Top Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com The latest IAmA's collected from Reddit Actor / EntertainerHi, I'm Adam Conover from truTV’s Adam Ruins Everything, hopefully I don't ruin this AMA, but Ask Me Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5387/hi-im-adam-conover-from-trutvs-adam-ruins Floyd Norman is an animator, storyman, and troublemaker. But more importantly he is an official Disney Legend, honored by the company in 2007 with this title. Norman is the first Black artist at Disney, and has had a storied career working on Disney classics, as well as famed Saturday-morning cartoons, Pixar feature films, and more. At 81 years old, Norman is the focus of a new feature documentary out in theaters starting this Friday August 26th. "Floyd Norman: An Animated Life", reveals how Norman continues to impact animation and stir up "trouble" after the company forced him to retire at age 65. It's a tale of perseverance, and a love letter to the history of animation, as seen through the life of a one-of-a-kind man. Check out the trailer at www.FloydNormanMovie.com, and connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FloydNormanDocumentary.

Filmmaker Michael Fiore owns and operates Michael Fiore Films; a boutique production company that develops, finances, and creates high-concept filmed content for the best-of-the-best in the Film, TV, and Ad worlds. Fiore has worked as a writer/director and producer/editor for industry notables like Joel Silver (Prod. "The Matrix"), Jonathan Liebesman (Dir. "TNMT"), and Tom DiCillo (Dir. "Living in Oblivion") among others. Fiore has another movie coming out later this year, in December, titled "Keep Watching" from Sony Screen Gems. That film stars Bella Thorne and "Walking Dead" star Chandler Riggs.

Filmmaker Erik Sharkey is no stranger to the world of documentary. Sharkey's last feature documentary "Drew: The Man Behind the Poster" follows the creative endeavors of the legendary movie poster artist Drew Struzan. Prior to that documentary, Sharkey had directed a fun comedy titled "Sexina" starring the original Batman, Adam West. Sharkey is a born-and-bred New Yorker, with the accent to prove it!

https://www.facebook.com/FloydNormanDocumentary/photos/a.508279402712027.1073741828.508254702714497/580983308774969/?type=3&theater

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
TechnologyWe're Metanet Software, developers of N, N+ and N++. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5383/were-metanet-software-developers-of-n-n-and-n-ama Hi! We're Metanet Software (Mare Sheppard and Raigan Burns), a tiny indie game developer from Toronto! We've been making games since 2001 (god we're old)

We just launched N++ on Steam, completing the twelve-year journey that began with the free Flash version of N back in 2004. here's the Steam page if you want to check it out: http://store.steampowered.com/app/230270

Proof: https://twitter.com/metanetsoftware/status/767820927266586624

Reddit usernames: maresheppard, raigan

and joining us is Tatham Johnson who programmed the Steam port: tathamjohnson

Ask us anything!

EDIT: Awesome, it looks like things are slowing down, and so we're about ready to wrap up -- we'll check in again later tonight to answer any remaining questions that come in. In the meantime, we just wanted to thank all of you for your thoughtful queries and kind words -- we had a great time here!

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryIamA Female Aircraft Mechanic to F-16s (Crew Chief) AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5384/iama-female-aircraft-mechanic-to-f16s-crew-chief Floyd Norman is an animator, storyman, and troublemaker. But more importantly he is an official Disney Legend, honored by the company in 2007 with this title. Norman is the first Black artist at Disney, and has had a storied career working on Disney classics, as well as famed Saturday-morning cartoons, Pixar feature films, and more. At 81 years old, Norman is the focus of a new feature documentary out in theaters starting this Friday August 26th. "Floyd Norman: An Animated Life", reveals how Norman continues to impact animation and stir up "trouble" after the company forced him to retire at age 65. It's a tale of perseverance, and a love letter to the history of animation, as seen through the life of a one-of-a-kind man. Check out the trailer at www.FloydNormanMovie.com, and connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FloydNormanDocumentary.

