Showing posts from December, 2021

Alumnus of Aalto University thanks his Alma Mater

I got interviewed by my Alma Mater, the Aalto University, to their alumni stories article series. It was a good time for the interview now after winning the Award. The university, and student time in general, gave so much for me, some essential keys to building a life. Aalto University published the interview in both Finnish and English. Dragons out! Kari Kakkonen johdattaa lapset ohjelmistotestauksen maailmaan fantasian voimalla , Aalto University 9.12.2021 Dragons out! Kari Kakkonen employs fantasy to lead children into the world of software testing , Aalto University 9.12.2021 Looking back to my student years and what thas happened after that, I can see a continuum that started there, found a new place in working life and in volunteer associations, and finally helped children to learn software testing. Everything affects everything, me thinks! I can thoroughly recommend Aalto University. A great place to go to study, a great place to be alumni.

Dragons Out donation campaign press release

Testing books donated to schools: Republish of Knowit press release on the Dragons Out book donation campaign Link to original press release in English at corporate website. Link to original press release in Finnish  at Link to donation news in Finnish  at Link to Dragons Out donation campaign page Supporting the future society’s needs: Knowit’s charity campaign donated hundreds of children's software testing books Finnish ICT companies and associations have risen to the challenge issued by Knowit to donate software testing books to schools around Finland. The campaign aimed to better meet tomorrow’s ICT society’s needs by providing software education to developers and testers of the next generations. ICT sector’s effort towards the school world got official recognition when the donation campaign culminated by giving a Diploma of Donated Books to the Finnish Minister of Education, Li Andersson, in