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jUnit and What Makes a Successful Tool ("Packages", Part 2)

What characteristics make a tool or technology successful? This is the second of four episodes on Joan Fujimura’s idea of “packages” for spreading theory and techno...

Viruses, Cancer, TDD, and "Packages": Part 1

The first of three episodes discussing how Joan Fujimura's ideas about technology and theory diffusion apply to test-driven design and other approaches to doing software.

Boundary Objects

Boundary objects are an idea from the sociology of science. They are about how people use ambiguous nouns – or things – to coordinate the work of people with different...

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