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Incredible new map is like Google Street View, but with drone footage

Google Street View is one of the greatest things about Google Maps. With it, users can see actual 3D imagery of locations they plan to visit, giving people a way to see exactly where they’re headed before they trek out to a new destination. 163 more words

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The American way of bombing

I’ve argued elsewhere (in ‘Lines of Descent’ and in ‘The American way of bombing?‘) that it’s important to situate any critical account of drones in a much longer history of air war, and a new book just out from Cornell University Press promises to do just that:  457 more words

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Obama Inching Towards Drone Regulation

From TechCrunch:

“As the FAA watches its drone regulation deadlines loom, President Obama intends to issue an executive order that will deal with drone privacy, something that the federal agency hasn’t delved too deeply into. 215 more words

Scoping Afghanistan

The marvellous Bureau of Investigative Journalism has just published a preliminary report on its new study  of drone strikes in Afghanistan, ‘the most heavily drone-bombed country in the world.’  The study, carried out with the support of the… 289 more words

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Dont Fly Drones Here

Map of where it is illegal to fly drones.

Dont Fly Drones Here.

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Army develop Pocket Size Drone

Prox Dynamics’ PD-100 Black Hornet, a palm-sized miniature helicopter weighing only 16 grams, has the ability to fly up to 20 minutes while providing real-time video via a digital data link from one of the three embedded cameras and operates remotely with GPS navigation. 26 more words

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