Solving a Rubik’s Cube in under half a second

Hardware hackers Ben Katz and Jared Di Carlo have smashed the previous record for solving the Rubik’s cube robotically. Their machine solved the puzzle in 0.38 seconds—a 40-percent improvement over the previous record of 0.637.

Source: Robot smashes Rubik’s Cube record with 0.38-second solve | Ars Technica

Tangentially related: “Rubik Kubrick II”, produced from 300 Rubik’s Cubes mounted on a wood panel:

Author: Matthew Culnane

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