Step 1: Establish a chaotic system
(Set up Lava Lite® lamps in a machine room):

Step 2: Digitize the chaotic system
(Take digital images of the Lava Lite lamps):

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Step 3: Cryptographically hash the digitization of the chaotic system
(Feed the digital output through a number munger):

Step 4: Seed a pseudo-random number generator
(Feed the 140-byte value through another number munger):




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