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Posteritatis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-08-10 04:49 PM
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20. Oh geez,
Another Luddite who kneejerks at an article without having a basic comprehension of what's being discussed :eyes:
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  -Big step forward towards Quantum Computers FLPanhandle  Jun-08-10 10:16 AM   #0 
  - Oh geez,  MadHound   Jun-08-10 10:20 AM   #1 
  - I think this is a great use of energy and knowledge.  FLPanhandle   Jun-08-10 10:34 AM   #2 
  - A working quantum computer's advantage is only in specific tasks. (but it's an amazing advantage)  MilesColtrane   Jun-08-10 12:46 PM   #6 
  - Yes - Cryptography, Security....  Taverner   Jun-08-10 02:04 PM   #13 
  - This amuses me.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jun-08-10 12:49 PM   #7 
  - That didn't take long.  Warren DeMontague   Jun-08-10 02:39 PM   #15 
  - Yea, or maybe a new computer  Confusious   Jun-08-10 04:08 PM   #17 
  - Oh geez,  Posteritatis   Jun-08-10 04:49 PM   #20 
  - hey!! i gotta have my low ping if i'm gonna headshot some nubbs...  Blue_Tires   Jun-08-10 04:53 PM   #22 
  - No, but porn will be delivered at light speed!  EnviroBat   Jun-08-10 10:36 AM   #3 
  - Think Porn Holodeck.  FLPanhandle   Jun-08-10 10:37 AM   #4 
     - That would be more fun that GTA on a standard computer!  Better Believe It   Jun-08-10 12:55 PM   #8 
     - I'd never leave the house!  EnviroBat   Jun-09-10 12:54 PM   #34 
  - the Singularity is Near... n/t  Soylent Brice   Jun-08-10 10:44 AM   #5 
  - The singularity approaches  agent46   Jun-08-10 12:55 PM   #9 
     - hello posthuman society.  Soylent Brice   Jun-08-10 01:45 PM   #11 
     - It occurred to me while reading Kurzweil that he was describing the Borg.  MilesColtrane   Jun-08-10 04:01 PM   #16 
     - Progress is far more important than a few "I don't want to be part of a hive mind" complaints.  Fire Walk With Me   Jun-08-10 05:31 PM   #25 
        - I hear that the DLC is going with that as their new slogan.  MilesColtrane   Jun-08-10 06:14 PM   #27 
        - I suppose  agent46   Jun-09-10 10:08 AM   #32 
           - I hope the sarcasm in my post was obvious...  Fire Walk With Me   Jun-09-10 12:20 PM   #33 
              - yeah. It is.  agent46   Jun-09-10 01:15 PM   #35 
     - If you're so awful  Confusious   Jun-08-10 04:10 PM   #18 
        - this is where you lack important information. posthuman is not  Soylent Brice   Jun-10-10 07:15 AM   #36 
     - ...SkyNet becoming self aware. (NT)  Tesha   Jun-08-10 07:31 PM   #28 
  - I've always suspected the government  Ratty   Jun-08-10 01:20 PM   #10 
  - Quantum computers are still too conceptual. 1 or 2 qubits doesn't cut it for me. nt  LLStarks   Jun-08-10 01:47 PM   #12 
  - Yes, but it's all been conceptual up to this point.  FLPanhandle   Jun-08-10 02:20 PM   #14 
  - Ah well. It was nice having cryptography the government can't crack for a couple decades.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-08-10 04:45 PM   #19 
  - Back to one-time pads! (nt)  Posteritatis   Jun-08-10 04:50 PM   #21 
  - You will also be able to crack any code any government uses  FLPanhandle   Jun-08-10 05:24 PM   #23 
  - Link to original Nature article for the curious  entanglement   Jun-08-10 05:29 PM   #24 
  - If they were going to, they would have done it before now.  Old Troop   Jun-08-10 05:54 PM   #26 
     - They've tried a few times with things like encryption legislation  Posteritatis   Jun-09-10 08:23 AM   #29 
        - Which is why I think when the average person can decrypt any government code, the tech will banned  FLPanhandle   Jun-09-10 08:36 AM   #30 
           - It'd be nearly impossible to enforce these days  Posteritatis   Jun-09-10 09:02 AM   #31 

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