Filmmaker Michael Fiore owns and operates Michael Fiore Films; a boutique production company that develops, finances, and creates high-concept filmed content for the best-of-the-best in the Film, TV, and Ad worlds. Fiore has worked as a writer/director and producer/editor for industry notables like Joel Silver (Prod. "The Matrix"), Jonathan Liebesman (Dir. "TNMT"), and Tom DiCillo (Dir. "Living in Oblivion") among others. Fiore has another movie coming out later this year, in December, titled "Keep Watching" from Sony Screen Gems. That film stars Bella Thorne and "Walking Dead" star Chandler Riggs.

Filmmaker Erik Sharkey is no stranger to the world of documentary. Sharkey's last feature documentary "Drew: The Man Behind the Poster" follows the creative endeavors of the legendary movie poster artist Drew Struzan. Prior to that documentary, Sharkey had directed a fun comedy titled "Sexina" starring the original Batman, Adam West. Sharkey is a born-and-bred New Yorker, with the accent to prove it!

https://www.facebook.com/FloydNormanDocumentary/photos/a.508279402712027.1073741828.508254702714497/580983308774969/?type=3&theater

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
TechnologyWe are HackerOne and help hackers to hack products/services (inc. The Pentagon) and make the Internet safer (for fun and profit)! AUA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5385/we-are-hackerone-and-help-hackers-to-hack Hello Reddit!

We are HackerOne and we’ve rewarded hackers over $9,000,000 for hacking our customers, including the Pentagon. We run the world’s most popular bug bounty platform. Companies, open source projects, even the Department of Defense use our platform to invite hackers to hack their products/services/projects. To say thank you, these companies reward hackers with a bounty. Top hackers on HackerOne are earning six figures with bug bounty programs.

Together we make the internet more secure. Ask as ANYTHING today. We stand for transparency and collaboration.

Here with us:

  • martenmickos - Mårten Mickos (CEO)
  • jobertabma - Jobert Abma (Co-Founder)
  • zamboya - Michiel Prins (Co-Founder)
  • allrice - Alex Rice (CTO, Co-Founder)
  • tedkramer1 - Ted Kramer (Chief Of Staff)
  • sushi_ninja - Adam Bacchus
  • lkozz - Lauren Koszarek
  • magoo_ - Ryan McGeehan (founding advisor)
  • wanderlustmyx - Mary Xu
  • reedloden
  • jonobacon - Jono Bacon

Feel free to ask us about anything you like, not just about HackerOne, but hacking in general, security, Mr. Robot, how we protect ourselves online, Dutch wooden shoes or windmills, or anything else you like.

Our Proof: https://hackerone.com/blog/ama

Thanks everyone, for the awesome questions. We are calling it a wrap, but will be checking in throughout the day to answer everything we can. You all rock, and we hope to see you hacking on HackerOne. Let us know if you need anything!

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Specialized ProfessionIAmA Professional Beekeeper, who recently rescued around 110,000 bees from a hospital in Cardiff, Wales. Please, Ask Me Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5386/iama-professional-beekeeper-who-recently-rescued What's up ladies and gents. I'm Stefan and I have been teaching people to control their dreams using 'lucid dreaming' for about a year or so.

I founded the website http://howtolucid.com (It's down right now because there's too much traffic going to it, check back in a day or two) and wrote a handful of books on the subject. Lucid dreaming is the ability to become 'aware' of the fact that you're dreaming WHILE you're in the dream. This means you can control it.

You can control anything in the dream.. What you do, where you go, how it feels etc...You can use it to remove fears from your mind, stop having nightmares, reconnect with lost relatives or friends, and much more.

For proof that I'm actually Stefan, here's a Tweet sent from the HowToLucid company Twitter - https://twitter.com/howtolucid/status/768052997947592704

Also another proof, here is my author page (books I've written about lucid dreaming) - https://www.amazon.com/Stefan-Z/e/B01KACOB20/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1471961461&sr=8-1

Ask me anything!

EDIT 1 - LOTS of people are trying to get onto my site and it's dead! It does work, just try again in a few days when this has stopped being so crazy! INSTEAD please check out my YouTube channel to see more about what I do, if the site isn't working for you.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTEnIQJ2tpYyK0AKBUal-A

EDIT 2

Until my site is back up again, here are some useful links that I might have mentioned in my replies to you guys, these should help!

