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Sep 21 2011   3:56PM GMT

Should Your Software Testers be Autistic Adults?

Robin Robin "Roblimo" Miller Profile: Robin "Roblimo" Miller

“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.

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