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How quantum computers workCurrently reading http://arstechnica.com/science/guides/2 … swork.ars in the hopes of understanding how quantum computers work. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #2 20100121 02:31:15
Re: How quantum computers work
Umm, who looks through a phonebook sequentially? Worst case you would need to look at 14 entries. So it looks like he is talking about an unsorted phone book. "In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..." #3 20100121 06:19:50
Re: How quantum computers workThe juicy physics stuff on page 4 to 6 is amazing to try to read. igloo myrtilles fourmis 