Sources: D-Wave [press release], Nature, Scott Aaronson, MIT, Technology Review
quote: But he argues D-Wave still needs to demonstrate definitive proof of two things ... second evidence definitively demonstrating a "quantum speedup" over classical designs.
quote: Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) ... paid D-Wave $10M USD for one of the D-Wave systems, hoping to use the quantum algorithms to track down bugs in the mission-critical code-base for the delayed F-35 fighter jet project.
quote: MIT Professor Scott Aaronson -- a quantum-computing expert and long-time critic
quote: Professor Aarson blogged
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