On Wed, 21 Jun 2006, JMcCarthy at mortgagelink.ie wrote:
> The best way to generate a random number without using a computer(aka I
> have no access to programming tools, am bored in work & want to do a few
> math equations).
> Anyone else got any other ideas?
>I read a few years ago about a project somewhere where they were
(seriously) using a camera pointed at a wall containing shelves of
lava lamps. The position of the lava in each lamp at any given time
was used to generate a random number. Can't remember the
organisation, but it was high enough profile, JPL, PARC, MIT, Berkely or
one of those.
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