Test experience versus speedy learning

What if your company implemented this new captcha and you had to test it:


Following the thinking of Jeff over at Coding Horror…

What software testers do best is learn.

Yes, this captcha is a joke, but if it was real could you test it? Yeah, yeah, I know there are more test cases than solving the equation. But can you solve the equation?

Right now… I can’t.

Let me at my favorite resource for 1 minute to an hour (the Internet) and I can.

What software testers do best is learn. Remember that next time you are frustrated with a serious testing challenge. Testing capability is not all about experience, it’s also about adaptability, willingness to learn, and the ability to learn quickly. Having those three skills will go a LONG way in the testing world.

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