Sunday, July 17, 2016

Philosophy Wire: Random digits… Not possible.


Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2016-07-17]: Two Stanford University mathematicians found that the digits of prime numbers are not random: They discovered that the ending digits of prime numbers are actually less likely to repeat in the next prime number. [1] We see. We observe. We think. We interpret. In a world where humans seek meaning, how can anything be random?

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