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Podcast Profile: Entangled Things

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85 episodes
2021 to present
Average episode: 42 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Physics • Quantum Computing • Two Hosts

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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List Updated: 2024-Apr-20 06:27 UTC. Episodes: 85. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2024-Apr-16 • 46 minutes
The Quantum Frontier: Tackling Errors and Exploring Rydberg States with Dr. Steven Girvin
In Episode 85, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Steven Girvin of Yale University. The team discusses error correction, Rydberg states, erasure errors, and dual rail encoding.Dr. Steve GirvinAfter graduating in a high school class of 5 students in the small village of Brant Lake, NY and completing his undergraduate degree in physics from Bates College, Dr. Girvin earned his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Princeton University in 1977. Dr. Girvin joined the Yale faculty in 2001, where he is Eu...
2024-Apr-02 • 35 minutes
Quantum Communications Systems & High Transmission Networks with Ryan Lafler of Quantum Corridor
In Episode 84, Patrick speaks with Ryan Lafler, President and CTO of Quantum Corridor. They discuss communications systems, Quantum key distribution, and high transmission networks.Ryan Lafler co-founded Quantum Corridor, LLC, in early 2022 and serves as the President and Chief Technology Officer of the company. Ryan has more than 20 years of experience developing telecommunications solutions and has had considerable success constructing data and voice networks at scale. He previously co-founded Coeo Soluti...
2024-Mar-19 • 42 minutes
Quantum Sensor Networks & Future Quantum Application Opportunities with Dr. Prineha Narang of UCLA
In Episode 83, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Dr. Prineha Narang of UCLA. The team discusses distributed quantum sensor networks, lasers, magnons, and new technology application opportunities through organic conversations.Dr. Prineha Narang is a Professor in Physical Sciences and Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCLA with an interdisciplinary group spanning areas of physics, chemistry, and engineering. Prior to moving to UCLA, she was an Assistant Professor of Computational Materials S...
2024-Mar-05 • 39 minutes
Entangled Things Three Year Anniversary
Episode82In Episode 82, Patrick and Ciprian celebrate three years of Entangled Things.The team discusses different modalities, shifting perspectives, and the importance of the algorithms.
2024-Feb-20 • 41 minutes
Quantum Computing in Space with guests Garland Garris & Rima Oueid
In Episode 81, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Garland Garris of Accenture Federal Services, and first time guest Rima Oueid of the United States Department of Energy.The team discusses Quantum Computing in space, international development interest, and complimentary technologies to push development timelines.As Accenture Federal Services Quantum Security Lead, Garland Garris, provides Insider Threat, Law Enforcement, Intelligence, cybersecurity expertise and leadership to help guide the comp...
2024-Feb-06 • 37 minutes
How Electric Utilities Prepare for a Post-Quantum Future in the Energy Sector with Dr. Sayon Chanda
In Episode 80, Patrick speaks with Sayon Chanda, Senior Scientist at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), one of US Department of Energy's leading federal research laboratories in Denver Colorado.The team discusses the NISQ era of Quantum Computing, the complexities of current electric utility configurations, and how electric utilities can prepare for a post quantum future. Learn more: https://www.nrel.gov/news/program/2023/quantum-computers-can-now-interface-with-... Chanda is a senior scienti...
2024-Jan-23 • 43 minutes
Patrick and Ciprian discuss Post-Quantum Encryption
In Episode 79, Patrick and Ciprian talk about Post-Quantum Encryption.A fascinating discussion about asymmetric encryption, NIST post-quantum cryptography standardization, and CRYSTALS - the Cryptographic Suite for Algebraic Lattices.
2024-Jan-09 • 37 minutes
Gamification of Educational Concepts through Quander with Dr. Diana Franklin
In Episode 78, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Diana Franklin of the University of Chicago.A fascinating episode where the team discusses gamification of educational concepts through Quander, entanglement, superposition, and the advantages of reframing ideas for Quantum native students.Diana Franklin is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Chicago. When she received her Ph.D. at UC Davis, 2002, her research focus was computer architecture, especially new technologie...
2023-Dec-26 • 38 minutes
Revisiting 'What is Quantum Computing?'
