Quantum computing is changing our world
Wired explains the technology of quantum mechanics
The new supercomputers could revolutionize medical technology, crack any encryption and take communication and artificial intelligence to a new level
Quantum computers only function in an environment that has cooled down to almost absolute zero (-273 degrees Celsius) © Wired
Companies such as IBM, Microsoft and Google are currently working to develop reliable quantum computers. China is investing billions in this field. Recently, Google claimed that they have succeeded for the first time in making a quantum computer outperform a conventional computer. But what is a quantum computer? And how does it work?
About Amit Katwala
Amit Katwala is editor of Wired UK