40 minutes | Oct 30, 2019

What is Quantum Computing?

Karl Southern, a PhD student from Durham University studying Post Quantum Cryptography, joins me to discuss the topic of Quantum Computing. Topics include how Quantum Computers are redefining what a computer is, what that means for security of our data in future, and whether we'll ever have a Quantum Computer in our homes. Related Links: Google claim Quantum Supremacy: https://ai.googleblog.com/2019/10/quantum-supremacy-using-programmable.html (and for those who'd like to read the actual paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1666-5) IBM disagree: https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2019/10/on-quantum-supremacy/ Writing your first quantum program: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/quantum/quickstart?view=qsharp-preview&tabs=tabid-python IBM cloud quantum services: https://www.ibm.com/quantum-computing/technology/experience
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