Quantum Computer
Proposed by the grandfather of Nanotechnology Dr. Richard Feynman (basis of the legendary Feynman expert system) at the First Conference of the Physics of Computation in 12 AT (1981 c.e.). A Quantum Computer is radically different from the Turing state machines that preceded the first universal operational machine 'Harvey' in 48 AT (2017 c.e.).

The basis for data in a QC is a qubit, which unlike the bit in a Turing machine which encodes either a one or a zero, encodes both possible states at the same time, a quantum superposition of 0 and 1.
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Text by Ben Higginbottom
Initially published on 19 December 2001.