Resources

Software testers I pay attention to:

James Christie Karen Johnson Huib Schoots Michele Playfair David Greenlees Beren Van Daele Aaron Hodder Hilary Weaver Amy Phillips Smita Pandey Mishra Ash Coleman Paul Merrill Duncan Nisbet James Marcus Bach Alan Richardson Ben Kelly Angie Jones Paul Holland Mr.Viktor Slavchev Dan Ashby Elizabeth Zagroba Michael Bolton Patrick Prill Eric Proegler Danny Dainton Trish Khoo Santhosh Tuppad Jyothi Rangaiah Mark Tomlinson

The BEST resource page for software testers, hosted by Huib Schoots

Normal (non-testing) folks I like:

Martin Hynie Scott Berkun Gina Enache Rob Lambert Michaela Ross Jeff Perkins Miguel Sanchez Garry Kasparov Kate Starr, CFA Tom O’Connell Josh Lieberman Lorinda Brandon Nouriel Roubini

Stuff you should watch/listen:

Testing In The Pub PerfBytes Screen Testing

Writing that has influenced my approach to testing/quality:

How Complex Systems Fail – Richard I. Cook, MD

The Secrets of Consulting: A Guide to Giving and Getting Advice Successfully – Gerald Weinberg

Becoming a Technical Leader: An Organic Problem-solving Approach – Gerald Weinberg

Quality Software Management: Vol 2: First-Order Measurement – Gerald Weinberg

Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software – Charles Petzold

Measuring and Managing Performance in Organizations – Robert Austin

Thinking, Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman

Tacit and Explicit Knowledge – Harry Collins

Artifictional Intelligence: Against Humanity’s Surrender to Computers – Harry Collins

Rethinking Expertise – Harry Collins

Explore It!: Reduce Risk and Increase Confidence with Exploratory Testing – Elisabeth Hendrickson

Lessons Learned in Software Testing: A Context–Driven Approach – Bach, Kaner, Pettichord

The Leprechauns of Software Engineering – Laurent Bossavit

Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The 48 Laws Of Power – Robert Greene

Search For The Real, And Other Essays – Hans Hoffman

Letters to a Young Contrarian (Art of Mentoring) – Christopher Hitchens

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