Re: Can a Planck-scale conventional computer beat a normal-scale quantum computer?

Date: Fri Jan 19 2001 - 10:55:01 MST

Michael LaTorra wrote:
> Physics Nobelist 'tHooft claims it would. But can we engineer such a device?

If we can make the vacuum compute, and manipulate the bits of spacetime
at that scale. Both rather questionable assumptions (we have currently not
the slightest hints that both is possible).

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