Regarding Google's "quantum supremacy" paper, we argue that an ideal simulation of the same task can be performed on a classical system in 2.5 days and with far greater fidelity. This is in fact a conservative, worst-case estimate, and we expect that with additional refinements the classical cost of the simulation can be further reduced.
Today, at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, I showed a simple machine learning demo, which I ran live on a real quantum computer in New York, through the cloud. Sure, that problem could just as easily have been solved using a classical algorithm on your laptop. But wouldn’t that have been a lot less exciting? […]
Search the two million mobile games on the app store, and you won’t find another quite like Hello Quantum.
QISKit AQUA bridges classical, quantum computing Working with real quantum computers just got easier for experts in chemistry, artificial intelligence and optimization. Building on QISKit, our open source quantum information science kit for software development, we’ve released AQUA – Algorithms and circuits for QUantum Applications. This new open source software allows classical computer applications to […]
We announced in January four challenges and prizes to encourage people to take the quantum leap by taking advantage of the IBM Q Experience and the IBM QISKit development platform. One of those challenges, Teach Me QISKit, offered a $1,000 prize for the best interactive self-paced tutorial (based on Jupyter Notebooks) that explains a specific […]
Photo by IBM Fellow Charles Bennett Last week at our third Think Q conference at the Thomas J Watson Research Center, industry and academic leaders in quantum computing met to tackle questions about how to bridge the divide between the theory of quantum algorithms and practical applications that can run on today’s approximate (non-fault tolerant) […]