Quantum Majors News

The process of understanding and managing chronic pain is complex, because everyone’s experience with pain is unique.  In the United States, at least 116 million U.S. adults are burdened by chronic pain, with an economic cost of well above 500 billion per year[1]. And yet, as pervasive as it is,... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-26
Documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) are ubiquitous with over 2.5 trillion available from insurance documents to medical files to peer-review scientific articles. It represents one of the main sources of knowledge both online and offline. For example, just recently The White House made available the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset, which... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-21
To many developers, quantum computing may still feel like a futuristic technology shrouded in mystery and surrounded by hype. It's some mystic dance of 1s and 0s that will enable some calculations in mere hours that today would take the lifetime of the universe to compute. It's somehow related to... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-19
Researchers globally have been using the world’s fastest computers thanks to the COVID-19 HPC Consortium for nearly two months now – but there is still supercomputing capacity, and the partnership is calling for more proposals. “There is real hunger on the free resource providers side for good projects,” said Jim... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-19
Atos announces it has delivered its Atos Quantum Learning Machine, the world's highest-performing commercially available quantum simulator, to CSC – IT Center for Science. The post Atos and CSC empower the Finnish quantum research community with Atos Quantum Learning Machine appeared first on Atos.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-19
Can analog AI hardware support deep learning inference without compromising accuracy? Our research team at IBM Research Europe in Zurich thought so when we started developing a groundbreaking technique that achieves both energy efficiency and high accuracy on deep neural network computations using phase-change memory devices. We believe this could... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-18
Atos announces its new BullSequana X2415, the first supercomputer in Europe to integrate NVIDIA’s Ampere next-generation graphics processing unit architecture, the NVIDIA® A100 Tensor Core GPU. The post Atos Launches First Supercomputer Equipped with NVIDIA A100 GPU appeared first on Atos.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-14
Atos today announced that it has sold its Atos Quantum Learning Machine (QLM), the world's highest-performing commercially available quantum simulator, through its APAC distributor Intelligent Wave Inc. The post Atos delivers its Quantum Learning Machine to Japan appeared first on Atos.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-13
We believe that now is the time to create a new scientific body, the Science Readiness Reserves, composed of scientists and organizations that voluntarily choose to take part. They would bring together the best from the public and the private sectors, recognizing that the scientific capacity of any member nation... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-13
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the IBM Quantum Challenge! You ran a total of 5,054,517,692 quantum circuits over four days - contributing to more than 1 billion circuit executions per day across our 18 quantum systems. The post IBM Quantum Challenge results: Billions and billions of circuits appeared first... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-11
As Information Technology (IT) complexity grows and the use of AI technologies expand, enterprises are looking to bring in the power of AI to transform how they develop, deploy and operate their IT. IBM is launching today a broad range of new AI-powered capabilities and services to help CIOs automate various aspects of IT development, infrastructure and operations, including: IBM Watson... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-05
The 45th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing is taking place virtually from May 4-8. IBM Research AI is pleased to support the conference as a bronze patron and to share our latest research results, described in nine papers that will be presented at the conference. The post... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-04
The promise of quantum computing is that it could help us solve some of the most complex challenges facing our world. It's commonly told that addressing global issues like climate change would take our classical computers of today billions of years to solve, whereas a quantum computer could find solutions... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-04
IBM Research was selected to participate in DARPA's program to investigate Transparent Computing. The post Unleashing Cyber Reasoning Potential in The Era of AI Security appeared first on IBM Research Blog.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-01
Today marks the release of three major steps forward in Qiskit’s Quantum Algorithms & Applications toolset. The post Three New Directions for Quantum Algorithms & Applications in Qiskit appeared first on IBM Research Blog.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-01
IBM Research's contributions to CHI 2020 focus on creating and designing AI technologies that center on user needs and societal values, spanning the topics of novel human-AI partnerships, AI UX and design, trusted AI, and AI for accessibility.  The post IBM Research Progresses Field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) appeared first on IBM Research Blog.... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-28
Four quantum programming exercises. Four days to complete them. The IBM Quantum Challenge is the biggest stress test we’ve ever put our systems through. Whether already a member of the community, or this challenge is your first quantum experiment, these four exercises of increasing difficulty will improve your quantum skills... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-27
IBM Research AI plans to showcase more than a dozen papers at ICLR 2020 covering a diversity of topics including breakthroughs in ways of infusing common sense into AI, securing machine learning from adversarial attacks and maintaining precision of inferencing while reducing energy use. The post IBM Research AI at... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-24
As the director of a global research organization, I feel obligated to use all the resources of cutting-edge science and technology at our disposal to fight this scourge. As a father, I want a lasting solution, one that serves not just in this crisis, but the next. And, as an... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-24
Your team has spent months developing, tuning and perfecting a complex deep neural network to classify important financial, medical or government data. The application has been containerized, packaged, and is finally ready to deploy as a public service on the cloud, but one thing stands in the way. How do... Read more
Published on: 2020-04-24