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Random number generation

I know that it's not possible to have a completely 'safe' random generator on block chain. But still wondering how safe it would be if I use a combination of methods like now() and transaction_size() ...
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Validation for contract which has data which varies

How does the EOS contract system handle data which varies? This could be from using a true random number, or receiving real-world data like a token price. Every time the contract executes, different ...
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How can I generate random numbers inside a smart contract?

If I'm building a smart contract that requires random numbers (e.g. games of chance), how do I reliably generate randomness inside a smart contract?