Japanese researchers create an unbeatable rock-paper-scissors playing…

If rock beats scissors, scissors beat paper, and paper beats rock, then what beats robot? NOTHING. No, really — a team of Japanese researchers has just unveiled a robot hand that cannot be beaten at rock-paper-scissors. So how does it do it? By cheating, of course. Watch it destroy all humans! » 6/27/12 10:35am 6/27/12 10:35am

Why you can never win at rock-paper-scissors

Rock-paper-scissors (or paper-scissors-stone, depending on where you're from) is one of those wonderful games that's exactly as complex and psychological as you make it. You can try to understand your opponent, their thought process, what sort of person they are, and guess what they're going to put out — or you can… » 7/21/11 7:30am 7/21/11 7:30am