Professor to teach pigs to spell


23 April 1998


Professor to teach pigs to spell


PIGS are notorious for their smell – but soon they could spell, too


Professor Stanley Curtis, who is teaching pigs at Pennsylvania University to play
simple video games, hopes they will eventually be able to spell out simple sentences using on-screen icons.


He believes pigs can be taught to communicate with humans via a computer
screen.


  • The Daily Telegraph (Connected) 23/04/98 page 2

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