Our brothers-in-arms over at Gizmodo Poland have stumbled upon something magical. Witness Mecha Fish, so named by me because it is a fearsome beast that navigates kiddie pools and cannot be tamed thanks to a kind of rudimentary Bluetooth echolocation.
So it's not expressly intended to provide baby Asimos with unfulfilling relationships, but that would be adorable, no? In reality, it fancies itself an industrial tool, for monitoring "pipelines, sunken ships, and pollution." Where's your whimsy, robofish?
One day in the near future, when humanity has killed off all the fish in the sea, we'll be able to replace every single on of them using the research of University of Washington UW assistant professor Kristi Morgansen. That's because Morgansen, with her 10,000-gallon UW test tank, has almost perfected an autonomous…