Quantum Computing: Don’t Count Your Qubits Before They’re Hatched | Robert Sutor, IBM
Robert Sutor, Vice President for IBM Q Strategy and Ecosystem, IBM Research. John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture, Vanderbilt University School of Engineering, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Superfast quantum computers could speed up the discovery of new medicines, crack complex cryptographic security systems, design new materials, model climate change, and supercharge artificial intelligence. Sutor discusses the basics of the technology, the motivation for quantum computing, the outlook for the future, and the roles academic institutions will have in research and in driving the next generation of educated potential quantum computer users.