Five Blogs – 1 February 2022

The (best) five blogs we can read today. Check them out.

Moving to a Quality Coach Role
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

In Search of Contemporary Exploratory Tester
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

6 Powerful Gratitude Practices To Improve Your Life
Written by: Chantal Bechervaise

TBM 3/52: That’s Not What They Are Hearing
Written by: John Cutler

Microsoft mitigates largest DDoS attack ‘ever reported in history’
Written by: Sergiu Gatlan

EXTRA:

What Is The Drama Triangle, And How Is It Hurting Your Testing Work And Quality Advocacy?
Written by: Vernon Richards

Quote of the day:
“Stop worrying about growing old. And think about growing up.” -Philip Roth

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Five Blogs – 17 December 2021

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New Bugs that Affect Billions of WiFi Chips Let Attackers Extract Passwords & Manipulate Traffic
Written by: Balaji N

Fear School
Written by: Steve Keating

A tester’s critique of “The 2021 State of Software Quality: The View from Enterprise Leaders & Followers”
Written by: Lee Hawkins

If Words Had Calories – Suggestions for Bloviators
Written by: Dan Rockwell

This Is How Smart Risk-Takers Succeed
Written by: Larae Quy

Quote of the day:
“Be a good person, but don’t waste your time trying to prove it.” -Paulo Coelho

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Five Blogs – 1 December 2021

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6 Ways to Be a Better Listener
Written by: Marie Leslie

Avoiding The Need to Refactor Our Automation Code
Written by: Corina Pip

3 Times When Saying, “I Don’t Know” Is A Terrible Leadership Response
Written by: Scott Cochrane

Searching for Bugs in Open Source Code
Written by: Sue Poremba

Create a Quality Coach Job Description
Written by: Anne-Marie Charrett

Quote of the day:
“Education doesn’t make you smarter” -Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Five Blogs – 8 October 2021

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More details about the October 4 outage
Written by: Santosh Janardhan

4 Effective and Easy Ways To Relieve Stress At Work
Written by: Larae Quy

New Security Challenges Require New Mindset
Written by: Nathan Eddy

How to Prepare Your QA Team for Test Automation
Written by: Julia Pottinger

The Art of Listening for What’s Not Being Said: Top 10 Tips
Written by: David Grossman

Quote of the day:
“Do not live in the grey area when answers are available” -Brianna Wiest

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Five Blogs – 20 April 2021

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Input Validation – TDD Patterns
Written by: Bill Wake

Reflections
Written by: Janet Gregory

Is talking about “scaling” human testing missing the point?
Written by: Lee Hawkins

Oblivious
Written by: Bob Marshall

The Digital Era Is Over. Long Live Innovation!
Written by: Greg Satell

Quote of the day:
“Talent is a wonderful thing, but it won’t carry a quitter.” -Stephen King

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Five Blogs – 12 March 2021

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How I use Time Blocking (or calendar blocking) to get things done
Written by: Rob Lambert

DevOps demands quality engineering. Is your team ready?
Written by: Gerie Owen

Disaster Strikes! A Design Dead End
Written by: Bill Wake

How Fools and Novices Gain Wisdom
Written by: Dan Rockwell

3 Serverless Strategies to Look for in 2021
Written by: Satyam Chaturvedi

Quote of the day:
“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams” -Les Brown

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Five Blogs – 2 December 2020

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The Testing King’s Speech
Written by: Peter G. Walen

How Leaders Foster 100% Responsibility
Written by: Dr. John Izzo

How to Help Your Boss Give You a Better Performance Review
Written by: Karin Hurt and David Dye

10 Tips for Offering Excellent Feedback
Written by: Starr Sackstein

When Leaders Don’t Listen
Written by: Steve Keating

Quote of the day:
“Forget the timeline and just live” -Nimita Bhatt

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Five Blogs – 24 March 2020

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How Civic Technology Can Help Stop a Pandemic
Written by: E. Glen Weyl and Jaron Lanier

Where Are You in Your Changes?
Written by: Johanna Rothman

The Five Purposes of Listening
Written by: Dan Rockwell

How to be a life-long learner
Written by: Kevin Tuck

Working from Home on Test Automation
Written by: Meital Matsafi

Quote of the day:
“It will all be better in the end and if it is not better then it must not be the end yet” -Dean Koontz

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Five Blogs – 28 June 2019

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Have you heard about Silicon Valley’s unpaid research and development department? It’s called the EU.
Written by: Aral Balkan

Control, or the Fear of Losing It
Written by: James Thomas

Building Trust: A Leadership Imperative
Written by: Julia Felton

Why you need to shut up when its the hardest thing to do
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

That’s Not a Knife
Written by: Damian Synadinos

Quote of the day:
“Connecting with people is more important than outshining them” -Carolee Dean

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Five Blogs – 3 May 2019

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How to be happier and produce more value
Written by: Björn Wismén

7 ways to tidy up your test code
Written by: Angie Jones

Risk Based Testing | Part One | Talking About Risks Over Types of Testing
Written by: Dan Ashby

How listening more will change you
Written by: Mary Jo Asmus

5 Effective Ways To Overcome Setbacks In Life
Written by: LaRae Quy

Quote of the day:
“We’re only as needy as our unmet needs” -John Bowlby

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