BEAMSTART29 May, 2020
Google-backed team announced in 2019 that it had achieved Quantum supremacy: carrying out a computational task in 200 seconds that a classical supercomputer would take 10,000 years to complete.
It has been an interesting year for the field of quantum computing. Google’s recent announcement about achieving “quantum supremacy” undoubtedly got a lot of attention, although questions remain about what that achievement really means.
Nevertheless, industry and academia continue making strides toward developing a commercial quantum computer and refining quantum security methods.
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