Aug 11, 2006

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We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.
--Robert Wilensky

2 comments:

Jeffrey Smith said...

Whenever I hear the original part of that quote, I get the urge to point out one thing. Shakespeare did it alone, in a few decades, without the aid of a typewriter.

Hooda Thunkit said...

"We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true. "

Maybe instead on monkeys, if we substituted bloggeres... ;-)