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Rory Scott @RoryADScott Glasgow (ex Bristol)

Open Data & Transparency @DFID_UK. Previously @opendatacoop ❤️ Leisure coder. Jazz & Hip Hop fan. Polyam. Sibling: https://t.co/uDy9dktgqT

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Joined Twitter 9/16/13


And do I know anyone who has made use of server stub autogeneration or client SDK autogeneration in anger?Having my mind blown by how awesome OpenAPI is as a piece of standardisation. You can just casually make an SDK for… https://t.co/uWDrvvjEx6 @noampomsky Behind the Bastards episode on youtube is very relevant to this
11/28
2019
@ekoner I crammed everything into one car and drove up from Bristol on my tot 😅
11/26
2019
@pikesley ‘200 OK BOOMER’ is my favourite of your names for a while
11/15
2019
@ekoner Oh I hope you're heading somewhere south :D @ekoner @rachelerank I know what you mean, but have you seen the standardised tenant-favouring contracts they have… https://t.co/mRCDWDahUnAn event like #ODISummit is not just one day, so I want to thank @Anna_D_Scott and @peterkwells who aren't @ODIHQ a… https://t.co/2WMHoCaAHJ
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11/13
2019
Here's a link to our "Explaining open data standards ... with cats" talk by @pindec and Kadie (feat. Humbug) at… https://t.co/2c6amgzJol
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11/11
2019
@hnryjmes @kubuntu https://t.co/Nqc0yO9aVJ
11/10
2019
Booting up my trusty old @kubuntu nth-hand thinkpad yoga after a long week of windows is slightly emotional. Sounds… https://t.co/OWEoAKJLku
11/9
2019
Excited to see @opendatacoop on the agenda for #adaslistconf this Saturday among a list of other great sessions, ex… https://t.co/QTAQETzoYG
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11/7
2019
@stevenjmesser It's become a tick for me now. Every time someone says "purdah" how, I immediately think of this sce… https://t.co/GNSqLcLgcv @stevenjmesser https://t.co/odtEj9MCy1
11/5
2019
Hey friends, we're moving north! Looking for short-term accomodation in Glasgow (Westend or Southside) from December. RT for reach? 🙏🏿
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11/4
2019
@johnthegeo @rhiaro Only confirmed in the sense that it still takes be about five minutes to get up off of my back,… https://t.co/vk7LBGE3ev @rhiaro Hahaha mine - the guilt of braking someone else's would be worseBreaking a rib is really very annoying.
11/3
2019
This stipulates that you need extensive experience in a Turing complete language - @johnthegeo would powerpoint cou… https://t.co/yd94njFbwfCome and work next to me! https://t.co/2k8fLYqOYaPurdah, purdah, purdah... https://t.co/bHaI8zM7bh
10/31
2019
@CalumSCampbell I definitely didn't learn all or even a large proportion, but I still think it was lots 😅First day at DFID: ✅ Meet the team ✅ Attend lots of interesting meetings ✅ learn lots of acronyms ⬜️ Acclimatis… https://t.co/uNFNDn53Xz
10/28
2019
@SophieWarnes +1
10/24
2019
Sure, but have you ever seen someone print out ~100 pages of XML to bring to a meeting? https://t.co/oIFffVg7mo
10/23
2019
@IwriteOK has a lot of content around / adjacent to this in a few prime episodes of @bastardspod, and may take a br… https://t.co/sj8j3z56Sx
10/18
2019
@hnryjmes @smarkets has some great tools for visualising their market data, and if you ask nicely they may give you… https://t.co/RTpkFFS0U3
10/17
2019
Just had my @opendatacoop exit interview with @idlemoor crashed by @wetgenes and @shi 🤠 @_rubyrare Hi Ruby, Depends on the mood of your sign-off I think. Best, R <logo.png> Please consider the environ… https://t.co/mIXoUCjK0F
10/16
2019
This is fantastic https://t.co/OUtRO8Gt3oCurrently doing some analysis on removal of charities from the @ChtyCommission register and come across a weird dat… https://t.co/hA7mjkYs7E
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10/15
2019
We are hiring!! - Amazing work environment. - Work for good. Open data. - Transparency. No managers. - Equal pay. -… https://t.co/xpET97Igr6
Retweeted by Rory ScottThis whole 'moving to Glasgow' thing is actually an excuse to go to the Gloucester and Tebay service stations in one day.
