[Cryptography] Photon beam splitters for "true" random number generation ?

Tom Mitchell mitch at niftyegg.com
Sat Dec 26 23:26:31 EST 2015

On Fri, Dec 25, 2015 at 1:01 PM, Arnold Reinhold <agr at me.com> wrote:

> On 24 Dec 2015 10:50 Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> wrote:

>  said, “It’s turtles all the way down.” Well dice are turtle free.
> You could well argue that the computer we do our encryption on are not
> turtle free either,

Slightly smaller turtles here (Oberon):


And here Magic-1

I do think it is important to cross check things with a mix of old and new
and a mix of hardware vendors as well as software.

Emulators and interpreters have their place as well.   A PDP-8 is hard to
but emulators run faster and are easier to service and program.   Worthy
like FORTH can be bootstrapped with a hex editor by a single person.

  T o m    M i t c h e l l
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