Maybe it’s been a rough day. Maybe you’re frazzled. Maybe you love your job, and everything’s going great, but something just feels off.

Have you tried watching a robot arm slowly, painstakingly solve Tower of Hanoi?

In case you need a refresher on Hanoi, it’s pretty simple (aka I looked on Wikipedia):The goal is to move the whole stack to another peg.

BUT: You can only move one disk at a time.You can only move the top disk of a stack.You can’t put a disk on a smaller disk.

A robot arm has some extra challenges, like:It doesn’t have eyes. It can’t read Wikipedia.

Read more: Calm your troubled soul by watching this robot arm solve Tower of Hanoi | The Verge

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Published by Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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Watch this robot arm solve Tower of Hanoi | The Verge

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