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From Inside Bigdata: Quantum Machine Learning

‘Ever wonder what will happen when exabyte data stores are the norm, and even the parallelism of Hadoop can no longer provide the necessary processing power to address the data deluge? Quantum computing may hold the answer. Seth Lloyd from … Continue reading

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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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