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James Marcus Bach

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James Bach is an expert in the field of computer software testing who has taught critical thinking and software testing to rocket and nuclear scientists at such places as the Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He lives in Eastsound, Washington with his wife and son.

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James Marcus Bach

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James Bach is an expert in the field of computer software testing who has taught critical thinking and software testing to rocket and nuclear scientists at such places as the Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He lives in Eastsound, Washington with his wife and son.

Photo Credit: Dennis Brack

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James Marcus Bach
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Testers Light The Way

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Winston Churchill "Mr. Churchill, as First Lord of the Admiralty, you're going to regret building battleships that depend on fuel oil from the Middle East. Also, can I talk to you about something we in the future call 'global warming'?"

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I hope never to know that in my lifetime.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness means knowing that what I am now, where I am and what I'm doing now, and what I'm about to do, are all as they should be, and furthermore that the people I love also love me. I have felt that way a few times in my life.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. With a survey team on the nearest Earth-like planet, or else wandering on the campus of MIT. One of those. Assuming I can teleport back home at will...

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