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2021 to present
Average episode: 42 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: What if a Quantum Computing aficionado with expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning talked to a security expert interested in how Quantum Computing already impacts the world?
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|2023-May-30 • 36 minutes|
Jason Soroko Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 61, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Jason Soroko, SVP of product at Sectigo.The team discuss Shor's algorithm, cryptography, and the future of post quantum certificate technology.
|2023-May-16 • 44 minutes|
AI and Quantum Computing with Philip Murphy
In Episode 60, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Philip Murphy, CEO of Cornelis Networks.The team discuss AI, large language models, optimization problems, and the connections to Quantum Computing.
|2023-May-02 • 45 minutes|
Preparing for Post Quantum Cryptography with Garland Garris
In Episode 59, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Garland Garris, lead for quantum security and post quantum cryptography at Accenture Federal Services.The team discuss timeline predictions to break RSA, methods of protecting current information in a post quantum world, and the potential threats of Y2Q.
|2023-Apr-18 • 41 minutes|
Quantum Infrastructure Software with Michael Biercuk of Q-CTRL
In Episode 58, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Michael Biercuk, CEOand Founder of Q-CTRL.The team discuss quantum education, infrastructure software, error correction, and the quantum computing stack.
|2023-Apr-04 • 41 minutes|
Quantum and Cryptocurrency with Jake Yocom-Piatt
In Episode 57, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Jake Yocom-Piatt, Co-Founder and Project Lead for Decred and CEO of Company-0.The team discuss Cryptocurrency, Encryption Standards, and the threat of Quantum Computing to the blockchain.
|2023-Mar-21 • 41 minutes|
Himadri Majumdar Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 56, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Himadri Majumdar, Co-Founder and Chief Executive of SemiQon.The team discuss semiconductor based quantum technologies, error correction, improvement of operating temperature ranges, and the benefit of research centers such as VTT.
|2023-Mar-07 • 46 minutes|
Quantum Cryptography with Dr. Vincent Berk
In Episode 55, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Vincent Berk, Chief Strategist at Quantum Xchange.The team discuss Quantum safe encryption, improvements to security with Quantum Computing, hybrid problem solving, and risk management.
|2023-Feb-21 • 45 minutes|
Entangled Things Two Year Anniversary
In Episode 54, Patrick and Ciprian take a retrospective look at the past two years of Entangled Things.The team discuss the perhaps unlikely success of the format, learning to trust the math, recent chipset releases, and the surprises of the past two years.
|2023-Feb-07 • 39 minutes|
Dr. Johannes Oberreuter Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 53, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Johannes Oberreuter, Data Science Technical Lead at Machine Learning Reply.Among other topics, the team discuss classical neural networks, quantum networks, hybrid approaches, and the ongoing reduction of resource needs and improving accuracy of neural networks.
|2023-Jan-24 • 44 minutes|
Quantum Error Correction with Dr. Todd Brun
In Episode 52, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Todd Brun of the University of Southern CaliforniaAmong other topics, the team discuss error correction, non-Markovian errors, the limitations of current quantum processors and the battle between numbers of Qubits and amounts of noise.
|2023-Jan-10 • 41 minutes|
Teaching Quantum to High School Students with Dr. Shai Zacaraev
In Episode 51, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Shai Zacaraev, Dean in the Upper School at the Dwight-Englewood School.Among other topics, the team discuss teaching quantum to high school students, working past biases and restrictions of existing knowledge, and the speed of growth in technology.
|2022-Dec-27 • 43 minutes|
Quantum Hype Fact or Fiction?
