Episode Fifteen - Testing Career Paths and the XZ Hack
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Episode Fifteen - Testing Career Paths and the XZ Hack

In this latest episode of the "What A Lot Of Things" podcast, hosts Ian and Ash explore intriguing aspects of technology and its broader implications. They delve into the evolving career paths for testing specialists, discussing how testers can navigate organizational challenges and develop fulfilling careers. The conversation shifts to a significant security furore involving the XZ compression tool, where they unpack the complexities of open-source software maintenance and the vulnerabilities introduced by subtle malicious contributions. Throughout, the hosts' lively banter and insightful anecdotes make for a thought-provoking listen that bridges technical details with broader tech culture reflections.

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Creators and Guests

Ash Winter
Host
Ash Winter
Tester but not a quality engineer. Talks about testability.
Ian Smith
Host
Ian Smith
Happiest when making stuff or making people laugh. Tech, and Design Thinking. Since 2019, freelancer and FRSA.