Designed to generate the most unpredictable numbers ever


EXCERPT: [Ordinary] machines generating “unpredictable” numbers will do so using an algorithm. While this method can be sufficiently random so as to give the impression of randomness, ultimately it will always be governed by carefully defined and consistent algorithms that could be predicted. [...] "It's hard to guarantee that a given classical source is really unpredictable," said Dr Peter Bierhorst, one of the National Institute of Standards and Technology mathematicians behind the work. "Our quantum source and protocol is like a fail-safe. We're sure that no one can predict our numbers."


Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Skyscrapers could soon generate their own power, thanks to see-through solar cells C C 2 263 Jul 3, 2018 07:48 PM
Last Post: RainbowUnicorn
  DNA electric circuit designed + Australia's battery engineering C C 0 205 Feb 28, 2018 05:48 AM
Last Post: C C
  Designed, planned & constructed by robots (video) + Don't Charge your phone overnight C C 0 171 Sep 25, 2017 10:17 PM
Last Post: C C

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)