Pseudorandom

The term random typically implies an unpredictable value. As reasonable of a concept that this may be to us, it is fundamentally impossible to actually produce truly random numbers within a logic based system. Since even the first explorations with computers and programming, people have devised various methods to try and trick or tease a random value from computers, though the resultant numbers inevitably adhere to some recipe of uniform distribution. Thus, over a large enough data set, the pseudo in pseudorandom becomes increasingly more apparent. This piece is an exploration of the moment when a seemingly chaotic field reveals an emergent, ordered pattern.

Pseudorandom, submitted by Rob Ley