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Assumptions vs Biases

31st July 2016

... I felt 100% that a bias is a bad thing that serves no purpose in the mind of an exploratory tester but I couldn't articulate why. I also knew that, generally speaking, the thought of assumptions doesn't give me anywhere near the type of negative reaction than the thought of a bias does, but again I couldn't explain why. So I did the best thing I could; I stopped to question my opinion and whether it was actually an assumption or bias about assumptions and biases...