What do you think the new “killer app” will be on a Quantum Computer? What question would you like a QC to answer? I’d love to hear your ideas.
Author Archives: Russ Fein
Quantum Computing with Neutral Atoms
Why the recent surge in jaw-dropping announcements by neutral atom players? Why are neutral atoms seeming to leapfrog other qubit modalities? Read the latest Quantum Leap blog post to find out.
Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
If we can now readily obtain the “official” time by syncing our cell phone with GPS satellites or our computer with an atomic clock with accuracy to within one second per 60 million years, why do we need to measure time more accurately than that? Keep reading and I hope you’ll understand.
The Quantum Space Race
Some have described the rapidly accelerating global push in Quantum Computing as a figurative “space race” given the potential reach of its computational power and its applications in drug development, logistics, material science, and its potential ability to overpower existing encryption techniques. However, this post is focused on the literal quantum space race – the increasing number of quantum devices in orbit and their profound applications.
Quantum Computing Modalities – A Qubit Primer Revisited
As noted in this post, there has been significant advancements in Quantum Computing hardware over the past year or so and I expect this momentum will continue in 2023. Presently there are QCs with 10s to 100s of qubits, and the coherence, connect-ability and control on these early machines continues to improve. There are various tradeoffs among the QC modalities, summarized in this post.
Quantum Computing “Noise”
There are several significant challenges facing QC makers today, and “noise” is one of the most difficult to overcome.
Shifting Quantum Investment Dynamics
The Quantum industry is facing a challenging investment climate which will lead to some near-term pain. Read why here.
The Metaphysics of Quantum Computing
This latest post approaches Quantum Computing from a philosophical perspective. It’s an aspect of this field that originally gripped my attention and which underlies much of why quantum mechanics conjures such non-intuitive conclusions.
A Review of ColdQuanta
Given my overall assessment of ColdQuanta including its strong IP, broad and complementary offering, and prestigious existing customers (and revenues), I am assigning the highest rating to ColdQuanta at this time, with an Alpha of 0.95 which equates to an “Exceptional performance expected.”
Why I’m Excited About the Classiq Coding Competition, and Why You Should be Too – Even if You Don’t Understand Quantum Programming
Ultimately, Quantum Computers will only be as valuable and impactful as the programs written for them, so seeing creativity and outside-the-box approaches to challenges with these early, noisy, faulty machines will be quite revealing. The Classiq Coding Competition should bring out this programming creativity.