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How computers make random decisions

Person stepping on numbers on the ground
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What do video game speed-runners, gamblers, and cryptographers all have in common? They depend on random numbers. From shuffling music to encrypting the entire internet, random numbers are a crucial part of modern life. And in most of these circumstances, we rely on computers to generate them for us.

That…

Thoughts on why Go is becoming a popular choice among developers

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Earlier this year, Stack Overflow came out with its developer survey for 2021. If you paid attention to the tech headlines at the time, you would’ve seen that JavaScript and Python were dominant for another year in a row. However, those weren’t the languages I was paying attention to.

There…

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