For people that have problems with reality checks - http://amzn.to/2c4LgQ1

The Binaural beats (Brainwave entrainment) I've mentioned that helps induce lucid dreams and can help you meditate - http://bit.ly/2c4MjPZ OR http://bit.ly/2bNJHCC

For people who KNOW how to lucid dream but want to learn more advanced stuff - http://amzn.to/2bAteEy

My dream journal (That I highly recommend, it's made specially for lucid dreamers) - http://amzn.to/2bNJwHI

For beginners just wanting to get started with lucid dreaming - http://bit.ly/2bzt1BO

Thanks for all the great questions guys!

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Unique ExperienceMy name is Danny Thompson. Last week I set a 400mph speed record in a car my dad originally built in 1968. Ask me anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5375/my-name-is-danny-thompson-last-week-i-set-a My bio: Hello, Reddit! I am Sarah Jane Wood, Director of the Hotline Project, a one-of-a-kind peer-support phone and live chat line for those struggling with the negative effects of religion. Our goal is to provide neutral ground for those who have doubts, concerns, or difficulties related to religion. Our clients are extremely diverse and represent both atheists and theists around the world. Since we launched in February 2015, we have helped over 1000 unique clients and trained over 100 agents. Our entire staff is 100% volunteer, and our funding comes entirely from donations to our parent non-profit organization, Recovering from Religion. AMA!!

My Proof:

https://twitter.com/RFRorg/status/765976349823696896 http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/rr-staff/ http://imgur.com/xFZQ10i

Other Info: Are you struggling with doubts, concerns, or difficulties related to religion? Is someone you care about struggling? We are here to help!

Phone line: 1-84-I-DOUBT-IT (1-844-368-2848) - Open from 4 PM - 10 PM central time, 7 days a week

Chat line: http://www.hotlineproject.org/chat-hotline/ - Open from 8 AM - 10 PM central time, weekends only

Apply to be a volunteer or hotline agent: http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/volunteer/

Donate to the cause: http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/donate/

Please note: Religion is a deeply personal and often controversial topic. Please be civil to one another. Thanks! :)

Edit: I'm stepping away from my computer to grab some snacks, but I'm going to do my best to answer every question on this thread. Keep posting! I'll be back shortly.

Edit 2: I'm back!

Edit 3: Since the discussion seems to be winding down, I'm going to sign off, but I'll keep checking back for as long as I keep getting question. If you respond, so will I! Thank you for being such awesome Redditors! I was braced for trolling and proselytizing, but it turns out everyone was just lovely. :)

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MedicalIamA Pharma company CEO whose drug just helped save the life of the 4th person in America to ever Survive the Brain Eating Amoeba- a 97% fatal disease. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5378/iama-pharma-company-ceo-whose-drug-just-helped What's up ladies and gents. I'm Stefan and I have been teaching people to control their dreams using 'lucid dreaming' for about a year or so.

I founded the website http://howtolucid.com (It's down right now because there's too much traffic going to it, check back in a day or two) and wrote a handful of books on the subject. Lucid dreaming is the ability to become 'aware' of the fact that you're dreaming WHILE you're in the dream. This means you can control it.

You can control anything in the dream.. What you do, where you go, how it feels etc...You can use it to remove fears from your mind, stop having nightmares, reconnect with lost relatives or friends, and much more.

For proof that I'm actually Stefan, here's a Tweet sent from the HowToLucid company Twitter - https://twitter.com/howtolucid/status/768052997947592704

Also another proof, here is my author page (books I've written about lucid dreaming) - https://www.amazon.com/Stefan-Z/e/B01KACOB20/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1471961461&sr=8-1

Ask me anything!

EDIT 1 - LOTS of people are trying to get onto my site and it's dead! It does work, just try again in a few days when this has stopped being so crazy! INSTEAD please check out my YouTube channel to see more about what I do, if the site isn't working for you.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTEnIQJ2tpYyK0AKBUal-A

EDIT 2

Until my site is back up again, here are some useful links that I might have mentioned in my replies to you guys, these should help!

For people that have problems with reality checks - http://amzn.to/2c4LgQ1

The Binaural beats (Brainwave entrainment) I've mentioned that helps induce lucid dreams and can help you meditate - http://bit.ly/2c4MjPZ OR http://bit.ly/2bNJHCC

For people who KNOW how to lucid dream but want to learn more advanced stuff - http://amzn.to/2bAteEy

My dream journal (That I highly recommend, it's made specially for lucid dreamers) - http://amzn.to/2bNJwHI

For beginners just wanting to get started with lucid dreaming - http://bit.ly/2bzt1BO

Thanks for all the great questions guys!

