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When is Quantum not Quantum?

Lots of news recently about “Quantum Computing.” Here’s a good explanation of what it really means in current parlance from a slashdot commenter:

“Quantum Computers are not super-computers. On a bit-for-bit (or qubit-for-qubit) scale, they’re not necessarily faster than regular computers, they just process info differently.”

http://hardware.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=2697217&cid=39185143

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