Exploring the Current State of Quantum Computing
In this introduction to the June 2019 special issue of Computer, Editor-in-Chief David Alan Grier explains briefly what quantum computing is and discusses future applications for its use.
World's First "Quantum Drone" for Impenetrable Air-to-Ground Data Links Takes Off
In China, quantum communications networks are currently in development with a newly-developed eight-rotor octocopter drone, complete with an onboard quantum communication system, serving as an airborne node.
Discussion: Workshop on Benchmarking Quantum Computational Devices and Systems
Travis Humble, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, leads a group discussion with Quantum workshop attendees based on the following three questions: What can we learn from conventional methods? What are low-level topics and concerns for these devices? What are high-level topics and concerns for metrics and benchmarks of quantum computing?