Posts Tagged ‘binary disease’

Notes from Øredev 2011 Rikard Edgren 2 Comments

I spent two days in Malmö attending a developer conference with a fantastic test track (put together by Sigge Birgisson.) I did a presentation on Curing Our Binary Disease (slides, abstract), which was much better received than I hoped for (I thought it was a binary love/hate talk) Good questions and talk about being inside […]

The Metrics Tumour Rikard Edgren No Comments

quantitative numbers in a world of qualitative feelings I am not against measurements in general, they can surely be useful. I use length when building things, weight for baking, time for appointments etc. I often use numbers for various things in my bug reports. But metrics are something different; metrics are measurement plus value. “Should […]

Binary Disease Rikard Edgren 17 Comments

I have for a long time felt that something is wrong with the established software testing theories; on test design tutorials I only recognize a small part of the test design I live in. So it felt like a revelation when I read Gerd Gigerenzer’s Adaptive Thinking where he describes his tools-to-theories heuristic, which says […]