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New in Summer, 2018

  • A puzzling and invalid bit of conventional wisdom from a highly respected source.

  • A sad note about the passing of a respected expert, author, and teacher, Gerald Weinberg.

  • A eeview of another of Weinberg's excellent books, about software testing.

  • A reader's angry but misinformed recent objection to an 8-year-old assessment of a noted pioneer.

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Last modified June, 2018