Rock-Paper-Scissors Robot

Post Syndicated from Bruce Schneier original https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/06/rock-paper-scis.html

How in the world did I not know about this for three years?

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a robot that always wins at rock-paper-scissors. It watches the human player’s hand, figures out which finger position the human is about to deploy, and reacts quickly enough to always win.

EDITED TO ADD (6/13): Seems like this is even older — from 2013.