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Meet the meQuanics - E55 - Dr. Mercedes Gimeno - Segovia (PsiQuantum)

11/8/2019
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I'm very pleased to be joined by Dr. Mercedes Gimeno-Segovia, director of quantum architectures at the photonics based startup, PsiQuantum. Mercedes has recently published a book on how to programming quantum computers, and joins me today to have a chat about what motivated her to complete such a lengthy piece of work and what she hopes the broader community will get out of it. Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/mequanics and subscribe to us on iTunes...

Duration:00:59:14

Meet the meQuanics - E54 - Dr. Sabine Hossenfelder (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies)

10/24/2019
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I'm delighted to be joined today by Dr. Sabine Hossenfelder. A traveller from the field of cosmology and quantum gravity research, Sabine authored a widely read article for the Guardian and a subsequent popular Youtube video regarding quantum computing and the goal of reaching quantum supremacy. We speak about Sabines interests and criticisms of the both the quantum computing community and the high energy community, her popular book, Lost in Math: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray and what she...

Duration:00:54:08

Meet the meQuanics - E53 - Quantum Supremacy (A. Montenaro, M. Bremner, R. Mann)

10/23/2019
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Today, a major result in Quantum Computing was published in Nature. Google has reported its achievement of Quantum Supremacy, the term given to the point where a quantum processor can outperform any classical supercomputer at a specific task. The theoretical backbone of Google's quantum supremacy protocol has been developed over many many years. In this episode of the podcast we are joined by researchers who have been intimately involved in the development of these computational protocols....

Duration:01:22:15

Meet the meQuanics - E52 - Dr. Peter Rohde (University Of Technology Sydney)

9/30/2019
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Very happy today to have a chat with Dr. Peter Rohde, ARC future fellow at the centre for quantum software and information at the University of Technology Sydney. Today we discuss his work in photonic quantum computing and communications and his latest work in the geo-strategic issues for quantum technology and the entanglement economy. Peter will be giving a tech talk at TEDxNewtown this November, check it out https://www.ted.com/tedx/events/34755 Check out Peter on Twitter...

Duration:00:59:00

Meet the meQuanics - E51 - Dr. Sarah Kaiser (Pensar Development)

6/6/2019
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Joining us today is Dr. Sarah Kaiser, a former academic and now at Pensar Development. Sarah chats with me about her new book on python and Q# and her involvement in the development community for quantum software. Discount and free Ebook codes discount code: podmequanics19 Here are also 4 free eBook: quco-E0A1 quco-1B5E quco-7432 quco-04DB Book link (with my affiliate code) :...

Duration:00:55:30

Meet the meQuanics - E50 - The Path to true Quantum Computing (Blueyard event June-2017)

10/28/2018
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In June 2017, Blueyard capital and Google Quantum AI hosted an event in Munich, Germany for a discussion amongst investors, corporations, start-ups and academics regarding the current state and future of quantum computing. During this day long event there were several panel discussions on various aspects of quantum computing. Blueyard has graciously agreed to release these discussions as part of the podcast. We are very thankful to them and hope you enjoy it. To see the recorded videos of...

Duration:00:36:56

Meet the meQuanics - E49 - Getting Quantum Computing to Large Enterprise Users

10/4/2018
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In June 2017, Blueyard capital and Google Quantum AI hosted an event in Munich, Germany for a discussion amongst investors, corporations, start-ups and academics regarding the current state and future of quantum computing. During this day long event there were several panel discussions on various aspects of quantum computing. Blueyard has graciously agreed to release these discussions as part of the podcast. We are very thankful to them and hope you enjoy it. To see the recorded videos of...

Duration:00:33:22

Meet the meQuanics - E48 - A/Prof Rod Van Meter (Keio University)

9/17/2018
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Today in a very gracious manner, Dr. Nana Liu from Singapore has taken over hosting duties for the podcast. While in Berlin, she caught up with Rod Van Meter who was a previous guest early on in the podcast. Rod has recently been appointed vice chair of the Keio university quantum computing centre, which is one of the hubs for the IBMQ network. They sit down for a pleasant little outside chat. Follow rod on twitter www.twitter.com/rdviii and check out the KQCC website...

Duration:00:58:25

Meet the meQuanics - E47 - The Quantum Application Stack (A Quantum Leap, Blueyard event June-2017)

9/7/2018
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In June 2017, Blueyard capital and Google Quantum AI hosted an event in Munich, Germany for a discussion amongst investors, corporations, start-ups and academics regarding the current state and future of quantum computing. During this day long event there were several panel discussions on various aspects of quantum computing. Blueyard has graciously agreed to release these discussions as part of the podcast. We are very thankful to them and hope you enjoy it. To see the recorded videos of...

Duration:00:34:14

Meet the meQuanics - E46 - Whurley (CEO Strangeworks)

8/16/2018
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I'm very pleased that today we have on William Hurley (whurley), the CEO of a new quantum startup called Strangeworks and notable quantum book author. We had a great chat today about the newly forming quantum industry and whurleys take on in coming from a non-quantum (but a heavy startup) background. Check out strangeworks http://www.strangeworks.com and follow whurley and Strangeworks on twitter https://twitter.com/whurley https://twitter.com/Strangeworks Don't forget to subscribe to us on...

