"Stekar"-shifting gasque in the sun

It's finally time!

It's time for "skiftes"! A gasque that is arranged aound the time where the election are held at the Chapter Meeting. It's a gasque to celebrate the newly elected and those who have worked for the chapter during this school year. The gasque is open for all chapter memebers!

The gasque begins at 19.00 on friday, december the 6th. Come in you nicest ovve or "stekar" outfit.

The gasque is open for all chapter mebers. The alcoholfree-ticket is free and the alcohol-ticket cost 50kr.

NyMbLAN!

Yo Gamers! NyMbLAN is gonna be hella! From friday the 17th to sunday the 19th we're gonna be gaming hard in Nymble! This year, DESC is helping out with the event, and it's gonna be amazing! We're gonna be playing like every game. Just bring your computer and a good mood and we'll have some fun! More info on the way! (Early-Bird ticket sales will begin soon!)

Christmas fika with META International

Come and enjoy some typical Swedish Christmas traditions with us! There will be glögg (wine with spices), pepparkakor (gingerbread cookies) and lussebullar (saffron buns). There will also be many activities such as:

❄️ Decorating gingerbreads ❄️ Christmas crafting ❄️ Swedish Christmas quiz

...and much more!

All data and media students are welcome but of course we are extra happy to see our international students of data and media.

You need to RSVP in the form (where you can also let us know about food preferences etc.).

A wintery welcome from META International

A Reasonable D-directorate Meeting

On December 9 a D-directorate Meeting will be held in E32 at 17:30.

At the DM, the board will, among other things, make a decision about the Cohabitation Agreement.

All chapter members are welcome!

Documents

You can find the summons here.

You can find the agenda here.

Poll regarding chapter mapping for CTMAT

Hi chapter! Here is a poll regarding the chapter mapping for KTH's new degree programme in engineering mathematics.

KF has passed and the poll is therefore closed.

dJulkalendern

Hi!

Now on Monday it is time for the dJulkalendern and we want you to join us.

For those of you who don't know, the dJulkalendern is an advent calendar for computer science students, where each window is a CTF challenge. Every weekday in December at 12.15 until Christmas there will be a new challange and the goal is to solve it as quickly as possible.

What you are competing for is the title "Best at DATA" and also a mysterious prize.

Collaboration is allowed so grab a friend!

The first challange is released on Monday so be sure to be ready! https://djul.datasektionen.se/

Good luck! 🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆🦆

Lunch meeting with the Study Board

The Study Board will have it's next meeting tomorrow 27/11 at 12 in the META meeting-room.

Lunch lecture with FOI!

Each present will have their own glass food box! 😍 They are also offering 120 thesis that you do not want to miss!

The Swedish Defence Research Agency, FOI, invites you to a technological journey that extends from the past, present and into the future. You will gain a little insight into the current and future challenges that society faces and how these challenges can be solved with exciting new technology.

DKM presents: dJuldinner

Tis' the season! Get your gifts all wrapped and come on down for a proper Christmas dinner. This year we will also have a patch!

Tickets can be bought this Monday 2/12 at 18:00, after which you'll receive a confirmation email with more info!

Tickets: Alcohol - 170 SEK No alcohol - 140 SEK

Stockholm Chaos & Resilience Engineering Day 2019

We are pleased to invite you to the Stockholm Chaos & Resilience Engineering Day 2019.

If you are interested in chaos engineering, system reliability and DevOps, welcome to join us on Dec 4th, 2019, at room M1, KTH main campus!

Main page: https://chaos.conf.kth.se

Participation: Free registration via https://kth.se/form/chaosengineeringday2019

Overview of the program:

  • Keynote: Russ Miles, CEO of ChaosIQ,

    From Being Wrong(TM) to A Superpower in One Step

  • Barry O’Reilly, the founder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of Antifragile Systems Design

    Decomposing for Chaos: resilience through flow-based architecture

  • Julien Bisconti, a site reliability engineer

    Chaos Engineering with A Service Mesh

  • Long Zhang, a Ph.D student in computer science at KTH

    Introduction to Royal Chaos

  • Markus Weninger, a teaching and research assistant at the Institute for System Software at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

    Analyzing Memory Errors in Production

  • Paris Carbone, open source committer at the Apache Foundation, senior computer scientist, the leader of the “Continuous Deep Analytics” group at RISE

Reliable Stream Processing at Scale with Apache Flink

dJulkalendern opens up for guest submissions

dJulkalendern, the yearly advent-CTF of Datasektionen, is inviting anyone to write a guest window (guest challenge) and still be alowed to compete. The window shall be made according to instructions and emailed to [email protected]. The dJul-team will then look at all submissions and decide which will be included in the contest. The better your submission, the higher the chance of us including it, and you will still be able to solve it for cheap points! We will however not inform you whether your window was included or not, and we reserve the right to modify it as we see fit. The guest authors will be credited after each window is solved, and at the end of the contest.

Election documents

The election documents for the mulled wine chapter meeting are now published. Please note that these can come to be edited further later.

