Expert: Quantum Computing As Important As The Atomic Bomb

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TN has been following quantum computing development since its inception. For all the speculation about potential commercial or government uses of such a computer, the main takeaway is that it holds the potential to break all encryption codes on the Internet, exposing every password, public/private encryption keys and hence, everything. ⁃ TN Editor

Chinese tech giant Baidu is developing its own quantum computer to compete with the United States in the race toward next-generation information processing. The computer does not outperform rivals currently being developed in America but, according to one expert, signals dire competition over the future of data security.

Arthur Herman, a senior fellow at the conservative think tank Hudson Institute, said that Baidu’s recently announced quantum effort fell short of similar efforts being made by companies like Google and IBM.

“This quantum computer that they’re touting has only 10 qubits, and that’s a pretty small number,” Herman said during an Aug. 29 interview on the “China in Focus” program on NTD, a sister media outlet of The Epoch Times.

“Google’s Sycamore quantum computer has 60 Plus qubits. IBM’s is upwards of 70 qubits.”

A quantum bit, or qubit, is a basic unit of quantum information used by quantum computers. Whereas traditional processors use regular bits, which can be turned on or off to create binary code, qubits can be turned on, off, or both on and off simultaneously in a phenomenon known as superposition.

The existence of this third state will allow quantum processors, theoretically, to achieve much quicker processing speeds than their traditional counterparts.

Governments and companies alike are thus rushing to develop quantum computing in order to be the first to achieve data dominance, as such quick processing speeds could allow for the mass decryption of current security measures. However, the real-world applications of the technology are still only very limited.

Herman, who directs the Hudson Institute’s Quantum Alliance Initiative, said that that limited usefulness now belied the world-changing implications of quantum technology. Moreover, he said, the race toward revolutionary quantum capabilities could hit a breakthrough at any time.

“There’s too many indications that with one or two major breakthroughs, at the conceptual level [or] at an engineering level, that suddenly the process will take [a] much shorter time than even the experts have wanted to predict,” Herman said.

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Patrick Wood
Patrick Wood is a leading and critical expert on Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Agenda 21, 2030 Agenda and historic Technocracy. He is the author of Technocracy Rising: The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation (2015) and co-author of Trilaterals Over Washington, Volumes I and II (1978-1980) with the late Antony C. Sutton.
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Blaise Vanne

Not to worry, China! Just like the 1990s, Slick Willie and Hilary, or their related traitoros, will probably sell the IP for dough.

Thomas

All you need to do now is connect AI quantum supercomputer with the mRNA injections and the genetic mark of the beast. Bioware is in those injections. Biometric facial, iris and hand scans to buy and sell. Need I say more?

Thomas

Yeah let the misinformation continue. However their have been many early on, before ppl looked under a microscope, that knew this was wrong. But they lambasted us for the truth.https://www.ncronline.org/news/people/italys-military-chaplain-challenges-disgraced-archbishop-vigan-s-false-vaccination
Not saying this man is to follow, only Christ Je’sus KJV Holy Bible. This is whom I follow. I find it interesting that the Jesuits are finally called out as the extreme Jesuit blood oath is brought to light.