[Cryptography] New way to produce random bits much faster

Tom Mitchell mitch at niftyegg.com
Fri Feb 26 22:39:39 EST 2021

On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 4:54 PM Kent Borg <kentborg at borg.org> wrote:

> On 2/25/21 6:18 PM, Grant Schultz wrote:
> > Sounds like it needs more and more thorough testing, but they claim it
> > can produce 250TB/second.
> >
> > https://phys.org/news/2021-02-scientists-laser-random-ultrafast.html
> Can't tell whether the phys.org story was written by a human or a
> machine*, but whoever wrote it didn't understand the material s/he or it
> was writing about.
> I'm sure I don't know enough about laser stuff, but from what I do know,
> this could be pure snake oil.
> -kb
> * Too many grammatical errors to be a machine?

The paper from yale seems to have more info or research.
There is likely something useful in this new idea..
"The unpredictable properties of lasers have been used to generate random
numbers before, but"





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