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The Sins of Those Who Came Before (TESTHEAD)

On October 31, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’m tired, I’m bumped up, I’m skinned up and I have learned a whole lot more than I intended to when I went in. Sounds like  I got into a bar fight, doesn’t it. Actually, I had a three round bout with my bathroom sink. The good news is, it’s been …

“Are you listening? Say something!” (James Bach’s Blog)

On October 26, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’m tired of hearing the simplistic advice about how to listen one must not talk. That’s not what listening means. I listen by reacting. As an extravert, I react partly by talking. Talking is how I chew on what you’ve told me. If I don’t chew on what you say, I will choke or get […]

On Gardening, Tools, Testing and My Dad (Rhythm of Testing)

On October 26, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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This weekend I celebrated my birthday.  Well, many people, my grand children included, would not understand why “celebrated” is the right word.  I mowed the lawn, trimmed some bushes, weeded, cut down a bunch of plants growing in the back gar…

How I discovered new heuristic by reading fiction book (zagorski software tester)

On October 26, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I decided to read 1q84, a novel by Haruki Murakami, when I read novel excerpt as part of news that mr. Murakami is one of candidates for 2012 Nobel prize of literature. He did not won the prize, but excerpt:”A fictional story about best selling book in…

McElligot’s Rule (Hiccupps)

On October 26, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I’ve read a lot of Dr Seuss books over the years and McElligot’s Pool is one of my favourites, in part because of this passage, spoken by a boy after being told he’s wasting his time fishing:”Hmmm …” answered Marco,”It may be you’re right.I’ve been h…

On Data and Testing and Inquiry: StarWest Retrospective pt 1 (Rhythm of Testing)

On October 24, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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I was at StarWest last week, deep in conversation and thought with a huge number of people.  Back at the office this week and many people asked if it was a good conference.Yes – it was!  I found a large number of people who were good thinkers…

There’s Nothing Wrong with "Ordinary" (TESTHEAD)

On October 22, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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One of the things that I have found interesting over the past few years is the perceptions people have and how they deal with them in regards to their own potential, and what they can actually do. I’ve been struggling as of late with a harsh realizatio…

How to speed up your learning? (zagorski software tester)

On October 19, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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In order to expand my testing knowledge, I read materials that I receive through my rss feed. First problem is that I am overwhelmed with amount of worth reading materials. There is no time to read it all.So I started to look for tools that could help …

Springboard or Straightjacket? (Hiccupps)

On October 19, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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It’s a common claim that constraints feed creativity. But it doesn’t have to be so; constraints may, well, constrain creativity too.I use mnemonics such as SFDPOT in my testing. Seeding thoughts with each of the specific areas encourages idea gene…

LIVE! at STARWEST! Day 2! (Rhythm of Testing)

On October 16, 2014, in Syndicated, by Association for Software Testing
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Thursday morning at StarWest is lovely.  Some clouds, comfortable temperature (for me) and we started out sitting drinking coffee and talking about testing.  What a great start to the day.Heading off for some day-job work stuff, will be back …

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