Pick a number, any number.
It's harder than you think. In 1955, RAND corporation published the ultimate anti-table of mathematical tables, A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates is a behemoth of painstakingly generated, organized and verified disorder. Counter-intuitively, the selection of truly arbitrary numbers is no casual business when precise calculations are to be made. Statisticians, physicists, polltakers, market analysts, lottery administrators, cryptographers, quality control engineers and professional arbitrarists sighed a collective breath of relief upon the release of these 1 million random digits — never again will research be stalled because one could simply not just pick a number, any number.
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Disclaimer: RAND Corporation considers it's original publication of 1 million random digits creative content and reserves exclusive rights for its use and distribution. This audio book is a reading of Nathan Kennedy's equally riveting publication which incidentally carrys the same title as RAND's 1955 publication. This is why this audiobook can ocassionally be found under the genre of fan-fiction.