Doing large scale edits on #openstreetmap really make me realise how small I am.
1 person, in 1 flat, in 1 town, in 1 country, on 1 content.
There are literally billions of us.
We do open data for public good - standards, publishing, data use, tooling - and are worker-owned, fully remote, UK-based with lots of part time and flexible working options, have good benefits and are continually improving our policies to support life-work balance whatever your circumstances.
I've been there for 4.5 years now (really?!). Happy to answer questions!
Skills-based, anonymised application process (no CVs or questions about past experience).
Closing on the 18th of July: https://opendataservices.coop/jobs
“We were told #Brexit meant ‘taking back control’, the Prime Minister’s new ‘Brexit Freedoms Bill’ is aimed at reducing Parliamentary oversight. It means less democracy, less freedoms, & less control." - @jimkillock on Govt's proposed #BrexitFreedomsBill
Apparently coop used to be a cooperative, it clearly hasn't been in a long time.
“We believe that we pay our colleagues fairly for the roles that they do, and so will continue to defend these claims.”
Translates to "You peasants are only worth minimum wage!"
It's a story we see again and again around the world: governments introducing ID requirements to 'combat fraud' - while providing no evidence.
Last night was the UK's turn, with MPs voting for the #ElectionsBill making it harder for people to vote by requiring Voter ID. 1/6 🧵
Best thing since sliced bread
Love the dude talking in this video.
"'Dem the rulez" 5:35