Theoretically Speaking Series — Black Holes, Firewalls, and the Limits of Quantum Computers

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Oct 18, 2017 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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David Brower Center
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Quantum computers are proposed devices that would exploit quantum mechanics to solve certain specific problems dramatically faster than we know how to solve them with today's computers. In the popular press, quantum computers are often presented not just as an exciting frontier of science and technology (which they are), but as magic devices that would work by simply trying every possible...
Scott Aaronson, University of Texas at Austin