As a speaker, I prepare talks that I think will appeal to the software testing community. I also participate in debates about technology. Please get in touch if any of these sound interesting for your local meetup, or if you’re looking for a tester who can add some strong opinions to your panel.
REST for the Weary
A whistle-stop tour of REST API testing, including basic concepts, tooling overviews, example code, and benefits.
Testing Surgery (⚡️ talk)
Talking about Testing Surgery, a planned meetup to coach local testers about automation in testing (sadly delayed due to COVID-19).
Snapshot Testing a REST API
Discussing the advantages, and disadvantages, of snapshot testing with the example of REST API tests.
Hacking for Muggles (⚡️ talk)
A concise introduction to the skills needed to identify, and exploit, security vulnerabilities.
Are Programmers the Problem?
Panel member in a debate concerning ethics in the modern IT industry.
What is Test & Assurance?
Examining “what is test & assurance?” using BJSS’ capability culture as an example.
Squeezing the OWASP Juice Shop: pentesting an (intentionally) insecure webapp
Introducing the OWASP Juice Shop and its usefulness as a technical testing bed.
Knowledge vs. Experience in Software Testing (⚡️ talk)
A short story about the differences between knowledge and experience in software testing.