When random is predictable

Computers utilizes algorithm and functions that generates output that are mathematically logical. Random number generator is one of the many basic functions that you might have come across. Now, my question to you is – how predictable machines like computers can generate randomness? In reality, most random numbers used in computer programs are pseudo-random, which means they are generated in a predictable manner using a mathematical formula. So how random is predictability?

A larger question that can be imposed on us – what if all of us are governed by a mathematical formula that makes our encounters seem random yet it is all just part of the “plan”? And the next question we would ask is who “created” this mathematical formula and what is the purpose of this?

Questions lead to more questions. Nothing seems to have any answer. Just a random thought..wait a minute, random?


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