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.
- 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 was programmed by an intern named Yosef Mirsky, as his first project at the company.
- It can’t read Wikipedia.
Also, while I know it looks really simple, and perhaps this robot…