DevBlog: Why Vista is more stable than XP

I don’t want to say much more to take away from Craig’s great perspective here. So some caveats: 1. I don’t regularly run Vista – I want the right hardware to do so.2. I don’t like certain things about Vista – but then I don’t like certain things about XP , or 98, or 95, or OS 10, or System 7 or ….you get the point.3. Craig – this is what they should be doing instead of Mojave…yes, it’s techy – but it explains it right. Kind of like the way Hybrid cars explain MPG better than Al Gore… or …

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On Automated vs. Human Testing

A lot of people are pointing to Joel Spolsky’s Talk at Yale: Part 1 of 3 and it’s a great read. If you read it further, I guess closer to the end of Part 1, he makes some very valuable comments on automated testing and the need for human intervention, using Vista as an example: Speaking of the old approach to testing – “they spent a lot of time making sure that the user interface was consistent from one part of the product to another, because a consistent user interface is easier to use than an inconsistent one.” And because …

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