The Weekly Quantum Digest: Hello world

From teleporting ginormous — relatively — particles to changing banking as we know it, here’s a digest of breaking news in the quantum world this week.

Spotlight Story: 

Why I Coined the Term ‘Quantum Supremacy’Wired

“In 2012, I proposed the term “quantum supremacy” to describe the point where quantum computers can do things that classical computers can’t, regardless of whether those tasks are useful. With that new term, I wanted to emphasize that this is a privileged time in the history of our planet, when information technologies based on principles of quantum physics are ascendant.”

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Giant Molecules Exist in Two Places at Once in Unprecedented Quantum Experiment

Scientific American

Analogue Approach Offers Solution to Quantum Problems — Cosmos

Controlling Complex Pattern of Superconductivity Within an Exotic Metal — SciTech Daily

Quantum state of single electrons controlled by ‘surfing’ on sound waves —


Will Quantum Computing Change the Face of Banking? BBVA Believes It Might! — BBVA

Quantum Computing to Join Key Business Council Trade Mission to UAE — Proactive Investors

Google Supercomputer Could Break Bitcoin Encryption In Seconds, Crypto At Risk — International Business Times


Quantum Leap? How Mind Bending Physics Are About To Change Our World, Starting In Vancouver — The Star (subscription)


Goldman Sachs Can’t Seem to Find Anyone to Lead its quantum world Team — eFinancial Careers

Matt Swayne
Matt Swayne
Matt Swayne is a contributor at The Quantum Daily. He focuses on breaking news about quantum discoveries and quantum computing. Matt enjoys working on -- and with -- startups and is currently working on a media studies master's degree, specializing in science communication.

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