Review: Talk Like TED


If I was offered the opportunity to give a TED talk, let's just say I wouldn't turn up my nose at it. So I was really excited to find this book, Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds In it the author analyzes hundreds of the most popular TED talks and provides insights into what made them so successful. Then he goes on to share actionable advice for how anyone can give a talk that's memorable and engaging. Some of my favorite tips were the following:

Google I/O 2016 Recap



This was my second time attending Google I/O and it was once again a great experience. I put together a few highlights of the event below:

Talk: Screen Robots UI Testing with Espresso



Often when writing tests with Espresso you find a lot of onView, withId, perform calls scattered throughout your test methods. This takes away from the simplicity of the test, tends to be verbose and also litters resource ids everywhere. There's got to be a better way, right? Yes, there is...Screen Robots. In this presentation you will learn how to take advantage of the Screen Robot abstraction technique.