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Are you in the GitHub Arctic Code Vault?

nickytonline profile image Nick Taylor (he/him) Updated on ・1 min read

Looks like GitHub is pushing out new contributor badges.

It looks like this.

Screenshot of my GitHub profile showcasing the Arctic Code Vault badge

Have you made it into the GitHub arctic code vault? ❄️ Share a screenshot!

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mogwai

For the first time in my life, I feel like I'm sitting with the cool kids at the lunch table :D
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What a time to be alive.

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Glenn Carremans

Thanks for sharing! Didn't know about the badge

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Shashwat Pandey

Hey,
Can we still contribute to this github program.

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Emilie Ma

I think this selection was taken in February 2020, but they might archive more repos later, who knows?

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Bhavesh Lohana

They might do it again later. This program already began its journey to arctic with over 21TB of repository data.

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Ali GOREN

Yes :)

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Anna Wijetunga

Oh my goodness I'm so glad you wrote this - was WONDERING! Also, Nick, your responses to folks are HILARIOUS - those may be my favorite part!

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Nick Taylor (he/him) Author

Thanks and congrats! Here's some fried chicken care of Loki.

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Anna Wijetunga

TOO GOOD, love this!

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Zen

Wew

Github Zen

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Zen

Our codes in arctic? 😱

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Hamza Anis

Here it is.
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Lee Calcote

I've been badged. lee

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Anna Wijetunga

Oh my goodness I'm so glad you wrote this - was WONDERING! Also, Nick, your responses to folks are HILARIOUS - those may be my favorite part!

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Karthikeyan Dhanapal

I didn't realize the importance of the badge until my friend shared a video of this. Feels pretty good knowing that my code is going to be stored for like 1000 years 😇

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This is the repo: github.com/ChintuKarthi/data_store...

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Shashwat Pandey

Would like to know that can we still contribute for it.

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Nick Taylor (he/him) Author

No idea. Checkout github.com or a quick Google to see.

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Juan F Gonzalez

It looks like I am!
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And now I'm a GH sponsor as well 😁

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Waylon Walker

I'm in!!

That is so cool, thanks for pointing it out @nickytonline .

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ogrotten

Hey nice profile pic 🤣

i.imgur.com/t5MvbAE.png

except dev doesn't want to embed my image 😡

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Michael Kohl

Apparently I am. I think it orders the repositories by stars or something, so forem/forem is not on there 😢

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Yechiel Kalmenson

Yes! Including my contributions to forem/forem...

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Annie Taylor Chen

I thought everyone gets it, as an encouragement during the covid period... now I checked again and found it's something else, lol. No matter what, happy to get a badge! (I wonder what's in the "more" section because I won't archive that one page svelte hacker news repo....
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Anna Wijetunga

Ha ha, thank you so much, Annie, for your comment about my post and image! I knew I'd made a boo-boo so I quickly deleted and tried again - and finally got it right! Looks like my old version still appeared a few places, but hopefully, that'll peter out soon. But thanks for speaking up!!

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Annie Taylor Chen

yeah I saw that... then I deleted my comment too lol.

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Phippsy

I made it! All I did was remove some urls from documentation. (domains had expired, and the new owner redirected them to adult content).

Phippsy: Arctic Code Vault Contributor

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αвιηαѕн

😮 WoW
I made it but just a quiz app with lots of bad code.

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Camilo Martinez

🤗 My NuGet Packages: ToolBox and Colorify going to 🥶

Ohh Yeah

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Ismael Olliver OUEDRAOGO

I never applied for the program, wasnt even aware of it, but still i received the message :"You contributed code to the 2020 GitHub Archive Program and now have a badge for it. Thank you for being part of the program!" I find this very suspicious. I really hated it when Microsoft acquired GitHub. I wish GitHub remained fully independent; now with these data hungry companies that want to track spy and know everything what can we expect. Microsoft bought GitHub that bought in turn NPM, I really dont feel at ease with all that.

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Irkan Hadi

They gave the badge to everyone who contributed to any open source project, even if it's your own repos. But in the badge they only mention the top 3 starred repos you contributed to, so eh, it's nice to have I guess.

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Desolo Sub Humus 🌎🌍

I needed some good news. I didn't expect this good of news, though.
My Arctic Code Vault Badge
I'll take it - seriously, this made my day.

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Fabio Manganiello

I'm there too :)

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Btw, does anyone know if there's a way to see the full list of projects that have been included? As a contributor to several open-source projects, I'd like to see the full list instead of a generic "and more".

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Vimarsh Shah

Considering my little contribution to open source, still I got the badge :D
Most of my Repo's are related to embedded system programs (like Arduino and RPi)

Thanks for sharing, didn't know about it.

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Sebastian Korotkiewicz

Yes :)
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I've been awarded for this repos: doublespeakgames/adarkroom, cydrobolt/polr, miniflux/miniflux and more...

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Sarah

Github screenshot saying fossheim.io, queer.css, polaroid.css and more of my repositories are contributed to the 2020 GitHub Archive Program
Yes :)

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Sharon

Really neat to be part of this!

Very cool that they're looking to preserve all this code for the next 1000 years (at least!). If anyone wants to read about it: archiveprogram.github.com/

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Gonzalo Chacaltana

Yes, I just saw this badge on my profile. Thanks for sharing. Good job guys!
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Andreas

Yeah! And of course with contribution to Forem 🤗💚

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Afrin Chakure

But why Arctic? I couldn't understand the reason behind this naming. I am part of it too.

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Nick Taylor (he/him) Author

It’s because they are literally storing it in the Arctic. ❄️⛄️

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Afrin Chakure

Come on. Lol.

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Abdel-Raouf Abdel-Wahab

Woow, my learning journey with Apache kafka well be documented for next generations !!
Such a great Honour :D
Arctic code Vault Badge

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Gesiane Pajarinen

"GitHub Inc. said today it has delivered a copy of all of the open-source software code stored on its website to a data repository at the Arctic World Archive, which is a very long-term archival facility buried 250 meters deep in the permafrost of an Arctic mountain."
"(...), it will store its code in an archive called the GitHub Arctic Code Vault, which it says has been built to last for a thousand years."

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WOW!!!

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Irkan Hadi

Oh wow, I forgot about the Arctic Vault thing.

Irkan Hadi's GitHub Arctic Vault top contributions

Nice

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Andy Delso

Apparently my code is also important... 🤣

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Andrea Stagi

Yes ❄️🥶 alt text

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Utkarsh Yadav

Got mine too.

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Christina Gorton

Yes! Just saw I was added.
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Dana Ottaviani

I did! 🎉

Thanks for pointing it out.

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Sam Cross

Wow, surprisingly I have!

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Carlos Magno

Yeah :)

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Shannon Crabill

To my surprise, I am!

I wonder what the and more repos are though.

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Nick Taylor (he/him) Author

What are these "and more repos"...

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Chen Hui Jing

Made it :)

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James Allen

Who knew fixing the grammar in a README.md would result in badge!.. I'm in!

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Jason C. McDonald

Yep, I'm in it! That is such a cool idea. I just wish I could get some of my newer stuff in there. Ah well, they're bound to update it eventually, right?

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Nick Taylor (he/him) Author

Arctic Code Vault 2.0 😉

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Dor Shinar

Got the cool badge too!

Contributing to the Arctic Vault

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Bogdan Covrig

I am in! forem 🌱 I see you 👀

GitHub Arctic Vault Badge

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Yash Dave

I am in! 😀 Didn't even know I was going to be till the prompt appeared.
contributed to forem, mozilla india and mozfam

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