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From teleporting ginormous — relatively — particles to changing banking as we know it, here’s a digest of breaking news in the quantum world this week.

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Why I Coined the Term ‘Quantum Supremacy’Wired

“In 2012, I proposed the term “quantum supremacy” to describe the point where quantum computers can do things that classical computers can’t, regardless of whether those tasks are useful. With that new term, I wanted to emphasize that this is a privileged time in the history of our planet, when information technologies based on principles of quantum physics are ascendant.”

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Giant Molecules Exist in Two Places at Once in Unprecedented Quantum Experiment

Scientific American

Analogue Approach Offers Solution to Quantum Problems — Cosmos

Controlling Complex Pattern of Superconductivity Within an Exotic Metal — SciTech Daily

Quantum state of single electrons controlled by ‘surfing’ on sound waves —


Will Quantum Computing Change the Face of Banking? BBVA Believes It Might! — BBVA

Quantum Computing to Join Key Business Council Trade Mission to UAE — Proactive Investors

Google Supercomputer Could Break Bitcoin Encryption In Seconds, Crypto At Risk — International Business Times


Quantum Leap? How Mind Bending Physics Are About To Change Our World, Starting In Vancouver — The Star (subscription)


Goldman Sachs Can’t Seem to Find Anyone to Lead its quantum world Team — eFinancial Careers

Matt Swayne

With a several-decades long background in journalism and communications, Matt Swayne has worked as a science communicator for an R1 university for more than 12 years, specializing in translating high tech and deep tech for the general audience. He has served as a writer, editor and analyst at The Quantum Insider since its inception. In addition to his service as a science communicator, Matt also develops courses to improve the media and communications skills of scientists and has taught courses. [email protected]

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