What is Python? Python is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language. Created by Guido van Rossum and first released in 1991, Python's design philosophy emphasizes code readability with its notable use of significant whitespace.
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Good News: The Python Software Foundation is looking for bloggers!

The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is looking to add bloggers for the PSF blog located at http://pyfound.blogspot.com/. As a PSF blogger, you will work with the PSF Communication Officers to brainstorm blog content, communicate activities, and provide updates on content progression. Example of content includes PSF community service awardee profiles, details about global Python events and PSF grants, or recent goings-on within the PSF itself. One goal of the 2019 - 2020 PSF Board of Directors is to increase transparency around PSF activities by curating more frequent blog content.

The Python Software Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that holds the intellectual property rights behind the Python programming language. We also run the North American PyCon conference annually, support other Python conferences/workshops around the world, and fund Python related development with our grants program. 

Job Description

Capacity to contribute one to two blog posts every three months
Passionate about Python and the global Python community
Independently report progress and activities to Python Software Foundation Staff and Communication Officers on a monthly basis
Actively brainstorm content ideas for blog content individually as well as with Python Software Foundation Staff and Communication Officers

Needed Experience

Ability to work independently and on virtual teams
Familiarity with Python programming
Experience contributing to a technical blog or website in English
Professional proficiency in English

Bloggers for the Python Software Foundation receive a fixed fee per post they write.

To apply please email two to three examples of recent articles (e.g. personal blog, contribution to professional publication) written in English as well as a brief description of your writing experience to psf-blog-apply@python.org. Please include in the email subject "PSF Blogger Application - (Your Name)". If you have questions, direct them to psf-blog-apply@python.org as well. The Python Software Foundation will be accepting applications until 11:59:59pm Pacific Standard Time Sunday, September 1, 2019.

Who is the the author of the Python programming language?
the author of the Python programming language

Guido van Rossum is a Dutch programmer best known as the author of the Python programming language, for which he was the "Benevolent dictator for life" until he stepped down from the position in July 2018. He is currently a member of the Python Steering Council.