Quantum Computing: The Big Picture

Quantum computers are quickly becoming the most talked about new technology, even though they don’t exist yet. This course will teach you what a quantum computer is, what it will be capable of, and how to get started today.
Course info
Rating
(65)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 25, 2018
Duration
30m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(65)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 25, 2018
Duration
30m
Description

At the center of understanding quantum computing today is the knowledge of if and how it will benefit you and your company. In this course, Quantum Computing: The Big Picture, you will be introduced to the concepts of quantum computing. First, you will cover how quantum computing works now and possibly in the future. Next, we will explore the incredible possible benefits to all that quantum computing presents. Finally, you will discover how you can get involved now with quantum computing. When you’re finished with this course, you will have a fundamental knowledge of how quantum computers work and how they might benefit you.

About the author
About the author

Chuck Bates is a Software Engineer at Pluralsight and a trained Physicist who lives in the greater Salt Lake City, Utah area. You can find Chuck attending and presenting at local Software Craftsmanship and .NET user groups, and as a member of the American Physical Society. While receiving his physics education, Chuck focused on both Astrophysics and Quantum Mechanics.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone, and welcome to my course Quantum Computing: The Big Picture. My name is Chuck Bates, and I'm a software crafter here at Pluralsight and a physicist. Quantum computers are quickly becoming the most talked about new technology, even though they don't really exist yet. Why is that? To find out, some of the major topics that we will cover include, What is a quantum computer, and how does it differ from the ones we have now? What will a quantum computer be able to do? How you can get started today with this unproven technology. If you want to know how quantum computers could help you or your company in the future, or if you just want to know what all the buzz is about, then you are in the right place. Don't worry if you have no prior experience. I'll take you through the basics step-by-step. By the end of this course, you'll know what a quantum computer is, how it could help you, and how you can get started today. Come join this exciting branch of technology and discover a new quantum world with the Quantum Computing: The Big Picture course at Pluralsight.