Strata + Hadoop World 2012: Given Enough Monkeys - Some Thoughts On Randomness

Can a million monkeys on a million typewriters eventually recreate Shakespeare? The great minds since Aristotle have been thinking about this theorem. In 2011, Jesse Anderson randomly recreated Shakespeare using Hadoop. Here’s why you should care.

Date: Tuesday, Oct 23 2012

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Can a million monkeys on a million typewriters eventually recreate Shakespeare? The great minds since Aristotle have been thinking about this theorem. In 2011, Jesse Anderson randomly recreated Shakespeare using Hadoop. Here’s why you should care.