52643821 story Japanese Researchers Build Rock-paper-scissors Robot That Wins 100% of the Time 114 Posted by Unknown Lamer on Tuesday November 05, 2013 @01:05AM from the humanity-is-doomed dept. slew writes "Although the robot technically cheats because it watches your hand and can recognize what shape you are intending to make and beat it before you even know what is happening. Apparently it takes about 60ms for you to shape your hand, but the robot can recognize the shape before it is completed, and only takes 20ms to counter your shape so the results appear to the human opponent to be virtually simultaneous. I wonder how difficult it would be to add lizard and spock to the mix.... ;^)."