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May 9th, 2014

The Infinite Monkey Theorem

Posted By Ian Plant
"Twilight Moods" - Olympic National Park, USA (by Ian Plant)
(© Ian Plant) The “infinite monkey theorem” holds that, given enough time, a bunch of monkeys randomly pounding on a bevy of typewriters will eventually produce the greatest works of literature ever written (for a humorous take on this by The Simpsons, watch this short video clip). The basic idea is that something meaningful can …