In Episode 50, Patrick and Ciprian delve into the hype surrounding Quantum.The team discuss Sabine Hossenfelder's recent video regarding the Quantum Hype Bubble, and separating the understanding of real advancements from media bias.
|2022-Dec-13 • 43 minutes|
The Nobel Prize in Physics Winners' Experimentations with Entanglement
In Episode 49, Patrick and Ciprian take a look at the Nobel Prize in Physics.The team discuss Entanglement, some of the other scientific achievements that set the stage, and the implications of bringing Quantum topics to the forefront of scientific discussion.
|2022-Nov-29 • 50 minutes|
Bob Coecke Returns to Entangled Things
In Episode 48, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Bob Coecke, Chief Scientist at Quantinuum.Among other topics, the team discuss modern paths into Quantum, the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics, and the possibility of a Quantum Winter.
|2022-Nov-15 • 35 minutes|
Theoretical Quantum Cryptography with Dakshita Khurana
In Episode 47, Patrick speaks with Dakshita Khurana of the University of Illinois.Among other topics, the team discuss theoretical cryptography, multiparty computation, and simulation in cryptography.
|2022-Nov-01 • 39 minutes|
Diana Franklin Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 46, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Diana Franklin of the University of Chicago.Among other topics, the team discuss K-12 education in Quantum, suspension of disbelief, and ways to communicate Quantum topics to broader audiences.Zines: https://www.epiqc.cs.uchicago.edu/zinesOther... resources:https://www.epiqc.cs.uchicago.... about quantum games: https://www.canonlab.org/quanderCANON research lab with classical CS resources: http://canonlab.orgInterested in participating in a quantum activity in ...
|2022-Oct-18 • 41 minutes|
Elisabetta Valiante returns to Entangled Things
In Episode 45, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Elisabetta Valiante of the 1QBit.Among other topics, the team discuss the need to create a standard benchmark for quantum computers, and the varying approaches of private business and the public sector.
|2022-Oct-04 • 41 minutes|
The Journey So Far
In Episode 44, Patrick and Ciprian take a retrospective look at Entangled Things.The team discuss the journey so far, the excitement and challenges of podcasting, and the joy of gaining and sharing knowledge of guests from within the industry.
|2022-Sep-20 • 44 minutes|
Microsoft Quantum Advancements
In Episode 43, Patrick and Ciprian speak regarding Microsoft Quantum advancements.Among other topics, the team discuss Azure Quantum, languages, and intergrations with other existing hardware and software platforms.
|2022-Sep-06 • 42 minutes|
Quantum Algorithms with Returning Guest Noson Yanofsky
In Episode 42, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Noson Yanofsky, of Brooklyn College.The team discuss the algorithms of quantum, error correction, resilience, and np and np complete problems.
|2022-Aug-23 • 34 minutes|
Fred Chong Returns to Entangled Things
In Episode 41, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Fred Chong of the University of Chicago.Among other topics, the team discuss the acquisition of Super.tech by ColdQuanta, the benefits of software development companies working directly with hardware manufacturers, and neutral atom architecture.
|2022-Aug-09 • 51 minutes|
Linguistics and Quantum Computing with Rob Freeman
In Episode 40, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Rob Freeman, language and Artificial Intelligence enthusiast.The team discuss linguistics, machine learning, and defining grammar across all languages from first principals.
|2022-Jul-26 • 44 minutes|
QCI's Special Announcement with Bob Liscouski and Bill McGann | Entangled Things Ep 39
In Episode 39, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Bob Liscouski, CEO, and Bill Mcgann, CTO and COO of Quantum Computing Inc. The team discuss, the different approaches to QPUs, optimization, predictive analytics, plus a special announcement at the end of the episode.
|2022-Jul-12 • 44 minutes|
Mariia Mykhailova Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 38, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Mariia Mykhailova, Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft.The team discuss, Q#, perceived barriers, how to get started in Quantum Computing, and what kinds of problems could be solved with Quantum Computing in the future.
|2022-Jun-28 • 41 minutes|
Dr. Olivia Lanes Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 37, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Olivia Lanes, North American lead for Quiskit and Education at IBM.Among other topics, the team discuss hardware aware programming, computational advantage, and approaching education for Quantum.
|2022-Jun-14 • 26 minutes|
Photonics with Dr. Lewis Johnson of NLM Photonics
In Episode 36, Patrick speaks with Dr. Lewis Johnson, Chief Scientific Officer of NLM Photonics.Among other topics, the team discuss photonics, electro-optic conversion, computational chemistry, and the Quantum Internet.
