Quantum Computing

White House, NSF Invest $75 Million to Launch Three Quantum Innovation Institutes

Each center will focus on innovating a different area of quantum information science and all will aim to help develop a talent pipeline.

Preparing for the Coming Quantum World (Pragmatically) 

Waiting around for quantum tech to mature could mean organizational change occurs too late.  

Senate Committee Passes Defense Policy Bill with Tech Investments to Counter China

Lawmakers call for research into artificial intelligence, quantum computing and 5G networks to counter near-peer adversaries.

Bill Proposes Restructuring NSF and $100B to Focus on Tech

The new agency would feature a technology directorate to usher advancements in cutting-edge fields like artificial intelligence, 5G communications and cybersecurity. 

House Bill Would Mandate Comprehensive Probe into Quantum Computing Landscape

If passed, the legislation would mandate Commerce to conduct four in-depth surveys.

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?