Demystifying Advanced Material Discovery w/ Quantum Computing

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A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Deep Prasad, CEO of ReactiveQ. ReactiveQ is a 3-year-old quantum tech startup focused on accelerating the discovery of materials with quantum computing.

Key Takeaways:

  1. More real-world applications will incentive others to join the industry.
  2. Anyone can learn to be an expert in the field of quantum computing, just takes a curiosity to learn.
  3. More convergence with space tech would be very beneficial to progress advancements in the quantum tech industry.

Reprogramming our Genetics (GNR part 2)

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Provided by BioTech

As a fellow believer of the acceleration of technology and fan of esteemed futurist Ray Kurzweil, I will be writing a 4-part series on his predictions on GNR (Genetics, Nanotechnology, and Robotics) and how they stand today. This is part 2 of 4, enjoy!

“Every time you understand something, religion becomes less likely. Only with the discovery of the double helix and the ensuing genetic revolution have we had grounds for thinking that the powers held traditionally to be the exclusive property of the gods might one day be ours.”
James D. Watson

We are in the fragile beginnings…

Reddit vs Wall-Street continued! What is the purpose of the market?

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Not so long ago in the galaxy we live in, the imperial (institutional) investors that form the Hedge Fund Army attempted to short the GameStop Federation. However, a coalition of rebel (retail) investors formed the WallStreetBets Alliance found this as an opportunity to squeeze back on their oppressive rule of the galactic market. A (near) vicious battle fought (mostly) on the planet Robinhood. After a few weeks, the alliance of rebels fought back the army into submission. When they believed victory was in their sights, the natives of Robinhood decided to halt all support to the alliance in hopes to…

Intro to GNR(Genetics, Nanotechnology, and Robotics)

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Provided by Emerie Apodaca

As a fellow believer of the acceleration of technology and fan of esteemed futurist Ray Kurzweil, I will be writing a 4-part series on his predictions on GNR and how they stand today. This is part 1 of 4, enjoy!

The singularity is near! We are getting closer to the time when our biology will become outdated and we will transcend into the next stage of evolution. This transcendence into the future will be powered by 3 technological revolutions grouped by 1 acronym, GNR. …

Reddit vs Wall-Street

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In a galaxy not so far away, this is a neutral overview (with some memes) of the great squeeze. A compilation of copious discussions with hedge fund traders, fintech experts, and retail investors. I hope you enjoy it & stay tuned for the follow-up!

This last week we all witnessed an unprecedented but inevitable battle for the public market. A fight as old as time, David vs Goliath, the big guy vs the small guy, what I call “The Great Squeeze”.

You could almost say this is synonymous with The Big Short, but this story plays out differently. A better…

The boom in SPACs is more than just a fad

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Photo by Luca Bravo on Unsplash

The year 2020 will forever live in infamy, once the pandemic hit it became a year of doom and gloom, with little to no hope for the market. Though last year was notorious, to say the least, there were some highlights. Amid the chaos, was a spur of activity in the business world that no one could have imagined, all summed up by a 4-letter word: SPAC.

What are SPACs?

SPACs, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, are created for the sole purpose of raising funds to purchase another company through an IPO (Initial Public Offering). Basically, a blank-check company.

The SPAC IPO process is…

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From thermodynamics, the Industrial Revolution was born. Then, the developments of electromagnetism pushed us into the Information Age. Now, with the utilization of quantum mechanics, we give rise to the Quantum Age, powered by quantum computing. A paradigm shift has begun due to the acceleration of technology, a turn on the curve from where the growth of technology goes from seeming constant to exponential. The things to come next will be nearly incomprehensible.

Quantum Computers can harness the unique information processing capability of quantum mechanics to exponentially optimize the time and energy needed to solve large complex problems. …

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Provided by Briana Das / Nebula Consulting

The modern web design process is where art, technology, and psychology meet and it evolves over time as new trends emerge. It is a mix of technical acumen, cognizance of HCD (Human-Centered Design), and an eye for art. If this process is executed well, your visitor’s attention and conversion to a customer will increase promptly.

“Your website is the center of your digital eco-system, like a brick and mortar location, the experience matters once a customer enters, just as much as the perception they have of you before they walk through the door.” …

The future of banking

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Provided by Hitesh Bansal / Sencha Credit

From the acceleration of technology converged with the flood of digital traffic, the Neobank was born. Neobanks are online financial institutions similar to traditional banks but have the potential to offer better financial services to a larger audience.

“Technological innovations will be the heart and blood of the banking industry for many years to come and if big banks do not make the most of it, the new players from FinTech and large technology companies surely will.” — David Brear, CEO of 11:FS

We’ve seen innovative David’s take on Goliath before. Look at what Amazon did to retail, or what…

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Your website’s design matters to your customers! You can implement every tactic to increase conversion rates or make google happy (boost your SEO ranking), but if your website is unpleasant then so will be your result for your business objectives. It’s pretty straightforward, you snooze you lose.

Making sure your website looks good and provides a seamless user experience should be a high priority. Studies done by WebFX showed that:

  1. 94% of first impressions are related to your site’s web design.
  2. 75% of the credibility of a website comes from its design.
  3. 89% of consumers shop with a competitor after…

Andrew Kirima

A deeptech enthusiast & perpetual conversationalist. CTO & Editor @ Sencha Credit.

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