Quantum Computing

Harry Huskey dies in Santa Cruz; ENIAC pioneer also designed ‘first PC’

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — One of the last surviving members of the team that created the pioneering ENIAC computer in the 1940s has died. Harry Huskey was …

Quantum Mechanics

Google’s New Chip Is a Stepping Stone to Quantum Computing Supremacy

John Martinis has given himself just a few months to reach a milestone in the history of computing.<p>He’s leader of the Google research group working …

Quantum Mechanics

The First Quantum Computer You Own Could Be Powered by a Time Crystal

Understanding the Bizarre<p>Time crystals can exist — it’s already been proven. Previously, two teams of researchers created their own time crystals …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum cryptography is unbreakable. So is human ingenuity

Two basic types of encryption schemes are used on the internet today. One, known as symmetric-key cryptography, follows the same pattern that people …

Quantum Mechanics

Computer and internet pioneer Robert Taylor dies at 85

The scientist played vital roles in creating the internet, personal computer and the mouse, among a myriad of other innovations.<p>Robert Taylor, a computer scientist who was instrumental in the creation of the internet and modern computer, has died. He was 85.<p>Taylor, who had suffered from Parkinson's …

Obituaries

Quantum Computer Duel: Trapped Ion And Superconducting Devices Go Head-To-Head

Scientists and engineers attempting to build a scalable and efficient quantum computer normally go about it in one of the two ways — by trapping ions …

Quantum Mechanics

How Fast Are Quantum Computers Really?

The speed in which quantum computers can run at may be higher than we first though according to recent research carried out by the National Institute …

Quantum Mechanics

Ten superconducting qubits entangled by physicists in China

A group of physicists in China has taken the lead in the race to couple together increasing numbers of superconducting qubits. The researchers have …

Quantum Mechanics

Robert Taylor, Innovator Who Shaped Modern Computing, Dies at 85

Like many inventions, the internet was the work of many inventors. But perhaps no one deserves more credit for that world-changing technological leap than Robert W. Taylor, who died on Friday at 85 at his home in Woodside, Calif.<p>Indeed, few people had as strong a hand in shaping the modern …

Obituaries

Quantum sampling problems, BosonSampling and quantum supremacy

Altmetric: 1<p>More detail<p>Review Article |<p>Open<p>A. P. Lund,<br>• Michael J. Bremner &<br>• T. C. Ralph<p><i>npj Quantum Information</i> <b>3</b>, Article number: 15 …

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Quantum computing security threats looming over IT industry

<i>The following is a guest article from Scott Totzke, CEO of ISARA Corporation.</i><p>Visualize your morning commute going catastrophically haywire as hackers …

Quantum Mechanics

A handle too high: 82-year-old wants a solution to her condo-door problem | Longboat Key

Shirley Deutsch is just trying to get a handle on her situation.<p>Deutsch and her husband, Gene, have spent winters at The Promenade for nearly 10 …

Home Improvement

Quantum Computing is going commercial with the potential to disrupt everything

Consider three hair-pulling problems: 1 percent of the world’s energy is used every year just to produce fertilizer; solar panels aren’t powerful …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Data Storage in a Single Atom Brings New Computing Era Closer to Reality

We’re on the verge of a quantum computing revolution. Entirely new devices will replace tiny transistors on silicon chips with atomic-scale …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists prove Einstein still wrong about quantum mechanics with record-breaking trapped ion tests

The first ever chained Bell test on trapped ions proves this method could be best for quantum computers.<p>Physicists from a US government agency have …

Quantum Mechanics

Want to Break Stereotypes in STEM and Computing? Take a Look at Computer History

The history of computers is not just an intriguing account of amazing innovations. More importantly, it is the story of the people who helped us get …

Education

Quantum Computing Now Has a Powerful Search Tool

Back in 1996, a computer scientist called Lov Grover at Bell Labs in New Jersey unveiled an unusual algorithm for searching through a database. …

Quantum Mechanics

List of 108 Interesting Computer Science Books!

The list has some of the interesting computer science books recommended by users from Reddit and HackerNews in below mentioned domains and comments …

Machine Learning

As computing changes, Intel takes a fresh approach to chip design

For more than 30 years, Intel has made a name with its CPUs, which rule the PC and server markets. Chip advances have helped Intel make devices smaller, faster, and more power-efficient.Computing is now spreading into cars, robots, drones, smart devices, and a wide range of other electronics. Chip …

Quantum Mechanics

10 Incredible Implications Of Quantum Technology

April 1, 2017<p>The consensus within the scientific community is that the first fully-functional quantum computer will be ready in roughly ten years—an …

Quantum Mechanics

Personal computing today was 'unimaginable 20 years ago' - let alone in the 1960s and 70s

It's no joke, April 1 is a big day in computing history. In 1972 Intel released its 8008 microprocessor and four years later we had Apple Computer*. But Brian Kernighan says we still don't understand the digital world.<p><i>DW: Your book "Understanding the Digital World" has very clear intentions. You</i> …

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Complete 3-Qubit Grover Search on a Programmable Quantum Computer. (arXiv:1703.10535v1 [quant-ph])

Authors: C. Figgatt, D. Maslov, K. A. Landsman, N. M. Linke, S. Debnath, C. MonroeSearching large databases is an important problem with broad …

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Calculating Imponderable Complexity with Quantum Supercomputers

Large quantum computers are difficult to build, but they can answer questions too complicated for conventional computation, unlocking new research …

Science

Viewpoint: Microwave Quantum States Beat the Heat

March 27, 2017• <i>Physics</i> 10, 32<p>A new quantum communication protocol is robust in the presence of thermal noise, paving the way for all-microwave …

Quantum Mechanics

China Making Swift, Competitive Quantum Computing Gains

March 27, 2017 Jeffrey Burt<p>Chinese officials have made no secret out of their desire to become the world’s dominant player in the technology …

Innovation

Chemists Will Be the First to Feel the Benefits of Quantum Computing

The first batch of commercial quantum computers are close to being released now. According to both Google and IBM, we’ll see these systems in place …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Communicating with the Extraterrestrial Intelligence

<b>Humanity is facing now the dawn of a new technological era involving quantum mechanics in almost all aspects of social life, from computation to</b> …

Quantum Mechanics

CIO interview: Martin Hofmann, Volkswagen Group

During the recent CeBIT 2017 event in Hannover, Volkswagen Group discussed how quantum computing would be the future of IT.<p>The Volkswagen Group is …

Quantum Mechanics

World Science Festival Brisbane 2017 live blog: Day two

More than 120,000 people are expected to join in the celebration of science, technology, innovation and engineering at The World Science Festival …

Brisbane

Quantum Resistant Ledger Readies For Battle Against Quantum Computing, Hires Testers And Seeks Feedback

Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), a blockchain technology designed to mitigate quantum computing attacks, has recruited testers to create 50 nodes and …

Bitcoin