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Scientists Come Up with Blueprint for Supersized Quantum Computer

Quantum computing is back in the news – this time courtesy of a research team that has published a blueprint for what they are calling “the most powerful computer on Earth.” According to the press release issued on Wednesday, a quantum computer based on this blueprint can be built with currently available technologies and would have nearly unlimited computational power. The announcement sums...
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NREL Discovery Could Propel Quantum Computing

Scientists at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) discovered a use for perovskites that could propel the development of quantum computing. Considerable research at NREL and elsewhere has been conducted into the use of organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites as a solar cell. Perovskite systems have been shown to be highly efficient at converting sunlight to...
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SC16 Keynote to Focus on Cognitive Computing

Today SC16 announced that Katharine Frase from IBM has been selected as the SC16 Keynote Speaker. With a talk entitled, “Cognitive Computing: how can we accelerate human decision making, creativity and innovation using techniques from Watson and beyond?” Frase will speak on November 15, 2016 in Salt Lake City. Frase served as Chief Technology Officer of Public Sector and Vice President of...
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Computing MATTERS: Inquiry-Based Science and Mathematics Enhanced by Computational Thinking

The workshop will focus on inquiry-based learning enhanced by computational thinking with content and practice to assist faculty to incorporate modeling and simulation at all levels from mobile devices, laptops, desktops, and –as needed– to high performance computing. The workshop will expose faculty to the basics of computational thinking, including modeling and simulation, with special...
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