, 19:00, A0.23 Social Studies, WUGLUG Meeting
- Friday - Sunday, 20:00, LIB1/2, LAN

(Please see: http://www.uwcs.co.uk/society/events/all for updated list)

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--- Phantom Coach Pub Social ------------

The Social (Monday) starts at 18:30 at the Phantom Coach on the A45.

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Society Books: WUGLUG and CompSoc have the opportunity to request
sample review books from O'Reily, in return we have to write a small
review. You can request that we ask for a book by emailing the WUGLUG
list.

Network Cable: Can be obtained by emailing the exec, cost 0.40 + 20p
per metre, e.g. 0.40 + (5 x 0.2) = £1.40 (5 metres), 0.40 + (10 *
0.20) = £2.40 (10 metres) etc.

Disk Space: Why not upgrade your CompSoc account disk quota? £2.50
for 500Mb, email the tech team to upgrade your account.