Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

The story swirling around the internet is that the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, answered a question by explaining why quantum computing is interesting and novel. Coverage in Canada about the story focused on the funding announcement for quantum physics at the Perimeter Institute. Which was as it should be. It should not be remarkable that a prime minister should be able to spend 30 seconds speaking knowledgeably about something the government is spending $50 million on. And Trudeau was, after all, a teacher.

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Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada

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Last Updated: Sept 30, 2023 08:36 a.m.

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