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Japan's 1st commercial-use quantum computer starts operations

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Bye bye Bitcoin.

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History in the making.

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He noted many technical challenges remain for the full-fledged operation of quantum computers and the race to develop them has been intensifying globally, led by the United States and China.

The tech could be nearing a tipping point and usher in a cascade of tech developments because of a new state of matter, "time crystals".

Sounds like SF but the implications are very exciting.

https://www.quantamagazine.org/first-time-crystal-built-using-googles-quantum-computer-20210730/

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Once practical, the first task of quantum computers will be to start cracking encryption. Pretty much guaranteed.

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There still isn’t any commercial use of quantum computing. If you would have read a little bit about it, you should know that. It’s all still a researcher’s toy capable of doing nothing or in the best case capable of doing calculations without any real use.

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Impressive.

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Cool

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GO JAPAN !!..

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Yes! @9:05am: ‘GO JAPAN !!’ and “Thanks!” for giving IBM, an American multinational tech co., HQ in N.Y. U.S.A., the location to house *their** *newest commercial-use, quantum computer! :

*- “The next-generation system, developed by the U.S. tech co.”*

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The U.S.A. based company will let you use it, for now, . . .

- “with the university holding exclusive access rights to use it, was set up at Kawasaki Business Incubation Ctr in Kanagawa Pref, SW of Tokyo.” -

. . . to keep up with your ‘BIG brothers & sisters’:

*- “making a foray into a fiercely competitive field led by the U.S. & China.” -*

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Let’s be clear: it’s for ‘education & research’, NOT for ‘dissection & duplication’, sometimes referred to as “reverse engineering” or erroneously-justified as “innovation”.

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