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Quantum leap: why the next wave of computers will change the world

With Google and NASA claiming 'quantum supremacy', we are at the gates of a new age of tech. Image: Unsplash

Andreas Baumhof

Vice President Quantum Technologies, QuintessenceLabs


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Bar chart shows progress in quantum computing over the years
Quantum leaps: growth over the years Image: Statista
A D-Wave 1,097-qubit quantum computer on display in 2015. The computer was a joint collaboration between D-Wave, NASA, Google and the Universities Space Research Association.
D-Wave, NASA, Google and the Universities Space Research Association created the D-Wave 1,097-qubit quantum computer. Image: Reuters/Stephen Lam
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