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Recent major computer system failures caused by software bug - Maybe QA is important after all...
According to news reports in April of 2004, a software bug was determined to be a major contributor to the 2003 Northeast blackout, the worst power system failure in North American history. The failure involved loss of electrical power to 50 million customers, forced shutdown of 100 power plants, and economic losses estimated at $6 billion. The bug was reportedly in one utility company's vendor-supplied power monitoring and management system, which was unable to correctly handle and report on an ......

Posted On Friday, May 28, 2004 6:38 AM

Just because everyone else is.....

I had to as well.... So apparently I am...

You are Palm OS. Punctual, straightforward and very useful.  Your mother wants you to do more with your life like your cousin Wince, but you're happy with who you are.
Which OS are You?

 

What do you think?

Posted On Friday, May 28, 2004 5:43 AM

First week on the Job...
I finally found a coop! It's great... I'm working in QA at a small company in Victoria. It's definately been an interesting first week, it's my first experience in QA and I have to say I've learned a fair bit. The first thing that I would like to point out though.... Developers need to learn to write Error Messages! For all of you who haven't taken SENG310 at UVic you need to think about your user! Especially when the users are not developers themselves. They have no idea what a “Null pointer ......

Posted On Sunday, May 16, 2004 8:18 PM

Back from VSLive
So just to get everyone up to speed... We won the Imagine Cup Canada! See below for an abstract of our entry and the team members: Game.Set.Match. – Tournament Planner Wouldn’t it be great if all the hassles of organizing, participating and following an amateur sporting event such as a tennis tournament disappeared? Game.Set.Match enables tournament data to be administered via a cell phone and available in real time to participants and fans through either the web or msn-style alerts. ......

Posted On Sunday, May 9, 2004 8:47 PM

Elisa's Blog...

Ok so I've finally got my blog up.... I'm all settled in my new apartment and

Posted On Sunday, May 9, 2004 8:22 PM

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