I remember from my studies of Computer Science that it's very difficult to get a computer to generate a true random number. Random.org has a true random number generator that you can play with. You have to trust that it's really random.
Here's a good introduction to the topic:
Random.org uses atmospheric noise to generate their random numbers. So cool!
Randomness, to a Computer
- Reply by Philip James, Apr 29, 2008.
I was actually hoping for some playable module. I got to clicking on the link and then my eyes glazed over! There was such an opportunity to toss in the iTunes not-quite-shuffle algorithm there.