The Weekly Quantum Digest: No Quarantine for Quantum Computing

Illustration. Time reversal. Credit: @tsarcyanide/MIPT Press Office

Don’t call it a come back — in a time when everyone thought universities and quantum tech startups would be cutting back, they are still pulling in money and interest. Read about this and quantum time machines, US Air Force going quantum, and more in this edition of The Quantum Weekly. 

Spotlight Story: Rigetti lands $8 Million-Plus in DARPA Funding

“Rigetti Computing, a pioneer in hybrid quantum-classical computing systems, received up to $8.6 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a full-stack system with proven quantum advantage for solving real world problems, according to a news release.” —  The Quantum Daily


Scientists Turn a Quantum Computer into a Time Machine — At least, for a Second… — The Quantum Daily

DARPA’s $2.1 Million Grant to Boost Quantum Algorithm Research at Lehigh University — The Quantum Daily

Kicking Off the Quantum Decade — The Quantum Daily

The Quest to Find the Graviton May Need to Go Quantum — Futurity

Model Simulator Helps Researchers Map Complex Physics Phenomena —


The US Air Force Enlists QC Startup, Semicyber, to Develop Data Analytics and Software Services for Mission-critical Challenges — The Quantum Daily

CQC Promotes a Retargetable Compiler for NISQ Devices — The Quantum Daily

Open Source For Quantum Readiness — The Quantum Daily

Indian Start-up QNu Labs Debuts on Global Quantum Computing Stage — Business Standard

Cloud-Based Quantum Computing Shows Increasing Enterprise Interest — CMS Wire


Devs: Alex Garland on Tech Company Cults, Quantum Computing, and Determinism — Den of Geek


Quantum Research Scientist, Google AI Quantum — Google

Quantum Computing Software Developer — Institut Quantique

Lab Manager and Senior Quantum Engineer — Oxford Quantum Computing

Quantum software engineer– Pasqal

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Matt Swayne

Matt Swayne

With a several-decades long background in journalism and communications, Matt Swayne has worked as a science communicator for an R1 university for more than 12 years, specializing in translating high tech and deep tech for the general audience. He has served as a writer, editor and analyst at The Quantum Insider since its inception. In addition to his service as a science communicator, Matt also develops courses to improve the media and communications skills of scientists and has taught courses.

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