On the Quantum Computing Delusion

John Smith
2017 Figshare  
The prospect of an up-coming quantum computer revolution is big news these days, with some technologists predicting that a scalable quantum computer is a mere 4 - 5 years away. It has even been claimed -by D-Wave cofounder Eric Ladizinsky- that this prospective revolution will be civilization's next big revolution. The truth is that quantum computers that are anything more than toys are, not merely difficult to engineer, but mathematically impossible, and based on a fundamental misunderstanding
more » ... al misunderstanding of the relationship between classical and quantum physics.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5433316.v27 fatcat:vh5odyuoq5cxlpngtnhmpm7u3y