HackSoc EGM

Come along to our EGM to help us vote on whether we should introduce working groups to our society and to elect a new Welfare Secretary!

Hacker Round Robin

Hacker Round Robin (formerly Hacker Speed Dating) is an intense event in which participants are challenged to build a simple project. The twist is, every 30 minutes, you’ll be forced to move to the next computer. Work closely with the people next to you to catch up, not make it worse, and hopefully build a complete project!

Intro to Neural Networks in Python

In this hands-on, immersive workshop, you’ll delve deeper into Python programming as we explore the fascinating intersection of AI and video games. Street Fighter II, a classic fighting game, will serve as our playground for building an intelligent opponent that can compete against human players. Workshop Highlights: Review of Python Basics: We’ll start with a quick review of fundamental Python concepts to ensure everyone is on the same page. Introduction to AI: Gain insights into the basics of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and reinforcement learning – the key concepts we’ll use to create our AI fighter. Read more...

Hack & Slash

Hack & Slash! Join us for a bar crawl across town with Medieval Combat Society!

Intro to Python

Are you new to programming and eager to learn one of the most versatile and popular programming languages in the world? Join us for a three-hour introductory crash-course on Python, designed especially for beginners! Python is renowned for its simplicity and readability, making it an excellent choice for those taking their first steps into the world of coding. Whether you’re looking to explore a career in programming, want to automate everyday tasks, or simply want to expand your skill set, this workshop will provide you with a solid foundation. Read more...

Welcome, from HackSoc!

HackSoc Nottingham is thrilled to welcome all prospective members to our Welcome Week Event, and we’ve got an incredible lineup of activities planned just for you. Getting to Know HackSoc: During these welcome talks, you’ll have the opportunity to dive deep into the heart of HackSoc. We’ll introduce you to our passionate community of tech enthusiasts, our mission, and our vision for the future. Whether you’re a seasoned coder or a curious beginner, you’ll discover how HackSoc can be your gateway to endless opportunities in the tech world. Read more...

Scheduling and Operations at Heathrow Airport

In this talk, Geert de Maare will be talking about his work at Heathrow Airport. This specifically includes working on some of the operations there and he will be going into detail about the hard mathematics used to solving the problems that occur with this. Geert is a professor of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, with specific interests in airline scheduling, airport operations and energy.