[ExI] D-Wave's Quantum Computer

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu May 23 09:24:30 UTC 2013

On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 09:19:26AM +0200, Tomaz Kristan wrote:
> Don't ask me about MWI. I think it's just a religion like Global Warming.
> Not be cause it is too weird, be cause it is too ilogical.
> But since you've asked.
> The real question here is, do we have a quantum computer now? Even if we
> have, it is nothing more than an analog computer of a sort. I've always
> admired them.

QC isn't analog computation.

But I agree with using analog devices to accelerate neural computation
in hybrid setups (using digital system for long-distance communication
between nodes, packets on a mesh/torus being analogs of spikes).

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