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    Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    A live stream of the wall of lava lamps “provides a source of true entropy”.
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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    The principle of generating small amounts of finite improbability by simply hooking the logic circuits of a Bambleweeny 57 Sub-Meson Brain to an atomic vector plotter suspended in a strong Brownian Motion producer (say a nice hot cup of tea).

    Or a few dozen lava lamps...
    ____
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    (")_(")

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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    Saw this last night on Tom Scot YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cUUfMeOijg

    Quite impressive how it is used.

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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    If you want random splatter for number generation, then just look in my toilet bowl after a curry.

    Man that's some good entropy.

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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    Quote Originally Posted by philehidiot View Post
    If you want random splatter for number generation, then just look in my toilet bowl after a curry.

    Man that's some good entropy.
    Fortunately I finished eating my bowl of oxtail soup seconds before reading this.

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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    SO a robot after booting up is facing a road diversion, one heading east the other west. The robot has no GPS but in its logic it has to keep moving or else the battery will die, what will the robot do?

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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    Quote Originally Posted by lumireleon View Post
    SO a robot after booting up is facing a road diversion, one heading east the other west. The robot has no GPS but in its logic it has to keep moving or else the battery will die, what will the robot do?
    Consult its on-board lava lamp
    Last edited by virtuo; 08-11-2017 at 04:26 PM.

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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    Our government is soon going to find itself in possession of 100 used Lava Lamps.

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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    Quote Originally Posted by Corky34 View Post
    Our government is soon going to find itself in possession of 100 used Lava Lamps.
    Nah... they will leave them there, but force them to program in a back door.

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    Re: Cloudflare reveals its Lava Lamp powered cryptography

    Quote Originally Posted by Salazaar View Post
    The principle of generating small amounts of finite improbability by simply hooking the logic circuits of a Bambleweeny 57 Sub-Meson Brain to an atomic vector plotter suspended in a strong Brownian Motion producer (say a nice hot cup of tea).

    Or a few dozen lava lamps...
    Does it have to be '"nice" tea, or will a cheap supermarket t-bag do?
    Noli nothis permittere te terere.


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