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
OtherMy name is Phil Demers. I used to work at Marineland. I recently posted a video of Zeus, an emaciated walrus. Marineland is suing me for millions. - AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5379/my-name-is-phil-demers-i-used-to-work-at My name is Phil Demers. I worked at Marineland Canada for 12 years. Now I'm fighting for their animals.

http://imgur.com/a/c2cA4

www.SaveSmooshi.com

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
IamA Brazilian volunteer at Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games, please AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5380/iama-brazilian-volunteer-at-rio-2016-olympic-and My short bio: Hi everyone! I was a volunteer (EVS - Event Services) at the Future Arena (handball exclusive) at Barra Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games! An unusual task for a marketing guy which spends most of the time in front of the computer. I will also take part on the Paralympic Games at the Olympic Village in September.

It's my time to share this experience with you!

My Proof: My credentials and my experience

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
OtherHello, IAmA Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Shelter Advocate! http://www.topiama.com/r/5374/hello-iama-domestic-violence-and-sexual-assault What's up ladies and gents. I'm Stefan and I have been teaching people to control their dreams using 'lucid dreaming' for about a year or so.

I founded the website http://howtolucid.com (It's down right now because there's too much traffic going to it, check back in a day or two) and wrote a handful of books on the subject. Lucid dreaming is the ability to become 'aware' of the fact that you're dreaming WHILE you're in the dream. This means you can control it.

You can control anything in the dream.. What you do, where you go, how it feels etc...You can use it to remove fears from your mind, stop having nightmares, reconnect with lost relatives or friends, and much more.

For proof that I'm actually Stefan, here's a Tweet sent from the HowToLucid company Twitter - https://twitter.com/howtolucid/status/768052997947592704

Also another proof, here is my author page (books I've written about lucid dreaming) - https://www.amazon.com/Stefan-Z/e/B01KACOB20/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1471961461&sr=8-1

Ask me anything!

EDIT 1 - LOTS of people are trying to get onto my site and it's dead! It does work, just try again in a few days when this has stopped being so crazy! INSTEAD please check out my YouTube channel to see more about what I do, if the site isn't working for you.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYTEnIQJ2tpYyK0AKBUal-A

EDIT 2

Until my site is back up again, here are some useful links that I might have mentioned in my replies to you guys, these should help!

For people that have problems with reality checks - http://amzn.to/2c4LgQ1

The Binaural beats (Brainwave entrainment) I've mentioned that helps induce lucid dreams and can help you meditate - http://bit.ly/2c4MjPZ OR http://bit.ly/2bNJHCC

For people who KNOW how to lucid dream but want to learn more advanced stuff - http://amzn.to/2bAteEy

My dream journal (That I highly recommend, it's made specially for lucid dreamers) - http://amzn.to/2bNJwHI

For beginners just wanting to get started with lucid dreaming - http://bit.ly/2bzt1BO

Thanks for all the great questions guys!

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
AuthorIamA Elvis Presley's stepbrother, David E. Stanley, discusses sex, drugs and rock n' roll and the addiction that took Elvis' life far too soon. His new book, My Brother Elvis: The Final Years was released August 16th! AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5377/iama-elvis-presleys-stepbrother-david-e-stanley My short bio: I am an author and speaker and my personal life story of triumph over adversity and stepping into my own greatness has impacted millions around the world. My authentic programs and contagious passion challenges and inspires individuals to embody the greatness of their personal selves. I have been a frequent guest on Larry King Live, appeared on shows like 20/20, Good Morning America, The Today Show and CBS This Morning and has been the source of numerous articles for such publications as Life Magazine.

