Gizmodo: What the Hell Is a Quantum Computer and How Excited Should I Be?

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Ryan F. Mandelbaum
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"They will never sit on your desk, and they will most certainly never fit in your pocket. Today, they’re fragile, and need to be kept at temperatures close to absolute zero. Quantum computers aren’t much like the desktop PCs we’re all so familiar with—they’re a whole new kind of machine, capable of calculations so complex, it’s like upgrading from black-and-white to a full color spectrum." Read the article on quantum computing at Gizmodo