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What is Random?

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Published on Jul 16, 2014

There's more over on Veritasium! "What is NOT Random?": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMb00...
SOURCES AND MORE BELOW!

My twitter: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce
My instagram: http://instagram.com/electricpants

Generate random numbers using atmospheric noise: http://www.random.org/

randomness:

http://www.random.org/randomness/
http://www.random.org/analysis/
http://faculty.rhodes.edu/wetzel/rand...
http://faculty.rhodes.edu/wetzel/rand...
https://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~chaiti...

flipping a coin until 10 heads happen in a row: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwvIG...

rolling dice until you get a Yahtzee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiTwa...

find word in YouTube video URLs with this in Google: allinurl:[your word here] site:youtube.com/watch

"Random" as slang:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/31/mag...
http://www.theawl.com/2011/03/our-obs...

The many sides of dice: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Dic...

non-transitive dice: http://mathsgear.co.uk/products/non-t...

Checking the fairness of dice:

http://www.awesomedice.com/blog/353/d...
http://www.1000d4.com/wp-content/uplo...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKhpY...
http://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Tha...
http://www.insidescience.org/blog/201...

A fancy super-fair die:

http://kotaku.com/the-most-technologi...

coin-flipping odds:

http://econ.ucsb.edu/~doug/240a/Coin%...
[PDF] http://statweb.stanford.edu/~susan/pa...
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/chan...

a nickel landing on it's side:

http://labs.adsabs.harvard.edu/adsabs...
[PDF]: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1008.4559.pdf

a book that will keep you guessing: http://www.amazon.com/Million-Random-...

17 'feels' random: http://scienceblogs.com/cognitivedail...

How to be random (er.. wandom): http://www.wikihow.com/Be-Random

Bell's inequality:

http://drchinese.com/David/Bell_Theor...
http://www.felderbooks.com/papers/bel...
http://www.quantiki.org/wiki/Bell's_t...

Bell's inequality videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-s3q...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zfnv...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd-tK...

You can't even handle how wandom and quirky I am: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STSNH...

160 Greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDxn0...

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