We had another biannual Jupyter team meeting this week, this time it was right nearby in Berkeley. Since I had read a poem at the last meeting, I was encouraged to keep that going and decided to make this a tradition. Here's the result, as delivered this past Friday, recorded by Fernando Pérez (thanks, Fernando!).
June 1st, 2017
We struggle -- with ourselves and with each other we plan -- we code and write the pieces and ideas t'wards what we think is right but we may disagree -- about the means, about the goals, about the shoulders we should stand on -- where we should stand, what we should stretch toward shrink from, avoid, embrace -- a sense of urgency - but this is not a race We can't erase the past but we have built this future present There's much to learn, to do... Ours not the only path, no one coerced you here You chose this -- so did I and here we are -- still at the barricades and gaining ground against the old closed world: compute communication comes unshackled