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Takeaways From Australian Testing Days 2017

Takeaways From Australian Testing Days 2017

Didn't make it to Australian Testing Days last week? Never fear, I've summarised the most impactful sessions through clumsily drawn sketchnotes (plus some words). In this article, I document the Humpty Dumpty Effect, Test Sketching, creating a bubble of agile in your organisation, risk profiling your app and model-based test automation.
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Transport Priorities in Sydney

Transport Priorities in Sydney

While a massive $45B is being funnelled into WestConnex and associated roads, a paltry $60M/year is celebrated for spending on bike infrastructure while enforcing draconian fines. Active infrastructure for walking and biking comes at a low cost with vast benefits to health, local and city economies, jobs, and traffic congestion. It's high time the state government resets its focus on public good to fund projects that deliver good value for money, return urban space to people instead of cars, prioritise human activities, and increase public transport options to expand the currently limited capacity.
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Ten Unconventional Ways to Reduce Your Energy Consumption

Ten Unconventional Ways to Reduce Your Energy Consumption

Many of the recommendations for improving energy efficiency are quite boring and non radical. Turn down your thermostat, switch off lights when you go home for the day ... yawn! To make energy efficiency more appealing, I have come up with ten unconventional (some might say radical) ways to save power.
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