My Proof: https://www.facebook.com/MyBrotherElvisTheFinalYears/photos/a.1042892259087654.1073741828.1037347272975486/1168503446526534/?type=3&theater

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Health-LiveI am a recently diagnosed epileptic who is under 24 hour observation for up to 21 days. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5372/i-am-a-recently-diagnosed-epileptic-who-is-under My bio: Hello, Reddit! I am Sarah Jane Wood, Director of the Hotline Project, a one-of-a-kind peer-support phone and live chat line for those struggling with the negative effects of religion. Our goal is to provide neutral ground for those who have doubts, concerns, or difficulties related to religion. Our clients are extremely diverse and represent both atheists and theists around the world. Since we launched in February 2015, we have helped over 1000 unique clients and trained over 100 agents. Our entire staff is 100% volunteer, and our funding comes entirely from donations to our parent non-profit organization, Recovering from Religion. AMA!!

My Proof:

https://twitter.com/RFRorg/status/765976349823696896 http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/rr-staff/ http://imgur.com/xFZQ10i

Other Info: Are you struggling with doubts, concerns, or difficulties related to religion? Is someone you care about struggling? We are here to help!

Phone line: 1-84-I-DOUBT-IT (1-844-368-2848) - Open from 4 PM - 10 PM central time, 7 days a week

Chat line: http://www.hotlineproject.org/chat-hotline/ - Open from 8 AM - 10 PM central time, weekends only

Apply to be a volunteer or hotline agent: http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/volunteer/

Donate to the cause: http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/donate/

Please note: Religion is a deeply personal and often controversial topic. Please be civil to one another. Thanks! :)

Edit: I'm stepping away from my computer to grab some snacks, but I'm going to do my best to answer every question on this thread. Keep posting! I'll be back shortly.

Edit 2: I'm back!

Edit 3: Since the discussion seems to be winding down, I'm going to sign off, but I'll keep checking back for as long as I keep getting question. If you respond, so will I! Thank you for being such awesome Redditors! I was braced for trolling and proselytizing, but it turns out everyone was just lovely. :)

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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MusicI'm independent musician, poet, writer, and label co-owner George Watsky, Ask Me Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5371/im-independent-musician-poet-writer-and-label What's up Reddit? My name is George Watsky. I'm an independent musician, poet, writer, and label co-owner. I just released my brand new album, x Infinity ("Times Infinity"), on Friday. The album is executive produced by Russell Simmons, co-produced by my longtime collaborator Kush Mody, and I spent almost 2 years writing and recording it-- my ode to joyful nihilism-- and my most ambitious project yet.

 

I moved to New York last September to focus on improving my craft, to work on the album, and to finish my first book, an essay collection called How To Ruin Everything that was published by Plume/Penguin/Random-House in June. I'll be hitting the road in September on a three-month tour of North America and Europe, and hope to see some of you along the way. I'll be back at 11am to answer some questions, so ask me anything.

 

Here's my proof - https://www.instagram.com/p/BJWGya7hHiE

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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Specialized ProfessionIamA former Public Transit Bus Driver AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5373/iama-former-public-transit-bus-driver-ama My bio: Hello, Reddit! I am Sarah Jane Wood, Director of the Hotline Project, a one-of-a-kind peer-support phone and live chat line for those struggling with the negative effects of religion. Our goal is to provide neutral ground for those who have doubts, concerns, or difficulties related to religion. Our clients are extremely diverse and represent both atheists and theists around the world. Since we launched in February 2015, we have helped over 1000 unique clients and trained over 100 agents. Our entire staff is 100% volunteer, and our funding comes entirely from donations to our parent non-profit organization, Recovering from Religion. AMA!!

My Proof:

https://twitter.com/RFRorg/status/765976349823696896 http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/rr-staff/ http://imgur.com/xFZQ10i

Other Info: Are you struggling with doubts, concerns, or difficulties related to religion? Is someone you care about struggling? We are here to help!

Phone line: 1-84-I-DOUBT-IT (1-844-368-2848) - Open from 4 PM - 10 PM central time, 7 days a week

Chat line: http://www.hotlineproject.org/chat-hotline/ - Open from 8 AM - 10 PM central time, weekends only

Apply to be a volunteer or hotline agent: http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/volunteer/

Donate to the cause: http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/donate/

Please note: Religion is a deeply personal and often controversial topic. Please be civil to one another. Thanks! :)

Edit: I'm stepping away from my computer to grab some snacks, but I'm going to do my best to answer every question on this thread. Keep posting! I'll be back shortly.

Edit 2: I'm back!

