(ZDNet) CEO of Australian quantum cybersecurity firm QuintessenceLabs (QLabs) Vikram Sharma recently detailed the plan of the global security industry as it prepares for the reality of a quantum computer within the next decade. “Because of the advances in quantum computation, they are going to put at risk many of the mechanisms we use to…..
(LawTechnologyToday) Law is going to look different after the next wave of tech innovations. Algorithms could be smarter than the smartest lawyers in the near future according to this author. While no one knows exactly when quantum computing will take hold and how AI will advance, it’s clear to this auathor that a legal profession…..
(Forbes.com) The basic physics principles that underlie quantum computers were presented at National Association of Science Writers at a session on communicating quantum physics. The presentation was in a manner suitable for non-physicists and is restated in this must-read article for non-scientists wanting to comprehend quantum technology and its potential. In general terms, the article…..
(Physics.org) Researchers in a lab at Aarhus University have developed a versatile remote gaming interface that allowed external experts as well as hundreds of citizen scientists all over the world to optimize a quantum gas experiment through multiplayer collaboration and in real time. Entitled the Alice Challenge, the parameters from the experts and citizen scientists…..
(ScientificAmerican) The national security of the United States and its allies the past 70 years was in large part due to the technological superiority of their public and private sectors. The future of that technological leadership is in doubt now as nation-state rivals pursue leadership positions in a next generation of technologies. A newly emergent…..
(Forbes.com) Rigetti’s achievements in cloud-based quantum access are numerous. After months of announcing advances in quantum processors, Rigetti Computing announced in September that the platform could bring the speed and computing edge of its tech to actual business users. Called Rigetti Quantum Cloud Services, the platform will feature access to hybrid computing systems—both Rigetti’s own…..
(BloombergNews) Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman was the first to suggest that the mind-bending properties of quantum mechanics could be harnessed to make a new kind of computer almost 40 years ago. This article discusses describes the current quantum computer ecosystem and broadly explains how the technology functions: –Quantum computers might make today’s fastest supercomputer…..
(ZDNet) Scientists from Imperial College London and UK laser instrument maker M Squared have demonstrated a way to measure how super-cooled atoms respond when inside an accelerating vehicle. The demonstrates that a transportable quantum accelerator could address GPS’s dependence on satellite signals, which can be jammed or spoofed by an attacker, rendering the system useless…..
(WSJ.com) Ford Motor Co. has been experimenting with quantum computing platform with an eye to future use for optimization of driving routes and improving the structure of batteries for electric vehicles. Ford has been collaborating with NASA’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Silicon Valley since July, when the organizations signed a year-long $100,000 contract. Ford…..
(IEEESpectrum) One advanced method of cryptographic protection of sensitive information close to commercialization is quantum key distribution (QKD). Recently, Toshiba and Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) at Tohoku University announced that they have achieved, for the first time, an average key distribution speed greater than 10 megabits per second over a one-month period. This is…..