In Episode 77, Patrick and Ciprian meet to revisit old topics with new insights.The team discuss the broad question of, What is Quantum Computing, applications in chemistry, and the search for the right modality.
2023-Dec-19 • 50 minutes
SPECIAL EPISODE: QuEra and Harvard University discuss groundbreaking advancements in Quantum Error Correction
In this special off-cycle release of Episode 76, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Yuval Boger (QuEra), and first time guests Harry Zhou (QuEra and Harvard) and Dolev Bluvstein (Harvard).The team discusses a historical announcement regarding groundbreaking advancements in Quantum Error Correction utilizing transversal gates to create the first logical Quantum processor.QuEra also announced a special event on Jan 9th at 11:30 AM ET, where QuEra will reveal its commercial roadmap for fault-tolera...
2023-Dec-12 • 45 minutes
Neutral Atom Technology and the Emergence of National Quantum Computing Programs with Yuval Boger
In Episode 75, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Yuval Boger, Chief Marketing Officer at QuEra. This is a fascinating discussion about room temperature Neutral Atom technology, collaborations with educational institutions, and the emergence of national Quantum Computing programs.Yuval Boger is the CMO of QuEra, the leader in neutral atom quantum computers. In his career, he has served as CEO and CMO of frontier-tech companies in markets including quantum computing software, wireless power, and virtual reality....
2023-Nov-28 • 38 minutes
Exploring Hybrid Quantum Algorithms to find Cancer Biomarkers with Dr. Fred Chong and Dr. Teague Tomesh
In Episode 74, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Dr. Fred Chong and first time guest, Dr. Teague Tomesh of Infleqtion.The is a very exciting discussion about an awarded project from Wellcome Leap to explore hybrid quantum algorithms to find cancer biomarkers in multi-modal data. The team also discusses solving real problems within the Quantum timeline, and matching hardware to applications.Fred Chong is the Seymour Goodman Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Ch...
2023-Nov-14 • 49 minutes
Topics including Einstein's Photoelectric Effect & Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle with Noson Yonofsky
In Episode 73, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Noson Yonofsky of Brooklyn College. The team discusses Quantum Mechanics, Einstein's Photoelectric Effect, Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, and the Quantum Eraser Experiment.Noson S. Yanofsky has a Ph.D. in mathematics from The Graduate Center of The City University of New York. He held a post-doctoral research position in McGill University in Montreal. Currently, he is a professor of computer science at Brooklyn College and The Grad...
2023-Oct-31 • 39 minutes
NISQ era of Quantum algorithms with Mariia Mykhailova
In Episode 72, Patrick and Ciprian speak with returning guest Mariia Mykhailova, Principal Software Engineer at the Advanced Quantum Development Group at Microsoft.The team discuss the NISQ era of Quantum algorithms, resource estimation, and Microsoft's end-to-end approach to Quantum Computing.Mariia Mykhailova is a principal software engineer at the Advanced Quantum Development team at Microsoft. She works on developing software for fault-tolerant quantum computation, and before that she spent five ye...
2023-Oct-17 • 42 minutes
Quantum State of Play with Patrick and Ciprian
In Episode 71, Patrick and Ciprian discuss how the Quantum landscape has changed since they released Entangled Things in 2021. They also dive into changes in industry leaders, the Quantum learning curve, and their predictions for 2024.
2023-Oct-03 • 40 minutes
Quantum Programming & Hybrid Approaches with Dr. Bob Sutor
In Episode 70, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Dr. Bob Sutor, Vice President and Chief Quantum Advocate at Infleqtion.The team discuss quantum programming languages, hybrid approaches to quantum computing, and planning for worst case scenarios.Dr. Bob Sutor has been a technical leader and executive in the IT industry for over 40 years. Bob’s industry role is to advance quantum technologies by building strong business, partner, technical, and educational ecosystems. The singular goal is to evolve quantum to ...
2023-Sep-19 • 43 minutes
Entangled Things Revisits Entanglement
In Episode 69, Patrick and Ciprian meet to revisit old topics with new insights.The team discuss entanglement, amplitude amplification, and the rabbit hole of multiverse theories.
