back to article Xi Jinping tells China to get busy quickening quantum everything to build 'new advantages for development'

Chinese president Xi Jinping has told the nation to hurry up and do whatever it takes to commercialise quantum technology. In a speech to a group study session of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China’s Central Committee last week, Xi called for the nation’s boffins to pursue independent research and make …

  1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    Something to realise has always been the case .... since even before time immemorial began

    Quantum tech is more complex still and won’t bend to Xi’s will.

    Complicating quantum tech doesn't bend to anyone's will, it simply accompanies proprietary intellectual property holders to wherever they would choose to share it ..... and the very best of all such novel technological improvements/breakthroughs/paradigm shifts are invariably always developed further to retain and securely maintain any resulting outstanding advantage for much more than just the more than attractively adequate excessive practical reward which so many may be able to appear effortlessly to provide .... and especially so whenever the extreme base power of any such quantum leaping proprietary intellectual property through abuse and misuse is perfectly well understood by its guardian knights temporal .... and thus deemed to be avoided and prevented at whatever the cost.

    Such makes it valuable beyond measure.

  2. Magani
    Unhappy

    Which way?

    Most technologies can be used for good or evil.

    Going by its current rather bellicose diplomacy, any bets on what the Middle Kingdom will use it for?

    1. NetBlackOps Bronze badge

      Re: Which way?

      Or the US, among others. Thankfully quantum resistent encryption is already a thang.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    One born every minute

    http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202010/19/WS5f8cc996a31024ad0ba7f62e.html

    "During a group study session of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee held on Friday, Xi... said quantum science and technology is at the forefront of a new round of sci-tech and industrial revolutions."

    "Quantum science and technology is the study and application of the physical properties of matter at the scale of atoms and particles. The foundational theory of quantum physics is quantum mechanics, and the current three major applications of quantum physics are quantum communication, quantum computing and quantum precision measurement."

    "For decades, scientists have believed that harnessing the bizarre phenomena of quantum mechanics could lead to ultra-secure communication for political, economic and military use."

    Once you stop pretending you don't understand how this works:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr3ngmRuGUc

    You should focus on high temperature superconductors (electricity transmission etc), room temperature super magnets (super efficient motors), ovens that become time machines (bake your experiment for 30 minutes in the magic oven to elapse 10 years in time), anti-gravity and so on.

    Did he do a blockchain speech last year and a VR one the year before? Because it seems a bit like warmed up leftovers.

  4. JCitizen Bronze badge
    Pirate

    Read between the lines...

    President says," hurry up and do whatever it takes to commercialize quantum technology"

    President means - get cracking and steal as much IP as you can from the west!!

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