Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

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Conferences and Performances

16 Jul 2020, 13:56 p.m.

Four Conferences In Three Days

I'm performing or speaking at, participating in or attending four different conferences/conventions online between July 24th and 26th. You can join me at no cost for all of them! Going chronologically: GUADEC: Friday, July 24th, …

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20 May 2020, 13:40 p.m.

Trailer and Registration for Otherwise Auction

You have till 8pm ET tonight -- so, about 6.3 hours from me publishing this -- to register for this year's WisCon if you want to attend the auction I'm hosting on Saturday night (watching …

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13 May 2020, 11:28 a.m.

WisCon and Otherwise Auction, May 22-25

I'm hosting the Otherwise Auction (formerly the Tiptree Auction) at WisCon the night of Saturday, May 23rd. It'll be a virtual auction within WisCon, and mostly, Earth currency will not be involved. You can register …

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29 Jan 2020, 11:12 a.m.

MOSS Video, BSSw Honorable Mention, and The Maintainership Book I Am Writing

Video Mozilla interviewed me about the Python Package Index (PyPI), a USD$170,000 Mozilla Open Source Support award I helped the Python Software Foundation get in 2017, and how we used that money to revamp PyPI …

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04 Nov 2019, 12:56 p.m.

Art of Python Seeking Organizers for 2020

In May, I chaired "The Art of Python", a festival of arts about programming that took place at PyCon North America. People presented short plays, monologues, songs, and a video remix that explored how it …

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22 May 2019, 7:00 a.m.

WisCon Activities

I'm on my way today to WisCon, the feminist science fiction convention. This'll be the tenth anniversary of my first! I'm a panellist or performer for three sessions: "Ethics In The Good Place And Crazy …

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22 Apr 2019, 16:41 p.m.

Rabbit Hole Interview(s)

Recently, the Rabbit Hole developers' podcast interviewed me; we discussed open source sustainability, maintainership, sensationalism among bards who sang the Odyssey, how PyPI is like Wikipedia, and what we think is paranoid. The interview continued …

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16 Apr 2019, 14:36 p.m.

PyCon NA, !!Con, and WisCon

I'm back in New York City, and preparing to travel a bit; May is my big conference month this year. I'll start the month at PyCon North America in Cleveland, Ohio, practically the whole conference, …

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01 Feb 2019, 16:18 p.m.

Prior Art

On Friday, May 3rd, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, as part of PyCon North America, I'm leading an arts festival called "The Art of Python". The call for proposals is open now, deadline 28 February. And …

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22 Dec 2018, 13:34 p.m.

I Welcome Your Point Of View On Whether I Am An Alto

I love listening to and singing a lot of labor and folk songs. Like, the highlight of my week a little while back was when a friend got out his guitar and learned to play …

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