How I became a programmer

And now for something completely different. Head on over to Medium to read my short tale of how I became a programmer. It was a truly spiritual journey, involving dancing …

750 Tweets

So this was fun. While spending a rather hungover Sunday afternoon following Silicon Christmas, immobile on the couch and learning about Angular.js, I happened to tweet the following: I've committed …

Testing Positive

I gave a talk at the Sydney Testers Meetup last year called something very New-Age-sounding like “The Power of Positive Testing”. It was a short talk with a positive message …

Quality is alive

I’ve talked to a lot of unhappy testers – smart, talented testers who always feel like they are working at odds with their teams in order to advocate quality. In …

The death of quality

“Quality is dead,” declared Goranka Bjedov. And I thought to myself, I knew it. For some time now I’ve been concerned about this. I’d always seen specialised testing as a …