Google's 'quantum supremacy' usurped by researchers using ordinary supercomputer

Google’s ‘quantum supremacy’ usurped by researchers using ordinary supercomputer

Back in 2019, Google proudly announced they had achieved what quantum computer researchers had sought for years: proof that the esoteric technique could outperform traditional ones. But this demonstration of “quantum supremacy researchers” is being challenged by claiming to have pulled ahead of Google on a relatively normal supercomputer. To be clear, no one is …

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Nick Kyrgios Washington Open, ATP results, scores, def Frances Tiafoe, Kyrgios vs Mikael Ymer, ranking

Nick Kyrgios Washington Open, ATP results, scores, def Frances Tiafoe, Kyrgios vs Mikael Ymer, ranking

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios and top seed Andrey Rublev each won twice on Friday (US time) to reach the semi-finals of the ATP and WTA Washington Open. World number eight Rublev defeated 32nd-ranked Maxime Cressy 6-4, 7-6 (10/8) in one hour and 42 minutes, then eliminated 99th-ranked wildcard JJ Wolf 6-2, 6-3 in 78 minutes. “I …

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The Sandman: ingenious TV that will inspire an entire generation of goths | Neil Gaiman

Nothing lets me know I’m in for a week of tedious emails like being tasked to write about a big-budget fantasy series for this fun TV column. So it is with a heavy heart that I must announce that I have watched The Sandman (available now on Netflix), the Netflix x Warner x DC crossover …

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Murdoch University scientists discover “The Gentleman” may have lived in Australia

Murdoch University scientists discover “The Gentleman” may have lived in Australia

Perth scientists have breathed life into a decades-old German mystery of an unknown man’s body found floating in the North Sea, using the adage “you are what you eat” to discover he may be from Australia. The man, dubbed “The Gentleman” by investigators in 1994 after his body was found by police off the coast …

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Lind Fire fully contained after destroying several homes, seriously injured firefighter recovering |  News

Lind Fire fully contained after destroying several homes, seriously injured firefighter recovering | News

LIND, Wash. – After destroying 14 structures Thursday, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) said the Lind Fire is now fully contained. ACSO said the firefighter who was airlifted to Spokane is now home with his family and recovering. Local crews are mopping up and monitoring hot spots. Last Updated: August 5 at 10:30 am …

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AFL live ScoreCentre. Hawthorn vs Gold Coast, GWS vs Essendon, Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle, Geelong vs St Kilda, Port Adelaide vs Richmond live scores, stats and results

The Western Bulldogs and Fremantle are both desperate for a win as the race for the top four and final positions heats up. Earlier, Hawthorn claimed a hard-fought win over Gold Coast to end the Suns’ slim hopes of making the finals. Later, Geelong took on St Kilda and Port Adelaide hosted Richmond. Follow the …

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Jordy Kerwick's paintings selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars

Jordy Kerwick’s paintings selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars

Kerwick’s paintings are colorful and vibrant: they often depict exotic animals like tigers and cobras with two heads. Le Tiger was Kerwick at his most Kerwick, an acrylic painting of a two-headed tiger. Kerwick’s painting Le Tigre sold for just over $400,000 in March. And it’s not the only work that has collectors forking out …

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Cost of living crisis: Sydneysiders rush to eastern suburbs petrol station while fuel prices are cheap

Cost of living crisis: Sydneysiders rush to eastern suburbs petrol station while fuel prices are cheap

Australia’s cost of living crisis has been laid bare after Sydney residents rushed to a local petrol station upon hearing that prices were much lower than normal. By the time most arrived, however, the price had fluctuated and was back to a more expensive level. On Saturday morning, just past 9am, a thoughtful resident spotted …

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