Quantum computing is a theme that has yet to take off , but could prove to be a gamechanger for future generations . The most advanced computers currently use bits , which function like switches : they are either on or off , represented by a one or a zero . However , quantum computing uses qubits , which can be on and off at the same time , or somewhere between the two , increasing their computing power exponentially . This makes them perfect for analysing and modelling data . Numerous Baillie Gifford trusts – including Scottish Mortgage / 28 /
IN THE BACK
Platforms & Pensions
By John Blowers
It takes a matter of seconds to buy a share online,
so why can it take weeks or even months
to move platforms?
Issue 78 / November 2021