September 5, 2023
The world is ending, of that there can be no doubt. Everything is finite, and nothing finite can last forever. That ending may be entirely out of human...
A Progressive Case for the Fediverse
August 18, 2023
In today's newsletter, I'll lay out my case for why progressives should, as a matter of political principle, do the work needed to embrace and work to...
How to Explain What a Qubit Is
July 14, 2023
In keeping with my love of hot takes, let me skip straight to the end: if you're writing a popular news article about quantum computing, the best way to...
You Can't Program Quantum Computers With Python (Part II)
July 7, 2023
Earlier, I shared Part I of my spicy take that "you can't program quantum computers with Python," focusing on ways to make the popular dichotomy between...
Quantum Folks, We Need to Talk About January 6th
June 27, 2023
Recently, Congress held a hearing on expanding the National Quantum Initiative (NQI) Act. On its own, this doesn't sound all that notable — new research and...
Have You Considered Egg?
June 20, 2023
I promise I'll post part II of my recent spicy quantum computing take soon, but in the meantime, I wanted to share a small bit of surreal flash fiction that...
You Can't Program Quantum Computers With Python (Part I)
June 14, 2023
I'll warrant that "you can't program quantum computers with Python" is a spicy take on quantum computing, given the prevalence of Python-based toolchains for...
Subclasses and Typeclasses
June 6, 2023
Today, I'd like to focus on some software development ideas by expanding on something I shared on the fediverse recently; namely, that the concept of...
The end of QCVV
April 12, 2023
For much of the history of quantum computing, researchers have been obsessed with a little subfield known as QCVV (an initialism only the government could...
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