Lego robot solves Rubik's Cube faster than humans

Legos plus robotics plus smartphone equeals super-fast solving

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The continuing race between robots and humans keeps chalking up victories for our soon-to-be ruling overlords. As detailed here, last week's Rubik's Cube human champions have nothing on the robots in terms of their ability to solve the colorful puzzle cube. As seen in this video, the CubeStormer II, made up of Lego parts and powered by a Samsung smartphone app (most likely powered by the Android operating system), is able to solve the cube in just over 5 seconds.

Just another loss for humans, I need to start grabbing my Mr. Roboto costume to begin helping out our new leaders.

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