Whether the author agrees with that or not, I believe he is just investigating the statistical probability of a monkey (or monkeys) being able to do so.
The monkeys would succeed 100% of the time if the output comes out encrypted. The question is not if monkeys could type out Shakespeare, but what is the statistical probability we could decrypt their output, or even prove it's not encrypted Shakespeare?
posted on 05/20/2010 6:46:43 AM PDT
(An educated fool and his money are ensuingly dichotomized.)
The monkeys would succeed 100% of the time if the output comes out encrypted.
LOL Sort of like the global warming theory. No matter what the weather, it's caused by global warming. No matter what the output, it's the works of Shakespeare.
posted on 05/20/2010 1:59:47 PM PDT
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