notes and rants

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July, 2005

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    Feeling Nostalgic - Life as a contractor (part 2)

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    I've established that I was hired as a "button pusher tester", but at least the work was interesting. The thing that's funny is that ten years ago, I really didn't know much about testing. I was a "tester", but what I was really good at was figuring out...
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    StarWest

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    I forgot to mention that I was accepted to speak at STAR (software testing analysis & review) in Anaheim this November. In a way, I was accepted twice - I had one talk accepted, but a few days later, I got a call asking me to speak on another subject...
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    Feeling Nostalgic - Life as a contractor (part 1)

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    As I mentioned in my previous post , my first day as a contractor was January 3 rd , 1995. I also mentioned that I was pretty proficient in MS-Test / Visual Test – but given that I was going to work for Microsoft, I spent a lot of time in the weeks before...
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    Feeling Nostalgic - The Beginning

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    Before coming to MS, I worked for a small Redmond based software company (Unlike most employees, I’m a Seattle native). I was hired to do technical support, but on the first day, I was told in passing that I would also be managing the network (probably...
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    Feeling Nostalgic - Prelude

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    A few posts ago, I mentioned that I just hit my 10 year milestone at MS. In my current position, I get a chance to interact a lot with new hires in the testing discipline - this has triggered quite a bit of reflection on my part. Things have changed a...
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