This latest post approaches Quantum Computing from a philosophical perspective. It’s an aspect of this field that originally gripped my attention and which underlies much of why quantum mechanics conjures such non-intuitive conclusions.
Quantum Computers will transform the way we use computers by massively accelerating certain computations and, more importantly, by enabling a wholly new form of computing.
Given that some benchmarks favor optimization strategies, some favor simulation, some focus on contrived theoretical tasks and others try to reflect real-world applications, some are great at 2-qubit gates but not at larger entanglements, etc., it unfortunately does not look like a universally accepted standard is going to be agreed upon in the near-future. So instead, what if there were an annual contest like a global QC decathlon?
I’ve covered some key aspects of Quantum Computing in prior posts and thought it would be helpful to synthesize and consolidate some of the fundamental properties of Quantum Computing to provide a bigger picture of the promise and potential of the industry
In prior posts I emphasized the excitement and potential of Quantum Computing, without any reference to the underlying quantum mechanics, but would like to introduce you to some unique quantum properties in this post. While understanding the nature of Quantum Computing is complex and contains many new concepts, a basic understanding of “Superposition” and “Entanglement”Continue reading “Quantum Superposition and Entanglement”