If you have any working knowledge of the technological world, then you will be familiar with GitHub. The web-based hosting service enables the distribution of version-controlled code, encouraging the sharing and collaboration between those who use code regularly. The theory is that, by lowering these barriers and instigating the distribution of new ideas, technology spreads more rapidly, as it can easily be accessed and used by others – this is known as Open Source Software.

https://insidebigdata.com/2018/10/27/time-come-data-scientists-github/