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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Quantum Encrypted Communication Between Drones

Zhenda Xie at Nanjing University has created cheap quantum encrypted communication between drones. Above – Quantum network and physical realization with mobile drone-based nodes. (a) A practical quantum network consists of multinode structure and should provide access for users at any time. (b) If link distance is over the Rayleigh length limit, the beam aperture …

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Nextbigfuture Interviews RAIN.AI CEO Nithya About Better Mobile Voice AI Solutions

Nithya Thadani is the CEO of RAIN, a voice technology company that has just raised $3 million in a series A. Rain has been created voice solutions using the Alexa and Google Home APIs for the last five years for companies like Starbucks, BlackRock, Nestle, Nike, and MasterCard. RAIN is focused on going beyond the …

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Scott Aaronson Comments on the Boson Sampling Quantum Supremacy Paper from China

Scott Aaronson originated the proposal of Boson Sampling as an area where quantum computers should be better than regular computers. He discusses the new claim from China of Quantum Supremacy where quantum computing systems are 10 trillion times faster than regular supercomputers on a particular problem. A group led by Jianwei Pan and Chao-Yang Lu …

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Science of Honeywell Trapped Ion Quantum Computers

Tony Uttley, President of Honeywell Quantum Solutions, described the science and technology of Honeywells Trapped Ion quantum computers at the Q2B 2019 (Quantum to Business) conference. Today, Honeywell revealed their roadmap to creating high capacity error corrected quantum computers. In an interview with Nextbigfuture, Tony indicated that they already have the H2 racetrack prototype functioning …

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Nextbigfuture Interviews Honeywell on Scaling Trapped Ion Quantum Computers

Nextbigfuture interviewed Tony Uttley, President of Honeywell Quantum Solutions and Brian Neyenhuis, Commercial Operations Leader, Honeywell Quantum Solutions. Honeywell has a 10 fully connected qubit system with a proven quantum volume of 128. This is the highest quantum performance for any publicly known quantum computer. In the Nextbigfuture interview, Tony Uttley and Brian Neyenhuis described …

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Interview with the CEO of Pearl Which is Applying AI to Dentistry

Nextbigfuture interviewed Ophir Tanz, the CEO of Pearl. Pearl has been developing and using AI to improve dentistry for the past three years. The company officially launched last year. Ophir was CEO of GumGum for 11 years. GumGum uses artificial intelligence and computer vision across media, advertising and sports. Ophir grew the company to hundreds …

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Apple Will Privacy Improvement Will Cut Facebook Ad Revenue

The Apple iOS 14 operating system will require apps to ask users for permission to collect and share data using Apple’s device identifier. Facebook will not collect the identifier for advertisers (IDFA) on our own apps on iOS 14 devices. The identifier was critical for Facebook targeting its audience network ads. Facebook says the Apple …

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Ben Goertzel 2020 Interview on Artificial General Intelligence

Sander Olson has provided a new, original 2020 interview with Artificial General Intelligence expert and entrepreneur Ben Goertzel. Ben is the founder of SingularityNET. Question: Hanson Robotic’s Sophia robot has garnered considerable attention. Are there any other robots being developed by Hanson robotics using OpenCog software? Yeah — my colleagues at SingularityNET / Singularity Studio …

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Run 50% Faster With Catapult Exoskeleton Running Shoe Device

David Braun and his team and conceptually solved how to finally enable a high technology version of spring enhanced running where we could go 70% faster than Usain Bolt. They will have a prototype version in one year which with material limitations could finally enable faster running than our best sprinters. The prototypes should appear …

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