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:
http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/hardware/behind-intels-new-randomnumber-generator/0

On a very related note, let's keep our eyes on systemic issues with encryption keys in the wild:
http://eprint.iacr.org/2012/064.pdf

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:
http://dankaminsky.com/2012/02/14/ronwhit/

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