Category: Timeline

Meritocracy

I’ve been paying more attention to the term ‘meritocracy’ after I read the book Technically Wrong.  The guy (Michael Young) who coined the term meant it as satire. As with many things these days, we need to be careful, rethink and recreate what we know. The man who coined the word four decades ago wishes

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Too much automation you say Elon Musk?

The Tweet going around atm that I believe many testers are loving. Yes, excessive automation at Tesla was a mistake. To be precise, my mistake. Humans are underrated. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 13, 2018 In the past month, Tesla has issued a voluntary recall of 123,000 of its older Model S vehicles, dealt with

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TestBash Feedback

Probably the most meaningful Tweet for me from TestBash Netherlands, especially as I was watching from afar.  This community has been growing strong! Once all complex problems are solved I want to become a tester, purely because of the #TestBash community. Thanks for the opportunity to speak at the most warmhearted, fun and well organized

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Highrise goes back to 37Signals

It will be interesting, especially as a Highrise customer, to see what comes of Highrise going back under the banner of Basecamp.  Whilst I haven’t dug up their announcement from ‘selling’ Highrise, this announcement definitely feels different.  I don’t hold judgement in anyway, more an observation that we are all experimenting in the world of

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