Welcome to our Japanese robot rock-paper-scissors overlords

This University of Tokyo robot has a 100% winning rate in playing “janken” (rock-paper-scissors) against humans. Just watch.

The the robot only takes a one millisecond to recognize what shape your hand is forming, but humans need a least 0.15 seconds to react. The Japanese robot rock-paper-scissors overlord wins every time.

More details at Yahoo News.

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9 thoughts on “Welcome to our Japanese robot rock-paper-scissors overlords”

  1. What is the sound of one robot hand clapping?

    Now I am sporting the strangest boner I have ever sported.

  2. Rock, paper, scissors, D’oh… Rock, paper, scissors, D’oh… Rock, paper, scissors, D’oh… Rock, paper, scissors, D’oh… Rock, paper, scissors, D’oh… Rock, paper, scissors, D’oh… Fcuking robots.

  3. Tensile congratulations on your conceptual development of obliterative existence and even all the best repeatedly designed for engaging my swinging swordfish that will never shower.

  4. Among the whole day been decompensated with useful hints. Personally, as a Japanese person and registered toothbush holder, I am quite privileged to express appreciation for your rational demo of fabulous minishit. Many thanks for many things.

  5. Here’s a better form of rock-paper-scissors…Fisting-Peace-Spank!
    fisting-peace-spank rock paper scissors

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