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Author Topic: needed for Steve's next random number drawing  (Read 1161 times)
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« on: December 23, 2009, 11:18 AM »

http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/12/usb_hourglass_random_number_generat.html
 it generates random numbers from the sand falling past an optical sensor...and then it flips the timer over again....

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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2009, 12:35 PM »

http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/12/usb_hourglass_random_number_generat.html
 it generates random numbers from the sand falling past an optical sensor...and then it flips the timer over again....

USB Hourglass


I still prefer the room filled with number indexed cards and the cat with tape affixed to his tail.  Half the fun is getting the cat down from the shelf to be able to read the number.  Better when you have to work for it a bit.

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P.S  Are you finding yourself with too much spare time on your hands these days?  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2009, 12:51 PM »

what would give you that idea???
that was from the rss feed of boingboing.com....fun stuff!!!!!!

c'mon i only work for a government facility that should have ~300 people in it today..and the parking lot is less than 1/4 full............and there are no fishing boats out.......so...even less for me to do!!!!

btw: i love the idea of the cat generated number system!

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