On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 2:45 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> It's very doubtful that the D-wave computer is a quantum device at all > and has anything to do with qubits. > That old view is changing, acording to the most recent information it's very likely that the D-wave computer is a quantum device after all. And even if it's not a quantum computer (and it probably is) it solves problems in a way no computer has before and its very very fast. See: http://blogs.nature.com/news/2013/04/further-proof-for-controversial-quantum-computer.html > It only solves one particular NP-hard problem > Yes but that is a very important problem that among other things includes the all important protein folding problem. John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.