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originally posted by: notmyrealname
originally posted by: oblvion
a reply to: Maxmars
Our comps at present use 1's and 0's, this language is known as binary.
Quantum computers would have 0's 1's and 2's, because quantum bodies can only be measured in 3 ways, direction, spin and charge.
Sorry to say that this explanation is not correct. qbits are less than binary due to quantum supposition and thus potentially faster. Your explanation of having three states would actually be slower than binary….
the real power comes from the ability to hold a value of 0, 1, and both simultaneously.
originally posted by: The Undertaker
AstroEngineers blog and story "Curiosity of Spirit" stands out in my mind and really makes me think we've been practically using this technology for at least a decade. For those who have not read it, it basically asserts that quantum computing was imbedded in NASA's Mars rovers. Pictures from the red planet arrive instantaneously from Mars to Earth via quantum computing lab at JPL, compliments of DARPA.
originally posted by: tedpi
I wonder if it can generate bitcoins lightning fast. That would be a real world application
originally posted by: Maxmars
originally posted by: LABTECH767
a reply to: Maxmars
This is essential research, now I am going into the twilight zone for a moment with a supposition here?,.
There is a theory that the brain is a quantum mechanism and that perhaps consciousness exists in multiple reality's at once therefore spanning multiple brain's - the same brain multiplied in parallel creating a kind of holographic consciousness if you like, well this research however primitive may one day unlock the potential to create artificial brains (not just computational devices or simulations) capable of TRULY integrating with and even hosting that quantum consciousness of self awareness and not just cybernetic implant's.
Interesting..., I think you have successfully articulated a similar statement, here:
Instead of each individual Mind being separate from all others, each Mind is a fragment or facet of a single overarching MIND. Each individual Mind is that aspect of MIND that is responsible for perceiving the state of the associated individual physical brain. Concentration of perception on a particular version of the wave function by one individual Mind is then presumed to set the concentration of perception on that same version by the overarching MIND. And that in turn sets the perception of the same version by all the other individual Minds. Neither the MIND nor the individual Minds alter the wave function in any way.
Now mind you, (pardon the pun) these projections into the thought experiment that is quantum theory do not create a reality for us to ponder; nor a 'religion' to engender... but instead it offers an opportunity to understand the exact "how" of our perception limits and defines our understanding of reality thus far.
originally posted by: Jukiodone
a reply to: charlyv
-and should be of concern given that none of Nakamoto, Dai or Szabo actually seem to exist outside of their online presence and creations on the "internet".
No pics, no addressees, no patents, no jobs, no scandals, no wider business interests- just the testimony of Hal Finney (RIP) that he met one of them.