40 links · 2012–2024

“Quite quickly the developer would arrive at a situation where the simplest course of action is to produce two implementations. One would be the genuine software desired by the tester and their tests. The other would be the software which the developer really wanted to build. Crucially, the switch in behaviour would be controlled by the environment. If there’s a test running, the software would behave like this. If not, it would behave like that.”

Even if we might be granted an exemption — as a small manufacturer — there is also the issue of social acceptance. Things are changing. People are more aware, more sensitive… Many of our customers are entrepreneurs. These people don’t just have passions, they have sharp minds and they know what is going on in the world.

There are perception issues, like it or not, and when you are perceived as an outlaw you no longer fit into the big picture. So we need to adjust, while remaining consistent to the brand.

“A casual car show from people who should know better than to do a car show. Featuring Marco Arment, Casey Liss, and John Siracusa.”

Their supercar and M5 stories in episodes 8 and 12 are beautiful.

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