Key Researchers on the Pace and Peculiarities of Developing Quantum Computing—and the Possible End of Bitcoin

Quantum computing is still as much science as engineering; progress could destroy cryptocurrenciesOn Wednesday night, in front of a packed auditorium at the Computer History Museum and a Facebook Live audience, three researchers—Pat Gumann from IBM, Matthias Troyer from Microsoft, and John Martinis from Google—talked with the Computer History Museum’s…

Intel Drives New Bus for Future Chiplets

Aims to simplify future systems with an "ethernet for chiplets"At Darpa’s Electronics Resurgence Initiative Summit, speaker after speaker agreed that the chiplets are coming. Instead of building complex systems-on-chip as one piece of silicon, as is done today, future systems will be made of smaller, cheaper, independently designed component chips…