Archive for September, 2017

Old School QA Slang That I Just Made Up

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 by The Director

Snakeskin (n)
Evidence of a defect that is not the defect itself.

Have you ever seen something that you know is wrong, but you’re not sure what made it wrong so you’re a little hesitant to log it (but you log it anyway because, hey, someone else might see it, and it’s best to know something is wrong)? That’s a snakeskin.

If you’re in the southern United States, feel free to call this a cicada shell.

QA Music: The Tester In Our Nature

Monday, September 25th, 2017 by The Director

Currently on heavy rotation deep in my darkened QA lair is this song by Rise Against, “The Violence”:

Clearly, I’ve been clicking the replay button too much to do any real writing lately.

Words of the Master

Monday, September 11th, 2017 by The Director

“It is only the (truly) virtuous man, who can love, or who can hate, others.” –Confucius

You better believe that’s going on my resume in the Awards and Achievements section: Truly virtuous, awarded by the Chinese sage. Although anyone familiar with Confucius reading my resume would instantly throw it into the discard pile, because he or she would know Confucius did not think of himself as particularly sagacious.


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