2023-Sep-05 • 34 minutes
Entangled Things Revisits Superposition
In Episode 68, Patrick and Ciprian meet to revisit old topics with new insights.The team discusses superposition, and how our understanding of fundamental concepts have changed and grown over the years.
2023-Aug-22 • 39 minutes
Industry Applications of Quantum Software with Román Orús
In Episode 67, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Román Orús, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Multiverse Computing.The team discusses industry applications of Quantum software, material science, Artificial Intelligence, and the future of Quantum disruptions.Prof. Román Orús is Ikerbasque research professor at the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) in San Sebastián, Spain, and co-founder and CSO of Multiverse Computing, the largest quantum software company in the European Union. After obtain...
2023-Aug-08 • 39 minutes
Quantum Computing's Relationship to AI and Machine Learning with Michael Vitz
In Episode 66, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Michael Vitz, Manager at Deloitte leading Quantum training efforts.The team discusses Quantum Computing's relationship to AI and Machine Learning, the future of Adiabatic Quantum Annealers, and educating future Quantum Computing Scientists.Michael Vitz received two masters degrees, one in the Philosophy of Physics and the other in Quantum Physics, and is working towards his PhD at the University of Virginia. Simultaneously he works as a manager at Deloitte,...
2023-Jul-25 • 41 minutes
The Quantum Development Roadmap with Mike Dascal
In Episode 65, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Mike Dascal, Director of Quantum Product Management at the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology.The team discuss the quantum development roadmap, quantum hype, and the movement of developments from quantum architecture back to hybrid approaches.Michael Dascal is Director of Quantum Product Management at the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT), where he leads the quantum research team strategy and vision. Michael is responsible for monitoring the quan...
2023-Jul-11 • 40 minutes
Education and Preparation for the Quantum Market with Mark Mattingley-Scott
In Episode 64, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Mark Mattingley-Scott, Chief Revenue Officer at Quantum Brilliance.The team discuss room temperature quantum computers, education and preparation for the quantum market, and parallels to the semiconductor revolution.Mark Mattingley-Scott is a former 31-year IBM executive who joined quantum computing startup Quantum Brilliance in 2022. Based in Germany, Mattingley-Scott is Chief Revenue Officer for the company, which plans to miniaturise quantum computers for des...
2023-Jun-27 • 39 minutes
Conversation about Post Quantum Cryptography, and the need to Roadmap Randomness with Ulf Mattson
In Episode 63, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Ulf Mattson, Chief Security Strategist at Protegrity.The team discuss post quantum cryptography, the need to roadmap randomness, and homomorphic encryption.Ulf Mattsson is the co-founder and Chief Security Strategist (and former Chief Technology Officer) at Protegrity. Ulf has been in the cybersecurity industry for over 40 years, and for the last 20 years, he has focused on data-centric and quantum-resistant security tactics. Ulf frequently hosts webinars and gi...
2023-Jun-13 • 38 minutes
Neutral Atom Technology and Machine Learning with PASQAL's Georges-Olivier Reymond
In Episode 62, Patrick and Ciprian speak with Georges-Olivier Reymond, CEO and founder of PASQAL.The team discuss neutral atom technology, room temperature quantum computers, education, and machine learning.Georges-Olivier Reymond is CEO and co-founder of PASQAL, the leading full-stack neutral atoms quantum computing company. He is pioneering the transformation of state-of-the-art prototypes from the Institut d’Optique in Palaiseau (France) into industry-ready quantum computers. Georges-Olivier holds a PhD ...
2023-May-30 • 36 minutes
The Future of Post Quantum Certificate Technology with Jason Soroko
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.Jason Soroko is an experienced security technology innovator. The SVP of Product for Sectigo is responsible for facing customers, researching, innovating, educating, and contributing to strategy, national level guidance, intellectual property development, and consortium standards. Solving real business problems by sy...
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.Philip Murphy: As CEO of Cornelis Networks, Phil is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the company. Prior to co-founding Cornelis Networks, Phil served as a director at Intel Corporation, responsible for fabric platform planning and architecture, product positioning, and business develo...
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.Garland Garris: As Accenture Federal Services Quantum Security Lead, Garland Garris, provides Insider Threat, Law Enforcement, Intelligence, cybersecurity expertise and leadership to help guide the company’s cybe...
