This year the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are on the subject of miniaturising electronics, computers of the future, AI, etc. The lectures are aimed at kids, but I usually watch them anyway, they are quite fun 🙂
Check out the event calendar for the lectures which are given by Professor Chris Bishop, with the title “Hi-tech Trek – The Quest for the Ultimate Computer”. I wonder if he’ll mention quantum computers…
From the arxiv blog: Modelling the spread of religion with a model usually applied to viruses. Interesting… and sure to cause some controversy as usual.
Whilst on the science and religion theme… Frank Tipler on testing the Many Worlds Interpretation Not sure about this… well here’s his homepage and here’s some information about Omega point theory.
Just for fun:
I have no idea why I find this so cool 🙂 A rather surreal and arthouse interpretation of Quantum Computing: