There were quite some stories going around the last days regarding Canadian company D-Wave and their presentation in the Silicon Valley yesterday.
If you want to learn more about it:
- ABC News has a two page story about it.
- Rose.blog (D-Wave) also has more detailed info and links.
- There is a Press Release at the D-Wave web site
- Rose.blog (D-Wave) also has additional pictures of the Quantum Computer
- How-To: Turn your old computer into an aquarium
- Research: What people actually need and want from technology
- UCLA: Get Tasered for using the Computer Lab
- Electronic Paper: Getting ready for mass production
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