Being right about the wrong things

So, following a link I encountered on Josh Grant’s blog I came across a post named “against testing” where the author (someone named Ted, I think) has some very strong claims about tests and why most people shouldn’t write them. On the face of it,…

A "testing" competition

 גרסה עבריתSo, last week I’ve participated in a “testing” contest. You know, this event where you’re given an app you’ve never seen before, and asked to “find bugs” for the next so and so hours. A lot has been written before me on why is there’s b…

תחרות "בדיקות"

English Versionביום שישי האחרון השתתפתי בתחרות “בדיקות”, נו, אתם יודעים, הדבר הזה בו נותנים לכם אפליקציה אקראית עם מעט מאוד הקשר ואומרים לכם “לכו למצוא באגים”. הרבה אנשים כבר כתבו על למה הקשר בין אירועים כאלה לבין בדיקות תוכנה מקרי בהחלט, אז לא אלאה את…

Book review – The Surveillance state

So, I’m cheating a bit. This is not a proper book, but rather a series of lectures wrapped in an audio-book (the course material just happens to be a 198 pages PDF, so one might use that excuse too to call it a book) . At any rate, the surveillanc…

ETC 2020 – conference days

It’s official now. ETC 2020 is now over, and there’s no more stretching it for me. It’s been a wonderful conference, where I got to meet new people and some I’ve met before as well as learn about new ideas, skills and tools. All in all, those have been…