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Some of them, not much.
Others, well, you'll never see it in your lifetime unless you get Captain Candid in the White house, and he survives the first few assassination attempts.
originally posted by: Eilasvaleleyn
it is plural, "Behind all Closed Doors that Exist" is another way of phrasing it. I presume there would be quite a few decoys, or layering used to warn of possible compromisation. A word which I spent five minutes trying to remember.
I can never tell if you're joking or being dead serious when it comes to these things.
Perhaps it would reveal a gaping, festering wound. Or perhaps discovery beyond conscious imagination.
It irritates me.
It irritates me more than I believe you could understand in your lifetime.
Now, in a paper published today in the journal Science, researchers from MIT and the University of Innsbruck in Austria report that they have designed and built a quantum computer from five atoms in an ion trap. The computer uses laser pulses to carry out Shor’s algorithm on each atom, to correctly factor the number 15. The system is designed in such a way that more atoms and lasers can be added to build a bigger and faster quantum computer, able to factor much larger numbers. The results, they say, represent the first scalable implementation of Shor’s algorithm.
Mark Ritter, senior manager of physical sciences at IBM, says the group’s method of recycling qubits reduces the resources required in the system by a factor of 3 — a significant though small step towards scaling up quantum computing.
“Improving the state-of-the-art by a factor of 3 is good,” says Ritter. But truly scaling the system “requires orders of magnitude more qubits, and these qubits must be shuttled around advanced traps with many thousands of simultaneous laser control pulses.”
If the team can successfully add more quantum components to the system, Ritter says it will have accomplished a long-unrealized feat.