Autonomous robot boats are a thing! Over time, researchers have taught them to row themselves gently down the stream and to connect to each other autonomously – soon they could help clean the water or even turn themselves into temporary footbridges. Plus: a band in Mexico knew just what to do when the mall they were playing in started to flood. Celine would have been proud.

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other (MIT)

As heavy rain floods shopping center, musicians play Titanic theme (Mexico News Daily)

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