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Robot solves Rubik’s cube in 10 seconds

Learning the Rubik’s cube is on my list of things to do before I die. Though there never seems to be the time.

Now, getting myself a robot that could do it for me would save a lot of time! Time enough to do the next thing on the list, whatever that may be. Luckily a bunch of students at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, have created such a labour-saving device!

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Ruby managed it in just over 10 seconds, which includes the time to analyse. This is the fastest recorded time for a robot to solve the puzzle, though it’s still a few seconds off the fastest human time of 6.24s.

via :: technabob


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