Seth Lloyd


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August 02, 1960

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Seth Lloyd is a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He refers to himself as a "quantum mechanic".
His research area is the interplay of information with complex systems, especially quantum systems. He has performed seminal work in the fields of quantum computation and quantum communication, including proposing the first technologically feasible design for a quantum computer, demonstrating the viability of quantum analog computation, proving quantum analogs of Shannon's noisy channel theorem, and designing novel methods for quantum error correction and noise reduction.

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“Nothing in life is certain except death, taxes, and the second law of thermodynamics.”
Seth Lloyd

“Programmed by quanta, physics gave rise first to chemistry and then to life; programmed by mutations and recombination, life gave rise to Shakespeare; programmed by experience and imagination, Shakespeare gave rise to Hamlet.”
Seth Lloyd, Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos

“Meaning is like pornography, you know it when you see it.”
Seth Lloyd, Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos



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