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5 Weekend reads in robotics, drones and their economic impact

Inside Google’s Secret Drone-Delivery Program

This may sound crazy. This may be crazy. But Google is getting serious about sending packages flying through the air on tiny drones. 158 more words

Machine Economy

Disney To Use Drones In Theme Parks

A patent application published by Disney, reveal that the organisation plans to use drones throughout its theme parks.

The drones (also known as unmanned aerial vehicles) will be in the form of flying helicopters and will support puppetry and overhead displays. 334 more words


Facing Charges--Again

I am facing charges again.  I will be arraigned with at least fifteen other anti-drone demonstrators in federal court on September 9 in Sacramento.  I consider it a privilege to be part of a sustained movement of nonviolent resistance to the current unjust global system, which is violent to the core. 609 more words


Investments in robots and drones on the up – creating new jobs

In 1850 the French economist Frederic Bastiat published an essay titled: That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen. The essay is most famous for introducing the concept of ‘ 647 more words

Machine Economy

Stocks rise for Israeli drone-maker as Gaza slaughter continues

As Israel ruthlessly destroys the besieged Gaza Strip, its largest developer of military technology, Elbit Systems, is benefitting from the bloodshed.

US-traded shares of Elbit have  493 more words