Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
asperger's, autism, autistic, computers, intelligence, software, testers, testing
“Traits that make great software testers — intense focus, comfort with repetition, memory for detail — also happen to be characteristics of autism. People with Asperger’s syndrome, a mild form of autism, have normal to high intelligence and often are highly skilled with computers.”
This isn’t something I made up. There’s an Illinois company that uses people with Autism as software testers. To learn more, To learn more, read this AP story.