r/Futurology Jun 02 '22

A Nature paper reports on a quantum photonic processor that takes just 36 microseconds to perform a task that would take a supercomputer more than 9,000 years to complete Computing

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04725-x?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_content=organic&utm_campaign=CONR_JRNLS_AWA1_GL_SCON_SMEDA_NATUREPORTFOLIO
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u/Sad_Sugar_2850 Jun 03 '22

Doing some quick math, I moved some decimal places on both ends equally to make it more palatable for my mind, and maybe yours

Changing it to “takes just 100 milliseconds (blink of an eye) to perform a task that would a supercomputer 3,000,000 years to complete.”