Microsoft Quantum: A Race to Build the Next Generation of Computers
Microsoft recently announced that it has achieved its first milestone towards developing a quantum supercomputer and believes it will take less than ten years to build its own. Drawing parallels to the transformative impact of the Iron Age and the Silicon Age, Microsoft envisions quantum computing as a catalyst for significant advancements across various industries. Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize transportation by enabling the development of more efficient and powerful batteries for electric vehicles and beyond. It can also drive breakthroughs in the chemistry industry, leading to the discovery of safer compounds, and empower the pharmaceutical industry to develop more effective drugs.