Archive for October, 2011

It’s official


Lockheed bought a D-Wave quantum chip for USC which is now being installed at ISI. Press release. I got to see the large refrigerated, magnetically shielded box yesterday. Now, what shall we do with it? (Edit: sorry, link fixed.)

I finally have a working paper up called Information transfer in social media, related to the talk I gave at WIN. Read on for a quick explanation. Neurons in the brain give sporadic electrical spikes. How does the pattern of neuronal spikes correspond to a thought? Or, how are our thoughts coded as electrical spikes? […]