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Demonstration of universal parametric entangling gates on a multi-qubit lattice

• H. Paik,<br>• D. I. Schuster,<br>• L. S. Bishop,<br>• G. Kirchmair,<br>• G. Catelani,<br>• A. P. Sears,<br>• B. R. Johnson,<br>• M. J. Reagor,<br>• L. Frunzio,<br>• L. I. Glazman,<br>• S. M. Girvin,<br>• M. H. …

Quantum Computing

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

My DIY Solar Power Setup – Free Energy for Life

It is pretty well known at this point that Mr. Money Mustache is enamored with solar power. Besides the obvious Sci-Fi coolness of it (Electricity, …

IBM Makes Breakthrough in Race to Commercialize Quantum Computers

Researchers at International Business Machines Corp. have developed a new approach for simulating molecules on a quantum computer.<p>The breakthrough, …

Qubits

A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

Paris<p>When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students …

An Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well

Training software to accurately sum up information in documents could have great impact in many fields, such as medicine, law, and scientific …

Machine Learning

Simple math is why Elon Musk’s companies keep doing what others don’t even consider possible

Physicist Richard Feynman returned over and over to an idea that drove his groundbreaking discoveries. His approach was documented <b></b>by his Caltech colleague David Goodstein in the book <i>Feynman’s Lost Lecture</i> about physics classes Feynman taught in the 1960s:<p>Once, I said to him, “Dick, explain to me, …

Lithium-ion creator helped develop a better battery technology

It's safer, can store more energy and can last much longer.<p>At 94 years old, John B. Goodenough isn't done changing the landscape of battery technology. The University of Texas at Austin professor who's widely credited for the invention of lithium-ion batteries has developed a better alternative. …

For first time, carbon nanotube transistors outperform silicon

MADISON — For decades, scientists have tried to harness the unique properties of carbon nanotubes to create high-performance electronics that are …

Google’s Quantum Dream May Be Just Around the Corner

Researchers at the company could unveil a quantum computer that is superior to conventional computers by the end of next year.<p>Researchers at Google …

Supercomputers

The code that took America to the moon was just published to GitHub, and it's like a 1960s time capsule

When programmers at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory set out to develop the flight software for the Apollo 11 space program in the mid-1960s, the necessary technology did not exist. They had to invent it.<p>They came up with a new way to store computer programs, called “rope memory,” and created a …

hobbyist

How do police handle violence in countries where officers don’t carry guns?

Another week, another police shooting in the United States. So far this year, 569 people have be killed by US police, according to The Guardian’s count. Police brutality is a horrific normality and, in more ways than one, black men being shot by police has become the modern-day equivalent of …