Quantum Computing Now

Quantum Computing Now

By Ethan Hansen
Quantum Computing is pretty cool, but how cool is it exactly? I can't answer that, but if you listen to the podcast you'll quickly learn that it lies somewhere between Very Cool and Extremely Cool.

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Intro to QC - Episode 1 [Basics]

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Season Two Intro – Episode 10 [General]
 The world is ending! I’m quitting podcasting! Quantum computing is still cool! Wait what do you mean we aren’t playing two truths and a lie? Oh and I forgot to mention, my brother did the updated cover art for season 2. Thank you! https://twitter.com/1ethanhansen 1ethanhansen@protonmail.com https://thequantumdaily.com/ Happy April Fools’ Day!
03:08
April 2, 2020
Robert Sutor - Episode 9 [Interview]
Dancing with Qubits by Robert Sutor: https://www.robertsutor.com/dancing-with-qubits/ Blog post on IBM Q readout: https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2020/01/quantum-limited-amplifiers/ AXIOM: The Scientific Computation System https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0387978550/acmorg-20 The Quantum Daily’s review of Dancing with Qubits: https://thequantumdaily.com/2020/01/09/dancing-with-qubits-serves-as-a-guide-for-the-quantum-curious-and-the-quantum-serious/ Follow me on twitter: https://twitter.com/1ethanhansen Produced in partnership with The Quantum Daily: https://thequantumdaily.com/
43:41
February 17, 2020
QuantumFight2019 - Episode 8 [News]
Can you even call it "news" if it's 3 months old? Maybe it should be tagged with [olds] Blanket of light https://science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6463/369 https://phys.org/news/2019-10-blanket-quantum.html Volkswagen https://www.volkswagen-newsroom.com/en/press-releases/volkswagen-optimizes-traffic-flow-with-quantum-computers-5507 Google’s Paper: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1666-5 https://youtu.be/FklMpRiTeTA IBM’s response: https://arxiv.org/abs/1910.09534v2 https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2019/10/on-quantum-supremacy/ Microsoft Azure Quantum https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/quantum/ Qiskit 0.13 has support for trapped ion qubits https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2019/11/qiskit-for-multiple-architectures/ Horse Ridge https://newsroom.intel.com/news/intel-introduces-horse-ridge-enable-commercially-viable-quantum-computers/#gs.s23jo0 Amazon Braket https://aws.amazon.com/braket/ IBM Quantum Volume 32 w/ Raleigh https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2020/01/quantum-volume-32/ PennyLane and Strawberry Fields https://pennylane.ai/ https://strawberryfields.readthedocs.io/en/stable/ Yao http://docs.yaoquantum.org/stable/ https://github.com/QuantumBFS/Yao.jl/blob/master/docs/src/benchmarks.md Quantum Inspire https://www.quantum-inspire.com/ Quantum Frameworks lists https://quantiki.org/wiki/list-qc-simulators https://qosf.org/project_list/ Distributed Quantum Computing https://phys.org/news/2013-02-efficient-quantum.html https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rspa.2012.0686 The Quantum Daily https://thequantumdaily.com/
1:02:11
January 13, 2020
All the Frameworks - Episode 7 [Basics]
From Qiskit to QuTiP, from Cirq to Ocean SDK, there are a lot of different frameworks to start with quantum computing out there. Which one you should start with can get confusing. In this episode I hope to break down and give an overview of the major players that you’ll hear about in the quantum community. Qiskit https://qiskit.org/ https://github.com/Qiskit/qiskit https://github.com/Qiskit/qiskit-textbook QuTiP http://qutip.org/ https://github.com/qutip Q# https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/quantum/language/?view=qsharp-preview https://github.com/Microsoft/Quantum https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/quantum/?view=qsharp-preview https://github.com/microsoft/qsharp-compiler Pyquil https://github.com/rigetti/pyquil https://github.com/rigetti/quilc http://docs.rigetti.com/en/stable/index.html Cirq https://github.com/quantumlib/Cirq https://cirq.readthedocs.io/en/stable/index.html Ocean SDK https://docs.ocean.dwavesys.com/en/latest/index.html https://github.com/dwavesystems/dwave-ocean-sdk Q.js https://stewdio.github.io/q.js/index.html https://github.com/stewdio/q.js
32:33
December 2, 2019
Amira Abbas - Episode 6 [Interview]
Qiskit Camp 101 by Amira Abbas: https://medium.com/@amyami187/qiskit-camp-101-b386e9377e4f Follow Amira Abbas on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AmiraMorphism Supervised Learning with Quantum Computers: https://www.amazon.com/Supervised-Learning-Quantum-Computers-Technology/dp/3319964232 QuantumFight2019 stuff: https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2019/10/on-quantum-supremacy/ https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1666-5
29:32
November 4, 2019
Google's Quantum Supremacy - Episode 5 [News]
