• Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau schools reporter on quantum computing during press conference
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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau schools reporter on quantum computing during press conference

    Reporter:I was going to ask you to explainquantum computing, but… [crowd chuckles]Um, when do you expect Canada’s ISIL missionto begin again, and are we not doing anythingin the interim while we prepare?Okay, very simply: normal computers work by… [crowd laughs, applauds] No no no, don’t interrupt me. when you walk out of here, you will know more– well no, some of you will know far less about quantum computing, but most of you. Normal computers work, either there’s power going through a wire or not: it’s one or a zero. They’re binary systems. What quantum states allow for is much more complex information to be encoded into a single bit.…

  • Healthy or junk food? Busting food labels (CBC Marketplace)
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    Healthy or junk food? Busting food labels (CBC Marketplace)

    (♪♪)>>Tom: We’re hitting the grocery store. Baskets in hand. Eyes focused. On popular food products.>>Erica: Investigating whether companies are playing fast and loose when it comes to food labelling.>>Tom: Start the day with Nutella. Everything from breakfast — to dinner.>>Erica: Healthy Request. Sounds good.>>Tom: I’m sold.>>Erica: We’re finding a healthy diet of food claims.>>Tom: 100% natural. Garden Vegetable.>>Erica: Bread with veggies?>>Tom: Seems that’s the hype these days. But are company claims supported by the facts? Or is it just food fiction? How important are the labelling claims to your decision?>>That’s the first thing I look at.>>I’m a dad so I like to get. you know, certain types of nutrition to…