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hpr2168 :: Analogue Random Number Generation

Klaatu ponders analogue random number generation

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Hosted by klaatu on 2016-11-23 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Klaatu talks about different ways of coming up with random numbers without electronics.

Discussed: dice, flipping through a book, sequential modulo, shifting tables, and pocketdiceroller.


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Comment #1 posted on 2017-05-29T13:50:41Z by rtsn

Hi Klaatu, this was a fun and weird episode. Just wanted to check if you seen this http://blog.yunwilliamyu.net/2011/08/14/mindhack-mental-math-pseudo-random-number-generators/ couldn't help to think about you and this HPR episode while reading it. Best regards!

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