Quantum Computing For Dummies

  • 14h 46m 43s
  • Floyd Smith, whurley
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2024

Quantum computing has the promise to be the next huge thing in technology. How do we know that? Look at how much the big players in tech are investing in the technology. Quantum Computing For Dummies preps you for the amazing changes that are coming with the world of computing built on the phenomena of quantum mechanics. Need to know what is it and how does it work? This easy-to-understand book breaks it down and answers your most pressing questions. Get a better understanding of how quantum computing is revolutionizing networking, data management, cryptography, and artificial intelligence in ways that would have previously been unthinkable. With this Dummies guide, you'll get a primer on the inner workings and practical applications of quantum computers.

You will: learn the difference binary and quantum computers; discover which industries will be most influenced by quantum computing; see how quantum improves encryption and enables business; and take a look at how quantum is applied in big data and AI.

For technologists and IT pros interested in getting on board the quantum train—plus anyone who's quantum-curious—this Dummies guide is a must-listen.

Business owners, team leaders, C-suite executives, and coaches will love this friendly how-to manual for joining the OKR movement.

About the Author

whurley is the founder and CEO of Strangeworks, a startup that makes the power of quantum computing easily accessible and available to all. He is also coauthor of Quantum Computing For Babies.

Floyd Smith is a tech communicator and longtime For Dummies author, who has most notably written several editions of the bestselling Creating Web Pages For Dummies.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Quantum Computing Boot Camp
  • Chapter 2 - Looking Back to Early and Classical Computing
  • Chapter 3 - Examining the Roots of Quantum Computing
  • Chapter 4 - Introducing Quantum Technology 1.0
  • Chapter 5 - Unveiling Quantum Computing
  • Chapter 6 - Quantum Computing Accelerates
  • Chapter 7 - Choosing Between Classical and Quantum Computing
  • Chapter 8 - Getting Started with Quantum Computing
  • Chapter 9 - It's All about the Stack
  • Chapter 10 - Racing for the Perfect Qubit
  • Chapter 11 - Choosing a Qubit Type
  • Chapter 12 - Programming a Quantum Computer
  • Chapter 13 - Quantum Computing Applications
  • Chapter 14 - Quantum Computing Algorithms
  • Chapter 15 - Cloud Access Options
  • Chapter 16 - Educational Resources
  • Chapter 17 - Ten Myths Surrounding Quantum Computing
  • Chapter 18 - Ten Tech Questions Answered
  • Chapter 19 - Ten Business Questions Answered
  • Chapter 20 - Ten University Research Programs
  • Bonus Chapter 1: Ten Tech Breakthroughs
  • Bonus Chapter 2: Ten Business Breakthroughs
  • Bonus Chapter 3: Ten Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)