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Life of A Programmer -- Session 5.2 -- You are a Quality Assurance Manager

Q.A. is a management activity. It is taught in Business

You have a college degree in Software Engineering, not
Business Administration.

In spite of all of this, you are still a Quality Assurance… 55 more words

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The Experimental Process -- Any One Can do It!

Many years ago, there was the HeathKit company.

It had for sale various electronics kits.

They sold amateur radio, television, instrumentation kits.

I bought my first personal computer from them. 169 more words

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Q is for Quagmire

Which is what I’m in, because I couldn’t think of anything that starts with Q – and me a copywriter! Or should I say qopywriter? 106 more words


Life of A Programmer -- Session 5.1 -- You are a Quality Assurance Manager

You are a software engineer. You work for a great software
development company.

Would you believe it if I told you that you are a Quality… 40 more words

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Prague Conference in 1987

In 1987, I presented a scientific paper at a conference
in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

At that time, Prague was a city in the territory under
control of the Soviet Union. 171 more words

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P is for Proofreading

As I promised yesterday, a post about proofreading. It took me a while to land on a post for P. Products? Passwords? Pesky pets? It seems I could write about P all day (a joke my 10- and 11-year-old boys would appreciate). 263 more words


O is for Obvious Opportunity

One of the side effects of being a copywriter is you see bad copy everywhere you look. Everywhere. It’s darn near epidemic.

A copywriter zeroing in on bad copy  must be a little like a dermatologist spotting moles on random strangers, or an auto body repair specialist eyeing other peoples’ dents. 322 more words