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Are we there yet? A pragmatic look at quantum computing and Q# with Azure  

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12:45 PM Sunday
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Fireside B
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Like superintelligence, practical quantum computing appears to be half a decade away... every half decade. In this session, we'll take a look at the basic principles behind quantum computing, the whys behind its potential, as well as the history of breakthroughs and developments in that space. We'll make a lengthy detour into programming quantum computer emulators with Visual Studio, Q# and Azure. We'll finish up by looking at the most promising pathways for making quantum computing practical and review whether it can indeed render all current encryption schemes obsolete and become the quickest path towards superintelligence.

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Eugene Chuvyrov

Eugene Chuvyrov is a Senior Cloud Architect at Microsoft. He works directly with both startups and enterprises to enable their solutions in Microsoft cloud, and to make Azure better as a result of this work with partners. Over his tenure at Microsoft, his focus varied from modern DevOps, to enabling AI solutions in the cloud, to advising customers on creating Blockchain solutions in Azure. He is looking forward to sharing his knowledge from those engagements with the community.
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