Tag Archive: Drones

Will You Be Able To Fly Your Own Drone In NYC?

Imagine: a world filled with cute, mechanical critters flying over our heads, carrying anything from small packages and pizza boxes to surveillance cameras. Could this be us in two years? This past Sunday, the United States Aviation Regulator proposed new rules that would lift some regulations on commercial drone use, allowing unmanned aircraft to fly for commercial uses, so long as they... View Article

February 19, 2015 11:40 am
Thank God For Beer Drones (Dronetender, Give Me A Drank)

For all the potential harm brought on by technological advances, there is always a bright side — and drones are no different. Though this incredible infographic provides a glimpse of the pitfalls of drone use (an estimated 3,115 Pakistanis killed since 2004, only 2 percent believed to be high-value targets, etc.,) all is right in the world: a summer concert in... View Article

May 8, 2013 12:30 pm
Red, White & Drone: The Unmanned Machines Invade The States

Since Americans have decided that foreign drones are mostly good, and have yet to really freak out about the use of drones at home, domestic agencies are rapidly looking to increase operations for nonmilitary unmanned vehicles in the US. It’s a New Age example of the classic idiom, “If you can’t beat them, join them” (read: put them to use in... View Article

April 10, 2013 12:45 pm
Wait A Minute, Mr. Drone Man: Medal For New Warfare Under Review

Last month, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta raised the Internet’s (hypothetical) eyebrows when he announced plans to commemorate “extraordinary achievements” in drone and cyber warfare through the creation of the Distinguished Warfare Medal, effectively removing the “geographic limitation” that previously defined medal recipients. While we’d all cherish the possibility of translating time spent playing Bioshock Infinite to time spent morphing into a decorated... View Article

March 27, 2013 3:45 pm
Local Learns Politics: When It Leaks, It Pours

Poli-tricks, poli-ticks, politics. The intricacies of government and society are supposed to make your head hurt—simply because none of them actually make a shred of sense. Game theory never helped anyone either. But that’s what defines politics: a bunch of nonsense packaged into a somewhat sustainable rule of law. We know the topic can be yawn-inducing, confusing and nauseating but,... View Article

February 8, 2013 11:45 am
Damn Future, You Cray: A Hovering Drone That Follows You and Records Your Day

Is the unexamined life worth living? Startup company, Always Innovating would say “nay.” For all you social media junkies out there who like for every sandwich you eat, show you go to, and bar you frequent to be Tweeted, Youtubed, Instagramed, Facebooked, checked-in, and Tumbl’d the technological dieties have smiled upon you. Always Innovating has worked towards their namesake and... View Article

February 6, 2013 9:30 am