Quantum Computer Drug Discovery with Hans Melo - Call From the Future #39
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How do quantum computers find new drugs and why would we want this?

Our guest, Hans Melo, is the Co-Founder and CEO of Menten AI.

Menten AI is a Y Combinator from the Winter 2020 batch.

Learn more and connect with Hans:
Website: https://menten.ai/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hansmelo/

This content is for informational purposes only, you should not construe any such information or other material as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.


TIMESTAMPS:
0:07 Hans's work in grandma friendly language       
0:48 Quantum computers       
3:05 How do quantum computers help find drugs?       
6:34 How far into quantum computing are we?       
8:36 Quantum computer testing       
11:20 How do you discover drugs with quantum computing? 
16:42 What happens when you find something promising?      
18:34 The process from starting the company to commercial profit      
21:20 What does the pipeline look like in 10 years?      
23:05 The path to now
26:32 How does Hans keep showing up      
28:06 The future of compute      
31:47 Is there something that can only be solved with quantum computers?      
36:15 Is encryption safe in the future?      
40:20 Thoughts on AGI      
44:45 Reach out to Hans

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