Can anyone help identify a sci-fi book where the main character uses quantum mechanics to an effect like magic?

At one point he bends probability so that he becomes "invisible" as he is sneaking around and keeps forcing dice to roll the number he wants to make sure the device is still working.


This happens in Quarantine by Greg Egan. One of the plot threads is that researchers find a way to influence quantum-mechanical effects through human observation; this allows them to build a device that can influence probability and effectively allow someone to go undetected. The main character uses this device to sneak into a building, and checks that it is still working with an electronic dice generator.

Another important plot thread — which gave rise to the title — is that the solar system has been surrounded by an impenetrable shield that keeps humans from going out and keeps starlight from going in.

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