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People with Autism Uniquely Qualified as Software Testers

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/09/21/scitech/main20109294.shtml

"Traits that make great software testers - intense focus, comfort with repetition, memory for detail - also happen to be characteristics of autism."

Although I don't think all people with autism have the needed skills to be software testers, I suspect some would be very good at it.

The article above reminds me of Elizabeth Moon's book, the Speed of Dark. A good fictional read if the story linked above peaks your interest.

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