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Quantum Godwin's Law

@article{Skotiniotis2020QuantumGL,
  title={Quantum Godwin's Law},
  author={Michalis Skotiniotis and Andreas J. Winter},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2003.13715}
}
Godwin's law, i.e. the empirical observation that as an online discussion grows in time, the probability of a comparison with Nazis or Hitler quickly approaches unity, is one of the best-documented facts of the internet. Anticipating the quantum internet, here we show under reasonable model assumptions a polynomial quantum speedup of Godwin's law. Concretely, in quantum discussions, Hitler will be mentioned on average quadratically earlier, and we conjecture that under specific network… 

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