The Journal: Anxious or Eager?

In today’s Journal * Quotes of the Day * Topic: Anxious or Eager? * Of Interest Quotes of the Day “Anyone with an internet connection can now access an extraordinarily powerful computer capable of quantum computation advantage. Let that sink in. | This is the first time that such a powerful quantum computer has been made available to the public. Borealis — the computer in question — can work with more than 216 squeezed-state qubits, and better yet, it was able to solve a task that would take the best supercomputer at least 9,000 years to complete in 36 microseconds. … Read more

The Journal: Complying with Consumer Laws and Stuff

In today’s Journal * Topic: Complying with Consumer Laws and Stuff * Today * Of Interest * The Numbers Topic: Complying with Consumer Laws and Stuff California, I suppose in an attempt to keep up with Europe, has recently enacted the “California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)…, a new data privacy law that applies to certain businesses which collect personal information from California residents. The new law goes into effect on January 1, 2020.” Now no less an authority figure than Google itself tells me I have to “prepare for CCPA,” ostensibly by enabling some form of restricted data processing. Which, … Read more