[Cryptography] Photon beam splitters for "true" random number generation ?
hbaker1 at pipeline.com
Sun Dec 13 18:16:47 EST 2015
At 01:43 PM 12/13/2015, Hanno BÃ¶ck wrote:
>In short: Yes, you can do it, yes, you can also buy such devices.
>(I'm not sure if they use exactly this method, but there are devices
>using quantum effects to generate random numbers.)
>But then let me ask: Why would you want to do this?
Paraphrasing Einstein: Perhaps God's dice are loaded? ;-)
Perhaps the NSA has compromised QM ? ;-)
It's a nice slide while talking about random numbers.
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