Your Own Quantum Computer

The logic for me on this is simple: quantum computers are extremely exciting, therefore I want one. What’s so exciting about them? Everything associated with quantum science is both mysterious and intuitively unbelievable! I mean, there’s superposition — the notion that something can simultaneously be in two different states but when observed it will with certainty take on one or […]

From Sticks To Chips

History 101 — Transistors Once upon a time, some really smart people invented aids they could use to do arithmetic, like piles of sticks, and of course the abacus. The abacus has been around since long before Arabic numerals joined the party. Variants are still in wide use today in many parts of the world. Here’s an image of an […]