Using Forensic Psychology to Spot Problems in Your Code – Interview with Adam Tornhill

Posted by Hamzah Tariq on Sep 26, 2019 9:02:00 AM


We interviewed Adam Tornhill, a software architect who combines degrees in Engineering and Psychology to get a different perspective on software. We discuss his book ‘Your Code as a Crime Scene‘, in which he describes using Forensic Psychology techniques to identify high-risk code, defects and bad design. He describes how his techniques are useful by themselves, but can also be used to make other practices like code reviews and unit testing even more effective.

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Tags: "Forensic Psychology", Software Architecture, Unit Testing