10/14
2019
Interested in helping us to build a better data architecture for development? Apply to be our Chief Data Architect… https://t.co/BMTgJD54ko
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10/13
2019
I am so flattered. I have just been invited to the "R&D Innovation Conference 2019". Look at how seriously they've… https://t.co/GaCksIThMT
10/10
2019
The lovely co-op where I work are hiring! There are lots of reasons for applying. Ask me or ask @opendatacoop if yo… https://t.co/Z8rt8Zi9wD
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10/7
2019
I understand why A/B testing your titles is good for readership, but when it's about something this important and t… https://t.co/nDsAoo0plF
10/6
2019
Great to see @IATI_aid and broader transparency highlighted in the @Europarl_EN! https://t.co/9ULQp1pFpG @opendatacoop https://t.co/waQi8bAqtVWe're hiring again! My thread below covers things in detail, but for now: 🏡 We work from home, cafes, co-working s… https://t.co/zGT1h37hp6 @womenintech @UKBlackTech 2019 Hiring Update: we're now all paid £37,822/year to account for inflation 💅 @herahussain @DFID_UK @opendatacoop Thank you Hera 😊
10/2
2019
@johnthegeo @rbesseling @UNDP @IATI_aid 10/10 - will send the certificate to HR 😅
10/1
2019
Maybe if we sing some barbershop numbers with @MCuzner? https://t.co/Lf7hGsilxPAs for @rbesseling: after a great handover, I've been left some big shoes to fill, as well as a lovely flat on the… https://t.co/s8rbs0aGzRI can't overstate how grateful I am to have been a part of @opendatacoop. If you want help fight corruption, make… https://t.co/OwQlbCYMt9I'm really excited to collaborate with a lot of familiar faces, albeit with a different hat on: Having helped UNHCR… https://t.co/E6aLCAxHHDI'll be looking after all things @IATI_aid (DFID's data, DevTracker, and some other exciting things set up by my pr… https://t.co/9i2lpXrgdg📯 To the half of my twitter which is basically LinkedIn for Data People (apologies to the other half) 📯 I'm very e… https://t.co/tQfgxAOnCC
9/30
2019
Spent this morning relearning how to scrape to find and wrangle @TPpodcast_ transcripts into a sheet. Did I miss… https://t.co/r8mL33rAJV
9/28
2019
Train by day, Talking Politics Podcast by night, all day. https://t.co/EEdJCb4cUzToday we thought about @opencontracting, @360Giving, @IATI_aid, @OpenOwnership and more, as standards, initiatives… https://t.co/0PyNaIffrYOpen data standards, doughnuts, post-its and equal ownership ... another day co-working at Open Data Services Co-op… https://t.co/6CaeOOARlK
Retweeted by Rory Scott @TPpodcast_ @Nicholas_H_Wood https://t.co/xWwFA6d9Fb @TPpodcast_ @Nicholas_H_Wood context received; excellent news @TPpodcast_ @Nicholas_H_Wood I am intrigued
9/27
2019
@johnthegeo @rbesseling Ahh the sweet Caledonian taste of San Miguel
9/26
2019
Somewhere at the Telegraph, Daily Mail, Sun and Express offices, researchers are looking up whether one of the judges likes jazz.
Retweeted by Rory Scott.@TPpodcast_ Tell me Helen and David are in the studioUnanimous. Strap yourself in for the worst "enemies of the people" headlines yet.
9/24
2019
@jordbrookes Now, if he came back, I'd say "Fangs, but no Fangs".