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.Michael J. Biercuk is the CEO and Founder of Q-CTRL, a quantum technology company, and a Professor of Quantum Physics and Quantum Technology at the University of Sydney. In his academic position he leads a research team as a Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems, explo...
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.Jake Yocom-Piatt is a Co-Founder & Project Lead for Decred (www.decred.org). He is a cryptocurrency pioneer who has been using, funding and directing the creation of open-source software for 10+ years and has been featured as an expert source for a variety of publications, i...
2023-Mar-21 • 41 minutes
Semiconductor Based Quantum Technologies with Himadri Majumdar
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.Himadri Majumdar is the Co-founder and chief executive of SemiQon. SemiQon builds silicon-based quantum processors for the million-qubit era. Prior to co-founding SemiQon he was the Program Manager for Quantum Technologies at VTT. In hi...
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.Dr. Vincent Berk is currently the Chief Strategy Officer at Quantum Xchange. Recognized as a highly technical cybersecurity executive and industry thought leader, Vince is also a successful entrepreneur and academic. He founded and led FlowTraq, an enterprise network security ...
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
Classical Neural Networks and Quantum Networks with Dr. Johannes Oberreuter
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.Dr. Johannes Oberreuter works as a Data Science Technical Lead at Machine Learning Reply and he is co-leading the Quantum Computing practice in Reply. He has been studying physics and mathematics in M...
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 California.Among 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.Todd Brun is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, and Computer Science at the University of Southern California. He does research on quantum theory, especially on the problems of quantum co...
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.Dr. Shai Zacaraev is a Dean in the Upper School at the Dwight-Englewood School in Englewood, NJ. He has had multiple careers over the years that have spanned the gamut across technology, finance, and education. He hold...
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.Bob Coecke is Chief Scientist at Cambridge Quantum / Quantinuum. He also heads the Oxford-based Compositional Intelligence & Quantum NLP team and is Emeritus Professor at Wolfson College, Oxford University. Previously, he was Professor of Quantum Foundations, Logic...
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.Dakshita Khurana received a B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering (Power) from IIT Delhi in 2012 and a PhD in Computer Science from UCLA in 2018. She was a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft from 2018-19 before joining UIUC as an Assistant Professor in 2019. Her research focuses on theoretical cryptography. She...
2022-Nov-01 • 39 minutes
K-12 Education in Quantum with Diana Franklin
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.Diana Franklin is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Chicago. When she received her Ph.D. at UC Davis, 2002, her research focus was computer architecture, especially new technologies. She has done research in intelligent memories, memristors, a...
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.Elisabetta Valiante has been a member of the Optimization Solutions Team at 1QBit since 2018. She is experienced in optimization problems in chemistry, biochemistry, and finance, as well as benchmarking quantum and quantum-inspired optimization alg...
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.Noson S. Yanofsky has a Ph.D. in mathematics from The Graduate Center of The City University of New York. He held a post-doctoral research position in McGill University in Montreal. Currently, he is a professor of computer science at Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center. In addition to writing research ...
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.Fred Chong is the Seymour Goodman Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago and the Chief Scientist at Super.tech. His work focuses on accelerating the timeline for pra...
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.Rob Freeman is from New Zealand where he studied physics. But a passion to understand thought, in the first place as personally experienced by speaking diverse languages, led him to spend most of the last 30 years in Asia. There he combined his background in physics with his passion to under...
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.Robert Liscouski has served as president, CEO, and chairman of QCI since February 2018, bringing to the company more than 35 years of executive experience at public and private companies, and federal agencies. He has extensive experience developing...
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.Mariia Mykhailova is a principal software engineer at Azure Quantum, focusing on education and developer outreach. Mariia is the author and maintainer of the Quantum Katas project – an open-source collection of hands-on tutorials and exercises...
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.Dr. Olivia Lanes completed her PhD in physics, focused on quantum measurement, in 2020 from the University of Pittsburgh. She joined IBM shortly after, where she works as the North American Lead for Qiskit Research/Education. In this capacity, she works to help put ...
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.Dr. Lewis E. Johnson has 15 years of experience in nanotechnology, computational chemistry, and materials design, and he is passionate about making a better future. He is currently the Chief Scientific Officer at NLM Photonics, a pioneering photonics company developing computing and networki...
