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What Happened at the NumFOCUS Summit 2018?

What Happened at the NumFOCUS Summit 2018?

This past September 22-25, NumFOCUS key stakeholders came together for 4 days of intensive work around questions of sustainability for our open source scientific computing projects: the annual NumFOCUS Summit. Representatives from nearly all of our...

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Updates to the NumFOCUS Code of Conduct

Background to the recent revision of the Code The original NumFOCUS Code of Conduct was implemented in 2013. Since then, there have not been any significant updates to the Code even though the community at large has evolved significantly in thinking about...

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Xarray joins NumFOCUS Sponsored Projects

Xarray joins NumFOCUS Sponsored Projects

NumFOCUS is pleased to announce the newest addition to our fiscally sponsored projects: xarray. Xarray is an open source library providing high-level, easy-to-use data structures and analysis tools for working with multidimensional labeled datasets and...

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Conda-forge joins NumFOCUS Sponsored Projects

Conda-forge joins NumFOCUS Sponsored Projects

NumFOCUS is pleased to announce the newest addition to our fiscally sponsored projects: conda-forge. Conda-forge builds and distributes software packages, specializing in the hard-to-build or unique packages that often arise in a scientific computing...

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NumFOCUS Sustainer Weeks

NumFOCUS Sustainer Weeks

UPDATE - September 27: We did it! 23 new sustainers joined NumFOCUS to support open source scientific computing software. You can participate, too: Join now. If I could summarize the spirit of NumFOCUS in two words, they would be:   Sustainability....

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2018 Board of Directors Selection Process Challenges

2018 Board of Directors Selection Process Challenges

It has been brought to my attention that several members of our community did not receive an endorsement ballot. This is an unfortunate situation and one I’m dreadfully sorry happened. We tried to build a process for the endorsement period that was robust...

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2018 NumFOCUS Board Selection Results

2018 NumFOCUS Board Selection Results

The 2018 NumFOCUS Board Selections have concluded and we are proud to announce our new directors. These directors will take their positions during our annual Summit, taking place in New York from Sept 22-25. Our incoming board members are: Sylvain Corlay —...

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