Quantum computers: are they here?

Are quantum computers here? This morning, IBM announced their 20-qubit processor is now available, with a 50-qubit prototype (a device, not a simulator) that has been successfully ...

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YCombinator Female Founders Conference 2017

The best part of the YCombinator Female Founders Conference this year was how actionable the advice was. I really appreciated Aileen Lee's no-nonsense attitude, where ...

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Post-Quantum Cryptography at Google

Google, one of the front runners in the race for quantum computing, announced their first experiments with post-quantum cryptography. Why does it matter? If Google ...

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Quantum Technology News – Issue #11

Quantum computer factors numbers, could be scaled up The numbers quantum computers have been able to factor so far have NOT been very impressive, but this ...

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What’s the difference between quantum annealing and universal gate quantum computers?

Just as a GPU processes instructions related to graphics exponentially faster than a CPU, certain problems can be solved quadratically or polynomially faster with quantum ...

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Quantum Technology News – Issue #10

A lot of companies are finally giving concrete timelines to the "first" quantum computer. IBM's insights show that the first quantum computer will exist in ...

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Top 3 Quantum Myths and Misconceptions

Quantum mechanics is hard. No one is debating that. But there are a lot of bad facts out there just because the metaphors used were ...

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Why the NSA moving away from Suite B cryptography due to quantum computers makes total sense

Quantum computers could actually have been the trigger to begin the move to post-quantum cryptography. Even though the Snowden files released in 2013 showed limited ...

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