Chimps may be the ideal data entry workers2/17/2013
It might take an infinite number of chimpanzees with an infinite number typewriters an infinite amount of time to create the works of Shakespeare, but it would take them a lot less time to do your math homework. Researchers from Kyoto University have discovered that chimpanzees are so good at learning and recalling numbers that their abilities surpass even humans. Professor Tetsuro Matsuzawa said of his math test, "One person in several thousand may be able to do this. All the chimps I have tested can do it." So in case you were wondering how humans lost the Earth in Planet of the Apes, it was because the other primates had superior accounting practices. [Source]
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