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NewsToward artificial intelligence that learns to write code Pin
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NewsCloudflare’s new open-source project helps anyone obtain truly random numbers Pin
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Mark_Wallace wrote:
but it's still a process, and therefore not random
If you read the article you'd read that they use lava lamps (which are pretty darn random), tremors in the earth (which are also pretty darn random) and other physical sources that are random.
They use those to generate a number which should be as random as their sources.
And then a few sources are combined to generate an even more random number (because random + random = more random).
The only pitfall is that if you know the values of, say some seismograph, you can reconstruct the random numbers generated at that time.
So the random numbers aren't suited for security purposes, but can be used in other scenario's, like picking a winning lottery number.

Just because you can't think of a way to generate random numbers doesn't mean no one can...

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