A quantum computer is a computation device that makes direct use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform operations on data. Microsoft is offering a quick quantum computing primer that makes the esoteric subject almost understandable. Read more here.
As part of its celebration of the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 and man’s first steps on the moon the spaceheads at Google have published the original code from the Apollo Guidance Computer or AGC. Read more here.