What's the difference between the best tennis players in the world and those striving to reach the top five, or even the coveted number one ranking? The ability to execute the perfect forehand or deliver an ace at a crucial moment isn't merely about having the best skills. It's about making the best decisions at pivotal moments. And, as players are trying to improve their games, machine learning is starting to influence how they make those split-second decisions.
Quantum computers are probably the most misunderstood of nascent technologies, which makes sense, because their very basics rely on the hardest-to-grasp concepts of physics. That’s led to people making some ridiculous claims, such as that they give you “god-like powers” and that they’re an “imminent threat”.