I am an overachiever. I've always set out to excel at things, and I'm not particularly ambitious or choosy about what those things are. Working the breakfast shift in a hotel kitchen was definitely not what my parents hoped for me when I got my degree in Environmental Earth Sciences - but in everyday ways,… Continue reading The Power of Small Goals
Welp it's that time again! (Or a bit later - I did this in October in 2018 and 2019!) It is time to find out how much Undeveloped Bruce has Developed in the last year! What is this and why did you agree to do a double self retro? So I was really struggling to… Continue reading Personal Development 2020 Retro
Okay so I decided I'd like to do the Professional Scrum Master 1 assessment. I realised that I don't have any fancy letters to my name, no qualifications or certifications whatsoever that are anything to do with tech or testing. Not saying you need fancy letters to be good at a job, but sometimes it's… Continue reading How I studied for the PSMI certification
I began my journey as a software tester in April 2018, and six months later in October 2018 I decided to make myself a Personal Development Plan since my workplace didn't have one for me. It's been a year since then, so I'm having a look back at the last twelve months to see what… Continue reading Personal Development, One Year of Progress
So I'm a bit of a higgledy piggledy person in general, a messy storm of ideas. Don't get me wrong, I can be Rand Al Thor with his flame in the void, focussing on one task or feeling until it's done. But just like Rand Al Thor, I have a tendency to take on too… Continue reading Concentrate.
I've been procrastinating on a blog post I would like to write about some VRTs I made using Puppeteer with Jest, as it ended up being a long hit-and-miss process and I'm not sure which parts I would like to write on. I might even make a few posts on the subject, but I do… Continue reading On making a new learning path