Lattice QCD (numerical particle physics) – IPython: Procrastinate on dissertation writing. • Applied Mathematics Postdoc – New class of Numerical algorithms for PDEs – targeting quantum chemistry – All Python outsides, Fortran/C/C++/Cython core. • Research Scientist “in neuroscience” • “Member” of the SciPy community since 2001.
by 368 contributors – representing 87,837 lines of code • is mostly written in Python, – with a well-commented source code • has a well established, mature codebase, – maintained by a very large development team – with increasing Y-O-Y commits • took an estimated 22 years of effort (COCOMO model) Stats: http://www.ohloh.net/p/ipython
Private things in IPython: – Security list. Anyone who wants is invited. – Fiscal oversight for Numfocus. Needed for IRS compliance. – Rare private discussions, like Jupyter renaming. – Deliberately no private list: make secrecy hard by design.