Nov. 16, 2021

71 - Quantum Computing: History, Advancements, & Applications with Professor Tom Wong

Quantum computers have been discussed since the early 1980s but until more recently, were considered theoretical or unachievable. They just may be able to help us unlock discovering new materials, medicines, or provide unbreakable financial security.


Quantum computers have been discussed since the early 1980s but until more recently, were considered theoretical or unachievable. Today, billions of dollars are being spent on them by governments, big tech, and academia. They just may be able to help us unlock discovering new materials, medicines, or provide unbreakable financial security.

Tom Wong is a Quantum Information Scientist and professor exploring the world of quantum computing. In this discussion, we provide an overview of quantum computing, what's happening today, important players, and possible applications.

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