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Sep 30, 2020
The latest sn sounds as if quantum computers are a long way from being useful. However, IBM announced a 4000 qubit computer.

Also this one might not be closer to becoming a reality, there is another one promising a million qubits.

Though it might still take a while, it might be speeding. Just look at traditional computing, it started slowly and huge. Quantum computing has been slow, but it might be speeding up. Not sure it should be dismissed as something that might not happen for decades

If this is correct, they expect ECC to be vulnerable with a bit over 2000 qubits, so … 2025? or now?!?! o_O
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Time to start looking at one time pads :)

They've always had a my interest being the only un-crackable encryption, but it has it's limitations. It's nearing the time to look into the past for the answer, paper in jars hidden in caves or buried somewhere. It's a time tested technique.