The Expert-N-Speak Says

The expert says no way! The cow says moo.

“The sun revolves around the earth” – A whole bunch of medieval theologians, scientists, and 18% of Americans in 2005

“…The automobile is only a novelty…” – President of the Michigan Savings Bank advising Horace Rackham (Henry Ford’s lawyer) not to invest in the Ford Motor Company in 1903.

“Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible.” – Lord Kelvin, president, Royal Society, 1895.

“Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?” – H. M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927.

“There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” – Ken Olson, President, Chairman and Founder of Digital Equipment Co. 1977

Test Driven Development

It burns! it burns!

Sometimes the only way to express one’s opinion about their experience is using plastic dinosaurs.

I do want to get the test religion, and I think it could be really useful, particularly in libraries, but I seriously have yet to see good QC out of tests at the small application level, other than in data transformation situations (e.g. consumption of feeds, protocol tests, etc.)