Given the recent articles/preprints by Google and Quantinuum claiming implementation of braiding of non-Abelian anyons on a quantum processor, what is the likely impact of these findings, and specifically on the feasibility of topological quantum computing as a more quick route to fault-tolerant QC?

To be more specific, along the lines of the question here, do these recent results from Google and Quantinuum weaken any of the $11$ objections in this answer over at MathOverFlow, On mathematical arguments against Quantum computing, particularly Gil Kalai's about decoherence always outpacing the fault-tolerance threshold?


(1) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-05954-4

(2) https://arxiv.org/abs/2305.03766



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