Simon Benjamin – http://www.materials.ox.ac.uk/peoplepages/benjamin.html – is a Professor of Quantum Technologies at Oxford. He is also the Principle Investigator for Oxford’s project on Quantum Optimisation and Machine Learning – http://quopal.com/
This episode is more technical than last week’s episode with John Preskill – https://blog.ycombinator.com/john-preskill-on-quantum-computing/. We start by covering some fundamentals then go into different approaches for constructing and scaling a quantum computer.
Read the transcript here – https://blog.ycombinator.com/simon-benjamin-on-quantum-computing-architectures
The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon – https://twitter.com/craigcannon