IBM hopes a new error mitigation technique will help it get to quantum advantage

It felt like for a long time, the quantum computing industry avoided talking about ‘quantum advantage’ or ‘quantum supremacy,’ the point where quantum computers can solve problems that would simply take too long to solve on classical computers. To some degree, that’s because the industry wanted to avoid the hype that comes with that, but … Read more

Hay River flood repairs, mitigation estimated to cost over $50 million

It could cost Hay River, N.W.T.’s town council nearly $52 million to repair the community after devastating spring flooding hit the community. The estimates were included in a report released on Friday by Glenn Smith, Hay River’s senior administrative officer, and will be on the town council’s agenda on June 28. The second largest community in the N.W.T. was evacuated in May when flood waters reached … Read more