The amazing thing about quantum computers isn’t that they’re currently revolutionizing computers as we know them. The machines are still clunky, finicky, expensive, and not too practical. They may have a big impact one day—but that day is not today.
No, the amazing thing about quantum computers is that they exist at all.
For a few decades after these exotic machines were first proposed, no one knew if you could actually even build one. Today, we can say that, yes, quantum computers are possible and that there are a number in working order around the world. Developed by the likes