QRL Weekly, 2023-December-29

29th December 2023

Weekly Development Snapshot

  • Fixed peer pruning issue related to disconnected peers, which was stopping new nodes from same ip to connect with the bootstrap nodes.
  • Tested api to add/remove/list trusted peers.
  • Unit tests for the beacon-client still in progress.

Quantum News

Europe Aims for Leadership Role in Quantum Computing

On 2023-12-26: The European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) is investing €100 million in a project to establish the first European quantum computers at six sites within the EU. With equal funding from the EU and 17 participating countries, the initiative aims to address real-world challenges in materials development, drug discovery, weather forecasting, transportation, and more. Notable companies like Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) and Qilimanjaro are playing significant roles, showcasing advancements in quantum computing technology. The European commitment to quantum milestones positions the region as a key player in the evolving quantum era, emphasizing the importance of vigilance and international cooperation in the face of global security concerns. - eetimes.com

29th December 2023