|2022-May-31 • 42 minutes|
In Episode 35, Patrick and Ciprian explore Bell's Theorem.The team discuss the polarizing filter experiment, the EPR Paradox, probabilism, and determinism.
|2022-May-17 • 44 minutes|
Materials Science with Dr Prineha Narang of Harvard University
In Episode 34, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr Prineha Narang, Assistant Professor of Computational Materials Science at Harvard University.Among other topics, the team discuss fundamental science, materials science, repeater applications, and scalable Quantum networks.
|2022-May-03 • 36 minutes|
Alan Grau Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 33, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Alan Grau, Vice President of Business Development at PQShield. Among other topics, the team discuss emerging standards, the impact of quantum computing on cryptography, and how the security industry is adapting to future threats from quantum computers.
|2022-Apr-19 • 50 minutes|
Bob Coecke Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 32, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Bob Coecke, Chief Scientist at Quantinuum.Among other topics, the team discuss the limitations of traditional natural language processing, how quantum natural language processing can be used in the future, and what problems it can solve.
|2022-Apr-05 • 36 minutes|
Tim Hollebeek Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 31, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Tim Hollebeek, Industry Technology Strategist at DigiCert.The team discuss symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, the future landscape of post quantum cryptography, and the coexistence of classical and quantum based computing systems.
|2022-Mar-22 • 41 minutes|
Andrew Lord Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 30, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Andrew Lord of British Telecom.The team discuss optical technology, photonics over fiber and free space, quantum networks, and international motivations for quantum research.
|2022-Mar-08 • 38 minutes|
Dr. Sebastian Weidt Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 29, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Sebastian Weidt of the Universal Quantum.The team discuss the challenges of engineering and developing a million Qubit Quantum system, error correction, and scaling towards distributed quantum computing.
|2022-Feb-22 • 39 minutes|
Lajos Hanzo Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 28, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Lajos Hanzo of the University of Southampton.The team discuss Quantum Networking, Quantum AI and Quantum search algorithms, physical layer security, and the international communications race.
|2022-Feb-08 • 43 minutes|
Entangled Things One Year Anniversary
In Episode 27, Patrick and Ciprian take a retrospective look at this past year of Entangled Things.The team discuss the origins of the show, some of the major announcements of last year, and postulate where this next year will take us.
|2022-Jan-25 • 42 minutes|
Terrill Frantz Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 26, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Terrill Frantz of Harrisburg University.The team discuss Quantum from the perspective of the computer scientist, Monte Carlo device simulation, and the methods of teaching quantum for students of varied ages and backgrounds.
|2022-Jan-11 • 38 minutes|
Aleks Kissinger Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 25, Patrick speaks with Aleks Kissinger of Oxford University.The team discuss the visualization of Quantum processes, how to teach Quantum, ZX-calculus, and Quantum key distribution.To hear more from Alex, please read his book, Picturing Quantum Processes A First Course in Quantum Theory and Diagrammatic Reasoning at https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/physics/quantum-physics-quantum-i...
|2021-Dec-28 • 41 minutes|
Steve Girvin Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 24, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Steve Girvin of Yale University. The team discuss Quantum error correction, entanglement, superposition, and material science.
|2021-Dec-14 • 39 minutes|
Steve Reinhardt Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 23, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Steve Reinhardt of Quantum Computing Inc.The team discuss multidimensional graphs, optimization problems, and the strategy of exposing concepts in quantum computing to traditional users in familiar terms.
|2021-Dec-07 • 38 minutes|
Dr. Deborah Berebichez and Dr. Pekka Pursula Speak With Entangled Things
In today’s special episode, Patrick and Ciprian speak to Dr. Deborah Berebichez and Dr. Pekka Pursula from VTT Finland to celebrate their November 30th announcement of their development of a 5 qubit quantum computer. In this episode, they talk about the technology they picked and why, the advantages of superconducting technology, the competitive angle a 5 qubit quantum computer will give them, and what advancements this will help them make in quantum computing.
