BONUS: One circle-style history of Context-Driven Testing

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I was a core member of what Farrell would call a collaborative circle: the four people who codified Context-Driven Testing. That makes me think I can supplement Farrell's account with what it feels like to be inside a circle. I try to be "actionable", not just some guy writing a memoir.

My topics are: what the context-driven circle was reacting against; the nature of the reaction and the resulting shared vision; how geographically-distributed circles work (including the first-wave feminist Ultras and the Freud/Fleiss collaboration); two meeting formats you may want to copy; why I value shared techniques over shared vision; how circles develop a shared tone and stereotyped reactions, not just a shared vision; and, the nature of “going public” with the vision.

Four articles that demonstrate personal style:
Los Altos Workshop on Software Testing and related:
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The image is the painting Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe.
BONUS: One circle-style history of Context-Driven Testing
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