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Obama Administration Announces “Citizen Cloud” for Federal Software Applications

April 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

United States Chief Information Officer (CIO) Vivek Kundra today announced a comprehensive plan for reducing the infrastructure costs of hosting federal software applications by implementing a “citizen cloud” that will use the spare cycles of the idle computers of American citizens to run the myriad of software applications used by the federal government. Here is […]

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Chart Your Life with Uladoo and Twitter

January 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Skipping The Idea Retention Pond I have lots of ideas for web applications. Some of them are fairly stupid, others have been pretty cool. Most of the time, I don’t do anything with an idea other than think about them. Every now and then, an idea will really stick over time and I’ll do something […]

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Download the Latest Issue of AST Magazine for Free!

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments

As many of you know, I am the managing editor of the Association for Software Testing‘s magazine, temporarily titled “AST Updated: Smart Stuff for Career Software Testers”. The current issue, of which I am particularly proud because of the steady improvements we’ve made over the previous issue, is available for free download from AST’s site. […]

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Back at Last!

June 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Man, it sucks to get hacked. It’s the second time it’s happened to me, and I don’t like it. This time the mess took longer to clean up – I owe a big thanks to Bill Young, the best developer ever, for fixing me up. Thanks Bill!

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TechDarkSide now on Alltop!

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments

If you haven’t seen Alltop.com yet, take a minute to check it out. Alltop.com is a venture of Guy Kawasaki’s that I think is pretty cool. It collects headlines from blogs and other sites based on the topics they cover in an easy-to-browse way that surpasses your regular news sites. I really like Alltop.com. It’s […]

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Upcoming Course: Exploratory Testing Practicum

January 8th, 2008 · No Comments

On March 19 & 20, Mike Kelly & I will be presenting a new course we’ve co-created about exploratory testing. It is based on our experiences teaching business & IT professionals to use exploratory testing in complex IT projects. I’ve used exploratory testing to a large degree in user acceptance testing for the last couple […]

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A journey of 1000 miles begins with 1 step but…

May 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

DJ1.0 is a contributing editor of TechDarkSide.com. We don’t know much about DJ1.0, since he participates in the dark side anonymously. We suspect DJ1.0 is a “he” since he refers to a wife in an early post, but then again, maybe they’re from Massachusetts… Either way, you can reach DJ1.0 at dj10@techdarkside.com. A journey of […]

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Summer of Writing

May 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Dave Christiansen is the founder and managing editor of TechDarkSide.com. He manages projects for a Fortune 100 financial services company and writes and talks about project management. dave@techdarkside.com. Is there something in your professional life you plan to do that if you don’t do it you know you’ll always regret it? There are several things […]

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New Email Subscription Added

July 29th, 2006 · No Comments

Now TechDarkSide.com readers can receive posts by email! Subscribe now for email updates.

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