Fish Aims To Beat Pokemon [Link]



You may remember that earlier this year more than a million players worked together to beat Pokemon by issuing commands in a chat window of gaming streaming site Twitch.

Now a fish is attempting to do the same, though it probably doesn’t know it:

Two students have hooked a camera up to a fishbowl, divided the image into nine squares, and set a computer up to trigger commands based on which square the fish moves into. Things are already going well:

Grayson has been playing for around 160 hours. Last time I checked, Grayson made it out of the house! Before that, he had acquired his first Pokemon, a charmander named AAAABBK and defeated his first opponent, the rival’s squirtle!