The Guardian: Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

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Andrew Anthony
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"It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code

Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly over the last 75 years, there have been many astounding developments – the first electronic programmable computer, the first integrated circuit computer, the first microprocessor. But the next anticipated step may be the most revolutionary of all.

Quantum computing is the technology that many scientists, entrepreneurs and big businesses expect to provide a, well, quantum leap into the future."

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