When Python meets Twitter: a simple script finds your tech community to follow

Asier Arranz
4 min readJul 6, 2020

Sometimes it is difficult to guess where the key-influencers of a science/dev community are. I don’t want to find the typical old-school expert, because with the pace of discoveries, today’s expert is the enthusiast who re-learns everything every few years, or even months. What I want is to find the people who really are in the first wagon of the state-of-the-art train.

Twitter is an incredible tool to keep you updated on almost any topic, but choosing who to follow is not obvious. Let’s imagine I…

Asier Arranz

Robotics & Embedded AI at @NVIDIA | GenerativeAI Dev | Formerly at IBM Quantum | I love AI, XR, robotics, and specially humans! | Bio: asierarranz.com