|2021-Nov-30 • 47 minutes|
Dr. Todd Brun Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 21, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Todd Brun of the University of Southern California.Topics covered include the interdisciplinary nature of quantum computing, the importance of error correction and fault tolerance, and the narrowing gap between theory and experiment.
|2021-Nov-16 • 40 minutes|
Fred Chong Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 20, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Fred Chong of the University of Chicago.The team discuss the equivalent timelines between Quantum Computation and classical computing, the emergence of market opportunities for Quantum Computing, and the need to be ready for new disruptions as technologies continue to develop.
|2021-Nov-02 • 35 minutes|
Peter McMahon Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 19, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Peter McMahon of Cornell University.Among other topics, the team discuss from an academic perspective, the different ways to build a physical Quantum Computer and the qualifying characteristics of Quantum Computers according to the DiVincenzo criteria.
|2021-Oct-19 • 43 minutes|
How to Teach Quantum Computing in a Day
Teaching a complex and vast topic such as Quantum Computing is a difficult task. Combining the right ingredients the right way is even more difficult. In Episode 19, Patrick and Ciprian debate over if and how topics like the postulates of quantum mechanics, the fundamental mathematical model, the qubits model, the algorithms, the gate vs. annealing approach, the development ecosystems, error correction, or building quantum hardware should be part of a one day workshop that introduces Quantum Computing. The ...
|2021-Oct-05 • 41 minutes|
What Have We Learned So Far?
In Episode 17, Patrick and Ciprian discuss how their views and understanding of the Quantum world have changed throughout the process of recording Entangled Things.Topics covered in this retrospective include the difficulties of translating quantum computing concepts into easily understood ways, market disruption, optimization, and material design.
|2021-Sep-21 • 43 minutes|
Srinjoy Ganguly Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 16, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Srinjoy Ganguly, author of Quantum Computing with Silq Programming.The team discuss the challenges of Quantum programming, the benefits of automatic decomputing, the future of machine learning in Quantum Computing, and the way that high level abstracted Quantum Computing languages will affect the landscape of Quantum programming.
|2021-Sep-07 • 46 minutes|
Dr. Andrew King and Dr. Cristiano Nisoli Speak With Entangled Things
In Episode 15, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Andrew King of D-Wave Systems and Dr. Cristiano Nisoli of Los Alamos National Laboratory.This engaging conversation covers topics including artificial spin ice, nanomagnets, programmatic manipulation of quasiparticles, the new D-Wave Advantage Processor, and how Quantum developments can clarify our perception of fundamental physics.
|2021-Aug-24 • 48 minutes|
The Experiments of Quantum
In Episode 14, Patrick and Ciprian discuss experiments that reveal the mysterious nature of the Quantum world. In several past episodes, they mentioned such experiments, and this episode focuses on them. Light polarization, single-molecule fluorescence, nanoscale electrical conduction (a variant of the double-slit experiment), the Stern-Gerlach are the four experiments covered by the discussion.
|2021-Aug-10 • 45 minutes|
Elisabetta Valiante Speaks With Entangled Things
In episode 13, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Elisabetta Valiante of 1QBit.Among other topics, the team discuss Quantum problem solving from a hardware agnostic approach, the limitations of Quadratic Unconstrained Binary Optimization problems (QUBO), and the differences between logical and physical qubits.
|2021-Jul-27 • 50 minutes|
Noson Yanofsky Speaks With Entangled Things
In Episode 12, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Noson Yanofsky of Brooklyn College.The team discuss ways of learning Quantum computing, foundations of Quantum mechanics, the existing and non-existing Quantum algorithms, and the limitations of human knowledge.To hear more from Noson, please check out his book, Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists, or his many other publications.
|2021-Jul-13 • 43 minutes|
How does Interference Relate to Quantum Computing?
