QRL Weekly, 2024-February-06

6th February 2024

Weekly Development Snapshot

  • Code related to derived and remoteweb3signer has been disabled
  • Removed deprecated validator web ui code
  • Fix unit tests
  • Removed all the codes related to forks other than Capella
  • Removed old db migrations
  • Renamed the Duties field with CurrentEpochDuties
  • Overrided the SecondsPerSlot config field for tests on the validator side that rely on functions such as waitToSlotTwoThirds to have them run much faster
  • new explorer/wallet middleware routes to support fee calculation in testnet wallet
  • transaction UI work in testnet wallet
  • interaction with middleware for automated transaction metadata population
  • offline signing of transactions complete

Quantum News

US firm plans to build 10,000 qubit quantum computer by 2026

On 2024-02-05: QuEra Computing, a Boston-based company, aims to revolutionize computing with quantum technology. They plan to launch a 10,000 qubit quantum computer by 2026, surpassing the capabilities of today's fastest supercomputers.

QuEra's roadmap includes launching a quantum computer with 256 physical qubits and 10 logical qubits this year, followed by a 3,000-qubit quantum computer in 2025.

by 2026, QuEra wants to unleash the 10,000 physical qubits quantum computer with 100 logical qubits. The company is confident that not only will this machine compute without errors, but it will supersede the capabilities of supercomputers today. - interestingengineering.com

6th February 2024