Re: [sl4] D-Wave

From: Vladimir Nesov (
Date: Wed Dec 30 2009 - 08:27:48 MST

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 9:04 AM, John K Clark <> wrote:
> I was very skeptical of D-waves claim to have made a working Quantum
> Computer, it's still probably Bullshit but I'm no longer quite as
> certain. It seems that Google has taken an interest in D-Wave through
> their head of image recognition, Hartmut Neven. Neven started a image
> recognition company called Neven Vision and about 3 years ago Google
> bought the company. Either Neven and Google are not as smart as I
> thought they were or D Wave is not a total scam after all.

This is likely woo, and off-topic (directly and because of the
inadequate expected level of expertise among readers to judge the
validity of the relevant claims), That someone at Google got
interested is very weak evidence.

Vladimir Nesov

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