DARPA to Sponsor April 11 Webinar on Hybrid Quantum/Classical HPC

March 8, 2023 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) said today it  is sponsoring a live webinar on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, to highlight an Advanced Research Concept (ARC) topic called Imagining Practical Applications for a Quantum Tomorrow (IMPAQT). To register, visit: https://events.sa-meetings.com/IMPAQT. Registration closes Friday, April 7, 2023 at noon EDT. For more technical […]

Conventional Wisdom Watch: Matsuoka & Co. Take on 12 Myths of HPC

A group of HPC thinkers, including the estimable Satoshi Matsuoka of the RIKEN Center for Computational Science in Japan, have come together to challenge common lines of thought they say have become, to varying degrees, accepted wisdom in HPC. In a paper entitled “Myths and Legends of High-Performance Computing” appearing this week on the Arvix […]

Rigetti Reports 99.5% Fidelities on Quantum-Classical Chip

Berkeley, CA, Feb. 17, 2022 — Quantum-classical systems developer Rigetti Holdings announced today it has achieved entangling gate fidelities as high as 99.5% on its next-generation chip architecture, “crossing what is believed to be a key threshold for commercial quantum computing,” the company said. The results follow the company’s recent announcements on scalability and speed […]