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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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Quantum Information in Quantum Many-Body Physics — Live Blogging Day 2

Day 2 of the conference. By the way, it is pretty difficult to get all this stuff written down correctly the first time through! So, if you see any mistakes please leave a comment so I can fix them. Quantum … Continue reading

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Quantum Article Parse Failure of the Pontiffical Kind

Two observations from yesterdays New York Times article about quantum computing (Moving Toward Quantum Computers.) First, the drawing accompanying the article (here) is interesting to me.  I wonder where they got the idea for it and whether this idea involved … Continue reading

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