Quantum Supremacy

First Look At ‘Sycamore,’ Google’s Quantum Computer

First Look At ‘Sycamore,’ Google’s Quantum Computer

Between the mountainous and coastal vistas of Goleta, California, sits an unassuming office on the side of a building next to the freeway. It could belong to any Southern California company; workers sit in grey cubicles beneath fluorescent lights, and there’s a rack to hold employees’ bikes and surfboards. But…

We’ve Entered A New Era Of Quantum Computing

We’ve Entered A New Era Of Quantum Computing

Quantum computing might be nascent, but recent advancements have brought us into a new age. And every new era needs a name. So when future computing historians look back on the era starting around 2017, they will have a word to describe it: the NISQ era.