[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Random Number Generators

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From: tedd <tedd@...>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 15:09:57 -0400
>> I can't help but think that any number generated by a computer could not be
>> truly random unless it derived its randomness from nature.
>Maybe we could set up a server on the internet hooked to a geiger counter
>pointed at a radio-active source and, just like the time-servers on the net,
>an app could query the server via TCP/IP for a set of n random numbers
>between x and y....
>Let's see at $0.000001 per number issued.....
>Sounds Like a business to me....  ;)
>Michael Evans


That sounds like an interesting idea. I'll have to give it some thought.


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