from the as-opposed-to-real-monkey-automatons dept.
rkinch writes "The Mechanical Music Digest gives this warning about bogus monkey automatons that seem to be flooding the antiques market. These supposedly 19th-century hookah-smoking shrunken monkey heads are actually clever modern reproductions tricked up to look old. That "Marvo the Magic Monkey" specimen hanging on your wall may not really date back to 1879."
In less than a century, computers will be making substantial progress on
... the overriding problem of war and peace.
-- James Slagle