Record-Playback tools suck

The Appeal Record and Playback tools for test automation alone just doesn't cut it. As much as that signature brand name tool/framework wants you to believe that anyone can write automated tests by hitting record and stepping through a few clicks, some field entries, and so forth are dirty…

Lost my OSS V-card!

Yeah! I've reached the developer equivalent of manhood! For some time now I've been wanting to contribute to open source software, I wasn't exactly sure where to start. More than that, I wasn't sure if I had the skills and experience to do anything other than annoy people (The internet…

Awareness & Focus

I'm nearly out of University, the world at my finger tips. Woohoo! I've been splitting my time 50-50 between work and school for the last two years. Thus far, my impression of having a real job is that it's exhilerating, fast-past, and intriguing beyond anything I could ever imagine. I've…

Depth of a field

Exploring the depth of a field is a weird venture. How can you know how deep an academic field goes if you dont grasp the content? It's no secret that computer science is a very young field. Even more so it has fields branching off already; user experience design is…

Minimalist iPhone

Bing, bing, bing... was my iPhone every day, every hour. I didn't realize this, but this evil little distraction device was creating havoc in my life. It was killing my productivity at school, work, but my social life was flourishing (...atleast I thought it was). In September I had that…

The Bucket List

I'm a big list guy. I make lists for nearly everything. (If you're a list oriented person too, check out Trello! It's amazing.) Anyway one of the more important lists which was previously split off into mini lists of goals for a specific time span. How The List Works: This…