monkeys don’t write shakespeare

The notion that monkeys typing at random will eventually produce literature is a novel one, but in practice the monkeys are more interested in “defecating and urinating all over the keyboard.” (via wired)

Even though the output mostly contained the letter “s” the letters “a”, “j”, “l” and “m” began showing up towards the end. The results of the experiment have been published in a limited edition book entitled Notes Towards The Complete Works of Shakespeare.

Another article about it (via dave barry)

Yet another article (via boing boing).

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