Related link: http://msnbc.msn.com/id/6854309/site/newsweek/
Steven Levy of Newsweek thinks his iPod Shuffle may like some songs more than others. He got a mathematican and cryptographer to see if it did.
They conclusion: the iPod Shuffle is probably random, but we aren’t. We seen patterns where there are none because we are always looking for ways to explain things.