Damian Autery

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Is Gravity Quantum?

The ongoing search for the graviton—the proposed fundamental particle carrying gravitational force—is a crucial step in physicists’ long journey …

Physics

Don't You Dare Trade Options Before You Read This

This was published on Margin of Safety Investing a couple weeks ago to help new members understand options a bit better. …

Investing

The end really is near: a play-by-play of the coming economic collapse

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Recoveries generally don’t die of old age. So what’s going to kill ours? Five economists call it like they see it<p>Max Cea<p>August 12, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Since June, 2009, the pit of one of the biggest recessions in American history, the U.S. economy has been growing, slowly but steadily. …

Economics

Ask Ethan: Is Spacetime Really A Fabric?

Gravity might have been the first fundamental force ever discovered, but in many ways, it remains the least-well understood. We know that it’s always attractive, and that any two masses in the Universe, no matter where they are, will experience its force. When Einstein concocted his general theory …

Physics

Loopholes and the 'Anti-Realism' of the Quantum World

The theoretical physicist John Wheeler once used the phrase “great smoky dragon” to describe a particle of light going from a source to a photon …

Quantum Mechanics

As serverless computing starts to take shape, cloud tech experts sketch out its future

When you look back at decades of computing history, the arc bends toward abstraction: the process of making it easier and easier for people to put …

Cloud Computing

My wife and I retired in our 30s and now travel full-time in an Airstream trailer — here's what we spend in a week

There once was a guy from the Southeast who thought life could be broken down into a few simple constructs: get a job, buy stuff, retire, and die.<p>Yep, that guy was me.<p>Early retirement? Not in the cards. 401(k) retirement plan? Sure, but only the minimum. Retirement was the furthest thing from my …

RVs

What If We Actually Create Reality By Observation?

August 2, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>If we’re not here to observe the Universe, does it cease to exist?<p>What if Christ in us is what created the Universe, and …

Quantum Physics

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Researchers prove the arrow of time is irrelevant to quantum computers

An international team of scientists recently published groundbreaking research indicating quantum computers aren’t handicapped by a classical view of time. Grab a cup of coffee, we’ll explain.<p>The researchers set out to determine if quantum computers could be used to overcome one of classical …

Quantum Physics

How plants use quantum physics to boost photosynthesis

Humans can't teleport or reside in multiple places at once — but the tiniest particles of matter can.<p>These eerie quantum effects have traditionally been studied and observed only under the strictly controlled conditions of a physics lab. That is, until some scientists suggested that such weirdness …

Quantum Physics

Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record

Scientists have just packed 18 qubits — the most basic units of quantum computing — into just six weirdly connected photons. That's an unprecedented …

Quantum Physics

Could The Present Ever Change The Past?

In our everyday lives, things seem to happen in a particular order. Things that happen to us seem to be triggered by earlier events. The upset stomach we have in the evening is caused by that third taco we had at lunch. Doing well on a final exam is thanks to studying the entire week before. Our …

Quantum Physics

It’s Time You Learned About Quantum Computing

You’ve probably heard of quantum computing. Do you understand it? Unlikely! It’s time that you did.<p>The basic idea—tap into quantum physics to make …

Quantum Computing

IRS Unlocks The 'Door' For High-Income Savers

For years, there’s been a debate raging in the financial planning community surrounding something that’s colloquially become known as “The Back-Door Roth IRA.” Some practitioners (including myself) have been advocates of the planning strategy, which involves a two-step process that effectively …

Retirement

New Quantum Computer Milestone Would Make Richard Feynman Very Happy

A commercially available “quantum computer” has been on the market since 2011, but it’s controversial. The D-Wave machine is nothing like other …

What Is a Trust? A Guide to the Types of Trusts and Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

Serverless computing could unleash a new startup ecosystem

While serverless computing isn’t new, it has reached an interesting place in its development. As developers begin to see the value of serverless architecture, a whole new startup ecosystem could begin to develop around it.<p>Serverless isn’t exactly serverless at all, but it does enable a developer to …

Here's why quantum supremacy is inevitable

It seems, these days, like we seldom go very long between quantum computing breakthroughs. Yet, somehow, skeptics remain convinced the media exaggerates the promise of quantum supremacy. We probably are, to varying degrees, but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen.<p>If all of science were a …

Cats, Qubits, and Teleportation: The Spooky World of Quantum Algorithms (Part 2)

Key Takeaways<p>Teleportation was one of the first quantum information processes to be described. It uses entanglement to (sort of) transmit information …

Quantum open source fund launched

A ‘no-strings’ grant program targeting developers of quantum computing software has been launched with the aim of filling the gaps in the nascent …

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Harvard Business School

Coming to Grips with the Implications of Quantum Mechanics

The question is no longer whether quantum theory is correct, but what it means

Quantum Physics Explains – “Death Is An Illusion Created By Our Consciousness?”

<b>The study of consciousness has gained a huge amount of attention over the past decade as we begin to not only realize more about the true nature of</b> …

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering)

“We choose to examine a phenomenon which is impossible, absolutely impossible, to explain in any classical way, and which has in it the heart of …

Mind-boggling experiment could finally help physicists explain quantum superposition

Mind-boggling quantum physics experiment could help scientists pinpoint the location of particles that appear to exist in several different places at …

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

Google, Alibaba Spar Over Timeline for 'Quantum Supremacy'

Google’s quantum computing researchers have been planning a party—but new results from a competing team at China’s Alibaba may have postponed it. The …

Microsoft wants to revolutionize MRIs with quantum-inspired algorithms and HoloLens

Microsoft gained some ground in the quantum computing race today by announcing it was using its technology to advance medical imaging beyond the capabilities of today’s computers.<p>The Redmond company, through a partnership with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), will bring HoloLens technology …

What Counts As A Schrödinger Cat?

“Schrödinger’s Cat” is probably the most infamous thought experiment in the history of <i>gedankenexperimenten</i>. You’ve undoubtedly heard the set-up: a cat is placed in a box with a diabolical device containing a single unstable atom that has a 50% chance of undergoing a radioactive decay in the next …

Quantum Physics