What Could Make Quantum Computing Easy to Explain?

A change in perspective.

Interior of IBM Quantum computing system. Photo by IBM.

“To understand what quantum computers can do — and what they can’t — avoid falling for overly simple explanations.”

“So a qubit is a bit that has a complex number called an amplitude attached to the possibility that it’s 0, and a different amplitude attached to the possibility that it’s 1.”

The first set of quiz cards in Quantum Country.
In-app with BLACK OPAL courtesy of Q-CTRL.
Demo screen from Quantum Game.

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Chris Ferrie

Quantum theorist by day, father by night. Occasionally moonlighting as a author. csferrie.com