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A quantum technologies race has replaced an artificial intelligence race

A quantum technologies race has replaced an artificial intelligence race

Microsoft specialists have created a new programming language to develop quantum apps. Besides, a quantum computer simulator has been presented.

Despite quantum technologies are still in their infancy, Microsoft has already started cracking the new market. Google and IBM are also launching researches in this sphere – a quantum technologies race has replaced an artificial intelligence race.

This topic is covered by Microsoft CEO in the book Hit Refresh. According to the expert, the state of things mostly recalls an arms race during the Cold War. The only difference lies in the fact that the quantum technologies race is still invisible to the broad public since the global developments are being made in the sphere of more powerful AI and VR technologies improvement.

Notwithstanding, Microsoft strives to work out a product that will allow to take a leading place in the industry that even doesn’t exist in the reality nowadays. It has a pretty long story – Microsoft has been looking for alternative methods of quantum bits for 12 years so far. The company is focused on subatomic particles, also referred as Majorana fermions though their existence hasn’t been proven experimentally.