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Quantum random bits...

...and one heck of a Captcha! The venerable Geek source Slashdot covered a story the other day about a true random bit generator service that went online. I thought it sounded interesting, but did not follow it up until a coworker pointed me to another blog about it.

I was given the Captcha to provide the least zero for the polynomial

    p(x) = (x + 3)(x + 3)(x + 2)

which any human can tell you is clearly -3. Now that I'm registered, I need to start a running bit stream of quantum data...

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