A Million Monkeys

13 07 2012

The World’s Second Oldest Profession

You’ve heard the saying that if you give a million monkeys a million typewriters and a million years, you get Shakespeare.  Then again, if you give one Elizabethan-era Englishman a quill pen and fifty-two years, you also get Shakespeare, but I digress.

If you give a computer a well-written program and a few moments, you get the work of a typical reporter.

Some MSM stories are so Groundhog Day formulaic that you only need to run the program once, just leave open spaces for the by-lines, dates and some names.

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