Category Archives: NousRandom

Moving to a New Server

I am moving the NousRandom.net website to a new server. This will probably take a few days.

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Card Shuffler now operational

The Card Shuffler shuffles a standard deck of 52 cards. Options for including the red and black joker cards. Multiple decks can be shuffled at one time. You can specify to draw any number of cards from the deck. The … Continue reading

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Lottery Number Picker is now operational

The Lottery Number Picker is now operational. Two versions are online. The first version is designed to be very easy to use. Select a Lottery, enter how many lottery tickets to generate, then click the Generate Numbers button. Your numbers … Continue reading

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Most API Detail Pages are Uploaded

Most of the pages of the API Details are now uploaded and live. The last few pages will be uploaded later today. If you find any of the information confusing or any questions about the details, Post a message here … Continue reading

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API Details Pages being uploaded

The upload of the API Details Pages is taken a little longer than planned. As I was uploading the pages, I noticed some redundancies and a bit of confused organization. So I rewrote some of the pages and restructured the … Continue reading

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Changes Made to the Orthographic Password Creator

I modified the Orthographic Password Creator . After agonizing for the past couple of days over how to make it generate better words, I made the following changes: Only 1 and 2 letter orthographies are being used. 3, 4, and … Continue reading

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Orthography Statistics (Part 3: Alphabet Pairings)

This is Part 3 describing the statistics I used for generating better words in the Orthographic Password Creator. Part 1 looked at the pairing of all English Orthography components (Wikipedia definition of English Orthography). Part 2 showed count plots for … Continue reading

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Orthography Statistics (Part 2: Count Plots)

In Part 1, I posted tables showing counts of how many times each orthographic element occurred within a dictionary of 109,462 English words. Now let us look at those numbers. The goal of this discussion is to find how to … Continue reading

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Orthography Statistics (Part 1: The Count Tables)

Many comments about the results from the Orthographic Password Creator indicate that the passwords are a bit thick and not much better than random characters. Given such, I am re-thinking the logic how the process should operate. My original thought … Continue reading

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Password Creator is now operational

After trying a variety of techniques for generating passwords, I decided to provide three variations of Password Creators. Random Characters and Symbols: This creator chooses random letters and symbols to create a password. Various options for symbol sets and excluding … Continue reading

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Password Creator almost ready

I am testing various aspects with the Password Creator. Should be finished in a day or so. This will be a very handy API tool. Users can create passwords in a variety of styles as many as 10,000 at a … Continue reading

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The List Scrambler is now operational

The List Scrambler is now operational. You can type or paste any text into the edit box, Click the Scramble button, and the lines of text will be re-arranged in a random order. The process removes blank lines and excess … Continue reading

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Random Real, Random Integers, Unique Draw now operational

The new pages for Random Real Numbers, Random Integers, and Unique Number Draws are now tested and working. I embedded along side the form options the description of each field. This simplifies newcomers trying to figure out how to use … Continue reading

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Major update almost finished

UPDATE July 22 Decided to make a change to the API which is taking a bit longer than planned. Hoping to be finished testing it later today. I decided to re-work the entire structure of the server side processes. After … Continue reading

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New Version of Website Almost Ready

I am working on an improved version of the website (Beta Version 0.6). The new version has a better browser interface for accessing the numbers and a more detailed description about the number generation process. I also added a bunch … Continue reading

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Blog Replaces Forum

I removed the NousRandom Forum and replaced it with this Blog. The forum seemed cumbersome for simply relaying information. I find the blog format is simpler to access and easier for others to comment on a specific topic.

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