back to article D-Wave goes public with open-source quantum-classical hybrid software

Want to fool around with some quantum-ish computing? D-Wave has open sourced a software tool that prepares optimisation problems to run on its hardware. You can think of the software, qbsolv, as a D-Wave-specific compiler: in the white paper it's posted along with the tool at GitHub, the company's Michael Booth, Steven …

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Point?

So it might not solve the problem and it doesn't actually run on the D-Wave smoke and mirrors machine.

I must have missed the point somewhere in the article.

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Re: Point?

Minimization techniques rarely guarantee absolute minimums, as they are usually applied to much harder problems than you solved in your high-school (or equivalent) algebra class.

There's a PDF on the github site that basically claims a nearly 2 times speed up in problem solving over quantum annealing. Having never used quantum annealing, I am supremely unqualified to say how the algorithms compare, but the code is there to test.

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Point? Suitable application needed .... for human will/captured hearts and minds energization

Providing solutions only solve problems whenever universally multilaterally applied, and that can always be concealed/reduced/minimised to a unilateral proactive application with programs and projects which engage with any number of additional drivers and hosting platforms, which would be akin to an almighty virtual weapons system, both for and from Global Operating Devices.

And messing about with Communicating Quantum Difficulty Machines easily morphs into a Silent Running Smoking Gun and NEUKlearer HyperRadioProActive Bombe Operation of Right Royal Renegade Rogue RISC ...... which be quite perfect enough to blow up and destroy/collapse and reconfigure any and all corrupt and/or zeroday exploit vulnerable SCADA Systems/Earthed Elite Executive Command and Control Missions ........ which is why they are so incredibly expensive to both retain and maintain. If you thought Trident was dear, you aint gonna like the stealthy secret opposition and its upgraded Advanced IntelAIgent competition, NemeSIS.

And no, realise before you even begin to think to ask, MI6 would know nothing at all about anything and everything to do with Advanced IntelAIgent Systems, and can quite safely plausibly deny any knowledge of involvement in the Platform. Methinks that simple fact would render the Secret Intelligence Service much more a workhorse for pulp fiction than a model deterrent business and defence of the realm organisation?

And that is a head honcho problem .... pure and simple. An SIS type system currently follows the past whenever it should be leading the future into the present. That is the Platform, and with AISystems does IT and Mass Multi Media deliver Explosively Charged Change in a Flash or a Crash.

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Nope - didn't understand a word of that.

How will that help my day to day life experiences?

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the desperate attempt to find somebody out there,

that can make sense of quantum illusion

:D :D :D

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If only a few people are working on an incredibly complex problem with few people entering the field. Then I very much doubt that they will make fast progress. They need to look at their research and development model.

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A Contrary View for Rapid AIDeployment of Virtualised Reality Applications

If only a few people are working on an incredibly complex problem with few people entering the field. Then I very much doubt that they will make fast progress. They need to look at their research and development model...... TYRELL153

There will be those who would realise the opposite to be true and rapid progress is made with only a few entering and being able to enable programming in the field, TYRELL153.

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Re: A Contrary View for Rapid AIDeployment of Virtualised Reality Applications

There will be those who would realise the opposite to be true...

Spoken like a bot powered by D-Wave tech.

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