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Re: Simple Hardware RNG Idea

[email protected] writes:
> There are plenty of other quantum phenomena which can be
> tapped. Essentially all one needs to do is to build a very high gain
> amplifier "baddly". The main difficulty is removing bias.

The main difficulty is that it is extremely hard to prove to yourself
that you are amplifying a quantum phenomenon and not deterministic
noise from the rest of the circuits in the machine or outside it. As
I've said repeatedly, its nearly impossible to get this wrong with a
radiation detecting mechanism, but its very very hard to get it right
with most common mechanisms.