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Arfon Smith

@arfon

Making open source data more available

Data gives us insight into how people build software, and the activities of open source communities on GitHub represent one of the richest datasets ever created of people working together…

The shape of open source

The shape of open source

At its core, open source is about collaboration. Whether it's version control, licenses, or issue trackers—everything exists to support people working with each other. Open source embodies a model for…

Patchwork Night Chicago Edition

We're happy to announce a Patchwork hack night on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 with our friends at Dev Bootcamp Chicago. No coding experience needed Patchwork is a hands-on workshop for…

GitHub Meetup in Portsmouth (UK)

GitHub is coming to Portsmouth (UK)! Come join @arfon at The White Swan on Tuesday, June 24th at 7:00pm and enjoy some of the finest cask ales, draught beers and…

Improving GitHub for science

Improving GitHub for science

GitHub is being used today to build scientific software that's helping find Earth-like planets in other solar systems, analyze DNA, and build open source rockets. Seeing these projects and all…

GitHub Drinkup in Oxford (UK)

GitHub is coming to Oxford! Come join @arfon at Raoul's on Tuesday, March 25th at 7:30pm and enjoy some of the finest :beers: :cocktail: :wine_glass: in Oxford (UK). The Facts:…