Chimpanzee Typing  

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Given enough time, a chimpanzee punching at random on a typewriter would almost surely type out all of Shakespeare's plays.  Photo: Chimpanzee Typing (1907) - New York Zoological Society
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Given enough time, a chimpanzee punching at random on a typewriter would almost surely type out all of Shakespeare's plays.
Photo: Chimpanzee Typing (1907) - New York Zoological Society

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Chimpanzee Typing (1907) is a photo taken by the New York Zoological Society, depicting a chimpanzee sitting at a typewriter. In later times, the photo has been used to illustrate the infinite monkey theorem.

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