Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired What Is Quantum Computing? The Complete WIRED Guide

Hexbyte Tech News Wired What Is Quantum Computing? The Complete WIRED Guide

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Everything you ever wanted to know about qubits, superpositioning, and spooky action at a distance.Big things happen when computers get smaller. Or faster. And quantum computing is about chasing perhaps the biggest performance boost in the history of technology. The basic idea is to smash some barriers that limit the speed of existing computers by…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Quantum Computing

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Quantum Computing

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Silicon Valley is awash in hype about quantum computers. But these new machines—which perform calculations not only with bits (ones and zeros) but also with mysterious things called qubits—are still in their infancy. They are very large, very expensive, and must be kept very cold. Their applications are limited, and it will be likely a…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Quantum Computing Will Create Jobs. But Which Ones?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Quantum Computing Will Create Jobs. But Which Ones?

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Chris Monroe’s vision for quantum computers is simple: He wants people to use them. Monroe, a physicist and co-founder of the quantum computing startup IonQ, wants the machines to be as sleek as the iPhone. He wants people to code on them without needing to understand complicated quantum physics. Basically, he wants the devices to…