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2017 CAT Barcamp – Oct 7

Yes it's that time of the year again! We're excited to announce that the CAT is hosting it's fourth CAT Barcamp unconference on October 7th. What are Barcamps? Barcamps are [...]

September 17th, 2017|

Our Second Former-CAT Panel Discussion

The first time we did this, the response was enthusiastic and overwhelmingly positive. The new CATs were able to ask representatives of past generations about their career paths and decisions, [...]

March 30th, 2017|

Graduating the NECROMANCERS

We held our second (ever) "graduation" ceremony, this time for the NECROMANCERS cohort. (The name stands for No-nothing Excited Computer Runners Of MCECS and Neo-Corporate Empire Recruiters - a backronym [...]

February 17th, 2017|

Moving a retired server to the CATacombs

The CATacombs is the sandbox for our budding sysadmins. It gives them a place where they can apply the knowledge they are gaining from the Braindump to hone their skills [...]

October 30th, 2016|

CATs Go to Beaver BarCamp

BarCamps are conferences where attendees have an active role in deciding what the topics for sessions will be by volunteering to lead sessions. The location and time-slots for sessions are [...]

April 25th, 2016|

The ORKs Cohort Graduates

Since its inception. the Braindump has never had a firm sense of closure. We would keep going until we ran out of things to talk about. At the one year [...]

January 14th, 2016|

The 2015 Braindump is now in session!

After the induction event on Friday, October 16th, the 23rd year of the CAT Braindump is now in session. 80+ new CATs have volunteered to come on board. We will [...]

October 19th, 2015|