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Software Heritage symposium and summit

The long term mission of Software Heritage is to collect, preserve, and share all publicly available software in source code form, serving a variety of needs ranging from cultural heritage to industry and research. On November 2021 we celebrated 5 years since the public unveiling in June 2016 and renewed the agreement with UNESCO. At the end of […]

January 16, 2023

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Scuola Normale Superiore

The Scuola Normale Superiore is proud to contribute to the mission of the Software Heritage, born thanks to the pioneering intuition of professor Roberto Di Cosmo, a former student in Informatics of the Scuola. We believe that software is a fundamental product of the human mind and should be preserved […]

January 9, 2023

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Meet our 23rd ambassador, Gilmary Gallon

We are delighted to introduce our 23rd ambassador, Gilmary Gallon, senior research and innovation associate. After an education orientated toward the pharmaceutical industry and a PhD in Chemistry and physicochemistry of bio-based materials intended for health application, Gilmary Gallon shifted away from academia to the world of private research and […]

November 29, 2022

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Introducing our newest ambassador, Joenio Marques da Costa!

We are delighted to introduce our 22nd ambassador, Joenio Marques da Costa. Joenio is a research Software Engineer at LISIS, a social science research laboratory. He works as a backend developer on the CorTexT platform and Risis Core Facility (RCF) project, and in a more general way, he strives to […]

November 22, 2022

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Announcing SWHAP Days in October for Landmark Legacy Software Preservation

Software Heritage is an ambitious nonprofit, entirely Free/Open-Source Software (FOSS) initiative that aims at collecting, organizing, preserving for the very long term, and sharing all publicly available software in source code form, together with the corresponding complete development history where available. We are very excited to announce the launch of […]

September 30, 2022

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Meet our 21st ambassador, Julien Caugant

We are delighted to introduce our 21st ambassador, Julien Caugant, from Aix Marseille University library.  Since 2010 Julien Caugant has been the assistant librarian at Aix-Marseille University. At the library, within the Open Science team, he supports faculty, researchers and students in the dissemination of their research productions via HAL, […]

September 20, 2022

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Happy Ten Years anniversary, Guix!

Our mission is to collect, preserve, and share the source code of all software that is publicly available, including its full development history. A few years ago, we announced the first results of a collaboration with GNU Guix, which was a stepping stone for the long-term reproducibility of research software. This collaboration […]

September 15, 2022

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All of humankind’s source code in a nutshell

The mission of Sofware Heritage is to collect, preserve, and share all software that is publicly available in source code form, addressing the needs of cultural heritage, industry, research and society as a whole. As part of our long-term mission, we focus on improving the Software Heritage infrastructure and we look for […]

June 28, 2022

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Introducing Gavin Henry, our 20th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 20th ambassador, Gavin Henry, the CIO of TelcoSwitch and founder of the recently acquired SureVoIP, an Internet Telephony Service Provider. Gavin has a technical background and his interests include all aspects of software engineering, identity management (especially around OpenLDAP), all layers of the network […]

May 10, 2022

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What you wanted to know about Software Heritage, and never dared to ask

You have a question about Software Heritage, and look for an answer? We are delighted to announce that starting from today you can refer to a new, rich and evolving FAQ page.   In 2021, we gathered 19 ambassadors who helped identify the most recurring questions in their community regarding software […]

April 14, 2022

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