Periodic Table of Elements!
Well, that's all folks!
CIS(theta) 2013-2014September: AdministrativaMeeting I(1) Wreath of the Unknown Server: We visited our first ssh server, Colossus, which is still in the switch room though dormant. I set it up for the first time in 1995 running Slackware Linux. Colossus ran for 12 years straight, 24x7 never having to shut down, reboot or even have anything re-installed!(2) Display Case Unveiled: We took down a ton of fractal prints and ray tracings from Room 429 to the 2 cases on the 1st floor near the art wing. We decorated both cases as best we could and left before anyone saw us. Must have been gremlins.(3) Recruiting: We decided that we have more than enough qualified CIS(theta) members for this year's Geek Squad, so we tabled that topic.(4) Planning: We have to wait another 2 weeks 10/4 at which point Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop Edition should be available for a mini install fest. After that, we may use bootable cluster Linux CD distros such as BCCD and pelicanHPC to learn MPI using C++ or Python. We also talked about installing an MPI stack on each hdd along with public key authenticated ssh. We would like to make a fractal zoom animation.(5) Summary: This year's CIS(theta) team is off to a good start. Shadowfax, our 100 core cluster, is in good hands!==================================What we are researching I (Sept)(look what this school did in the 80s and 90s):Thomas Jefferson High coursesThomas Jefferson High paperThomas Jefferson High ftpThomas Jefferson High teacher==================================Today's Topic:CIS(theta) 2013-2014 - Administrativa! - Meeting 1Today's Attendance:CIS(theta) 2013-2014: 100%Today's Reading:Chapter 1: Building Parallel Programs (BPP) using clusters and parallelJava==================================Membership (alphabetic by first name):CIS(theta) 2013-2014: BryanS, CheyenneC, DanielG, HarineeN, RichardH, RyanW, TatianaR, TylerKCIS(theta) 2012-2013: Kyle SeippCIS(theta) 2011-2012: Graham Smith, George Abreu, Kenny Krug, LucasEager-LeavittCIS(theta) 2010-2011: David Gonzalez, Herbert Kwok, Jay Wong, Josh Granoff, Ryan HothanCIS(theta) 2009-2010: Arthur Dysart, Devin Bramble, Jeremy Agostino, Steve BellerCIS(theta) 2008-2009: Marc Aldorasi, Mitchel WongCIS(theta) 2007-2008: Chris Rai, Frank Kotarski, Nathaniel RomanCIS(theta) 1988-2007: A. Jorge Garcia, Gabriel Garcia, James McLurkin, Joe Bernstein, ... too many to mention here!==================================
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