为何学习量子计算?Why learn quantum computing?

量子计算机很酷,但为什么应该学习量子计算呢?Quantum computers are cool but why should you learn quantum computing?

在本部分中,我们将为你呈现一些原因,以帮助你了解为什么现在应该学习量子计算。In this section, we are going to give you some reasons why learning quantum computing today is a great idea.

加入量子革命Join the quantum revolution

研究人员刚刚开始设想未来量子技术的可能性。Researchers have just started to envision the possibilities for future quantum technologies. 今天,我们正在目睹一些人称之为第二次量子革命的开端。Today we are witnessing the beginning of what some people call the second quantum revolution. 第一次革命包括使用量子物理学来创造改变世界的发明,例如激光器和晶体管。The first revolution consisted of using quantum physics to create world-changing inventions like the laser and the transistor. 过去十年,科学已经开始在各个粒子级别实现对量子系统的控制,这为我们打开了一扇通往未来的无数可能性的大门,大部分这样的可能性仍有待我们去发现。In the last decade, science has started to gain control over quantum systems at the level of individual particles, opening the door to immense possibilities, most of which are yet to be discovered. 停止观望,开始行动!Stop witnessing and start doing! 现在,你可以开始为塑造未来世界的技术做出贡献。Today you can start to contribute to the technology that will shape the world of tomorrow.

解决巨大的挑战需要不同的社区Solving great challenges requires diverse communities

而实现有效的量子计算就是我们这个时代面临的一个最大挑战。To achieve efficient quantum computing is arguably one of the greatest challenges of our age. 它的复杂性在于需要解决的许多不同方面:可靠且可伸缩的量子硬件、高效的量子软件、稳健且经济的纠错协议、适用的实际应用等等。Its complexity lies in the fact that many different aspects need to be solved: reliable and scalable quantum hardware, efficient quantum software, robust and inexpensive error correction protocols, practical real-world applications, among many others. 我们需要大量科学家、工程师和开发者共同努力解决这些难题。We need a large community of scientists, engineers, and developers working together to address these challenging problems. 构建此社区需要网罗不同领域的大量人员。Forming this community requires a broad network of people from all different fields. 无论你的背景如何,都可以立即参与到量子革命中来。Whatever your background, you can participate in the quantum revolution today. 欢迎大家加入量子革命!Everyone is welcome to jump into the quantum boat!

通过量子世界获得启发Get inspired by the quantum world

即使我们还远远不能实现容错量子计算机,也已经看到了量子计算在经典计算机科学中的一些巨大影响。Even if we are still far from achieving fault-tolerant quantum computers, we are already observing some impactful consequences of quantum computing in classical computer science. 过去几年,基于量子计算中使用的技术开发出了许多新算法。In the last few years, many new algorithms were developed based on the techniques used in quantum computing. 这些算法就是所谓的量子启发算法,它们可在经典计算机上运行。These algorithms are the so-called quantum inspired algorithms and can run on classical computers. 这些算法的一些示例包括建议系统或遗传算法,其执行速度比以前的任何经典方法要快很多。Some examples of these algorithms are recommendation systems or genetic algorithms that perform faster than any previous classical method. 通过学习量子计算,你还将发现一种新的计算思维方式,它将改变你对经典编程的看法!By learning quantum computing, you will also discover a new way of thinking about computation that will shift your perspective on classical programming!

量子计算很有趣!Quantum computing is fun!

除了上面所述的实际影响,我们还认为量子计算非常有趣。In addition to the real-world impact discussed above, we believe quantum computing is fun. 学习量子计算是一种有益的体验,你将获得最前沿的知识和技能,以帮助构建未来的技术。Learning quantum computing is a rewarding experience where you will come away with cutting-edge knowledge and the skills to help build the technology of the future.

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