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    UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    US company Rigetti will build the system with help from the likes of Oxford Instruments.
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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    So we're basically giving (up to) 93 million to a US company....

    I know Arm isn't 'quantum computing' but seriously letting that get sold off is looking like one of the biggest mistakes the UK could have made.

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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    Quote Originally Posted by LSG501 View Post
    So we're basically giving (up to) 93 million to a US company....

    I know Arm isn't 'quantum computing' but seriously letting that get sold off is looking like one of the biggest mistakes the UK could have made.
    ARM isn't the first and sure won't be the last. Its typical UK - invent something then flog it off at first opportunity. We've great engineers but zero long term outlook.
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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    Quote Originally Posted by cheesemp View Post
    ARM isn't the first and sure won't be the last. Its typical UK - invent something then flog it off at first opportunity. We've great engineers but zero long term outlook.
    Lol..ARM had been around for over 30yrs as a UK owned company before it was subject to foreign takeover, I'd hardly call that short term thinking.

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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    does ARM make Quantum Computers?

    Think people fail to see the Scientific goals and doors to a possible future, where we could entirely rid of constantly overheating silicon.

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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    It will take more than 1 of these to figure out Brexit

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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    Quote Originally Posted by Gentle Viking View Post
    It will take more than 1 of these to figure out Brexit


    I heard it's first job was going to be figuring out a credible excuse for Williamson still having a cabinet position.

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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    But can it run crys.... ill get my coat

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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    Quote Originally Posted by evs View Post
    But can it run crys.... ill get my coat

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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    Quote Originally Posted by Gentle Viking View Post
    It will take more than 1 of these to figure out Brexit
    Well it can both be in and out.
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    CAT-THE-FIFTH: "The Antec 300 is a case which has an understated and clean appearance which many people like. Not everyone is into e-peen looking computers which look like a cross between the imagination of a hyperactive 10 year old and a Frog."
    TKPeters: "Off to AVForum better Deal - £20+Vat for Free Shipping @ Scan"
    for all intents it seems to be the same card minus some gays name on it and a shielded cover ? with OEM added to it - GoNz0.

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    Re: UK gov invests £10 million in the nation's first quantum computer

    Quote Originally Posted by Terbinator View Post
    Well it can both be in and out.
    you mean like we were before?

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