This week Quantum Brilliance announced a $26 million funding round, a significant boost to its lofty ambitions. Brent Balinski spoke to co-founder Dr Andrew Horsley about bringing Australian-made room-temperature quantum accelerators to the masses.
Among people who care about such things, Intel’s examination of Australia as a possible home for a fabrication site in the 1990s sometimes comes up, as it did in this publication’s recent semiconductor series.
Would the establishment of a chip factory then have made any difference to the nation’s miniscule contribution to the world’s semiconductor industry now?
It’s as fruitless to think about as any other “what if?” scenario, and perhaps it’s better to consider what could be versus what could’ve.