Government & Policy

Denver Hosting Supercomputing 2019 (SC19); Argonne National Laboratory Researchers to Tout Quantum Computing

Denver Hosting Supercomputing 2019 (SC19); Argonne National Laboratory Researchers to Tout Quantum Computing ARGONNE RESEARCHERS TO SHARE SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING INSIGHTS AT SC19 Full release… The Supercomputing 2019 (SC19) conference, scheduled for November 17–22 in Denver, will bring together the global high-performance computing (HPC) community, including […]

Illinois Express Quantum Network to Receive $3.2M From the U.S. Department of Energy

Illinois Express Quantum Network to Receive $3.2M From the U.S. Department of Energy DOE awards Fermilab and partners $3.2 million for Illinois quantum network Full release… The proposed Illinois Express Quantum Network is a metropolitan-scale, quantum-classical hybrid design combining quantum technologies with existing classical networks […]

NSA Says “Don’t Rush Quantum-Proof Encryption”; Here’s Why

NSA Says “Don’t Rush Quantum-Proof Encryption”; Here’s Why Don’t Rush Quantum-Proof Encryption, Warns NSA Research Director Key points… +  Though NSA isn’t directly involved in the NIST competition, Frincke and her team are closely following its progression. The security community works to defend today’s information […]

The Game is Set… The U.S. Must Win

The Game is Set… The U.S. Must Win U.S. National Security Commission Warns Pentagon Of Falling Hopelessly Behind In The AI Arms Race Selected notes ~ +  Released [last week], the November interim report from the U.S. National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) advises […]

“U.S. Needs a Three-Phase National-Security Strategy to Protect and Defend American Data, Networks and Infrastructure From Future Quantum Attack”

“U.S. Needs a Three-Phase National-Security Strategy to Protect and Defend American Data, Networks and Infrastructure From Future Quantum Attack. The Quantum Computing Threat to American Security Excerpts and salient points ~ +  In addition to more money, the U.S. needs a three-phase national-security strategy to […]

Cyber Insurance Companies See Risk in Quantum Computing’s Eventual Capability

Cyber Insurance Companies See Risk in Quantum Computing’s Eventual Capability Fitch Rtgs: Quantum Computing a Potential Cyber Risk for US Insurance Cos Full release… The anticipated evolution of quantum computers, estimated to run 100 million times faster than current technology, poses seemingly unlimited long-term benefits […]

Australia Setting ‘Fast-track’ Process to Lure Migrants with Quantum Information Science Skills

Australia Setting ‘Fast-track’ Process to Lure Migrants with Quantum Information Science Skills Australia to ‘fast-track’ permanent residency for highly-skilled tech migrants Excerpts and salient points ~ +  A newly established permanent migration scheme for highly-skilled technologists will target seven “future-focused fields”, including cyber security, fintech […]

“Quantum Supremacy” Achieved Through America’s Unparalleled Innovation Ecosystem

“Quantum Supremacy” Achieved Through America’s Unparalleled Innovation Ecosystem Google has received ample ogling the past several days.  Lest we forget, it’s the U.S. free market, government, academia, and industrial sectors which collectively resulted in this feat; it was all competitor’s “Sputnik Moment”.  Because Quantum is […]

ColdQuanta Receives $1M from NASA to Advance Commercializing Quantum Systems

ColdQuanta Receives $1M from NASA to Advance Commercializing Quantum Systems ColdQuanta to Accelerate Commercial Deployment of Quantum Atomic Systems Points to note… +  ColdQuanta announced it has been awarded $1M from NASA’s Civilian Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program (CCRPP). The program will enable ColdQuanta to develop […]

Quantum Computing and Other Disruptive Technologies Need Governance from An Ethical Perspective

Quantum Computing and Other Disruptive Technologies Need Governance from An Ethical Perspective Responsible Use of Technology In brief… +  The increasingly pervasive use of technology in our everyday lives has triggered a spirited debate on how new and disruptive technologies—such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, […]