Meeting at UNESCO to celebrate five years of Software Heritage

© Inria / Photo B. Fourrier

This year 2021 we celebrate five years of continuous and passionate dedication to the Software Heritage mission, which we announced to the world on June 30th 2016: to collect, preserve and share all the available source code, for the benefit of society as a whole.  A growing international community gets together for the 5 years […]

December 16, 2021

Read post

Join the donor community, and help preserve software

Click here to become a donor! Our non-profit mission at Software Heritage is to collect, preserve forever, and make publicly available the entire body of software, in the preferred form for making modifications to it. We have started pursuing this ambitious goal 5 years ago and, since then, we have already assembled the largest publicly […]

December 7, 2021

Read post

Introducing our 16th and 17th ambassadors, Cécile and Océane

We are delighted to introduce our 16th and 17th ambassadors, Cécile Arènes and Océane Valencia from the Sorbonne University library. Cécile is a data librarian and Océane is an archivist and the head of the archives and records department. Sorbonne University is strongly committed to open science and the library has an Open Access Department and […]

November 26, 2021

Read post

Introducing Sandrine Layrisse, our 15th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 15th ambassador, Sandrine Layrisse, System and network administrator at the Bordeaux Mathematics Institute (IMB – CNRS, Bordeaux INP and Université de Bordeaux. Her involvement in the Online Platform for Mathematics (Plateforme en ligne pour les mathématiques (PLM) team is enabling the new PLM services to move towards the provision […]

October 22, 2021

Read post

A new effort to expand the Software Heritage archive

Software Heritage’s long term goal is to archive the publicly available source code of all software ever written.  Today, we’re excited to announce that a third grant managed by NLNet has been awarded to Octobus to help expand the coverage of the Software Heritage archive, by developing new listers and loaders, including CargoGo, Packagist, RubyGems, […]

October 14, 2021

Read post

Introducing Dare Pejić, our 14th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 14th ambassador, Dare Pejić, producer in new media & digital arts. As a programme coordinator and producer at Ljubljana’s Ljudmila Art and Science Laboratory, he conceived and organized Algopolis, the very first live coding festival in Slovenia.  Dare’s master’s thesis at UNESCO chair for cultural policies and arts management […]

September 30, 2021

Read post

Building the next generation object storage for Software Heritage

The mission of Software Heritage is to collect, preserve and share all the publicly available source code. With over 11 billion source files from more than 160 million projects, the Software Heritage archive is the largest collection of source code ever created. Building the Software Heritage infrastructure is challenging. This is why we partnered with […]

September 24, 2021

Read post

Introducing Jaime Arias, our 13th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 13th ambassador, Jaime Arias, CNRS research engineer working at the Laboratoire d’Informatique de Paris Nord (LIPN). Jaime is an advocate of replicable research and open-source software. Among some of his missions, he is in charge of the development of scientific tools for the research team LoVe (Logique et Vérification) […]

September 9, 2021

Read post

Introducing Maria-Chiara Prodi, our 12th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 12th ambassador, Maria Chiara Prodi. Maria Chiara is the artistic coordinator and deputy director of the production at the Opéra Comique, in Paris. She is also strongly engaged in several networks for civic participation. “I have been struggling with rare opera scores for the past 15 years, that’s why […]

August 31, 2021

Read post

We’re hiring a Software Engineering Manager!

Our archive keeps growing, as well as our team! We are now hiring a Software Engineering Manager to help Software Heritage keep growing and help our development team achieve challenging technical goals. The software engineering manager will be working on: Defining, triaging, and periodically reviewing the project technical roadmap Coordinating task assignments within the engineering team to […]

August 27, 2021

Read post