Hello World for Testers: Basics Part One

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Learning on your own is fun: you have the option to chase a concept until you are satisfied that you fully understand the concept, to the level you need it. But that is also the downside: as a tester, you have few p…

Speaking at Develop Denver

I was delighted to be asked, what seems like ages ago, to submit to Develop Denver (https://developdenver.org/). I had gotten most of the way through the process to gain an internship, and had hit a snag on the housing. I was asked to make a GoFundMe (…

Tangents and rants

Anyone else feel like planning out a release is a series of tangents and rants? The goal of allowing our customers a good, usable, and delightful way to empower their world seems to be overwhelmed in the rush to be first, and unique, and the fastest ch…

Thinking forward for regulations

Listening is a skill that can bring some unexpected benefits. Being willing to listen, without an opinion (or, in some cases, no awareness of what they are talking about) can yield bits of useful information on an issue you are facing.

This was the …

Plans gone Astray

Sometimes, things happen. We look at the situation with the best of intentions, and it simply doesn’t work. This short post has taken me well over three hours to produce.

After catching a box that was sliding (heavier than expected) directly on the …