Transcripts or notes from some of the talks I have given
Oxford University Computing Society
- System Administration/Security
A talk I gave in October 2000 about System Administration and
Security, mainly targetted at Linux and UNIX systems, though Windows is
- An Introduction to Programming Python
A talk I gave in April 2002 on Programming in Python. It's targetted at people who are familiar with other languages and want to know what Python has to offer.
A talk I gave to Oxford University Computer Society on 19 February 2004, on the history, and a bit about the theory, that has produced modern encryption technology. This includes a look at how modern applications use it in practice, including a brief look at systems such as PGP, SSH and SSL.
- Java in the Real World
A talk I gave to Oxford University Computer Society on 8 February 2007, with the following blurb: DecisionSoft, a local software development company, will talk about why Java is their development platform of choice. This will include the advantages and disadvantages of developing in Java, as well as a look at the new features offered by the latest version of Java. They will not tell you whether to call this version of Java "6" or "1.6".
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