Month: November 2023

Jerry Chow wants to make quantum computers you can actually count on

Lauren Tamaki for Vox A reliable quantum computer system could unleash truly amazing technological progress, as long as the engineers can get it to work. It’s hard enough to understand quantum computing, the potentially transformative next generation of computing. Unlike…

Alec Stapp and Caleb Watney have a plan for national progress

Lauren Tamaki for Vox The co-founders and co-CEOs of the Institute for Progress want to kick-start America’s innovation engine. Sometime in the 1970s, the US lost the future. Productivity growth in the decades since has been in decline. Building things…

Azeem Azhar is drawing a road map to a better future

Lauren Tamaki for Vox The technologist and author is providing a guide to a world changing at an exponential rate Azeem Azhar is, as he puts it in his 2021 book The Exponential Age, a “child of the microchip,” born…