Automation Bias, Documentation Bias, and the Power of Humans

A few weeks I went down to the U.S. Consulate in Toronto to register Ariel, my daughter, as an American citizen born abroad. (She’s a potential dualie, because she was born in Canada to an American parent: me. I am a dualie, born in the U.S. to Canadian parents. Being born a dual citizen is a wonderful example of a best practice. You should follow it. But I digress.) The … Read more

Exploratory Testers’ Meetup, June 3

Thanks to the energetic James Lyndsay, a bunch of us are meeting at the conclusion of his Exploratory Testing class and my Rapid Testing class on Friday, June 3 2009, in London, UK. I expect we’ll be there somewhere between 5:30 and 9:00pm. The venue is the Prince Arthur pub, 80-82 Eversholt Street, Euston, London, NW1 1BX, right across the street from Euston Station, north of Euston Road. Three large … Read more

The Difference Between Experience and Experiments | Michael Bolton | STAREAST

The Difference Between Experience and Experiments with Michael Bolton presented by STAREAST presented by Techwell Happenings.

In this video from the STAREAST 2009 Interactive Lounge, Michael Bolton takes a look at two subjects–a 17th century debate over the air pump and the difference between experience and experiments–and how they relate to the software testing of today and tomorrow.