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Google CEO: Quantum Breakthrough Could Speed AI Development

Google, in a new research paper, claims to have built a quantum computer that can handle a calculation in under four minutes that the world’s fastest supercomputer would need 10,000 years to perform. This could accelerate the pace of AI development, Google CEO Sundar Pichai told MIT Technology Review. He compared the finding to the Wright brothers’ first flight, which didn’t last long but...

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