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originally posted by: Kashai
a reply to: Kettu
In a matter of speaking the world has become smaller and in question is our ability to deal with that.
originally posted by: tothetenthpower
Here's the problem with Quantum computers.
The cooling. Currently a Quantum CPU needs something like -200 degrees to keep itself running without burning up.
That sort of cooling just isn't available on the consumer market, or even the business market. At least not for an amount that makes it worth buying at the moment.
As far as security is concerned, it won't be any better or worse really. A quantum type of encryption can and will be broken by other quantum based software that hackers will no doubt create once the technology is available to the average consumer.