0 Can You Beat the Watson of Rock-Paper-Scissors?

rock-paper-scissors, new york times
It's You vs. the Computer in this hi-tech game of rock-paper-scissors.
Computers mimic human reasoning by building on simple rules and statistical averages. Test your strategy against the computer in this rock-paper-scissors game illustrating basic artificial intelligence.

A truly random game of rock-paper-scissors would result in a statistical tie with each player winning, tying and losing one-third of the time. However, people are not truly random and thus can be studied and analyzed. While this computer won't win all rounds, over time it can exploit a person's tendencies and patterns to gain an advantage over its opponent. —The New York Times
I didn't do so well, but then again, I didn't waste much time trying. Play it here

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