My Physical Has Gone Mental

Everybody is different, but trying to deal with and understand and work effectively with five bazillion individuals is rather a hard task. This is one reason people chunk everybody else into endless numbers of categories. One type of category I’ve been reading up on lately is dietary. A quick glance through my local bookstore finds…

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3,500,000 Euros!

I’m participating in Steve Pavlina’s Million Dollar Experiment. So far I’ve made $1.01. (Found it on the sidewalk – a one dollar bill one day and a penny another day.) Maybe I don’t believe really truly in it deep down inside…. And then the following email arrived: FROM THE DESK OF THE VICE PRESIDENT.INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION/PRIZE…

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Criss-Cross

One of the areas I’m focusing on these days is cross-feature testing – purposely taking a wide-and-shallow view of Sparkle and using its features in combination. Cross-feature interaction is easy to forget as we beat the life out of each feature on its own, but any experienced tester knows that that interaction is where the…

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I Don’t Care – But I Do

We have recently started planning Sparkle’s end game: what it’s going to take to ship this puppy. (Please don’t take this to mean we are anywhere near to shipping, because we aren’t.) If you have never shipped a commercial software product, you probably don’t realize just how complicated and involved it is. (I sure didn’t!)…

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$1,000,000

What would you do with one million dollars? Pay off my mortgage, buy some toys, invest for the future, travel – all this and more is coming my way just because I intend it to. Join Steve Pavlina’s Million Dollar Experiment and it will come your way too.

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Let Go Your Fear

I have been working on a presentation on our automation stack for many months now. I’m finally to the point where all that’s left is to practice, practice, practice. Following the Beyond Bullets approach I have spent a lot of time getting the speaker notes just right as they form the offline version of the…

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