Drone Over Brooklyn Almost Hits Commercial Airliner

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 Military Drones to be Developed by the U.S.

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…

Going To Burning Man? Get A 3D Printed Statue Of Yourself

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 Drones To Spy on Google, Facebook Headquarters

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

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

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…