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Charles & Ray Eames Exhibits at IBM

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I remember the Probability Machine but I don't think that was the one at the Fair.

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The others look of the period but don't ring a bell for me.

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A duplicate exhibit also was at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago for many years.

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What exactly did the Probability Machine do? Besides looking like it was picking the Powerball numbers.

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1 hour ago, Ragaje said:

What exactly did the Probability Machine do? Besides looking like it was picking the Powerball numbers.

It showed that no matter how many times it ran the probability was the same shaped distribution of balls in the slots, no matter how any individual ball may bounce.

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