Quantum Computing Explained: How It Can Change Your Life

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Quantum computing is a very advanced computing system that has the potential to create robots that can “think,” which is known as artificial intelligence (AI). If used correctly, this technology will transform many industries. One of them is the health industry.

If done correctly, quantum computing technology will be able to diagnose diseases with amazing accuracy and detect problems in DNA in a blink of an eye. The power of quantum computing technology will help scientists find cures for diseases a lot faster than traditional computing technology. If you have health problems, this technology can change your life for the better.

Quantum Computing Explained

As described at PopSci.com.

Quantum processors have quantum bits instead of the usual binary bits that traditional processors have. You know normal bits store information by taking on one of two states, often named “0” and “1.” Quantum bits, also called qubits, have another capability. They are able to take on both the 0 and 1 states at the same time. This and other properties of quantum states allow quantum computers to perform certain calculations much faster than traditional ones. Quantum processors are generally put to work on optimization problems, such as finding the lowest-energy shape for a protein.

The excerpt below is written by Dipak Chatterjee. It does a great job explaining the power of quantum bits (qubits).

The Qubit concept deals with very small particles (subatomic particles). It has been proven that a subatomic particle can have different states simultaneously because the particles are never static. This is evident because they move very fast, close to the speed of light. So, a particle state of the particle (Qubit) looks different to different observers and the particle has several states simultaneously. That is why one subatomic particle can have different states and probabilities, at the same time. We can use it to replace bits and get better performance: Much better performance! And then, when you combine Qubits, that combination holds an exponentially larger amount of information than bits. Subatomic logic is much more powerful than binary logic used in normal computing.

As a result, you can process complicated information faster. Its main applications are encryption, decryption, modeling, databases, voice recognition, structure recognition, simulation and artificial intelligence, plus many others yet non-existent applications.

In short, quantum computing uses the science of quantum mechanics to process information beyond 3-dimensional space. In other words, it works similar to the human brain. A quantum computing machine, such as a quantum computer, is so powerful that it can solve certain problems in seconds that would otherwise take a traditional computer thousands of years to solve.

The dark side of quantum computing technology

Quantum computing technology has the potential to dramatically reduce poverty and change the world into a better place. However, in the wrong hands, it has the potential to destroy the human race and the world.

With the right technology and knowledge, scientists can create quantum processors that can “think.” These processors can be incorporated into robots, giving them very sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI). Robots that can “think” for themselves also have the potential to become aware. However, they do not have emotions and self-awareness like us. The problem with these types of advanced robots is that they can turn against their creators, just like in the popular movie the Terminator. In addition, this technology can be used to crack computer security codes.

As mentioned at NaturalNews.com.

If you know anything about encryption, you probably also realize that quantum computers are the secret KEY to unlocking all encrypted files. As I wrote about last year here on Natural News, once quantum computers go into widespread use by the NSA, the CIA, Google, etc., there will be no more secrets kept from the government. All your files — even encrypted files — will be easily opened and read.

Until now, most people believed this day was far away. Quantum computing is an “impractical pipe dream,” we’ve been told by scowling scientists and “flat Earth” computer engineers. “It’s not possible to build a 512-qubit quantum computer that actually works,” they insisted.

Don’t tell that to Eric Ladizinsky, co-founder and chief scientist of a company called D-Wave. Because Ladizinsky’s team has already built a 512-qubit quantum computer. And they’re already selling them to wealthy corporations, too.

Explaining Quantum Computing

If you are interested in how the secret government is using quantum computing to create advanced AI and nanotechnology, visit this page and watch the last video.

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