The proposed Microsoft computer is mind-bending even by the standards of the mostly hypothetical world of quantum computing.
Modern computers are not unlike the looms of the industrial revolution: They follow programmed instructions to weave intricate patterns. With a loom, you see the result in a cloth or carpet. With a computer, you see it on an electronic display.
Now a group of physicists and computer scientists funded by Microsoft is trying to take the analogy of interwoven threads to