Here’s why superposition and entanglement have nothing to do with understanding quantum computers

Or: how will I interact with a quantum computer, and what can it do?

Interior of IBM Quantum computing system. Photo by IBM.
So multi-purpose, it has no purpose. Photo by Slartibartfass.

Swiss Army computer

The QPU

Simulate all the things

The take-away

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