[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.
>>
>>
>tedd:
>
>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....  ;)
>
>Cheers,
>
>
>
>----------------------------------------------------------
>Michael Evans

Michael:

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

tedd

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