IBM Quantum has just reached its sixth anniversary of making available a quantum computer on the cloud. This occurred on May 4, 2016 and just four days later on May 8, 2016 the Quantum Computing Report released the world’s first review of it titled: IBM Quantum Experience – First Looks. At that time IBM only had a single 5 qubit machine available on the cloud and it could only be programmed using a simple graphical user interface. Things have progressed greatly since then, but if you want to see what we thought of it six years ago, you can click here.

May 8, 2022