[project1dev] Re: random numbers

  • From: Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 17:00:40 -0700

i'll bet if it comes from the middle school days of making starfields in
qbasic and ti basic :P

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 3:58 PM, eric drewes <figarus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> yeah i guessed it right too :-P
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 6:57 PM, Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> i like the twist.  I made the "right call" on which one was more random at
>> first, but then he drops the surprise on you and tells you how he got those
>> "random numbers" hehe (ie the Pi thing)
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Kent Petersen <kentkmp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>> After reading that article all I have to say is well duh. If it were
>>> truly random that there is an equal chance of the points being spread out as
>>> much as the points could all be in the exact same place.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Alan Wolfe <alan.wolfe@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>>>
>>>> neat article (:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> http://motls.blogspot.com/2009/04/perceiving-randomness-egalitarian-bias.html
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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