This robot hand will play a game of rock, paper, scissors with you. Sounds like fun, right? Not so much, because this particular robot wins every. Single. Time. Here’s a hint about what makes this robot (from the Ishikawa Oku Lab at the University of Toyko) so unbeatable: it’s one of those high speed hands that works with a high speed vision system. And when we say ‘high speed,’ we mean fast enough that you can’t really tell that the robot is cheating…
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