Quantum Internet Is 13 Years Away - Wait, What's Quantum Internet?

A year ago this week, Chinese physicists launched the world’s first quantum satellite. Unlike the dishes that deliver your Howard Stern and cricket tournaments, this 1,400-pound behemoth doesn’t beam radio waves. Instead, the physicists designed it to send and receive bits of information encoded in delicate photons of infrared light. It’s a test of a budding technology known as quantum communications, which experts say could be far more secure than any existing info relay system.

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thorstein305d ago

It's 2017, if you don't know what quantum computing/ quantum internet is by now, then you probably shouldn't be writing tech stories, or for Wired.

Admittedly, Wired really has dropped off in the past 5 years.