Amusing banter in comments on this post:
Alan Cox: So do you believe there is such a thing as a truely random number ?
Matthew Garrett: Sure, unless God really is directing radioactive decay.
Matthew Garrett: Well, ok, I guess I should be concerned about attackers with neutrino beams. But I should probably be concerned about attackers with neutrino beams regardless.
Originally shared by Matthew Garrett
Heading up to Portland on Tuesday for #oscon2013 – I’m speaking at 11AM on Friday, discussing how random numbers have been part of human civilisation for centuries, why it matters today and how we’re often still screwing them up.