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I generally do not welcome the advent of ubiquitous UAVs, filling the air with traffic, snooping on neighbors, and generally annoying me.
I have commented on various defenses that people will surely deploy, in an arms race that only adds to the undesirable effects of civilian drone proliferation. 408 more words
Since 2014, the Pentagon has been developing a new doctrine to combat America’s real and perceived vulnerabilities. It is this policy development, glossed over in major media outlets that will come in the shape and character of America’s armed services for the foreseeable future. 1,854 more words
For more than a year, Michael Moore has been trying to capture the breath of whales.
It’s an audacious idea, but Moore has help. A marine biologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, he’s rigged a fleet of small unmanned aerial vehicles—UAVs, or drones—with samplers to catch whales’ exhalations from above. 882 more words
There’s an 11-vehicle pile-up on the old runway. A body is sprawled across the ground next to a crushed motorcycle as a wisp of smoke spirals upward. 537 more words