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Action at a Distance Corporation, a consortium of venture capitalists, believes that the time to invest in quantum computing startups is now. As the consortium’s researcher, your task is to gain knowledge of quantum computing capabilities.

You’ll explore matrix representations—mathematical underpinnings of quantum computing—and examine quantum circuits that use different arrangements of gates to achieve identical functionality. You’ll upgrade your quantum toolbox with phase kickback, an essential component of many quantum algorithms, and you’ll work with Bloch spheres, a way of visually representing qubits. You’ll then use two different methods to run a circuit on IBM quantum hardware, a task that will be commonplace in the not-so-distant future.

This project is designed for learning purposes and is not a complete, production-ready application or solution.

This liveProject is for anyone with basic algebra and geometry skills, basic complex number skills, basic Python programming skills, and a strong interest in learning about the physical principles and techniques of quantum computer programming using IBM Qiskit. To begin these liveProjects you’ll need to be familiar with the following:

TOOLS- Python programming basics
- Basic algebra (equations and surds)
- Basic linear algebra (vectors and matrices)
- Basic geometry (diagrams and angles)
- Basic complex numbers ( format and simple manipulation)
- Basic probability (using fractions and normalization)
- Basic classical computing
- Basics of quantum computing and Qiskit

- Use the command line in a terminal
- Create a virtual environment in Python using Conda or otherwise
- Install packages into a Python virtual environment, using pip
- Code and run Python programs using Jupyter Notebook

In this liveProject, you’ll learn essential mathematical concepts, components, and techniques that are widely used in quantum computing.

- Programmatically demonstrate the equivalence of a selection of built-in gates with those you construct from their corresponding matrices
- Programmatically demonstrate a variety of circuit identities
- Programmatically explore phase kickback, an essential component of many widely used quantum algorithms
- Work with the angles and vectors associated with three sets of basis states on Boch Spheres, highly useful for visually representing qubits
- Run a circuit of your choice on IBM quantum hardware using two different methods
- Prepare a briefing on IBM Qiskit quantum computing

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- You choose the schedule and decide how much time to invest as you build your project.
- Project roadmap
- Each project is divided into several achievable steps.
- Get Help
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- Compare with others
- For each step, compare your deliverable to the solutions by the author and other participants.
- book resources
- Get full access to select books for 90 days. Permanent access to excerpts from Manning products are also included, as well as references to other resources.

- guess the geekle in 5-, 6-, 7- tries.
- each guess must be a valid 4-6 letter tech word. hit enter to submit.
- after each guess, the color of the tiles will change to show how close your guess was to the word.

geekle is based on a wordle clone.

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