Weekly Newsletter: AI and Machine Learning Biases
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Testing and the Community
- Testers' Island Discs Ep36 - Jesper Ottosen - Podcast discussing the different aspects of testing ranging from leadership, biases and leadership to forming your own learning pathway.
- Testing Ask Me Anything - Quality Coaching - How could you position yourself as a quality coach in your team? Ask Sahar in our next AMA.
- Biases and cultural and social responsibility - Do you feel that AI and machine learning has the danger to stagnate cultural shifts and progress?
- QA/Test Manager: What skills are needed? - How do you see testing skills transferring to management roles?
- Management: Your Recruitment Pipeline Is Your Responsibility - How can you do more to improve diversity?
- Needed more than ever: courage - Courage isn’t exactly a skill, it’s more of an ability or characteristic, and we need it more than ever.
- Medical certification and QA - When a company starts expanding into the field of medical software, there are regulations to follow.
Upcoming MoT Events
- Testing Ask Me Anything - Quality Coaching - 8pm UK Time - 14th July 2020
- TestBash Manchester Online - 2nd October 2020
- TestBash Netherlands Online - 15th - 16th October 2020
- Test.bash(Online); - 29th October 2020
- TestBash New Zealand Online - 20th November 2020
- Managing Test Data - What can we do to better manage test data?
- Fast Forwarding Assert - How to bring the Assert forward to test your automation works.
- Automated API Testing with Cypress - Learn how to use it to perform automated API testing.
- Junit 4 vs 5 - basic differences - There are many differences between JUnit 4 and 5, some more obvious than others.
- Shutting down Observ.io - June 30th will be its last day, after which we will delete all customer data and concentrate our efforts on making WonderProxy the go-to solution for testing localized web applications.
- Six Ways Testers Can Help Programmers Clean Up Their Acts - Here are some specific ways testers can help programmers keep continuous testing goals in mind.
- Challenges with Accessibility Guidelines Conformance and Testing, and Approaches for Mitigating Them - This working draft explores challenges that occur in some settings when using the page-based conformance of WCAG 2 to verify conformance of websites and web applications.
- An intro to designing accessible data visualizations - Accessibility should always be a focus when designing products, and the same goes when working with data visualizations and graphs.
- Twitter Just Rolled Out a Feature That’s Inaccessible to Disabled Users - Twitter’s blunder is symptomatic of broader issues that pervade social media design and computer science education.
Check out our forever automagically updated list of software testing podcasts...
- Episode 770 - Zoom Flips, Will Offer End to End Encryption For All But With A Catch - Zoom announced a few weeks ago they would not be offering end to end encryption for free users.
- Episode 47 Aaron Kraus: The Cybersecurity Educator - When information security is complex to teach, how do we build effective curriculums for diverse learning and application?
- 184: Vanity Bitcoin wallets, BlueLeaks, and a Coronavirus app conspiracy - A conspiracy spreads on social media about Coronavirus tracing apps, US police find decades' worth of sensitive data leaked online, and is there a Bitcoin bonanza to be had from watching Elon Musk YouTube videos?
- Code Coverage and 100% Coverage - Code Coverage or Test Coverage is a way to measure what lines of code and branches in your code that are utilized during testing.
- Oracle's BlueKai tracks you across the web. That data spilled online - BlueKai has amassed one of the largest banks of web tracking data outside of the federal government.
- To evade detection, hackers are requiring targets to complete CAPTCHAs - Requiring human interaction thwarts automated analysis used by good guys.
- Norway pulls its coronavirus contacts-tracing app after privacy watchdog’s warning - The app poses a disproportionate threat to user privacy — including by continuously uploading people’s location.
- HEY pulls feature which could expose email threads without participants’ knowledge - A speedy response to a potentially sticky security problem.
- Robot Framework for Fun and Profit - Online, Atlanta
- Ioana Porcarasu: Assuring or Not Assuring quality? - Online, Nottingham
- How to Remain Relevant as a Tester - Online, Berlin