DevOps Newbies

I’ve been meaning to do some devOps certification for years. But I never finish online classes that I sign up. I don’t know how many unfinished Udemy courses I’ve started. Actually I can tell you. It’s 17 courses that I’ve never finished. However, recently I finished a graduate diploma in financial advice. So I’ve proven… Continue reading DevOps Newbies

What is quality?

I just finished listening to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, abridged on Audible. I didn’t like it. The narration was engaging but I got lost. It felt like intellectual wankery and it made me feel stupid for not already understanding the philosophical terms/frameworks used. I don’t understand why you would divide human understanding… Continue reading What is quality?

Tales of fail

Slides for vodQA presentation How I’ve failed I failed school When I started university I enrolled in a combined mechatronics/computer science degree overloaded with a diploma of Japanese. I had graduated high school in the top 3% in my state. I could do anything I wanted at uni. I was always told I was a… Continue reading Tales of fail

Having multiple CV’s

I find myself job hunting again and this time I’ve actually put in the effort to have multiple CV’s. Basically I’m keeping the first page the same but on the second page I have a portfolio for role specific experience. Even though I’m mostly applying for software testing roles, there’s still different specialties in that… Continue reading Having multiple CV’s


Here is a list of boardgames in the office and how to play guides. Access Sam’s full list of games here, and the other half’s collection here. Arboretum Azul Bears Vs Babies Carcassone Cat Lady Cat Tower Codenames Ticket to ride

Public Speaking – notes

Here are notes and further reading for the Public Speaking skills workshop. Miro board link Complicated diagram walkthrough Sample code slides Technical presentations blog Sketchnoting Human Cognition most people don’t read (it takes too much energy).  Reference: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman: Gestalt Principles How to look good on video calls Testing out… Continue reading Public Speaking – notes