Monthly Archives: December 2011

I had the wierdest dream last night…

I had a dream where I was some how in boot camp for the army. During the whole thing, there were certain hazing that the sergeant would do. There was one person that I had known since 6th grade that … Continue reading

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I once worked a…

I once worked at a company that got rid of it’s sustaining engineering.  For the same reason as the chart stated… sustaining software costs a lot of money.  If you are taking in revenue from a product, having customers stay … Continue reading

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Japanese Emperor Dates

Sometimes… I really hate the dating system in Japanese.  I tend to have to look it up, Blah: http://www.i18nguy.com/l10n/emperor-date.html http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/~watson/ref/mtsh.html

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The best Product Manager I had the pleasure working with…

The best Engineering Product Manager I had the pleasure working with was/is Elaine Hamilton. In a lot of Engineering projects, there is a need to project management so that the time, cost, and scope constraints on quality produces the most … Continue reading

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“Who’s on first…”

I asked a friend/coworker a question at one point in time about ideas and how to prove that you had the idea first? The friend replied can they show the idea in practice or have they done it in practice … Continue reading

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How Japanese Chess has helped me become a better QA person…

Shogi is a game that I used to play with my dad when I was growing up.  My dad noted to me that my logic and my forward thinking/planning was weak.  Yes, he actually said that.  And it was true.  … Continue reading

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Different Strokes for Different Folks

We would love for you to test all the channels if possible.  Having said that, there are options in terms of the impact that you can make that will greatly affect the product.  QA looks at all the channels; there … Continue reading

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