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Submission + - New Robot Submarine from MIT (

DOScrash writes: Popular Mechanics has a story on M.I.T.'s most autonomous robotic submarine ever, the Odyssey IV. It can dive more than 3.5 miles without a tether and knows how to get itself up if it's in trouble. Could be a boon to underwater research:
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New Robot Submarine from MIT

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"Today's robots are very primitive, capable of understanding only a few simple instructions such as 'go left', 'go right', and 'build car'." --John Sladek