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Quote: Originally Posted by epic1337 View Post
at the moment quantum computers are mostly theoretical, their application is very specific to their design and as such can only function as an accelerator.
it would still take long before they can become a functional accelerator add-on, let alone a stand-alone processor.
Quote: Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post
So it's still just a theoretical proof? But we're close to a machine that can run it, or are we? "The proposed quantum algorithm is a suitable candidate for near-future experimental realizations", it all comes down to how near the future is. It could be a bit further away than we think.
You can actually program a cloud based quantum computer.

https://quantumexperience.ng.bluemix.net/qx/editor
Although this is still in simulation stages, you can still program it. Isn't physics just amazing?
Microsoft has a programming language for quantum available for download

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/quantum/development-kit



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