November #random archives

December 5, 2017
Powen Shiah
Powen Shiah

Lucas, Anjo, Chris, and Stefan playing foosball in the test IO kitchen in Berlin

Stefan is organizing the office foosball tournament. There are five teams playing double-elimination style, with games taking place this whole week. Jiayi joked that while they're playing, she's organizing the office pool on who’s going to win and lose.

Besides office sports, some of us are really excited about the qualification rounds for 2018 World Cup and are already blocking out time to watch matches next summer.

Have you ever wondered what the world would be like if it had been created by a programmer? A bunch of us enjoyed that nerdy comic.

On slightly more serious note, we’re also having a lively discussion on net neutrality, thanks to Alex N. who asked for good links and resources. Here’s some of what got shared:

Like people everywhere, we've also been wondering what’s the deal with blockchain and cryptocurrency… including the electricity consumption.

A trip to this odds-and-ends store is like reading test IO's #random channel

Tilman captured Fabien traveling back in time when they visited a shop near the Berlin office.

As winter gets closer, we’re also scaring each other with videos of avalanches. But don’t worry, Berlin’s not expecting a particularly cold winter and San Francisco certainly won’t be getting any snow.

Got something to add to the #random-ness? We’re hiring in Germany and in California.

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March 12, 2020
Tester Spotlight - Alex Che

We’re able to do what we do because of our incredible and diverse community of testers. Meet Alex, a Policeman now QA Engineer who gained the real-world QA experience he needed to change careers testing with test IO.

March 10, 2020
A Benefit of Crowdtesting - Time Compression

When budgeting for crowdtesting in the coming years, it's important to know all the value it adds. Here a little more on one of those values, time compression.

February 27, 2020
A test IO Bug's Life

You click submit on a new crowdtest and go home. When you wake, detailed bug reports are waiting in your Jira. But how did they get from the tester to you?

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