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My Favorite D-Wave Future

As many of you know, D-Wave has a nice paper out about some experiments on one of their eight qubit systems. In addition they have sold one of their systems to the military industrial complex, a.k.a. Lockheed Martin. One of … Continue reading

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In Defense of D-wave

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New D-Wave CEO?

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D-Wave Talk

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D-wave Scattering

Da Optimizer makes it into Nature (news@nature.com) with comments on D-wave. See, Nature publishes CS researchers! Scott expresses the concern most researchers in quantum computing have with the hype: “If it fizzles out,” he says, “people might say that quantum … Continue reading

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All D-wave, All the Time…P and S-wave's Getting Jealous

Hoisted from DaOptimizer’s comments, YouTube videos of d-wave’s announcement. Also, Lieven Vandersypen (who factored 15, which sounds simple, but if you think the factoring experiment done on IBM’s NMR machine was simple, then you haven’t seen their pulse sequence!) weighs … Continue reading

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D-wave In D-news

Lots of blogging and press picking up on D-wave and Orion so I thought I’d collect a few here. The offical press release is here. I’d love to hear from anyone who has attended. Scott Aaronson called me a Chinese … Continue reading

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D-Wave News

D-Wave Systems, those crazy Vancouverites trying to build a quantum computer, have a new CEO: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, May 9 /CNW/ – D-Wave, developer of the world’s most advanced computers, has appointed Silicon Valley technology executive and entrepreneur Herbert J. … Continue reading

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QIP 2015 zombie-blogging, Day 5

Today’s highlight: an algorithm running in time , also known as “polynomial time” or “efficient”. Joseph Fitzsimons and Thomas Vidick. A multiprover interactive proof system for the local Hamiltonian problem(Plenary Talk) abstract arXiv:1409.0260 Thomas begins by reminding everyone about what … Continue reading

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QIP 2015 live-blogging, Day 2

From the team that brought you “QIP 2015 Day 1 liveblogging“, here is the exciting sequel. Will they build a quantum computer? Will any complexity classes collapse? Will any results depend on the validity of the Extended Riemann Hypothesis? Read … Continue reading

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