Quantum Computing

Quantum Hardware Could Cut AI Power Needs

Sharing intelligence features between hardware and software would offset the energy needed for using AI in more advanced applications such as self-driving cars or discovering drugs.

NIST Works on the Industries of the Future in Buildings from the Past

The standards agency updated lawmakers on its artificial intelligence and quantum computing efforts and it’s $775 million deferred maintenance backlog.

Administration Proposes At Least Half a Billion in Quantum Investments

Most agencies saw cuts in general federal research and development funding in the 2021 budget request, but several saw an uptick in quantum-focused dollars.

Presidential Advisers Push for National Network to Support Quantum and AI Advancement

As with the High Performance Computing initiative in the past, industry and academic advisers told the administration they need facilities and a network to get from bits to neurons and qubits.

Energy Invests Millions to Launch Strategic Quantum Research Centers

Following a 2018 mandate from President Trump, the department will help build a more comprehensive ecosystem to spark quantum advancements.

U.S., Japan Sign International Statement on Quantum Cooperation

The move comes as both nations are making strategic investments to accelerate advancements across the quantum landscape. 

NSA, Army Research Aim for More Advanced—And Less Noisy—Quantum Systems

Through a new broad agency announcement, the two solicit proposals to help identify the strength and type of errors affecting quantum computation.

Grading My 2019 GovTech Predictions

Did I pull an Icarus and fly too close to the sun?

Emerging Technology Trends

A look at developments in innovation across the federal technology landscape in 2019.

Take the First Steps To Quantum-Safe Security Now to Avoid Mistakes Later 

No enterprise—whether a government, a military or a private company—can afford to be unprepared. 

White House Updates National Strategic Computing Initiative

The document refocuses objectives from the country’s 2016 computing plan.

Don’t Rush Quantum-Proof Encryption, Warns NSA Research Director 

Quantum computers could crack the codes that secure the world’s digital information but racing to a solution could create more threats, according to Dr. Deborah Frincke.