Introduction to Quantum Computing

Hi Everyone! In the news last week, scientists in China announced their creation of a quantum computer, capable of performing at least one task 100 trillion times faster than the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Watch this fascinating video from WIRED with Dr. Talia Gershon, Senior Manager of Q Experiences at IBM Research explaining Quantum Computing to a child, a teenager, a college student and a graduate student, and then discusses quantum computing myths and challenges with Professor Steve Girvin from Yale University.

For more fun and educational videos about science and technology, WIRED has a whole series where an expert explains a complex subject in five levels of complexity including such topics as Music, Neuroscience, Astrophysics, Sleep, and more! You can watch them here:

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