Are Quantum Computers Over-Hyped?

Sanjam Singh
Jun 11 · 3 min read
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“Quantum Computers” are the predicted ‘computers of the future’. Worthy of it out of even the best and current infrastructure, this truly innovative tech has continued to support a new age of computing power to something like the globe but how much of it is genuine, and how much is media hype? While quantum computers have already been proven to be simpler to implement computers, scientists grossly underestimate the current situation of such tech and its approval process. Well, what do quantum computers be doing now and do they measure up? Quantum computing employs qubits to compute challenges by using the characteristic that is superposition. Simply put, normal bits can be either 1 or 0, while qubits can be 1, 0, or the two simultaneously. This allows for more data in one qubit versus its binary part to be stored exponentially.

The science is strong and confirmed. Quarantine computers are already working as planned. But a mainstream technology cannot be developed: scalability. That’s it. Classical computers use trillions of transistors on a single chip to calculate issues. There are now around 50 qubits of quantum computers. The principal problem with the application of subatomic qubits is the difficulty of many. There are existing physical limitations as to how many qubits can be managed at one time, and the systems they have previously developed are vast. You may believe that Moors Law is applicable, but not to this technology. Scientists are already stretching their bounds and it will be a sluggish rush to add additional qubits until we have some huge breakthrough. In perspective, the objective of qubits is 1,000,000, to use quantum computers in mainstream settings. At 50, we are not expected to grow exponentially.

So, do Quantum Computers work? Absolutely, and there is no doubt that in the future we will be using them every day. Will the next 50 years achieve a target of 1,000,000 qubits? Perhaps, but not likely. Scientists hypocritically hypocritical of this tech as the “next major issue” wait a long time to come. For instance, NYT uses words such as “discovery” to hoist readers, but science progress usually goes much further on earth. There is great optimism, but most science headlines are excessively optimistic and no exception is quantum computing. Science is sound, but scaling nuclear technology up to production levels is extremely difficult. Quantum computers suffer the same fate as nuclear fusion. “Nuclear fusion is just 30 decades away,” is a commonly held belief, and it may be that quantum computers will be the same, but only time will tell.

Conclusion

Quantum calculation is an exciting field of research and can assist solve computational jobs without it in the long term. But since the size of a computer becomes more difficult with all the qubits, it is not yet apparent if they will soon be able to overtake conventional computers. Although powerful quantum computers can be built, owing to the way algorithms operate on them, issues can be solved more effectively. As it is currently being used, they might end encryption. Apart from that, there is a pretty limited list of chores to be addressed.

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Sanjam Singh

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Cloud, DevOps and Web Developer | Machine Learning/ Artificial Intelligence | Blogger | Freelancer https://imsanjams.tk/

Quantum Computing

How will Quantum Computing impact our world? Join the Quantum London community online to discuss and learn. If you’d like to publish Medium articles here please mail QLonMedium@artplusfunction.co.uk

Sanjam Singh

Written by

Cloud, DevOps and Web Developer | Machine Learning/ Artificial Intelligence | Blogger | Freelancer https://imsanjams.tk/

Quantum Computing

How will Quantum Computing impact our world? Join the Quantum London community online to discuss and learn. If you’d like to publish Medium articles here please mail QLonMedium@artplusfunction.co.uk

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