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Episode 26: Cue the Qubits

Computers have come a long way since the Z1 - the first programmable computer built in the 1930s. We are now at the edge of a new computer revolution. So what is quantum computing and why do we need it?

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Some resources about quantum computing used in this episode

Bernard Marr in an article on Forbes in 2017:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2017/07/04/what-is-quantum-computing-a-super-easy-explanation-for-anyone/#56290c841d3b

Marianne Freiberger in Plus Magazine in 2015:
https://plus.maths.org/content/how-does-quantum-commuting-work

Phillip Ball in QuantaMagazine January 2018:
https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-era-of-quantum-computing-is-here-outlook-cloudy-20180124/


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