But wait a minute; don't we already have quantum computers?
We do, until someone try to observe them, then we don't.
Researchers at Microsoft's quantum computing division have published a paper claiming that a new approach could bring about practical working systems within a decade. "We show that by using a hybrid quantum-classical algorithm that incorporates the power of a small quantum computer into a framework of classical embedding …
"Maybe it will be so powerful
They can run the Windows source code through it and fix all the security failures".
Running Windows on it is what causes the security failures,LOL.
I can see the combination of Windows with quantum processors generating 'quantum instabilities' that will leave Malwarebytes scratching it's quantum balls when it comes across the above configuration.
There was something about qubits in silicon, using lasers for cooling the other day.
Essentially by using clever optics a chip otherwise running at room temperature can have very small areas of it running at millikelvins thus in the quantum regime.
Also see http://www.gizmag.com/silicon-quantum-computer/39711/ a slightly different approach but otherwise (otherworldly?) promising.
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