What is the quantum apocalypse and should we be scared?

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magine a world where encrypted, secret files are suddenly cracked open – something known as “the quantum apocalypse”. Put very simply, quantum computers work completely differently from the computers developed over the past century. In theory, they could eventually become many, many times faster than today’s machines. That means that faced with an incredibly complex… Read more »

Google claims ‘quantum supremacy’ for computer

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Google says an advanced computer has achieved “quantum supremacy” for the first time, surpassing the performance of conventional devices. The technology giant’s Sycamore quantum processor was able to perform a specific task in 200 seconds that would take the world’s best supercomputer 10,000 years to complete. Source: BBC Technology News Date: October 25th, 2019 Link:… Read more »