Why Random Numbers Aren’t Random

Tech with Tim explains why random numbers are not random.

In most computer programming languages, random numbers are generated deterministically. Meaning you can guess what the random number will be and control it as well.

Time stamps:

  • 00:00 | Why Random Numbers Aren’t Random
  • 01:58 | Random Module Documentation
  • 02:23 | Generating Random Numbers in Python
  • 03:30 | Random Seeding
  • 05:45 | Using System Time As A Seed
  • 07:11 | How To Generate Truly Random Numbers

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