Wednesday Trivia: A high school student created a fake 2020 candidate. Twitter verified it

Trivia Night

Andrew Walz calls himself a “proven business leader” and a “passionate advocate for students.” Walz, a Republican from Rhode Island, is running for Congress with the tagline, “Let’s make change in Washington together,” or so his Twitter account claimed. Earlier this month, Walz’s account received a coveted blue checkmark from Twitter as part of the … [Read more…]

Software Failures: Facebook bug revealed employees’ identities to suspected terrorist groups

A software bug exposed the identities of more than 1,000 Facebook moderators to users of the site who belonged to groups being monitored for posting inappropriate content, including promoting terrorism or hate speech, according to a report from the Guardian. The security breach sent at least one person, a contractor for Facebook’s counterterrorism department, into hiding … [Read more…]

Definition of the day: Failure

Hey everyone, Here is the definition of the day: Failure: An event in which a component or system does not perform a required function within specified limits. Examples: Scenario 1  Expected Result: Login as user X, I should not have access to section Y Actual Result: When logged in as user X, section Y is accessible Scenario … [Read more…]

Writing more effective Requirements

Before we get to work, let’s get one thing straight. Testing is not just about testing, as helpful as that can be. Being more effective can really change your life. Imagine yourself as a child, building things, you feel elated and happy. You come to your workplace, you build a framework, you become empowered. You … [Read more…]