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D-Wave promises chip that could search the whole universe

The elephant in the room

So I started wondering if it could potentially mine bitcoins really really fast...

I know better than to post lay speculation where experts hang out, so I googled it and answerd my own question with "No". I dare say a lot of you already knew that, but for everyone else, a very detailed answer why, which frankly went way over my head can be found here:

http://www.bitcoinnotbombs.com/bitcoin-vs-the-nsas-quantum-computer/

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