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How Machines Generate Random Numbers With Time

Random number generators (pseudorandomness) are explained using John Von Neumann's middle squares method. Machines can't roll dice so they do a trick - they grow randomness. The middle squares method is explained from a computer science perspective using clocks as seeds.

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Uploaded on Oct 24, 2011

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