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Nonlocal: a quantum computing podcast

Dec 2, 2020

The Mermin-Peres magic square is a simple game which is at the heart of many results in quantum cryptography and quantum complexity theory. In this episode, we trace the origin of the Mermin-Peres square back to two short papers by N. David Mermin and Asher Peres.

Mermin's paper:

Peres' paper:

Hosts: Vincent Russo (, William Slofstra (, Henry Yuen (

Theme music is WLIIAW by Vincent Russo