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futureHoneywell Has the World’s Most Powerful Quantum Computer

Within the next three months, Honeywell will bring to market the world’s most powerful quantum computer in terms of quantum volume, a measure of quantum capability that goes beyond the number of qubits. Quantum volume measures computational ability, indicating the …

dwave systemsD-Wave Systems Real World Hybrid Quantum Applications and Soon 5000+ Qubits

Users have developed 200+ early quantum applications on D-Wave systems, including airline scheduling, election modeling, quantum chemistry simulation, automotive design, preventative healthcare, logistics, and much more. On Feb 27, 2020 D-Wave announced the immediate availability of Leap 2, the first …

amazon goAmazon Go Grocery Opens in Seattle

Amazon has opened a cashierless grocery store in Seattle and will open a Los Angeles store soon. Amazon has published various pricing and they have competitive regular pricing and aggressively priced specials. The Seattle store is 7700 square feet which …

educationIBM and NC State Are Leading the Development of a New Quantum Ecosystem

IBM and North Carolina State University are leading the massive amount of research that will be needed to create the full quantum computer ecosystem. The standard computer industry is a nearly $4 trillion a year global ecosystem. There are many …

artificial intelligenceUS Military Shipping Container Supercomputer Has 6 Petaflop Performance

The Department of Defense (DoD)’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) has a supercomputer in a shipping container with 6 PetaFLOPS of performance. It will be used for both training and inference workloads. It has 1.3 Petabytes of solid-state storage. …

artificial intelligenceA Series of Global Technology Disruptions

Tony Seba has a formal system for identifying and forecasting technological disruption. The link is to a 16-page guide that he created back in 2014. He used his methodology to identify the combined disruption of electric cars, self-driving and ride-sharing …

nasaNASA Developing Robots to Enable Assembly of Solar Arrays on the Moon

The NASA Assemblers project is a recently awarded Early Career Initiative (ECI) proposal led out of NASA’s Langley Research Center, seeks to advance the technology, including hardware and software, that would allow autonomous in-space assembly, a critical technology for future …

artificial intelligenceTesla Battery Day Will Describe Path to 2 Terawatt Hours Per Year in Batteries

Tesla battery drive train day is tentatively planned for April, 2020. Tesla would describe the challenges reach 2000 gigawatt-hours of batteries every year. If that level of batteries was only for making 100 KWH cars then it would be 20 …

artificial intelligenceTesla Already Building and Delivering Model Y

Tesla released 2019 fourth-quarter earnings and surpassed financial expectations on revenue and had $105 million in profit. The biggest new news is that Tesla already building and delivering model Y cars. Before Q3 2019, Tesla was talking about late 2020 …

antiagingMany Futurists Look at 2020-2070 in After Shock Essays

After Shock is a collection of essays by Futurists. It is published in 2020 which is the 50 year anniversary of Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock book. There are many essays reviewing and framing the key developments of the internet, social …