Renormalizing hype

It’s probably safe to say that a fair bit of the hype surrounding quantum computing has been damped over the past few months. Recent re-analyses of experiments that claimed Majorana fermions have been observed as emergent degrees of freedom in certain semi-conductors have found these claims to be premature. This is noteworthy, because Majorana fermions…


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