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Logan's Run

by M.G. Siegler

Quantum Leaps

The Economist this week dives into quantum computing. Obviously, it's great:

What is most exciting about quantum technology is its as yet untapped potential. Experts at the frontier of any transformative technology have a spotty record of foreseeing many of the uses it will find; Thomas Edison thought his phonograph’s strength would lie in elocution lessons. For much of the 20th century “quantum” has, in the popular consciousness, simply signified “weird”. In the 21st, it will come to mean “better”.

Often, things are created, and then the true creation happens...


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