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Virtual Typing Monkeys Re-Create Shakespeare

Jesse Anderson tested an old saying — that, given time, monkeys with typewriters would pound out the works of Shakespeare. Anderson had a computer generate random letters, as monkeys might. And he claims the virtual monkeys finally spewed out blocks of text that add up to Shakespeare's poem "A Lover's Complaint."
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