Opinion Category

April 10, 2019

Noisy Quantum Computers Could Be Good for Chemistry Problems

Opinion: Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum devices produce errors. And in a field like chemistry, errors could be a feature, not a bug.

April 7, 2019

Some ruminations on decentralization of identifications

It’s tax season, which has me thinking about one of decentralized technology’s holy grails: self-sovereign identities. It’s a stirring vision, of a world in which control over our driver’s licenses, passports, birth certificates, social security numbers — the table stakes to participate in the modern economy — rests in our hands, rather than that of […]

April 6, 2019

The Construction Industry Needs a Robot Revolution

Opinion: The average big construction project is overdue and over budget. A dose of automation could help.