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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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Endorsements for the 2018 NumFOCUS Election

Endorsements for the 2018 NumFOCUS Election

NumFOCUS Elections Process We received 46 nominations for the new NumFOCUS Board of Directors — thank you to all who nominated someone! The next step is for the nominees to complete their application detailing their qualifications, and then there will be...

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Announcing Julia 1.0

Announcing Julia 1.0

NumFOCUS congratulates the Julia community on their achievement of the much-anticipated 1.0 release—the culmination of nearly a decade of work to build a language for “greedy programmers.” JuliaCon2018 celebrated the event with a reception where the...

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NumFOCUS to Hold 2018 Elections for Board of Directors

NumFOCUS to Hold 2018 Elections for Board of Directors

New Procedures for This Year's Election In the coming weeks, NumFOCUS will be holding Board of Directors elections to install a new board of seven members whose terms will begin at our Summit, September 22-25. It turns out that we have not had elections in a few...

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NumFOCUS Projects at SciPy 2018

NumFOCUS Projects at SciPy 2018

NumFOCUS was well represented at the 2018 SciPy Conference in Austin, Texas. Presentations given by our projects included: Talks Keynote: SciPy 1.0 and Beyond: A Story of Code and Community by Ralf Gommers Should this Drug be Approved? A...

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