Welcome to Tech 'n Savvy! April is a software engineer, and Emily is a quantum computing and cryptography consultant. Listen in as we explore topics in technology and global issues important to us.
17' FinTech with Sherry Ruan
April and Emily discuss FinTech with Sherry Ruan, an Application Developer in the proprietary trading industry for over 7 years. They talk about getting a career in FinTech, innovation, emerging technologies, ethical dilemmas, their experiences and more.
16' Software Development Methodologies
It's the battle of the software development methodologies! Emily and April dive into different methodologies like Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, and XP. They discuss each methodology and its pros and cons. Then the duo get into their experiences and discuss their preferred ways to work.
15' Remote Work with AC Hardy
In this episode April and Emily are joined by their friend AC Hardy, a software content analyst and recent Chicago transplant, to discuss remote work. The trio will discusses their experiences with remote work, embarrassing zoom stories, their remote work tips, and more.
14' Quantum Computing Part 2: Software and Applications
It's season 3 and April and Emily get into the second part of quantum computing! Emily leads the discussion as they talk about the various different quantum software and libraries and dive into the modern applications of quantum computing.
Quantum Computing: A Gentle Introduction by Eleanor Rieffel and Wolfgang PolakQuantum Computation and Quantum Information - Isaac Chuang and Michael NielsenIBM Quantum Experience https://quantum-computing.ibm.comQiskit textbook https://qiskit.org/textbook/preface.htmlDWave https://www.dwavesys.com Quantumcomputingreport.comBuiltin Quantum Applications Blog https://builtin.com/hardware/quantum-computing-applicationsThe Post Quantum World podcast by my colleague Konstantinos Karagiannis Follow Emily on instagram @emilyinquantum
13' Quantum Computing Part 1: Mechanics and Hardware
In part 1 of the season finale, Emily talks about her two favorite subjects: quantum computing and cats. April and Emily discuss the basics of quantum computing, the challenges facing this field, and different quantum hardware. We explain topics like Schrodinger's Cat, superposition, entanglement, decoherence, NISQ, annealing.
Quantum Computation and Quantum Information by Isaac Chuang and Michael Nielsen
Quantum Annealing Explained - D-Wave Systems
12' Peek Inside a Computer
April and Emily explain computer hardware, operating systems, and tips for building your own personal computer. April leads the discussion answering questions like: How do you build a computer? What are the components that make up these machines we use every day? What's the difference between HDD and SSD?
Intel blog - How to Build a Gaming PC https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/gaming/resources/how-to-build-a-gaming-pc.htmlPC Part Picker https://pcpartpicker.com/Build a PC Reddit: Beginner's Guide https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapc/wiki/beginnersguide