BCS Oxfordshire Branch–AGM Report 2009/2010

Venue: e-Research Centre, Oxford University, Keble Road Date: 14 October 2010 Time: 19:40 Apologies for Absence Gerry Rohling, Athar Majed, Chris Dawe Minutes of Last Year’s AGM The notes of last years meeting had been published on the Branch web site. No comments had been received, and there were no comments at the AGM. The… Read more »

Chair’s Letter 2011

Dear Oxfordshire Branch Member, Chair’s report and programme for 2011-2012 I hope that you enjoyed last year’s programme. As you can see from the topics mentioned on the right, we covered a wide range of interests and have seen increased numbers attending meetings. Reports of many past meetings are on our website. A copy of… Read more »

Sex, Lies and Instant Messenger and How to think about Security

Alec Muffett, Security Consultant Thursday 22 September 2011 – 7:30pm Venue: Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG Two talks in one! The first, an investigation into the security failures of modern communications from the perspective of adulterous liaisons, and the second, a review of security perspectives which debunk the myths of “Cybersecurity”.… Read more »

Smashing IT – Data processing at Large Hadron Collider

Dr Neil Geddes, Head of e-Science at STFC, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Venue: Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3QG The Large Hadron Collider presents unique challenges to those involved in analysing the massive volume of information produced. In one year the Large Hadron Collider will generate roughly 15 petabytes (15 million gigabytes)… Read more »