February, 2009

  • JW on Test

    the touring test

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    (I couldn’t resist the play on Alan Turing’s famous test when naming this testing metaphor.) When I think of software, I naturally think of it in testing terms. In my mind software is made up of components which are defined by structural boundaries...
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    links you've been asking for

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    I’ve gotten enough requests for links to my interviews, lectures and pointless videos that I am finally tired of responding individually. Here are a few recent ones I have been pointing people to: A video interview on Channel 9 about software testing...
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    of moles and tainted peanuts

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    There was a full page ad for Jif peanut butter in my morning paper that caught my attention. (For those non-US readers, our nation is experiencing a salmonella bacteria outbreak which has been traced back to contaminated peanuts.) The ad touted Jif’s...
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    getting away from it all

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    When you’re on vacation do you think about work? Not thoughts of dread, worry or angst but reflection, planning and problem solving. I just did. Last Sunday I awoke in Seattle to freezing temps and a dusting of snow. By midday I was building a sandcastle...
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