[Cryptography] Infinite Noise or Firebug?

Abe Singer abe at oyvay.nu
Wed Nov 5 14:34:02 EST 2014

On Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 08:04:52AM -0500, Bill Cox wrote:
> It turns out that Peter Allan invented what I have been calling an Infinite
> Noise Multiplier, way back in the summer of 1999.
>     http://apa.hopto.org/firebug
> It sounds like he is interested in working together to popularize this
> architecture.  That's a good thing, because I feel this is the _right_
> architecture for TRNGs.  Which name would be better for a USB key sold on
> Tindie?  Is there a better name?

Firebug sounds too much like Firefox, everyone will think it's
a Mozilla thing..

Given that it plays loose with acronymization (Fi != Fast, Bu != Bit),
Fartbig would be a closer and more memorable match.

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