Monthly Archives: February 2009
I started thinking about an apple (read my first post for background information), and ended up spending a couple of hours thinking whether we were really opening our ears to an extra-terrestrial signal.
Well, the stray thoughts that just preceded the thought about this were about random numbers, and how I read someplace that for ‘quasi’ random numbers, if you waited long enough for enough numbers, you would gradually see a pattern. Of course, this isn’t true for ‘real’ random numbers.
I shall start my explanation with a few examples to give you focus (and to get your brain gears to start churning!)