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post #11 of 19
Uh oh......the paranoid crowd better start developing quantom tinfoil......
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I love learning and reading about this stuff, but practical, mainstream quantum computers are still a very, very long ways off.
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This technology should never reach real world. This is far too dangerous for our own good
This sort of thing scares me half to death for our future

Care you elaborate as to why?
    
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post #13 of 19
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I love learning and reading about this stuff, but practical, mainstream quantum computers are still a very, very long ways off.
Care you elaborate as to why?

Do you know what kind of things you could crack with this? Encryption. Passwords.
You can use this in so many malicious ways that would simply overwhelm any form of cyber security. This is far too good for the hands of man
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Do you know what kind of things you could crack with this? Encryption. Passwords.
You can use this in so many malicious ways that would simply overwhelm any form of cyber security. This is far too good for the hands of man

And with more powerful computers will come more powerful encryption methods. The capabilities increase but so does the bar. I don't see why that's troubling. The same thing could have been said 30 years ago when we only had 30MHz processors and antiquated encryption methods by today's standards. Any of our home desktops could brute-force crack whatever was used back then. It's not like quantum computing is even remotely feasible yet--they're still trying to minimize the effects on the medium to allow for data consistency, much less build an actual CPU... However closer we are to quantum computing, we're still a very very long ways away.
    
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Jebuz! I <3 the brains of today!
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post #16 of 19
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Quotation too long.

Sounds amazing anyway. TOO amazing - wouldn't quantum computing simply make overclocking/PC enthusiasm obsolete? Hard to say at this point, but the promised leap in performance would surely bring massive changes...
Mmmmm, sci-fi...
Be careful, if you OC a quantum computer you could create an unstable wormhole or something even worse.
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This technology should never reach real world. This is far too dangerous for our own good
This sort of thing scares me half to death for our future
Hmm, why's that? What do you envision it being used for?



And of course, the comments after the review "can it play...." rolleyes.gif
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Beam me up Scotty!

I just can't do it Cap'n.. I don't have the POWER!!!
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Originally Posted by Hyoketsu View Post

Quotation too long.

Sounds amazing anyway. TOO amazing - wouldn't quantum computing simply make overclocking/PC enthusiasm obsolete? Hard to say at this point, but the promised leap in performance would surely bring massive changes...
Mmmmm, sci-fi...
Be careful, if you OC a quantum computer you could create an unstable wormhole or something even worse.
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Originally Posted by Ransom. View Post

This technology should never reach real world. This is far too dangerous for our own good
This sort of thing scares me half to death for our future
Hmm, why's that? What do you envision it being used for?



And of course, the comments after the review "can it play...." rolleyes.gif

First you warn me about unstable wormholes, then ask him what the dangers are? lachen.gif
     
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Yeah, but can it run Cry- I didn't say it! :)
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