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April 02, 2006

Quantum Computing: bigger than the NHS IT project?

Picture of a surgeon and diagnostic images.The £6bn NHS National Programme for IT (NPfIT) is the biggest computer project ever, if some healthcare pundits are to be believed. I have news for them. Mine may be bigger.

An article in 25 March 2006's New Scientist describes how quantum mechanics may be harnessed to create computers millions of times faster than today’s supercomputers.

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