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Random Number Generation

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A great primer on random number generation from a few smart cookies at Intel, by way of IEEE:

On a very related note, let's keep our eyes on systemic issues with encryption keys in the wild:

I have yet to formalize an opinion as to the validity of any systemic key issues intrinsic to RSA (because I was a "D" math student I have to wait for the grown-ups to weigh in on these Deep Thoughts. I would like to see larger keys in use standardized and don't see any good reason not to)

A compelling critique of the survey, urging for additional data before judgment is reached: