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D-Wave Systems Responds to “How “Quantum” is the D-Wave Machine?” by Shin, Smith, Smolin, Vazirani

Here is the abstract of the paper referred to above: ‘Recently there has been intense interest in claims about the performance of the D-Wave machine. Scientifically the most interesting aspect was the claim in Boixo et al., based on extensive … Continue reading

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D-Wave Systems Comments Regarding Google’s Test of the D-Wave 2 Adiabatic Quantum Computer

See “Google Quantum A.I. Lab Update on the D-Wave 2 Quantum Computer” for information about Google’s interpretation of recent test results of the D-Wave 2 adiabatic quantum computer. Geordie Rose of D-Wave Systems provided his interpretation of the recent tests … Continue reading

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Google Quantum A.I. Lab Update on the D-Wave 2 Quantum Computer

Over the last few days, much has been made about Google’s reported results of benchmarking problems run on the D-Wave 2 quantum computer. What is perplexing about many of these articles is the emotional tone. For some reason, it appears … Continue reading

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From TechCrunch: D-Wave CEO Vern Brownell On Quantum Computing And Tackling Tech’s Big Problems

Not a lot of details here, but we do learn that D-Wave is interested in connecting their quantum computer to the cloud. They claim to have done this on a limited basis when Google was running tests before purchasing a … Continue reading

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An Update on D-Wave’s Adiabatic Quantum Computer

What is frustrating about D-Wave’s adiabatic quantum computer is that there is still a lack of understanding about how it works, what problems can solve, and what problems it can solve more efficiently than classical computers. Opinions are all over … Continue reading

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From HPC Wire: D-Wave Systems and Cypress Announce Partnership

Adiabatic quantum computer company D-Wave Systems is partnering with Cypress Semiconductor to manufacture chips. While there is some uncertainty about the nature of the computations performed by D-Wave Systems’ machines, it does appear that they are able to significantly outperform … Continue reading

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