If it can go wrong, it will go wrong (and at the worst possible time). This famous dictum from Murphy’s law should resonate with the greater software community – especially testers – as illustrated by the following videos.
First, let’s say you’re the CEO of a company that specializes in video-conferencing software and you have been invited to discuss your products on a video-conference interview for a popular cable news program. What’s the worst thing that could happen? Think real hard and then fast forward to 1:20 in the video to see if you were right.
Of course, this was certainly not the first (or worst) gaffe of its kind. Unfortunately, it happens to the best of us: