Senate passes bill to boost computer chip production in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill designed to encourage more semiconductor companies to build chip plants in the United States passed the Senate on Wednesday as lawmakers raced to finish work on a key priority of the Biden administration.

The $280 billion measure, which awaits a House vote, includes federal grants and tax breaks for companies that construct their chip facilities

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A roadmap for the future of quantum simulation —

A roadmap for the future direction of quantum simulation has been set out in a paper co-authored at the University of Strathclyde.

Quantum computers are hugely powerful devices with a capacity for speed and calculation which is well beyond the reach of classical, or binary, computing. Instead of a binary system of zeroes and ones, it operates through superpositions, which

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A Beginner’s Guide to Quantum Programming

Quantum Computing Concept

A new guide on programming quantum algorithms leads programmers through every step, from theory to implementing the algorithms on IBM’s publicly accessible 5-qubit ibmqx4 quantum computer and others.

The guide covers the fundamentals, along with a summary of the main quantum algorithms and instructions on how to implement them on publicly available quantum computers

As quantum computers proliferate and become

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Republicans warm to $52B computer chip bill, adding momentum

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key Republicans are warming up to passing a bill that provides roughly $52 billion in incentives for the semiconductor industry now that Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia has quashed the idea of imposing higher taxes on the rich and corporations as part of a separate Democratic-only effort.

Three weeks ago, the computer chips bill looked like

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ThirdAI Founder Works to Make Artificial Intelligence More

ThirdAI Corp. founder

Anshumali Shrivastava

says he is frustrated by the inherent inefficiency of artificial intelligence.

Instead of trying to make it more efficient by throwing huge amounts of computing power at it, Dr. Shrivastava wants to rethink the fundamentals of AI itself in an effort to make it cheaper and more widely used.

“I think you can change the

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