I'm scared to use the app, will anything bad happen?
Try an approach of neutral curiosity! In general, the feeling of thrill, anxiety, and a bit of fear is somewhat normal for first-time users. Use situational awareness, avoid night trips, and stay in your comfort zone.
Why do some people think that criminals use the app to find unsuspecting Randonauts?
This is a myth! Similarly to Pokemon Go, where many people thought that the app could be used by people with ill intentions to take advantage of users. Unlike Pokemon Go, the coordinates from Randonautica are totally random and only the user who ...
Isn’t it deterministic that I will use the app? How can you say that randonauting is not part of the pattern?
It is predetermined, the only thing that is nondeterministic is the random location. In theory, your fate can predetermine you using Randonautica, but not visiting those exact places.
I went to the location and didn't find anything.
Randonautica is a random location generator which knows no information about the real world, and so there is no guarantee to find anything significant every time. Sometimes you just end up taking a walk and that's it! Randonauts who are less attached ...
The app says “There isn’t a truly anomalous experience in your radius. Try again momentarily”.
If you are trying to generate IDAs (Intent-Driven Anomalies), such as Attractors or Voids, it may happen that not a single anomaly is found. This is normal since, in a random distribution, we will not always find clusters or empty spaces. nTry a ...
How does the app generate locations?
For everything except Pseudorandom blind spots, a very long string of quantum random numbers is fetched from the quantum random number generator at Australian National University (http://qrng.anu.edu.au/). This very long string of random numbers is ...