What RMA saw this week… Quantum computing, CSS talk & a UI design tool

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As the end of 2015 nears, here’s the chat around the RMA offices…

1) Google’s quantum computer can blitz a normal PC – but it’s not ready for production just yet via ZDNet

What’s this all about?
Google’s latest tests show there’s light at the end of the quantum computing tunnel with its D-Wave 2X system running millions of times faster than today’s technology.

What does RMA say?
“Quantum computing; nearly here… this will change AI”, Rory Watts, Senior Interaction Designer.

 

2)  Conference Day 1 from Reactive 2015 (YouTube)

What’s this all about?
Video montage of Mark Dalgleish and others sharing their views on the case for CSS Modules.

What does RMA say?
“One of the best talks at the Reactive 2015 conference was on CSS. It’s around 30 mins but worth watching – definitely one of the highlights of the event,” Jonathan Craig, Javascript Developer.

 

3) Figma: the collaborative interface design tool via FastCompany

What’s this all about?
Fast Company provide an overview of Figma – an online collaborative tool for interface designers – indicating this might just provide an open-source community for design. Interesting times…

What does RMA say?
Another new UI design tool… But this time with a twist?” Mischa Weiss-Lijn, Head of Experience Design.

 

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