Edit 3: Since the discussion seems to be winding down, I'm going to sign off, but I'll keep checking back for as long as I keep getting question. If you respond, so will I! Thank you for being such awesome Redditors! I was braced for trolling and proselytizing, but it turns out everyone was just lovely. :)

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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Request[AMA Request] Correct The Record Employee http://www.topiama.com/r/5381/ama-request-correct-the-record-employee Edit: We are all about done here. Questions asked already (by 20:05 CEST) will be answered within the next day. Questions thereafter might be answered. Thanks for contributing!

Quantum computers would be a new kind of computer. Rather than using transistors as their basic building blocks, they use quantum stuff. This would let us solve certain problems much faster, including important problems for science and maths. You can find some explanations here and here. We are scientists working on the theory of how these computers can be kept error free. We are participants at the conference on Fault-Tolerant Quantum Technologies currently being held in Spain. Ask us anything about quantum, science, becoming a scientist, etc.

Proof on conference website.

Here's some info on a few of our participants, though some of the rest will contribute too.

Dr James Wootton I work at the University of Basel, mostly on topological quantum computation. This will use particles called anyons that don't actually exist in real life. But we have ways to tease them into existence.

The most interesting thing about me is my project that lets you take part in our research. See the subreddit for more details: /r/decodoku.

I did a talk at the conference last week. Here is the bit where I tell everyone that Redditors are currently better at quantum error correction than scientists.

Dr. Steven Flammia

I’m an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney where I research quantum computation. My interests are quite varied, but mostly focus on how to find and fix the bugs in quantum computers. This is hard to do since we cannot naively “look inside” or we risk collapsing the delicate quantum superpositions that power the computation. Clever researchers have nonetheless figured out ways to do this so-called quantum error correction, and finding the best and most practical methods for it is a major theme of my research.

Dr Dan Browne

I am a researcher and academic at University College London, where I work on the theory of quantum computers and run a PhD programme on quantum technologies. Many of the strange features of quantum mechanics have been known for almost a hundred years, the aim of quantum technologies is to exploit these for new and improved kinds of computation, cryptography, sensing and imaging. Quantum effects tend to be very fragile, which is one reason we don’t see them at human scales. Here in Benasque in the Spanish Pyrenees, we are holding a small conference on fault-tolerant quantum technologies for international researchers collaborating to develop ways to make these fragile effects robust enough to be useful.

Dr. Ben Criger

I'm a researcher at the RWTH in Aachen, Germany and the TU Delft in the Netherlands, where I work on modifications to quantum fault-tolerance which makes it easier to implement in hardware, and modifications to the hardware that make it easier to implement quantum fault-tolerance. If you want to take a look at the nitty-gritty details of what I do, you can find most of it at github.com/bcriger.

Dr. Michael Kastoryano

I am a researcher at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark. I work mostly work on problem at having to do with finding clever ways of storing and manipulating quantum information, as well as formulating and explaining exotic physical systems using the laws of information theory.

Dr Earl. Campbell

I first got interested in quantum physics because it is more bizarre than anything else humanity has ever conceived (https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/about/people/earl-campbell/). By good fortune it also has useful practical applications like quantum computation! Now I work as a research fellow at Sheffield University (https://earltcampbell.com/) designing noise-tolerant quantum computers.

Dr Mercedes Gimeno-Segovia

I am a researcher at the University of Bristol and University of Calgary, and I spend my days thinking about how to build a large scale linear optical quantum computer. I've always loved science, but quantum computing has interested me since I first encountered quantum physics. After talking to some experimentalists I became fascinated by the prospects of large-scale linear optical quantum computing, and I begged my PhD supervisors to let me do my PhD project on it. I haven't looked back! I also write a blog on quantum computing and related subjects : www.quantaforbreakfast.wordpress.com

Dr. Ben Brown

I work at the University of Copenhagen on quantum error correction. Quantum error correction is necessary if we are ever to design a quantum computer that is robust to faults. I design and test different quantum error-correcting codes to look for the best and cheapest architecture for a quantum computer. I recently published an open source paper with very colourful figures that you can view here http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2016/160729/ncomms12302/full/ncomms12302.html

I'm actually working on more pretty pictures rather than contributing to this AMA, to the disgust of all other participants.

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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT