Generate *true* random numbers from bananas

Bananas are radioactive. Everything is to a degree. But bananas slightly moreso; because of their renown potassium content. There is even a (semi-serious) unit of radioactivity: BED for Banana equivalent dose (~0.0000001 sievert). Here’s an webposting on how someone has gone and constructed a “truly” random number generator from the radioactivity of a banana. (but wait… isn’t there a bias based on which particular banana is selected?)

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Just look at… where is it?!?

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Invisible radioactive bananas. Yep, still 2022.

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The BED is actually not a great unit because the body regulates excess potassium such that it doesn’t accumulate in the body. As such, the equivelant dose from eating 10 bananas vs 100 bananas (in one sitting) is about the same.

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It’s the size that matters.

Carry on.

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I like bananas, But I wouldn’t eat a whole… no, wait… how does that go?

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