The future of supercomputers? A quantum chip colder than outer space | Jerry Chow | TED Institute – W/Evaluation Form

The future of supercomputers? A quantum chip colder than outer space | Jerry Chow | TED Institute

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Jerry Chow of IBM’s Watson Research Center creates “qubits,” the building blocks of quantum computing. Chow taps into the strange world of the smallest particles, where the rules of ordinary reality don’t apply and shares how to harness their mind-boggling potential.

TED@IBM was a TED-curated event showcasing speakers from across the IBM community. Produced in partnership with IBM, the event brought to light the often-overlooked. Examining social structures and sustainable approaches, TED@IBM explored the necessity of invention to build a better world.

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