Ben Tasker's Blog

The Software Evaluation and Testing Process

Verification, Validation and Testing has become an intrinsic part of the Software Development Life Cycle, the
importance of Testing throughout an applications development has been recognised with most companies now
designing their processes by using the 'V' Model.

Recognition of the importance of formal testing and planning is only a relatively recent development in comparison to the art
of programming itself. Not so many years ago, software was designed on the back of a cigarette packet in the
pub, and then implemented, there was little to no documentation, and very little structured testing.

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How Social Networking Can Be Used To Identify Distributors

You often hear reports about the privacy implications of Social Networking sites such as Facebook, Bebo and MySpace,
but these sites could potentially be used to bring charges against you for the distribution of Copyrighted material.


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Will Anonymity ever be impossible on the Internet?

We all value our privacy, with many seeking to remain anonymous. We're told time and time again that development of interception technologies, with increasing government oversight mean that anonymity on the internet will soon be a thing of the past.

Is this true though? Are we moving towards a day when everything we do online will be monitored and scrutinised by government agencies?

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