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They've beat us in chess, and now comes one more sign that humanity will soon bow before a new mechanical overlord: A robot now holds the record for fastest time to solve Rubik's Cube.
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Lego FTW!

It has come a long way from when I used to play with it. I should get my Lego Technic out again and see what I can make...


I realize that something similar was posted last year, but the fact that it is now a "world record holder" is worthy of a new thread. Plus this one is way cooler.
Edited by GingerJohn - 10/24/11 at 4:28pm
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I wish I had those Lego robot kits when I was a kid
    
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Lego Mindstorm + Android = Skynet
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I did have one of these kits, but man, i was so bummed that i got it right when i was growing out of legos. Very complex, very intricate, and comes with software that pretty much teaches you the basics of design, egineering, and computer programing. All in all, one of the smartest things you can get for your kid as a gift.
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All in all, one of the smartest things you can get for your kid as a gift.
I am really looking forward to having kids so that I can play with these toy... erm I mean give them these toys to play with. I was thinking I start them with a Lego kit at 3 months?

It is all about the looks on their faces.
Edited by GingerJohn - 10/24/11 at 12:57pm
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Why does the timer start when the robot checks the rubik cube? I thought the timer starts like in competitions where they start after the contestants check then place it down, then the timer starts as they solve it?
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Wonder what would happen if you painted colors all over your hand and put it in there?

YEEEEEEP!!
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Nice, Could only be done with Samsung no iPhone week processing power. jk.
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I am really looking forward to having kids so that I can play with these toy... erm I mean give them these toys to play with. I was thinking I start them with a Lego kit at 3 months?

It is all about the looks on their faces.
Ahahahahahahaha, I'm not the only one lol
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Nice, Could only be done with Samsung no iPhone week processing power. jk.
I see what you did there, and no. Could only be done with LEGO.
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