Quantum Computers on the Horizon

I kid you not. As this story in Physics World illustrates we are rapidly moving towards building scalable quantum computing devices with reliable error detection mechanisms.

I’m jealous of my, as yet imaginary, kids. Can you imagine what a Super Nintendo or Playstation Portable, with a few thousand qubits powering its processors, will be capable of? To them Call of Duty will be what Pacman was to my generation.

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