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Drone Farmer Arrest Results in 3-Year Sentence

Drone Farmer Arrest Results in 3-Year Sentence

By David Powell January 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

A North Dakota man has become the first American sentenced to jail time due, in part, to the use of an unmanned aerial vehicle (a.k.a. “drone” or UAV). The story goes back to 2011, when half a dozen wayward cows …

FBI Drones in Domestic Surveillance FBI Drones in Domestic Surveillance

FBI Director Robert Mueller made headlines by admitting that the federal government has used drones to surveil residents of the United States. Mueller acknowledged that pilotless aircraft with surveillance capabilities were used in a “very minimal way” and only on …

Domino's Pizza Delivery Service Takes To The Sky Domino's Pizza Delivery Service Takes To The Sky

Domino’s is pretty far out there as far as marketing goes, and that’s what makes the chain so cool. It was one of the first to really embrace online ordering, and now it’s starting to embrace alternative forms of delivery. …

Drone Strikes Killed 4 Americans in Last 4 Years Drone Strikes Killed 4 Americans in Last 4 Years
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As drones have become more advanced, the American public has become more aware of the devices. The unmanned flying machines could soon be used by private companies (to deliver pizza, for example) and are already heavily used by the military …

This Robot Drone Gets An Eagle's Claw This Robot Drone Gets An Eagle's Claw
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Drones are not exactly frightening. The little quadcopters that we’ve seen delivering pizza and tacos are actually kind of cute as far as heartless robots go. Well, those cute little quadcopters have not been turned into heartless killers thanks to …

Drone Over Brooklyn Almost Hits Commercial Airliner Drone Over Brooklyn Almost Hits Commercial Airliner
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Are unmanned drones now flying over brooklyn? That’s the story of at least one commercial airliner crew. CNN reports that the crew of Alitalia Flight 608 reported seeing a drone over Brooklyn on Monday. The unmanned drone came within 200 …

Underwater Drones Being Developed U.S. Military Underwater Drones Being Developed U.S. Military
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The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the wing of the U.S. Department of Defense that develops future military technology, has announced plans to place unmanned military pods at the bottom of the ocean. The idea is to use hide …

3D Printers Invade Burning Man For Art Project 3D Printers Invade Burning Man For Art Project
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Burning Man is almost upon us and people from around the world are convening upon Nevada for the event. For those going, you might want to check out the dome put up by ReAllocate. It houses a fantastic art project …

Using Drone Cameras To Spy On Google, Facebook Using Drone Cameras To Spy On Google, Facebook
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Who watches the watchers? What about the Internet giants like Google and Facebook, companies that, thanks to their loose play with user privacy, have reams of information about the habits of their users? Who watches these guys? Judging by the …

Domestic Drone Sites Revealed By FAA, There Are Tons Domestic Drone Sites Revealed By FAA, There Are Tons

A digital rights advocacy group called the ‘Electronic Frontier Foundation’ filed a freedom of information act request to get information pertaining to active sites in the United States that have permits to launch Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s). After a hard …

MIT Teaching Drones to Read Hand Gestures MIT Teaching Drones to Read Hand Gestures

Presently, the U.S. military is attempting to bring combat drones onto aircraft carriers. One of the major obstacles concerns how the unmanned fliers will interact with carrier personel on flight decks. Yale Song, a Ph.D. student from the Massachusetts Institute …