Episode 11 seeks to answer the question, how does interference relate to Quantum Computing?Topics covered include an overview of interference, the limitations related to reading the states of qubits, amplitude amplification, and an introduction to the concept of an Oracle.
|2021-Jun-29 • 47 minutes|
Chris Givens Speaks With Entangled Things
In episode 10, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Chris Givens of Solliance Venture Studios.The team discusses a wide range of topics including the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit, the barriers programmers might face in beginning to develop in Q#, and security implications of emerging technologies.
|2021-Jun-15 • 43 minutes|
BB84 and Quantum Key Distribution
In episode 9, Patrick and Ciprian explore the BB84 protocol.Topics covered include an overview of cryptography, one time pads, existing key distribution methods, and how Quantum Computing could change the landscape surrounding the security of sharing information.
|2021-Jun-01 • 48 minutes|
René Schulte Speaks With Entangled Things
In episode 8, Patrick and Ciprian speak with René Schulte of Valorem Reply. The team discuss a Quantum Computing approach to problem solving and how benefits can be found even without Quantum hardware running behind the scenes.To hear more from René, visit his QuBites video podcast series at www.valoremreply.com/blog/
|2021-May-18 • 49 minutes|
Richard Campbell Speaks With Entangled Things
In episode 7, Patrick and Ciprian discuss a wide range of topics in Quantum Computing with seasoned computer scientist and podcast host, Richard Campbell.The team discuss the parallels between how classical computing developed and how Quantum Computing is developing with common milestones. Also discussed is how Quantum Computing could be considered a second version of how classical computing evolved.To hear more from Richard, visit www.dotnetrocks.com
|2021-May-04 • 41 minutes|
Building the Physical Quantum Computer
Episode 6: Ciprian and Patrick talk about the challenges to actually building a reliable Quantum Computer. The low temperatures required, the enormous signal to noise ratio and many other hurdles that must be overcome. In spite of it all, we are moving along in the pursuit of ever more powerful systems.
|2021-Apr-20 • 44 minutes|
Who are the major players in Quantum Computing?
Episode 5: Ciprian and Patrick discuss the players who are making Quantum happen. From IBM and Google on the corporate side, to MIT and Oxford on the academic side, a fleet of organizations and even national militaries are rushing to make Quantum Computing effective in the real world.
|2021-Apr-06 • 44 minutes|
Why is it hard to design algorithms for Quantum Computing?
Episode 4: Why is it so hard to design algorithms for Quantum Computing? In this episode, Patrick and Ciprian discuss the challenges in writing algorithms for QC and how to make them do what we want them to do. Of special interest, are Shor’s algorithm with consequences for security and Grover’s algorithm for searching. They also address the questions of Quantum Supremacy and why it is important. Lastly, they help reframe thinking from a single qubit mindset to thinking with multiple qubits. This week’s ep...
|2021-Mar-23 • 47 minutes|
What is Quantum Computing after all?
Episode 3: What is this thing you call Quantum Computing? Patrick and Ciprian talk about the foundations of QC, starting from some of the spectacular quantum mechanics and physics experiments that opened our eyes to a world we never imagined before. And yes, superposition, entanglement, and quantum measurements will be covered! Listen to this episode to get a grasp of the mind-bending basics of QC.This week’s episode is sponsored by Sonar: Wi-Fi Security As A Service. Visit https://sonar.pulsarsecurity.com/...
|2021-Mar-09 • 44 minutes|
Why do we need Quantum Computing?
Episode 2: Why do we need Quantum Computing after all? Patrick and Ciprian talk about the limitations of Classical Computing and how QC can address some of those. The discussion also covers potential QC applications in security, machine learning, materials development, and more. Listen to this episode to understand why it is vital for us to get into the QC era.This week’s episode is sponsored by Sonar: Wi-Fi Security As A Service. Visit https://sonar.pulsarsecurity.com/entangled/... to uncover your Wi-Fi se...
|2021-Feb-08 • 42 minutes|
Welcome to the fascinating world of Quantum Computing!
Episode 1: Which are some of the core facts to know about Quantum Computing? Patrick and Ciprian talk about the need for QC, the problems it can solve, and how it relates to Classical Computing. A very high-level definition of QC and the key players and the flavors of QC they provide are also covered. Listen to this episode to get an introduction to the fascinating world of Quantum Computing.This week’s episode is sponsored by Sonar: Wi-Fi Security As A Service. Visit https://sonar.pulsarsecurity.com/entang...