Opinion: This July Fourth, in the midst of all the plans for barbeques and baseball games, flags and fireworks, there’s a darker, more pessimistic sense of defeatism lurking.
After a few quiet years, the hype around quantum computing is reaching a new crescendo. Quantum supremacy now feels like an achievable goal. Among the large tech firms, IBM — and specifically the IBM Q lab — has long been at the forefront of the quantum revolution. Last year, the compa…