i realize that title is desperately lame, but i’m tired and i exceeded my 1 drink maximum because the conversation was good. my bad.
but hey, check it: robotic fish that can communicate and form schools.
apparently, this is potentially very useful for tracking oceanic pollution or marine life, but the most important part of this video comes when the aussie calls them, “fishy robots” entirely unironically.
it’s not that impressive, though. at my parent’s house, they had robotic fish that could form schools. and these were so cool, someone made an ad for them. here they are:
and then, while i was looking for something to illustrate my point, i found something fairly entertaining, albeit with nothing robotic (except perhaps these kids’ acting -snap!):