[PD] help_random/seed

Georg Bosch kram at stillavailable.com
Mon Jul 6 11:35:24 CEST 2009

IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> Andrew Faraday wrote:
>> Just an idea, but if the hardware random number generators use a jittery
>> oscillator etc. Why not use [noise~] and [snapshot~] followed by some
>> arithmetic and [int] you could build what I assume would be more random
>> than the [random] box.
> weird idea.
> especially, since [noise~] uses exactly the same pseudo-random algorithm
> as [snapshot~].

Snapshot~  outputs random numbers? That would explain a lot of oddities in
my patches ;)

What does make sense is to use noise *from the adc* with snapshot~ to get
seeds for your random objects, I think that was what Frank meant with the
"Can of Beats" patch.



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