The discussion about automated vs manual testing is never-ending. But I like how Natallia Pleshkun recognised that in the real world, a balance between the two is needed more than ever.
Asking good questions is one of the best skills a tester can have. OK, but how do you learn that? Good question! Shrinivas Kulkarni has some great insights.
Maaret Pyhäjärvi says that testers should be able to read developer's code. Why? Simply to improve your testing capabilities and increase cooperation with the development team.
Testing mission-critical software isn't trivial. But so isn't testing normal software. Doug Foo explains the big failures and comes to a conclusion that regardless of what we test, there are no silver bullets.
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