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Friday, September 20, 2019

Google Quantum Supremacy?

Quite a tease here.   Have they really reached this goal?  And what was the nature and form of the problem?  See much more below.    And at the link.

Google researchers have reportedly achieved “quantum supremacy”
Google's quantum computer  in MIT Tech Review

The news: According to a report in the Financial Times, (oops, the site is walled) a team of researchers from Google led by John Martinis have demonstrated quantum supremacy for the first time. This is the point at which a quantum computer is shown to be capable of performing a task that’s beyond the reach of even the most powerful conventional supercomputer. The claim appeared in a paper that was posted on a NASA website, but the publication was then taken down. Google did not respond to a request for comment from MIT Technology Review.   ... " 

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