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Selenium Test, Distilled Version

Rummaging over some old Java test code yesterday, refactoring to change project name, clean up dependencies and such, in order to create a nice clean demonstrable Selenium WebDriver test sample.  After tinkering with various helper Java classes – and fixing … Continue reading

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Framework of Reference

Job-hunting recently.  Over the last few weeks, have noted that the term “framework” has been thrown into job descriptions, phone screens, and interviews with regularity.  However, not everyone seems to agree on what “framework” means.  For me, the tricky part is … Continue reading

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Observer Effect

The “Observer Effect” – in physics and other disciplines – refers to the impact on a system caused by observation and measurement.  The act of measurement itself affects the system under observation, or if the system involves people, their actions … Continue reading

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Suits From Upstairs

Those of us who work on the building’s ground floor have some advantages.  Shorter walking distance from parking lot, easier access to fresh air for short breaks, and for the most part a more relaxed dress code.  We don’t interact … Continue reading

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When Innovation Calls…

It had been quite a while since last I had been to this part of the building. Nestled into a forgotten corner by the health center, the unlabeled door in the short hallway sought no attention from me or any … Continue reading

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Things I Learned Seeing Blue Man Group

The Tremont Street parking garage near Citi Center, though expensive, is probably the most convenient to the Charles Playhouse.  There’s an alley connecting the two streets, and the streets are much smaller than they appear on GMaps. The Charles Playhouse … Continue reading

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Setting the Bugs Free

I was late to work this morning, because I was helping the environment.  Or maintaining work-life balance.  Well, both, actually. For the last week, our daughter Kaia has been monitoring her ladybug pupas as they exit their final stage, becoming … Continue reading

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