Did Google Just Achieve ‘Quantum Supremacy’?

Did Google Just Achieve ‘Quantum Supremacy’?

Quantum computers are on the horizon, and they’ve been stuck there for quite some time. All the theoretical advantages they promise over classical computers, like speeding up drug development, helping to manufacture room temperature superconductors, and cracking encryption remain just that: theoretical. However, a leaked...

Quantum supremacy: A three minute guide

Quantum supremacy: A three minute guide

Google claims it has reached a key milestone: using a quantum computer to complete a task that a classical computer couldn’t manage, achieving what they call ‘quantum supremacy’. This would be the first time that a quantum computer has definitively beaten the best conventional computer....

Why so many suburbs look the same

Why so many suburbs look the same

You ever feel like you’re just going in circles? So this is Hallsley, a still-developing subdivision in Midlothian Virginia. This place won the National Association of Homebuilders award in 2017, for best master planned community. And there are a ton of cul de sacs. 1....

The Map of Mathematics

The Map of Mathematics

The mathematics we learn in school doesn’t quite do the field of mathematics justice. We only get a glimpse at one corner of it, but the mathematics as a whole is a huge and wonderfully diverse subject. My aim with this video is to show...