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Author: Dr. Bob Sutor

The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor uses the news of IBM’s installation of a Quantum System One at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in New York to discuss why putting a quantum computing system on-premises is becoming a reasonable strategy.
The UXL Foundation Has Been Getting Attention Lately as It Plans to Provide an Open-Source Alternative to NVIDIA’s CUDA GPU Coding Platform
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor discusses the UXL’s plan to create a “multi-architecture multi-vendor software ecosystem for all accelerators,” competing with NVIDIA’s CUDA platform for GPUs. Does it stand a chance of overcoming NVIDIA’s lead?
Microsoft and Quantinuum Have Clarified the Notion of a Logical Qubit and Demonstrated a True Implementation
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor discusses Microsoft and Quantinuum’s creation of two pairs of error-corrected and entangled logical qubits.
Qubits Are the Physical Instantiation of the Units of Information in Quantum Computers—This Article Introduces the Key Ideas and Concepts of Qubits
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor demystifies the ideas and terminology involving quantum bits, aka qubits.
D-Wave’s Expenses Still Far Outweigh Its Revenue; It Will Need to Add Customers While Demonstrating Its Annealing Approach to Quantum Computing Has Value
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor examines D-Wave’s announcement of its 4Q23 and FY23 earnings, putting its quantum technology and products into an understandable context.
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor recounts the webinar he hosted of Infleqtion’s software team members discussing how their Superstaq product performs optimization of quantum circuits and applications to run significantly faster on quantum hardware.
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor examines the recent release of the Qiskit 1.0 quantum software development kit and discusses its importance for enabling applications on the next generation of quantum computing systems.
Generative AI Amazes and Surprises Us but Comes with Many Ethical, Privacy, and Legal Concerns
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor adds context to and expands upon several points made during a generative AI and ethics panel discussion during the NVIDIA GTC 2024 conference.
Pasqal Published a Roadmap for Delivering 10,000 Qubits in 2026 and Error Correction via Logical Qubits Later in the Decade
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor examines quantum computing company Pasqal’s new roadmap and puts it in context with quantum computing approaches from other vendors.
Rigetti Computing’s Expenses Continue to Outweigh Revenue, Though the Company Has Made Progress Closing Contracts with UK and US Government Departments
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor examines Rigetti Computing’s announcement of its Q4 and full year 2023 earnings, putting the company’s quantum technology and products into an understandable context.
The Company Has Reduced the Complexity of the Wiring Necessary to Control and Move Its Trapped Ion Qubits
The Futurum Group’s Dr. Bob Sutor examines Quantinuum’s recent announcement of significantly improved, simplified, and multiplexed control wiring for the company’s quantum computing systems.