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 […]

agosto 27, 2021

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Meet our 11th ambassador, Alexis Lebis

Our community keeps growing and we are delighted to introduce our 11th ambassador, Alexis Lebis, lecturer in artificial intelligence at the Center for Digital Systems (CERI SN) of Institut Mines Télécom Lille Douai. Alexis’s research is mainly focused on Decision Making (DM) and Knowledge Engineering (KE), especially applied to Technology Enhanced Learning (T.E.L.). He is […]

agosto 19, 2021

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Software Engineering Manager, Paris-based

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 available software in source code form, together with the corresponding complete development history. We are now hiring a Software Engineering Manager to help Software Heritage keep growing and help our development team […]

agosto 18, 2021

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Archiving SourceForge

SourceForge was one of the first public forges to offer software developers a centralized online location to control and manage open source software projects. We are delighted to announce that we have started archiving SourceForge, thanks to a collaboration with Octobus, funded by a Sloan grant. We have already archived 182K git repositories and about […]

agosto 12, 2021

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Introducing our 9th and 10th ambassadors, Bostjan and Borut

Today, we are delighted to introduce two ambassadors, Bostjan Spetic and Borut Kumperscak. Bostjan is a curator and Borut a technology specialist at Slovenian computer museum, where they increasingly house more and more software including online website reconstructions. In his everyday work in the computer history museum, Bostjan has noticed that software is an extremely […]

agosto 10, 2021

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Software for Open Science: a leap forward

On July 4 2018  the first  French national plan for Open Science identified Software Heritage as a key initiative to support software used and produced in research and led to the creation of the working group dedicated to free and open source software inside the french national committee for Open Science. Three years later, we are […]

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Neal Fultz, our 8th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 8th ambassador, Neal Fultz, principal data scientist of njnm consulting, a staff statistician for the UCLA Social Sciences division. He has authored a number of Python, R, and Java libraries, and adopted several other orphaned open source projects.  Neal says that “Software Heritage is more than just an archive […]

julio 27, 2021

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Archiving the Maven ecosystem

As announced here before, we received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support contributions from experts that want to help increase the coverage of the Software Heritage archive. After a first subgrant awarded to Cottage Labs, a second one awarded to Stefan Sperling,  a third awarded to Octobus, and a fourth subgrant to OCamlPro, today we are delighted to announce that a fifth […]

julio 22, 2021

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Introducing our 7th ambassador, Anna-Lenna Lamprecht

We are delighted to introduce our 7th ambassador, Anna-Lena Lamprecht, an assistant Professor of Software Technology at the Department of Information and Computing Sciences, at Utrecht University, in the Netherlands.  Anna-Lena conducts research at the interface of research software engineering and applied formal methods, currently focusing on FAIR software and automated exploration of computational workflows. […]

julio 20, 2021

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Meet our 6th ambassador, Gerard Coen

We are delighted to introduce our 6th ambassador, Gerard Coen, Project Manager at Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), the Dutch National Centre of Expertise and Repository for Research Data, that has a long standing interest in the relationship between software and data, and has been a proud sponsor of Software Heritage since its inception.  […]

julio 8, 2021

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