9/22
2019
@cleo_writes This sounds like electrolyte imbalance to me! I used to have constant cramps for about a year before I… https://t.co/7J6gOsp3Cw
9/15
2019
Fantastic seeing these #IATI tools coming together. Also fun poking around github and seeing how much of an xlst wi… https://t.co/TCEhDaz0VK
9/14
2019
@codinghorror Unions are about more than just money. Workers in tech can be exploited financially or otherwise by… https://t.co/kibd5h4Nxb @Nicholas_H_Wood @TPpodcast_ *shudders at typos* Don't tweet during governance meetings, folks @ars_gungyendi @Nicholas_H_Wood @TPpodcast_ Yes! @TMSnowsill @Nicholas_H_Wood @TPpodcast_ See my honourable mention :P @Nicholas_H_Wood @TPpodcast_ An honourable mention which was slightly to verbose include: David: "Is this a case o… https://t.co/nYYiCR2z2vPlay along with today's new episode of @TPpodcast_ Made in collab with @RoryADScott and the News Club https://t.co/ePGCJ7jl6Y
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9/12
2019
Scott & Sibling Ltd. It's a matter of time. https://t.co/ACeMrA6Cd6
9/11
2019
I'm excited to speak at #MyData in Helsinki in a couple of weeks, where I'll share findings of a really exciting pr… https://t.co/9vt8FQOvSn
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9/9
2019
If you know how to edit a spreadsheet, then you can use the humanitarian exchange language. See how it works:… https://t.co/1pKqXrsG4S
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8/30
2019
@Nicholas_H_Wood @TPpodcast_ Left Ear (DR): [nasal inhalation, shuffling of papers, subtle raspy clearing of voice]… https://t.co/kXvPiSVlsG
8/29
2019
@herahussain If it gets worse, you can stop it (but you'll lose some of the auto- suggesting features I think): https://t.co/JNTxb6rcfn
8/27
2019
My whole life https://t.co/EYLFQJ0MB8
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8/22
2019
🥰 https://t.co/C32zWhmVSV
8/9
2019
@neiltyson Let's look at that data @neiltyson 500 medical errors probably caused by 500 people 300 flu deaths due… https://t.co/Dcw7JyTVhS
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8/5
2019
What is the political cost of perpetually strained Sino-U.S. relations? Check out my opinion piece for… https://t.co/T9qGFXkYAa
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7/30
2019
Will never get old: watching a live lightning strike, seeing the thunder coming towards you on the map, and having… https://t.co/OxLu2UQmc9
7/26
2019
@Anna_D_Scott Don't forget your magnesium & potassium if you sweat buckets 🥒🍆🥑🥦🥬🥬🥬🥬🥩
7/23
2019
Here’s the clip of my intervention today in the European Parliament, #StopBrexit ⁦@LibDemMEPs⁩ https://t.co/rGVrWK7Q3w
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7/5
2019
@timdavies was an incredible #IATI cat herder - I'd strongly recommend looking him up for facilitation of anything… https://t.co/fdbtEyoMAN. @timdavies facilitates #IATI’s Technical Vision workshop, that's kicked off today in @UNCityCPH Lively discussio… https://t.co/1omWb0Xm0i
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6/28
2019
Systematically breed them. https://t.co/YwmO7TOZsu
6/27
2019
I'd like to look at this kind think in more detail, so if anyone has any recommendations, let me know. Kudos to… https://t.co/hje3S4GzV8All of this makes me think of my philosophy days, and Graham Priest's writing on paraconsistent logic. However you… https://t.co/NkJnztnCq2So what does this mean? My hot take is that if we're going to defer to betting markets for guidance at all, we migh… https://t.co/GjeH2B4VqLFollowing on from the 'market as a rational thinking person' idea, what we see here suggests that @RoryStewartUK ha… https://t.co/w7ZKjg219YSo my question is how best to understand these contradictions, and what's good terminology for them?Obviously the best way to understand this is that the market is a big mess of complexity which you can't understand… https://t.co/aWFIiZ5h7k... or some kind of unexpected disruption to the leadership contest procedure. But I still can't see how this could… https://t.co/NXqTB1hHU2How could this true contradiction manifest? Perhaps a black swan event which alters the relationship between the tw… https://t.co/FXpnhUgjDB.. that @RoryStewartUK is a smart bet even though logically hunt will make it to the final two. In essence that the… https://t.co/tS0G5NTUoRMy current thinking is that this suggests a kind of fuzziness happing in what the market can tell us about the poli… https://t.co/S2d4SKqGuuAnother possibility is that the kind of people who are putting down cash in one poll aren't doing so in the other,… https://t.co/FJcTOL1PjJA simple explanation could be that the market is just being dumb i.e. not realising that if Hunt > Stewart in the s… https://t.co/Me0uXaxAiFThis means that Hunt is more likely than Stewart to become the next leader. And yet the odds for Stewart in the lea… https://t.co/fDqkefOVx9However: it also believes that Hunt will get to the final two over Stewart (with his odds currently holding on that… https://t.co/70Bpl0tEDSThe market knows that @RoryStewartUK is the best contender to @BorisJohnson and reflects that by putting him as top… https://t.co/hPAgV7tmjlWhat can betting markets tell us about the leadership race, and how @RoryStewartUK has kind of broken it? Thread...
6/18
2019

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