Friday Photo: Technologist fist jab

Machines may be able to beat us at chess now, but, as shown by this photo, we’ve still got the upper hand in rock, paper, scissors: FEBRUARY 17: BERTI the robot is displayed at The Science Museum’s Antenna Gallery on February 17, 2009 in London. BERTI is a life size humanoid robot built to mimic ...

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
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Machines may be able to beat us at chess now, but, as shown by this photo, we've still got the upper hand in rock, paper, scissors:

FEBRUARY 17: BERTI the robot is displayed at The Science Museum's Antenna Gallery on February 17, 2009 in London. BERTI is a life size humanoid robot built to mimic human gestures. Visitors to the Antenna Gallery will witness BERTI's gestural abilities and get the chance to participate in live research by telling scientists how they rate BERTI's performance.

Machines may be able to beat us at chess now, but, as shown by this photo, we’ve still got the upper hand in rock, paper, scissors:

FEBRUARY 17: BERTI the robot is displayed at The Science Museum’s Antenna Gallery on February 17, 2009 in London. BERTI is a life size humanoid robot built to mimic human gestures. Visitors to the Antenna Gallery will witness BERTI’s gestural abilities and get the chance to participate in live research by telling scientists how they rate BERTI’s performance.

Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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