New IBM breakthroughs bring us closer to desktop quantum computers

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New IBM breakthroughs bring us closer to desktop quantum computers.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/02/n8Jd4l.jpg[/newsimage]The computer Gods at IBM Research are bored with the pedestrian computing abilities of your average desktop. The next step, they posit, is quantum computing -- using super-powerful qubits to power a device which could run through millions of pieces of data simultaneously. Current practical and consumer-based applications for the technology are nil; the company hopes to change that.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/new-ibm-breakthroughs-bring-us-closer-to-desktop-quantum-computers-59479/](http://www.myce.com/news/new-ibm-breakthroughs-bring-us-closer-to-desktop-quantum-computers-59479/)


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That’s amazing, I’d no idea they were that far on with this.

[B]Wombler[/B]


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iPad4 - with 4 bit quantum processor …
Wake me up when siri can predict the future.


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but they would also be able to break any non-quantum-encrypted data in seconds.

I guess this guy is hooped: