I just thought that this was funny. I have no idea what they’re talking about. Okay, I have some idea but not much of one.
QUANTUM COMPUTING: Safer Coin Tosses Point to Better Way for Enemies to Swap Messages
by Charles Seife
In an upcoming issue ofPhysical Review Letters, physicists describe an experiment in which a fair coin flip is performed quantum-mechanically; if one party tries to cheat, the deception is quickly revealed, something that scientists don’t know how to guarantee with classical computers.