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Google and IBM square off in Schrodinger’s catfight over quantum supremacy

Bernard

Re: Conventional supercomputer?

The article covers this nicely.

Google’s ability to do anything with a quantum computer is impressive but the achievement itself is so specific as to be practically useless, while IBM demonstrated the flexibility of monstrous conventional computing power by undertaking a task not of their choosing.

If the IBM machine set a challenge and the Google machine stepped up we’d be in a whole different discussion.

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