Quantum computing exists in a weird superposition of states in which it is both a real, completely plausible, absolutely doable thing that is for sure going to happen, while at the same time it continues to be a not real, seemingly more implausible, maybe not be possible to do thing. It exists and yet does not exist at the same time. Boy, that sounds familiar for some reason. Exactly like with AI I am sure the Silicon Valley boys are already working on an appropriate hedge term that will allow them to claim victory and say they have “achieved” quantum computing, when in fact they have done nothing more than advanced modern computing. In any case, it reminds of the upcoming nuptials between quantum computing and AI.

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