Lengthy Academic Talk on Quantum Computing Reality and Hype

Here is a three-hour talk on quantum computing and quantum theory reality and hype. Scott Aaronson is a professor of computer science at University of Texas at Austin and director of its Quantum Information Center. Previously he received his PhD at UC Berkeley and was a faculty member at MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer …

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Francois Chopard CEO of Starbrust Accelerator

Nextbigfuture has interviewed Francois Chopard, Founder and CEO of Starburst Accelerator. Francois has has over 20 years of experience in strategy consulting, entrepreneurship and business development. Starburst Accelerator is the the first incubator/accelerator dedicated to aerospace start-ups. Francois specializes in the Aviation Aerospace and Defense industries featuring high stakes technology and has developed a wide …

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ColdQuanta Atomic Clocks

Nextbigfuture interviewed Max Perez of ColdQuanta. Max Perez is the Vice President of Research and Security Solutions at ColdQuanta. ColdQuanta’s cold atom method is a transformational foundational technology platform: ColdQuanta creates ultra-high vacuum cells that are injected with atoms Using laser cooling, ColdQuanta cools the atoms to near absolute zero The system is kept at …

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ColdQuanta Atom Tech for Million Qubit Quantum Computers and Beyond

ColdQuanta cools atoms to a few millionths of a degree above absolute zero and uses lasers to arrange the atoms, hold them in place, run computations on them, and read out the results. Quantum calculations, communications, and sensing are the result. Satyendra Bose and Albert Einstein discovered the fifth form of matter—the Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC). …

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ColdQuanta and Classiq Combining for 100+ Qubit Quantum Computers

ColdQuanta, a leader in cold atom quantum technology, and Classiq, which provides the leading software platform for Quantum Algorithm Design, are partnering to make 100-qubit quantum circuits. This will combine ColdQuanta’s cold atom quantum computer and Classiq’s quantum algorithm design software. Nextbigfuture interviewed the Coldquanta CEO in March 2021. Nextbigfuture interviewed Tom Noel, ColdQuanta’s Director …

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Shipping Container Sized Commercial Nuclear Fusion is Fully Funded and May Arrive 2027

Nuclear Fusion startup, Helion Energy, received $500 million in funding and has $1.7 billion in commitments. Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI and former president of Y Combinator, led the round. Co-founder of Facebook Dustin Moskovitz and Peter Thiel’s Mithril Capital, Capricorn Investment Group also invested. David Kirtley, Helion’s co-founder and CEO plans to build systems …

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BlockApps Energy John Chappel Described Tracing Carbon Emissions and Offsets

Nextbigfuture spoke with John Chappell, Director of Business Development – Energy at BlockApps. BlockApps is a leader in Enterprise Blockchain. They were incubated out of Consensys in 2015. ConsenSys is the leading Ethereum software company. Blockapps has an easy-to-use, powerful Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) platform on the market called STRATO. BlockApps has partnered with …

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Elon Musk Interviewed by Lex Friedman on Mars, Tesla FSD and Teslabot

Elon Musk had a 2.5 hour interview with Lex Friedman where he talked SpaceX Starship, Mars, Tesla FSD and Teslabot. Elon Musk is back to being confident that the Raptor 2 mass production problems will be overcome. There are a lot of unique materials in the Raptor. They created new alloys. It is also a …

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Interview with Pactera Edge CAIO Ahmer Inam on a Responsible Metaverse

Ahmer Inam experience is the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer (CAIO) and Chief Product Strategist at Pactera Edge. Pactara Edge has worked with many large companies to provide AI services and consulting. Ahmer Inam said in a Nextbigfuture interview that Meta will be a very financially successful pivot for what was Facebook but also could be …

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ColdQuanta Could Become the Fastest Scaling Quantum Computer Approach

Nextbigfuture interviewed Tom Noel, ColdQuanta’s Director of Quantum Computing and Interim CEO Dan Caruso. ColdQuanta is using neutral atoms instead of trapped ions as the basis for its quantum computers. ColdQuanta is building a functional first system now and believes they will be able to scale to the 1000s of qubits faster than competing approaches. …

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Nvidia’s Danny Shapiro Senior Director of Automotive Interview

Nextbigfuture interviewed Danny Shapiro, Nvidia’s Senior Director of Automotive. Nio and Nvidia had announced the use of the NVIDIA DRIVE Orin™ system-on-a-chip (SoC) for NIO’s new generation of electric vehicles. NVIDIA’s Orin has developer kits available now and will sample chips later this year. The supercomputer, Adam, will use four ORIN processors to achieve 1 …

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