This Robot Wins At Rock-Paper-Scissors Every Single Time

In the coming robot war, the only advantage we humans will have against the machines is our irrationality. They won't expect us to smuggle the nuke into their underground server farm at the cost of our own lives. They won't expect us to throw paper again after throwing it three times in a row. That advantage has been … » 11/04/13 5:22pm 11/04/13 5:22pm

When The Machines Finally Take Over, It Will Be Because Of The…

Thanks to the incredibly short-sighted scientists at Japan's Ishikawa Oku Laboratory we now have this robot that will never, ever lose at rock-paper-scissors. And it's not even a cool robot that processes a million variables per second and beats you straight up. No, it's just got a super fast camera and a little help… » 7/01/12 5:05pm 7/01/12 5:05pm

Your Definitive RPS Report

We didn't have the opportunity to watch the big replay of the Rock Paper Scissors tournament over the weekend — what a grand three days of sports we have on tap this week! — but we were hoping that it was like competitive eating, in that there was a modicum of training and skill involved. According to Joe Sports Fan,… » 7/09/07 2:45pm 7/09/07 2:45pm