2022-May-31 • 42 minutes
Bell's Theorem
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.Prineha Narang is an Assistant Professor at the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. Prior to joining the faculty, Prineha came to Harvard as a Ziff Environmental Fellow at the Harvard Universit...
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.Alan Grau, VP Business Development, PQShieldAlan is a proven entrepreneur and technology executive focused on cybersecurity, IoT and embedded software solutions. He is VP, Business Development for PQShield, the lea...
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.Bob Coecke is Chief Scientist at Cambridge Quantum / Quantinuum. He also heads the Oxford-based Compositional Intelligence & Quantum NLP team and is Emeritus Professor at Wolfson College, Oxford University. Previously, he w...
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.Timothy Hollebeek has nearly two decades of computer security experience, including eight years working on innovative security research funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. He remains heavily involved as DigiCer...
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.Andrew Lord, Senior Manager Optical Networks and Quantum Research, BT.Andrew joined BT in 1985 after a BA in Physics from Oxford University. He has helped design a wide range of optical network systems and technologies, including long haul subsea and terrestrial DWDM networks. He has been re...
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.Dr Sebastian Weidt is the Co-founder and CEO of Universal Quantum- a UK company developing the world’s first million qubit quantum computer. He is also a Senior Lecturer in Quantum Technologies at the University of Sussex, with more than 10 years' experi...
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. Lajos Hanzo earned his Doctorate at the Technical University (TU) of Budapest, his Doctor of Sciences (DSc) degree at the University of Southampton (2004) and Honorary Doctorate at the University of Edinburgh (2015). He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and ...
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.Terrill Frantz is a university professor focused on multiple aspects of workforce development for quantum technologies. He teaches, develops degree programs, and studies labor economics within the quantum field. Beyond traditional work...
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... Aleks Kissinger has been an Associate Professor of Quantum Computing in Oxford’s Computer Science ...
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.After graduating in a high school class of 5 students in the small village of Brant Lake, NY and completing his undergraduate degree in physics from Bates College, Dr. Girvin earned his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Princeton University in 1977. Dr. Steve Girvin joined the Yale faculty in 2001, where he is Eugene Higgins Professor...
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.Steve Reinhardt joined QCI in May 2019 to lead QCI’s development of quantum-ready applications and tools, with a focus on delivering differentiated performance using quantum concepts on classical computers and on hybrids of quantum and classical. He has nearly ...
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.Dr. Deborah Berebichez is a Lead Scientist in M...
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.Todd Brun is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, and Computer Science at the University of Southern California. He does research on quantum theory, especially on the problems of quantum computing and qu...
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.Fred Chong is the Seymour Goodman Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago and the Chief Scientist at Super.tech. His work focuses on accelerating the ...
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.Peter McMahon is an assistant professor in Applied and Engineering Physics at Cornell University. His lab researches the physics of computation, including quantum computing. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Eng...
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. Srinjoy Ganguly is the founder & CEO of AdroitERA an EdTech firm which provides training on cutting edge technologies and IBM rec...
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.Dr. Andrew King is Director of Performance Research at D-Wave, the practical quantum computing company. His work on quantum ann...
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.Elisabetta Valiante has been a member of the Optimization Solutions Team at 1QBit since 2018. She is experienced in optimization problems in chemistry, biochemistry, and finance, as well as benchmarking qu...
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.Noson S. Yanofsky has a Ph.D. in mathematics from The Graduate Center of The City University of New York. He held a post-doctoral research position in McGill University in Montreal. Currently, he is a professor of computer science at Brooklyn College and ...
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.Chris Givens is a 25+ year vetern technology executive with a long history of success in large, complex projects. Currently an active accredited investor and architect in several AI/ML and cloud startups through Sol...
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.René Schulte is Director of Global Innovation at Valorem Reply working with teams across the globe on emerging technologies like 3D volumetric video streaming, the AR Cloud enabling large, cross-platform user experiences with real-world persistence.He is a creative developer and thoug...
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.Richard Campbell wrote his first line of code in 1977. His career has spanned the computing industry both on ...
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...