D-Wave board member Haig Farris on why physicists are good at business and in particular are well suited to entrepreneurial environments.
Also of interest from this event is a very interesting talk by IBM’s Tom Theis on a subject of great interest to us here, which is the Great Evil of on-chip heat generation.
One word, Tom: Superconductors. Zero dissipation, baby. Except for readout of course… but 4.5 femtoJoules per readout I can handle.
Yeah I know you probably can’t put a dilution fridge in a laptop, but in 10 years all computing power will be in giant googleplexes anyway, and our terminals and handhelds will just be windows into them.