Author Archives: Karo Stoltzenburg

About Karo Stoltzenburg

Software Tester in Cambridge. Views are my own.

Snippets: stress, stress, stress

Lewis: Can I give you a piece of advice? Hathaway: Yeah, if I can ignore it. Lewis: Don’t push yourself so hard. Let Maddox help you. Make sure you get some sleep. Hathaway: That’s three pieces of advice. Lewis: Okay, … Continue reading

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Three Ways to get Started with (Exploratory) Testing as a non-Tester

This is a companion piece for my talk “Testing Demystified” at the DDD East Anglia, where I encourage people from other disciplines, namely programmers, to get more involved in (exploratory) testing activities (because it’s fun! And worth it!). And here … Continue reading

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Girl, interrupted.

“Something magical happens when testers and programmers start to collaborate.”1 I’ve submitted a conference talk last weekend.2 It has the heroic (*cough*) title of “Testing Demystified” and is now handed in for the Developer! Developer! Developer! East Anglia event taking place … Continue reading

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Twitter Timeline Q2/17

#June A lot of times, my test users have more secure passwords than I do. — The Director (@QAHatesYou) June 28, 2017 #swtcglasgow pic.twitter.com/EdbFn6P8EG — Del Dewar (@deefex) June 26, 2017

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Twitter Timeline Q1/17

#March 18 great 99sec talks – Final #testbash #testbashbrighton #99sectalks @VeraGeBa @EnquireTST @PaulHolland_TWN @2bittester @huibschoots … pic.twitter.com/ULSEOStQq0 — Viola Korte (@vioble) March 24, 2017 What are testers? Definition by @aldos #Testbash #TestBashBrighton pic.twitter.com/XhCcBNorf0 — Ministry of Testing (@ministryoftest) March 24, … Continue reading

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Testing Puzzles: Questions, Assumptions, Strategy

For the recent evening Ministry of Testing Meetup here in Cambridge I brought some Testing Puzzles for people to solve. Or rather some Puzzles for people to test, naturally, and on the hunt for appropriate puzzles I tried to find types that … Continue reading

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Organise? A way!

I went to the World Information Architecture Day in London recently – our UX Designer, Rog, had been before and I gladly tagged along. And as often, if you emerge yourself in a new area, you’ll get great input and learn new things … Continue reading

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