[Cryptography] Photon beam splitters for "true" random number generation ?
leichter at lrw.com
Mon Dec 14 15:24:43 EST 2015
>> The last time I paid attention to the Nevada Gaming Commission random
>> number generation rules, the one thing they did not require was random
>> numbers. They required statistical distributions that were uniform over
>> long time spans. I.E. It was within the rules to skew the results one way,
>> then the other, providing the odds remained the same in the long run.
> Now you've done it.
> First it was the Easter Bunny. Then it was Santa Claus.
> Now the Nevada Gaming Commission.
> My world is shattered.
> About the only people left whom I can still trust are the NSA & the FBI.
You do realize that the reason traditional electric clocks are accurate are that the electric power companies maintain a steady, predictable 60Hz - except that they don't, really, they too only "guarantee" (a) slow drift; (b) long-term accuracy.
Just thought you needed to know that to help you in your new world-view.
"Know yourself. If you have trouble, call the FBI."
-- Jerry :-)
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