Why should you care? And what is quantum supremacy in the first place? Let’s take a couple steps back.
In the paper published today, the team of Google AI scientists claimed their quantum computer — called “Sycamore” — was capable of completing a task involving the verification of the randomness of large numbers in just three minutes and twenty seconds. The most powerful supercomputer in the world, they said, would need 10,000 years to accomplish the same task…”