Silicon electronics are a staple of the computing industry, but researchers are now exploring other techniques to deliver powerful computers.
Really good article with some vary interesting insights into the future of computing.
Quantum Computers !!!! Heed my warnings people this is the technology to invest in ....as it will be in our immediate future
they will harness the power of atoms and molecules to perform memory and processing tasks.
...be made of?
not more people commented on this. I thought it was really interesting read as to the direction computing and processors are heading so I thought I would post it. Seems that if the story isn't flamebait worthy it is not worth talking about.
Anyway, on topic, I don't think quatum computers are going to be around anytime soon. The technology seems like it is hard to nail down into something usable, and will be really expensive for a longtime. Thats why the guy says that he doesn't think they will be used for desktop computing. But I think he is wrong, give it enough time and I think not only desktops but the playstaion 20 or the 23040 (360 in years to come) will have quantum processors.
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