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Wow computer science meets Greg Bear, I think I need to now go write a short story featuring a supernova powered super computer.

"And they strongly imply that brute-force attacks against 256-bit keys will be infeasible until computers are built from something other than matter and occupy something other than space."

Or about a computer that isn't made of matter as we understand it...

How is what you said any different from what he said?

He said a super nova powered computer. A super nova is matter as we understand it....

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