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Mastering Selenium WebDriver 3.0 by Mark Collin

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Machine learning — the new Holy Grail

Machine learning (eventually leading to artificial intelligence) is the current buzzword that's thrown around a lot in the automation sphere. It promises a lot, but what can it actually do for testing?  

Well, theoretically, it can take over the job of a tester by learning how a system works and then using its knowledge to search through the system for known bugs. It sounds amazing (or scary depending upon your point of view), and it is also a bit of a nebulous statement; there are hundreds of different things that testers look at. 

Now this all sounds like doom and gloom: the machine learning apocalypse is coming and all of us testers will soon be obsolete. Well, I don't think that is true. Machine learning ...

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