Jon Preskill’s ‘Why I Called It ‘Quantum Supremacy’

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via John Preskill, writing at Quanta Magazine, comes this outstanding piece providing an explanatory flourish to his coinging of the term ‘Quantum Supermecy’ in 2012. Today’s MustRead!

‘The words “quantum supremacy” — if not the concept — proved to be controversial for two reasons. One is that supremacy, through its association with white supremacy, evokes a repugnant political stance. The other reason is that the word exacerbates the already overhyped reporting on the status of quantum technology.’ – via John Preskill, whilst writing at Quanta Magazine, comes this tremendous explantory post

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/10/2/why-i-called-it-quantum-supremacy