Are computers more random than humans?

# ARE COMPUTERS MORE RANDOM THAN HUMANS?

I have a friend at school (we will call him Miko for his privacy) and he believes that humans are more random than computers. I have created this website to prove him wrong! Press the buttons as randomly as humanly possible. Repeat that 10 or more times. Thank you if you did it! Go to statistics to view that my argument (computers are more random than humans) holds true!

## Homework

I've been learning about the other 3 trigonometric functions: cosecant, secant, and cotangent. What is the point of these functions?

## Help

Miko claims humans are more random because their "algorithm" for generating random number always changes. When the human is feeling silly, he might respond with 69 (nice) and if he is feeling mathematical, he might respond with 3.14159265358979323846264338 (pi) or 2.71828182845904523536028747135266967 (e). Please comment below with counter-arguments!

# Closing

Thank you if you did the experiment and be sure to do the homework set up for you and the help as well!

# Vote up if you liked this fun experiment!

### Thanks a lot for messing up my data lol

Next time please fork and get your own endpoint at jsonstore.io. Thanks! Happy hacking!
What did I just say? (to whoever messed up my data again)

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dbrioli (1)

Humans are not random. They have known biases that even if you sourced the numbers from a large enough population, you would still end up with a non-random distribution.

Computers are not random. There is no way to generate randomness from deterministic processes.

We can generate what appears to be a random distribution of numbers more easily from a computer than from a human. If output that looks random is what you are after, computers beat humans handily.

Also, his definition of randomness is wrong. If one time I choose 69 as my output, and the next I choose pi, those are both completely not random.

Coder100 (765)

Thanks! I'll be sure to tell him that! @dbrioli