From Cbits to Qbits:Here’s a


From Cbits to Qbits:

Here’s a really excellent article (available in several formats) by the physicist N. David Mermin of Cornell. It’s intended to teach computerniks just enough mathematical quantum mechanics to understand quantum computing. I now feel like I grok it myself. The ‘Where is ħ‽’ section near the end is particularly clever.

(Via Recycled Knowledge.)

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