Vote in the elections

The elections for chapter president, chapter vice president, and treasurer are now open. Vote at durn.datasektionen.se

Lunch Lecture with Friend Factory

Friend Factory is a Södermalm based startup that are building the world’s first mobile 3D creation platform. With Friend Factorys app FREVER you can make an animated version of yourself, or who you want to be, and start expressing yourself. Create music videos, stories or vlogs. Friend Factory is working with the latest technological tools within AR, Depth Camera, 3D rendering and Machine Learning. More info:

https://www.friendfactory.com

DKM-event: PPP

DKM and CLW is arranging a party called PPP. The dresscode is overall.

Price: 150 SEK with alcohol, 120 SEK without.

The tickets will be released in the linked Facebook event on Monday 18/11 18:00.

TM visits Fotografiska!

We're paying a visit to Fotografiska for all the incredible exhibitions currently on display! Primarily we will be looking at the exhibition "Homage to Humanity" by Jimmy Nelson, but there's probably plenty of other exhibitions on site as well.

Link to the exhibition: https://www.fotografiska.com/sto/utstallningar/homage-to-humanity/

Date: 26/11 Rendezvous: 5:01PM at META where we'll meet and proceed to Fotografiska together! ETA would be ~17:30. Price: 0kr.

You will be getting a confirmation before 24/11 23:59 if you've gotten your hands on a ticket. If you unfortunately didn't get one but still want to attend then you'll have to purchase a ticket privately for 135kr. First come first served!

Hackathon with Metricio

Metricio invites you to a hackathon the 9th of November in Meta!

Food and drinks will be provided.

Register on the linked Google form.

CS to DreamHack!

It's time for DESC to go to Dreamhack Winter 2019 (DHW19)!

This year we haven't received sponsored tickets from DreamHack, but instead we're subsidizing tickets by 50% for a lucky select few! For a chance to win these you need to enter the following form at the very latest during this sunday (2019-11-17): https://forms.gle/mv29qkNQr4LzMdFw7

Dreamhack opens at thursday 28th of November 12:00 and closes sunday 1st of December 20:00.

We will solve transport when we know how many are going.

The pack list includes your chapter overalls (if you have it), your computer and sleeping equipment/change of clothes (sleeping bag + sleeping mat + other good things to bring). The sleeping area is a large hall (think gymnasium) where everyone sleeps on the floor, so pack according to your own needs.

Get hyped!

Sign-up for candidate questioning

The 21/11 at 17.30 the election committee will be organizing an event where you will be able to pose your questions to our potential future ordförande, vice ordförande, and kassör. If you want food, please sign up before sunday, the 17/11.

A Potential D-directorate Meeting-before-Mulled Wine - Chapter Meeting

On November 18 a D-directorate Meeting will be held in E36 at 17:30, in preparation for the Mulled Wine - Chapter Meeting.

At the DM, the board will, among other things, respond to all the motions submitted for the Chapter Meeting as well as review an already made per capsulam-decision regarding presents for dOfficers.

All chapter members are welcome!

Documents

You can find the summons here.

You can find the agenda here.

You can find the complementary agenda here.

Apply for Titel 20!

You can now apply for Titel 20, the head group of the reception of new computer science students 2020 🙌🏻Do it in the attached form ✍️

Leeds International Summer School (LISS)

Dear student,

What are you doing next summer? Take a look at the Leeds International Summer School (LISS) video.

Applications for next summer are now open: www.leeds.ac.uk/summer. Make summer 2020 count!

Study at the University of Leeds, a world top 100 university, and immerse yourself in British culture. Join the two or four-week LISS programme. Earn credit and choose courses from a wide range of subject areas. Courses are offered in Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering and Science, Political and Social Sciences.

LISS is an all-inclusive programme. The fee includes tuition, accommodation, breakfast and lunch (weekdays) and premium gym membership. Academic field trips, cultural excursions and a social programme are also included. Scholarships are available: www.leeds.ac.uk/summerfees.

Apply for LISS 2020 online and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for regular updates.

Best wishes

The LISS Team

METAdor-teambuilding

Hi,

The signup for the METAdor teambuilding is now open.

LoL-finals viewing party with DESC

Yo, gamers! This sunday the League Of Legends 2019 finals match is between G2 and FunPlus Phoenix, and we're gonna watch it! The match kicks off att approximately 13.00, at which point we'll be in META. We'll make it through the games by consuming chips, soda and popcorn. Before the games start and after the games end, we might play some other games or just chill out. Just coming for the games is completely fine too. See you there!

Mulled Wine - Chapter Meeting

On November 28 the Mulled Wine - Chapter Meeting will be held in B1 at 17:30.

The reserve time is December 2 in B1 at 17:30. The deadline for submitting motions is on November 14 at 23:59.

At the chapter meeting, among other things, the election results for chapter chairperson, vice chapter chairperson, and treasurer will be presented, elections for multiple roles will be held and we will discuss propositions and motions.

All chapter members are welcome!

Documents

You can find the summons here.

You can find the agenda here.