Duration:01:07:25

Meet the meQuanics - E45 - #TQC2018 Industry session

7/21/2018
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From July 16th to 20th 2018 at the University of Technology, Sydney the centre Quantum Software and Information hosted the 13th Annual conference on the theory of quantum computation, communication and cryptography (TQC) and the 1st international workshop on quantum software and quantum machine learning (QSML). On the last night of TQC an industry session was hosted and a lengthy discussion between the panelists and the audience took place. This is that discussion. On the panel we were...

Duration:01:48:50

Meet the meQuanics - E44 - Dr. Dominic Horsman (U. Grenoble)

7/11/2018
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I'm pleased today to have Dr. Dominic Horsman from the University of Grenoble with me today to chat about his evolution from the study of quantum foundations to practical, large-scale quantum computing. Check out Dominics homepage https://quantum.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/fostering-the-ecosystem/our-chairs-of-excellence/quantum-computing/horsman-dominic-734445.htm Follow him on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/qudit. and check out Craig Gidney's blog post that was mentioned....

Duration:01:03:47

Meet the meQuanics - E43 - Prof. Michael Biercuk and Dr. Michael Hush (Q-CTRL)

3/14/2018
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I'm delighted today to have Prof. Michael Biercuk, founder and CEO and Dr. Michael Hush, lead quantum control engineer on the podcast to discuss their work at a new startup, Q-CTRL. They chat about the scope and work they are performing and how they are throwing their hat into the ring amongst the new group of quantum technology startups. Follow us on twitter https://www.twitter.com/mequanics Subscribe to us on iTunes...

Duration:00:43:12

Meet the meQuanics - E42 - Dr. Will Zeng (Rigetti Computing)

3/9/2018
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I'm happy to have Dr. Will Zeng on the podcast today. Will is the head of quantum cloud services at Rigetti Computing and talks with me today about the hardware being developed at Rigetti and the software platforms and framework that is being developed to support their quantum computing platform. Please subscribe to us on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/meet-the-mequanics-quantum-computing-discussions/id1099431495?mt=2 Follow us on twitter https://www.twitter.com/mequanics and...

Duration:00:41:33

Meet the meQuanics - E41 - Prof. Simon Benjamin (Oxford Uni and NQIT)

3/2/2018
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Today I am pleased to have Prof. Simon Benjamin from the Networked Quantum Information Technology hub (NQIT) at the university of Oxford. We chat about what makes scalable quantum computers scalable and what are some of the challenges moving forward in achieving large scale quantum computing. Please follow us on Twitter for updates http://www.twitter.com/mequanics and subscribe to us on iTunes...

Duration:01:00:12

Meet the meQuanics - E40 - Field Report #QIP2018 (Joschka Roffe, Durham and Padraic Calpin, UCL)

1/31/2018
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We are delighted to have a two guests today to give us a field report from the latest instance of the Quantum Information Processing conference (QIP) held at Tu-Delft in the Netherlands. Joschka Roffe is a Ph.D student at Durham university in the U.K. and Padraic Calpin is a Ph.D student at the centre for doctoral training in delivering quantum technologies at University college, London. We chat about their research, the topics discussed at #QIP2018 and how quantum technology is developing...

Duration:00:55:05

Meet the meQuanics - E39 - IBM #ThinkQ Field report Guillaume Verdon (U. Waterloo)

12/12/2017
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In this episode we speak to Guillaume Verdon of the University of Waterloo and the Perimeter institute to discuss his research into quantum machine learning and get a field report from the recent ThinkQ conference hosted by IBM in New York state. We discuss quantum algorithms and the current research effort to find interesting and or practical applications for quantum computing that are small enough to not require resource intensive error correction protocols Follow us on twitter...

Duration:00:47:46

Meet the meQuanics - E38 - Dr. Nana Liu (NUS and Singapore University of Technology and Design)

9/29/2017
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I am pleased to be joined today by Dr. Nana Liu from the National University of Singapore and Singapore University of Technology and Design to have a chat about this weeks Heidelberg Laureate Forum and her work in quantum technology development. Dr. Liu has been live tweeting and blogging about her discussions and experiences at the forum, where young researchers meet some of the best minds in science. Follow us on twitter https://www.twitter.com/mequanics and subscribe to us on iTunes...

Duration:00:47:26

Meet the meQuanics - E37 - Philipp Banhardt (Blueyard Capital) & Alan Ho (Google)

6/25/2017
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We are delighted to be joined today by Philipp Banhardt from Blueyard Capital and Alan Ho from Google in a live podcast from Google's offices in Munich to recap the recent quantum leap meeting organized by Blueyard and Google which brought together academics, industry representatives, quantum startups and venture capital people to discuss the current status and future challenges in creating a new industry sector based on quantum technology Follow us on Twitter...

Duration:00:29:23

Meet the meQuanics - E36 - Dr. Chris Granade (University of Sydney)

6/15/2017
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We are pleased to have Dr. Chris Granade from the University of Sydney and the ARC centre of Excellence in Engineered Quantum Systems joining us today to chat about his work in quantum control and statistical modelling as well as his work practising and promoting both open science research and reproducible research. Please check out the links below for more of Chris's work. Chris Granade on Twitter https://www.twitter.com/cgranade His website and blog http://www.cgranade.com Follow meQuanics...

Duration:00:56:44