meQuanics: The Quantum Computer Game

A project in by Simon Devitt

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You mould, shape and optimise actual quantum circuits and contribute to active research. Be the first to program a quantum computer.
Backers: 98
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38 AUD

Funded: $3,735 AUD of $100,000 AUD
Dates: Mar 10th -> Apr 9th (30 days)
Project By: Simon Devitt
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Latest News

Meet the meQuanics - Dr. Mark Everitt

April 7th - via:
We are live with Dr. Mark Everitt from Loughborough University  in 20min "meet the meQuanics" is now also available on iTunes... (Read More)

Meet the meQuanics - Dr. Mark Everitt

April 3rd - via:
We are happy to schedule the next live event. Dr. Mark Everitt from Loughborough University in the U.K. will join us to talk about some of the more foundational issues with quantum physics. Join us to hear about what this "spooky" theory could... (Read More)

meet the meQuanics - Change - Dr. Rod Van Meter

April 1st - via:
We are now live with Dr. Rod Van Meter  (Read More)

meet the meQuanics - Change - Dr. Rod Van Meter

April 1st - via:
Dear All We have a slight change of plans for the livestream.  Dr. Chad Rigetti cannot join us and so we have a last minute replacement that has graciously agreed to take the spot.  Dr. Rod Van Meter from Keio University will now join us.  Same... (Read More)

meet the meQuanics - Dr. Chad Rigetti

March 31st - via:
a reminder to everyone that we will be livestreaming with Dr. Chad Rigetti of Rigetti Computing tomorrow (April 1st) at 7am (Pacific Standard time), 11pm (Japan Standard time) to talk about Quantum Computing Development.  Please keep spreading the... (Read More)

meet the meQuanics - Dr. Chad Rigetti

March 23rd - via:
Pleased to update that Chad Rigetti, CEO of Rigetti computing has agreed to join us for another livestream on the development of quantum computing.   The livestream will be on April 1st at 7am PST (LA time again).   We will hopefully do another... (Read More)

Livestream - Dr. Austin Fowler

March 18th - via:
We are now live with Dr. Austin Fowler from Google inc.  Watch us now  (Read More)

meet the meQuanics - Prof. Jeremy O'brien

March 18th - via:
We are hopefully live now with Prof. Jeremy O'Brien of @CQPbristol  (Read More)

Update - Videos, new blog post coming, live-stream

March 18th - via:
Hi All,   a few things to update LIVESTREAMThis will be the first time I've attempted to do this, so no guarantees about how it will turn out.   Friday the 18th at 10am (Los Angeles time), we will have a livestream with Prof. Jeremy O'Brien who is... (Read More)

Talk with the quantum mechanics

March 16th - via:
Update for our livestreamStill waiting for final confirmations.  But there will be a slight re-arrangement of participants.   The livestream at 10am (PST, LA) will be with Prof. Jeremy O'Brien, I've asked Dr. Fowler if it is possible to reschedule... (Read More)

Confirmation (A. Fowler)

March 14th - via:
We have confirmation from Austin Fowler for a live-stream with quantum engineers.  It will happen on Google Hangouts at 10am Friday (PST, Los angeles).   We expect the livestream with Prof. O'Brien to occur first, but this has not been confirmed... (Read More)

We have reached 50 backers

March 14th - via:
Thank you all for supporting mequanics. But we still have a long way to go if we are to succeed. Please keep spreading the word to friends, family or anyone who is interested in quantum computing. Our first live stream is tentatively scheduled for... (Read More)


March 11th - via:
As part of the campaign, we are preparing some live-steam events to take place over the next week or so.  These will be 20-30min conversations with the people actually building quantum computers that will utilise meQuanics.  These streams will be... (Read More)

First Articles About meQuanics

March 10th - via:
We are happy to see some of the popular press write about meQuanics.   So far both New Scientist and Gizmodo have write ups about us.  Hopefully this will continue to generate more support.   We should point out that the version of meQuanics on... (Read More)

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