Quantum Supremacy is Coming (Quanta) — “supremacy” is marketing hype. Quantum computers will still be useless for a while to come. “Supremacy” refers to conquering errors and noise enough to make a system that can use quantum phenomenon to do in parallel what classical computers must do in serial—even if it’s only on a toy problem.
How I Started Pineapple Day (Andrew Lee) — “That’s not a real thing,” James retorted with an eyeroll as he set his bag down and sat down at his desk. “Sure it is,” I insisted, and to back my claim up I pulled up Google Calendar and added “International Bring Your Pineapple to Work Day” to our shared company calendar. I set the event to repeat every year on June 27th. Have a great weekend!