Google Quantum Supremacy: Full paper here: https://www.inverse.com/article/59507-full-quantum-supremacy-paper Fortune report: https://fortune.com/2019/09/20/google-claims-quantum-supremacy/ The Verge report: https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/23/20879485/google-quantum-supremacy-qubits-nasa John Preskill on Quantum Supremacy: https://quantamagazine.org/john-preskill-explains-quantum-supremacy-20191002/ IBM 53 qubit machine https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/18/ibm-will-soon-launch-a-53-qubit-quantum-computer/ https://www.hpcwire.com/2019/09/19/ibm-opens-quantum-computing-center-announces-53-qubit-machine/ https://www.cnet.com/news/ibm-new-53-qubit-quantum-computer-is-its-biggest-yet/ Probabilistic bits: Original paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1557-9 https://phys.org/news/2019-09-poor-qubit-quantum-problems.html https://indorecording.com/hardware/poor-mans-qubit-first-hardware-of-a-probabilistic-computer-now-available/ New material: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6462/238 https://in.mashable.com/science/7546/researchers-discover-a-material-that-might-power-quantum-computers https://www.inverse.com/article/60021-quantum-game-changer https://thequantumdaily.com/
34:13
October 21, 2019
Quantum-safe Encryption - Episode 4 [Basics]
    • General Info on post-quantum cryptography         ◦ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post-quantum_cryptography      • Open Quantum Safe         ◦ https://openquantumsafe.org/         ◦ https://github.com/open-quantum-safe      • Bitcoin         ◦ https://medium.com/fintech-kellogg/quantum-computing-is-it-the-end-of-the-blockchain-10fa7e222b0a     • How many qubits to run Shor’s Algorithm         ◦ https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/87345/how-many-qubits-are-needed-to-factor-2048-bit-rsa-keys-on-a-quantum-computer         ◦ https://crypto.stackexchange.com/questions/35137/how-many-qubits-are-required-to-break-rsa-2048-or-4096-with-a-universal-quantum         ◦ https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613596/how-a-quantum-computer-could-break-2048-bit-rsa-encryption-in-8-hours/         ◦ https://www.entrust.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/WP_QuantumCrypto_Jan09.pdf         ◦ https://digitalcommons.csbsju.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=&httpsredir=1&article=1118&context=forum_lectures      • Quantum-resistant Cryptocurrencies         ◦ http://www.cryptomorrow.com/2017/10/21/quantum-resistant-cryptocurrencies/         ◦ IOTA: http://www.tangleblog.com/2017/01/25/the-tech-behind-iota-explained/         ◦ QRL: https://medium.com/the-quantum-resistant-ledger/quantum-supremacy-and-the-case-for-quantum-security-today-in-blockchain-390fe55daab5         ◦ Ethereum: https://coindoo.com/ethereum-will-be-quantum-resistant-in-three-to-five-year-time-says-danny-ryan/     • If you want to donate some IOTA to me:         ◦ BCLIGDITATGZBUFRLYIYFQK9BJETNSDPXCDEDEAGQVAKQFMWPWTHEBXWUQKQONORFSCGG9HWKUFOVALOXLUSAJWGEA
30:00
September 30, 2019
Dr. James Wootton - Episode 3 [Interview]
Link to Dr. James Wootton’s Medium page:  https://medium.com/@decodoku Link to Qiskit’s Medium page: https://medium.com/qiskit Link to Qiskit textbook: https://community.qiskit.org/textbook/ Produced in partnership with The Quantum Daily https://thequantumdaily.com
17:24
September 14, 2019
Speedy Two Qubit Gates - Episode 2 [News]
We've got a lot of news this week, some of which we couldn't get to because of time constraints. However, this episode contains a lot and a lot of it is really interested, so stay tuned! On two qubit speedy gates: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1381-2 https://phys.org/news/2019-07-two-qubit-gate-speediest-quantum.html https://youtu.be/BcsdCMix1ns On Neven's law: https://www.desmos.com/calculator/kocfkckguq On qudits: https://futurism.com/forget-qubits-quantum-scientists-building-qudits On limitations: https://phys.org/news/2019-07-limitation-exposed-quantum-material.html https://www.azoquantum.com/News.aspx?newsID=6593 On quantum-classical transition:  https://phys.org/news/2019-07-quantum-classical-worlds.html 
24:22
August 5, 2019
Intro to QC - Episode 1 [Basics]
What even is a Quantum Computer? What is a qubit? Does Ethan even know what he's talking about? {SPOILER} No one does... Frame of Essence video on how QC works: https://youtu.be/ZoT82NDpcvQ Minutephysics video on Shor’s Algorithm: https://youtu.be/lvTqbM5Dq4Q  Hello Quantum from IBM: https://helloquantum.mybluemix.net/ Decodoku - Quantum Error Correction: https://decodoku.itch.io/decodoku Crash Course Computer Science:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpIctyqH29Q&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtNlUrzyH5r6jN9ulIgZBpdo  If you're interested in learning more about Quantum Decoherence, check this out:  https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qm-decoherence/
37:49
July 22, 2019
Pilot - Episode 0 [General]
Bloch Sphere: https://www.clipartsfree.net/clipart/3560-qubit-bloch-sphere-clipart.html Dwave website: https://www.dwavesys.com/resources/media-resources
08:53
July 7, 2019