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The Magic Tricks of our Common Future! Quantum Computing

Written by Marcus Parade on Digilah (Tech Thought Leadership)

Picture this: You’re a magician on a stage. You place a rabbit in a hat, and suddenly, with a flick of your hand, there’s not 1 rabbit, but 2! Now, imagine if you could do that with your computer – making it not only do one calculation, but millions at the same time. Welcome to the mystical world of quantum computing (QC)! πŸ‡βš‘πŸ‡

The Quantum Mystery:

In our everyday world, things seem pretty straightforward. Your cup of coffee sits on your desk and not floating in the air, right? Things exist in one place at a time, and we’re used to that. But in the quantum reality, things get a bit… wacky. Here, particles can exist in multiple places at the same time!

How is that even possible, you may ask? Well, buckle up, because we’re about to dive together into the crazy world of quantum physics!

πŸŽͺ The Deep Atomic Circus – A Magician’s Best Friend:

Quantum mechanics deals with the universe’s tiniest particles: Atoms, electrons, and even quarks. In this microscopic circus, the rules of the game are different from the world we know. Just like how a regular computer uses bits (either a 0 or a 1) to perform calculations, a quantum computer uses quantum bits.

A qubit can be a 0, a 1, or both at the same time! This peculiar principle known as superposition.

Imagine you’re playing a game of hide and seek. In our regular world, you’re either hiding or seeking. But in the quantum world, you could be both hiding and seeking at the same time! That’s superposition for you. It’s as if the quantum particles are the ultimate multi-taskers!

I know it is still confusing – let me give you one more example

πŸ”΄ Imagine we have a coin. When you flip it, it can either land heads up or tails up. But while it’s in the air, before you see the result, it can be thought of as being both heads and tails at the same time, because we don’t know the outcome until it lands.

Superposition in quantum physics is somewhat like that, but much more complex. It’s the idea that a particle, like an electron or a photon, can exist in multiple states at once.

For example, an electron in a quantum superposition could be both spinning clockwise and counter clockwise at the same time, or a photon could be in multiple places at once.

πŸ’‘ Some QC already today claim to be a trillion times faster than a standard supercomputer of today. This means in turn a QC can do calculations in less than 1 minute for which our supercomputer needs 10,000 years to finish it.

Quantum Entanglement: The Ultimate Magic Trick

Another trick up the QC’s magic sleeve is a phenomenon called entanglement. If two quantum particles become entangled, they become like a pair of magical twins. Change the state of one, and the other changes automatically, no matter how far apart they are!

Imagine if you had a pair of entangled dice. You roll one in New York and the other in London. No matter what, they always show the same number. That’s quantum entanglement, and it’s one of the key ingredients in the QC β€œsoup”. 🍜

🌀🌻 Our Quantum Leap into our Future:

QC is still in its early stages, but the possibilities are and will be simply amazing.

When the software of artificial intelligence and the hardware of quantum computers become best friends eventually, one scientist said: β€œWatch out!”. While this can be interpreted in at least two ways, let’s be curious and investigate the positive aspects, while at the same time watching out.

πŸ‡ 🎩 πŸ‡ So, the next time you see a magician pull 1 rabbit out of a hat and then 2, remember that in the world of QC, doing many amazing things at once is just the new normal. Welcome to the future of computers, where everything seems like magic with endless possibilities!

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Love, Marcus

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Redefining Computing, The Quantum Revolution – A New Era Changing Our World

Written by Marcus Parade on Digilah (Tech Thought Leadership)

Envision yourself reading a book in a library in London while simultaneously sipping coffee at a Parisian cafΓ©. Unbelievable, right? But with the marvels of quantum computing (QC), this simultaneous presence becomes a metaphorical reality!

Our current computers, in comparison, are like paddleboats trying to keep up with supersonic jets. Welcome to the future of computing, where impossibilities become possibilities.

Regular computers use “bits” like tiny on/off switches to do math. “On” is 1 and “off” is 0. By using many bits of these, our computer can solve many challenges.

QC are COMPLETELY different. Instead of bits, it uses qubits. It’s like comparing a candle to a light bulb – similar goals, but yet very very different.

This is a quantum computer (QC). Just like many inventions we’ve seen in our life before, these machines will get smaller and smaller over time. Also, there are already many different ways to build a quantum computer today.

Qubits are unique because they can be both on and off simultaneously. This strange thing happens because of quantum physics, which is the science that explains how super small things like atoms interact together.

😲 So, a qubit can be a 1, a 0, or both at the same time! This amazing state is named “Superposition” πŸ˜‰πŸ’˜. When we have many qubits, they can perform lots of math tasks all at once.

⚑ A QC is today about 158 million times faster than our most sophisticated supercomputer. Some have claimed to have reached even over about a trillion (1,000,158,000,000) times being faster.

Its computing is so powerful, that it could do calculations in at least just 4 minutes what it would take our supercomputer 10,000 years to accomplish.

Nobody in our world knows why these atomic realities exist, but we know that they exist. πŸ’¦ Similar as with water. We don’t know why water really exists, BUT we can use it to our advantage and insights … 🌞

So, as I think you and me are doing quite fine with using standard computers, what can these QC be used for our common good?

πŸ”₯ Artificial Intelligence (AI): Many scientists believe that quantum computing will be used to accelerate machine learning – a major component of AI.

πŸ’Š Drug Discovery: QC will help the pharma industry to discover new drugs or analyse different combinations of molecules interacting for drug effectiveness. Finding the best vaccines could be much much faster.

πŸ’‘ Finding the Best Answers: Sometimes, we face a challenge with so many possible solutions that it’s hard to find the best one. Such as with logistics, banking and so many more challenges we all face, QC can help us find the best solution much quicker.

🌞 Forecasting: Weather and climate change predictions will become more precise and perhaps even the stock market could become more predictable πŸ˜πŸ“ˆ

πŸ•΅ Secret Codes: QC will be really good at solving tough codes or making new ones that are almost impossible to crack.

Much like art 🎨, QC invites us to see the world in a whole new light, offering completely new perspectives. It will create new interpretations of our reality and finding new wisdoms for a better sustainable world. 

πŸš€ Think of QC as a fleet of futuristic rocket ships. Companies and countries are in a race to have the fastest one. But having the fastest rocket shouldn’t be the only goal.

We need to pilot these rockets with care, respect the space laws of ethics, share insights and aim for a galaxy where we all thrive, and our planet is preserved.

So, rather than just trying to out-zoom each other in the space race, let’s exchange star maps, share cosmic insights, and brainstorm better pathways to the stars.

By doing so, we can ensure a better journey for all humankind in this vast universe of possibilities.


𝐈 𝐑𝐨𝐩𝐞 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 much you find my article somewhat inspiring – if – you would make me certainly happy to place a Like πŸ‘ or so? 🌞

Love, Marcus

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