Subject: Re: System clock resolution and random numbers
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/01/1997 10:49:06
On Thu, 1 May 1997, Kevin P. Neal wrote:

> I know: build a sheet of some material that conducts electricity when wet, but
> only on the wet spot.
> Attach a system to detect the wet spots on the sheet. Generate random number
> seed from the location and timing of the wet spots.
> Put sheet out in rain. 

Does that mean that those of us in the bay area don't get to have random
numbers in the summer and the fall? :-)

Take care,