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June 30, 2020 – Recommended Article
Answers to Quantum Computing Frequently Asked Questions from the World Economic Forum

June 20, 2020
Comments on Honeywell’s Announcement of the World’s Highest Performance Quantum Computer

May 30, 2020
Web Site Advice for Quantum Tech Companies

April 16, 2020
Podcast Explaining Quantum Computing to a Lay Person

March 17, 2020
Coronavirus and Quantum Computing

March 5, 2020
The Pitfalls of Overreliance on the Quantum Volume Metric

February 25, 2020
Quantum Computing Patent Analysis

February 13, 2020
Some Teams Go For NISQ-y Business. Some are NISQ-Averse

January 30, 2020 – Recommended Article
10 Tips for Quantum Tech Startups Seeking Funding

January 24, 2020
Moore’s Law for Qubits Revisited

January 24, 2020
Classical Computing Fights Back!

December 30, 2019
Quantum Computing Outlook for 2020

December 14, 2019
Observations from the 2019 Q2B Conference

December 13, 2019 – Recommended Article
How Many Years Until a Quantum Computer Can Break RSA-2048?

December 7, 2019
Why Quantum Startups are Hooking Up with Classical Computer Companies

November 7, 2019
Why NISQ-MP May Become an Important Use Case for the Quantum Internet

October 26, 2019
Our Take on Quantum Supremacy

October 4, 2019 – Recommended Article
Quantum Gold Rush: The Private Funding Pouring into Quantum Start-ups

October 3, 2019
How to Tell if Your Quantum Computer is Any Good. Lessons from the Sports Car Industry

September 24, 2019
After Quantum Supremacy: What Comes Next?

September 3, 2019
World Map of Quantum Activity

August 27, 2019
Report on NIST’s 2nd Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) Standardization Conference

August 20, 2019
A Quantum Computing Use Case Roadmap from IBM

August 10, 2019
Will Lotteries Be the First Real World Application for Gate Level Quantum Computers?

July 30, 2019
What Will Be the Very First Real World Applications for Quantum Annealers?

July 19, 2019 – Recommended Article
Better Therapeutics with Near-Term Quantum Computers

July 15, 2019
The Quantum Industry Will Consolidate. But When?

June 22, 2019
Double Exponential Growth Can Be Easily Misinterpreted

May 30, 2019 – Recommended Video
D-Wave Webinar on Quantum Applications

May 29, 2019
No! Quantum Computing Will Not Change Everything

April 24, 2019
Can Researchers Exponentially Improve Quantity and Quality at the Same time?

April 18, 2019
You’ve Heard About the Traveling Salesman Problem. How About the Traveling Welding Robots?

April 16, 2019
Innovations in Classical Computing Architectures Make Quantum Advantage a Moving Target

April 13, 2019
Marketing Hint to QC Companies: Use HTTPS on Your Website

April 5, 2019 – Recommended Article
Quantum Value: A new hope

March 23, 2019
Is a Quantum Winter Coming?

March 16, 2019
The Popular Press Discovers Quantum Time Travel

March 8, 2019
Worldwide Map of Quantum Research Activity

February 2, 2019 – Recommended Article
Clarifying Quantum Supremacy: better terms for milestones in quantum computation

January 4, 2019
Review of the Cirq Quantum Software Framework

Analysis Archive – 2018

December 20, 2018
Notes on Q2B Conference, December 10-12, 2018

November 21, 2018
The Case Against Quantum Computing – A Rebuttal

November 16, 2018
An Exponential Increase in Quantum White Papers for Enterprise End Users

October 20, 2018
Comments on Two Recent Theoretical Quantum Computing Research Papers

September 13, 2018
Signs that the Hype is Overheating.  Do We Really Need a Quantum ETF?

September 1, 2018
Quantum Computing is Already Providing Commercial Value – By Creating Competition

August 13, 2018 – Recommended Article
Two Short Term Revenue Opportunities for Quantum Encryption

July 19, 2018
Ammonia Based Fertilizer:  The $11 Billion Problem Seeking a Solution

July 8, 2018
Comments on the 2018 Adiabatic Quantum Computing Conference

July 7, 2018
Job Growth in Quantum Computing

June 21, 2018
Overview and Comparison of Gate Level Quantum Software Platforms

June 18, 2018
Washington Takes Notice of Quantum Computing.  But Can They Outsmart Justin Trudeau?

May 5, 2018
To Full Stack or Not To Full Stack;  That is the Question

April 24, 2018
You Can Learn a Lot by Watching the Job Listings

March 25, 2018
Will Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock Emerge from a Quantum Teleporter?

February 3, 2018
Microsoft May Announce Their First Working Topological Qubit in the Very Near Future

January 24, 2018
What’s Happening with Post-Quantum Cryptography at NIST?

Analysis Archive – 2017

December 23, 2017
Lessons from the Semiconductor Industry – Germanium versus Silicon

December 14, 2017
How to Make Money in Quantum – Four Basic Business Models

December 7, 2017
Better Qubits versus More Efficient Error Correction

October 23, 2017
Why Computational Chemistry May Be Quantum’s First Killer App

October 20, 2017
Microsoft Quantum Development Toolkit – What is It?

October 9, 2017
When Does Classical Computing Beat Out Quantum Computing?

July 12, 2017
A Major Change of Attitude on Quantum Viability

June 20, 2017 – Recommended Article
Think Beyond Ones and Zeros

June 3, 2017
Will There Be Competition in Quantum Annealing Processors?

April 5, 2017
Will the United States Lead in Quantum Computing?

March 28, 2017
It Takes a Village to Build an Ecosystem

Analysis Archive – 2016

September 20, 2016 – Recommended Articles
CB Insights Articles on Quantum Computing Investments

September 17, 2016
A Brief Look at D-Wave’s Future Product Roadmap

September 12, 2016
Applying Moore’s Law to Quantum Qubits

July 10, 2016
The Best Applications for Quantum Computing

July 7, 2016
Adiabatic Quantum Computing Conference 2016

June 30, 2016
What is Intel Up to With Quantum Technology?

June 18, 2016
What’s After Quantum Supremacy?

June 12, 2016
Comments on Digitized Adiabatic Quantum Computing (AQC)

May 28, 2016
Northern versus Southern California – Who’s More Quantum?

May 8, 2016
IBM Quantum Experience – First Looks

March 27, 2016
How To Explain Quantum to Your Classical Friends

March 15, 2016 – Recommended Article
Quantum Computing: Time for Venture Capitalists to put Chips on the Table?

March 13, 2016
Quantum and Cloud Computing – A Marriage Made in Heaven?