Cloud computing: a debate

Cloud Computing Debate – Thursday, 8th March at 7 for 7.30pm John Easton, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Systems and Technology Group Dr Sam De Silva, Partner, Manches LLP Tariq Razzaq, Technical Architect, RM Education Chaired by Tim Lambertstock, BCS Oxfordshire Branch   Cloud computing is a hot topic and here we will draw together the… Read more »

BCS Bedfordshire : Empirical Studies of Software Development

Empirical Studies of Software Development – research at The Open University The Computing Department at The Open University in Milton Keynes is organising an event on the 15th of March for the Bedfordshire BCS branch. The event is non-exclusive and open to other BCS branches and specialist groups. Due to Milton Keynes being within easy… Read more »

BCS/RSI Annual Lecture 2012 “Intelligence and Security in the Cyber Age”

BCS/RSI Annual Lecture 2012 “Intelligence and Security in the Cyber Age” 19 March 2012 We are pleased to let you know that booking is now open for this year’s BCS/RSI Lecture. The speaker will be Sir David Pepper KCMG, former Director of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).  In his lecture, Sir David will examine how… Read more »

Alan Turing: the One who became a Zero

Alan Turing: the One who became a Zero – a lecture by Dr Andrew Hodges – 3rd Annual Oxford University LGBT Lecture. 5:30pm, Tues 7 Feb 2012, University Museum of Natural History The lecture will be introduced by the Vice-Chancellor. The Equality and Diversity Unit and the LGBT Staff Steering Group present the third annual… Read more »

Distributed data analysis

Dr Chris Lintott, University of Oxford Researchers from fields as disparate as astrophysics and papyrology are facing a deluge of data. The solution taken by Zooniverse is to recruit hundreds of thousands of volunteers and present them with an authentic opportunity to contribute to research. Chris will outline the team’s projects, explain the technical challenges… Read more »