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On the subject of ‘Randomness’

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

I recently stumbled across this website where one can generate what is known as ‘true’ random numbers: http://www.random.org and an article about what is true randomness: http://www.random.org/randomness/ Here the case is made the random numbers generated by computer programs are pseudo-random rather than true random numbers since they’re generated from an algorithm, a programming recipe, [...]