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D-Wave promises chip that could search the whole universe

Phuq Witt
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More Confused by the Day

I know I'm far from alone in this, but all this quantum computer stuff seems to get more confusing by the day:

* On the one hand, half the articles I read seem to treat Quantum Computing as a barely more than theoretical concept, with talk of quantum entangled particles and our old mates Alice & Bob simultaneously observing the same effects at opposite sides of the globe.

* On the other hand, the other half of the articles I read [like this one] seem to be suggesting Quantum computing is real and here today and manufacturers are actually building multi-qubit processors which will be "coming to a gadget near you, soon!"

Anyone know what's really going on?

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