In this Data Point, Frank visits the new Barnes and Noble location in Rockville, MD which is the first store in the US to sport the book retailer’s new design.

Oddly enough, it looks a lot like the Amazon brick and mortar bookstore just down the road in Bethesda.

With less space and a revamped layout, you have to think that the store’s design is much more data-driven. (Pun somewhat intended.)

With its ability to run through prime number factorization in a heartbeat, will Quantum Computers Break Bitcoin?

Content index:

  • 00:00:00 INTRO
  • 00:01:21 Introduction to quantum computers
  • 00:01:56 The history of quantum computers
  • 00:02:50 How does quantum mechanics apply to quantum computers?
  • 00:03:36 Superpositioning?
  • 00:04:06 What is so interesting about quantum computing?
  • 00:05:27 Entanglement?
  • 00:05:45 Quantum computers and BIG DATA
  • 00:06:48 Quantum computer requirements
  • 00:07:40 Advantages and disadvangates of Qbits
  • 00:07:57 The quantum computer advantage
  • 00:09:07 Quantum computers explained to grandma with bullet-points