Quantum hype accusations: the industry hits back

John Leonard
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Quantum hype accusations: the industry hits back

Quantum hype accusations: the industry hits back

Significant challenges remain, but quantum computing is advancing faster than its classical counterpart

Earlier this month, an article by Oxford physicist Dr Nikita Gourianov accused quantum computing researchers of overstating both the scope, practical applications and progress being made with the n...

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