Expert Commentary

Quantum Communication and the Measure of a Paradox

Brad Blakestad
Program Manager, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)

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The Author is Brad Blakestad

Dr. Brad Blakestad is a program manager for the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). He manages the LogiQ Program, which seeks to overcome the limitations of current multi-qubit systems by building a logical qubit from a number of imperfect physical qubits.

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