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Ed Foster is dead–A great loss for mass-market computing (Cem Kaner, J.D., Ph.D.)

On July 29, 2008, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Ed Foster just died. Ed was one of the great journalists of Silicon Valley. He listened. He read. He asked probing questions. He changed his mind when the evidence proved him wrong.  He understood the computer and information industries from (at least) a dozen perspectives. And he could explain their perspectives to each other. Ed […]

Pause at the Pump (Quality Frog - Questioning Software)

On July 27, 2008, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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My fuel gauge is on empty.I don’t want to stop, but pull into the gas station.I tell the children to stay in the car.I get out of the car.The children are asking me questions from inside the car that I can’t hear well enough to understand.I swipe my c…

Pause at the Pump (Quality Frog - Questioning Software)

On July 26, 2008, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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My fuel gauge is on empty.I don’t want to stop, but pull into the gas station.I tell the children to stay in the car.I get out of the car.The children are asking me questions from inside the car that I can’t hear well enough to understand.I swipe my c…

Pause at the Pump (Quality Frog - Questioning Software)

On July 26, 2008, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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My fuel gauge is on empty.I don’t want to stop, but pull into the gas station.I tell the children to stay in the car.I get out of the car.The children are asking me questions from inside the car that I can’t hear well enough to understand.I swipe my c…

Keynote address at CAST (Cem Kaner, J.D., Ph.D.)

On July 19, 2008, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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This year’s theme at CAST was multidisciplinary approaches to testing. Tying my experience in psychological research, legal practice, and testing, I gave the keynote address:  The Value of Checklists and the Danger of Scripts: What Legal Training Suggests for Testers. At its core, the talk says this: In the hands of professionals, checklists facilitate the […]

Defining Exploratory Testing (Cem Kaner, J.D., Ph.D.)

On July 14, 2008, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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In January, 2006, several of us worked on definitions of exploratory testing at the Exploratory Testing Research Summit (another link), with follow-up work at the Workshop on Heuristic and Exploratory Techniques in May.  We didn’t reach unanimous agreement at that meeting. However, later discussions based on the meeting’s notes yielded this definition: “Exploratory software testing […]

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