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This board was created to discuss the hobbyist, commercial, law enforcement and military use of drones. While the use of missile-carrying Predator drones has garnered the most media attention and altered the way the U.S. conducts its war on terrorism, they are being increasingly used for commercial and law enforcement purposes. A serviceable drone can be purchased for a bit over $100.

In early 2012 Congress passed legislation calling on the FAA to write rules by 2015 that would govern the commercial operation of drones that can be used for everything from agricultural applications such as monitoring farmland and spraying pesticides to catching exotic-animal poachers and monitoring sports events. According to the Teal Group, an aerospace and defense consultancy, the global market for drones is expected to grow to $11.6 billion by 2023.

I recognize that the use of drones raises serious ethical and privacy issues and that many people have strong opinions on the subject. Strong opinions are welcome; name calling is not.

DIY Drones (created by Chris Anderson): http://diydrones.com/

Drone Adventures: droneadventures.org

3D Robotics: http://3drobotics.com/?utm_source=Store&utm_medium=navigation&utm_campaign=Click+from+Store

Chris Anderson, DIY Drones/3D Robotics - XOXO Festival (2013): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQ91qpiXHGo&feature=youtu.be

A tour of New York City by drone: http://vimeo.com/17351140

A tour of Burning Man



Wikipedia (combat drones): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Combat_drone

Wikipedia (general): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle



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1432 3 Reasons Why the Drone Industry Is Hiring Thousands of New Workers A billionkidl-9 AM
1431Swarm intelligence (SI) is the collective behavior of decentralized, self-organiGlenn Petersen-6 AM
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1429Lots of money is pouring into the sector, some of it smarter and more efficient Glenn Petersen-last Friday
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1425Africa’s Delivery Drones Are Zipping Past the US Author: Jeremy Hsu Jeremy HsGlenn Petersen1last Wednesday
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1422 How we built the first real self-driving car (really) Electric self-driving caFUBHO1last Tuesday
1421 Is the flying car ready for takeoff? At least six developers have retail road-Glenn Petersen-September 10
1420 Puff the magic fire throwing drone.. weather.comSavant-September 7
1419Lilium raises $90 million to build flying taxis venturebeat.comkidl1September 7
1418Excellent idea! Thanks. It will save me hours of frustration. You would not belikidl-September 7
1417You'll have to stop messin' w/ur wife....not nice hiding her keys...gg..Savant-September 7
1416Ever lose your keys...at home? A drone can help. Now you have my attention. It&kidl-September 6
1415 Drones...more prosaic uses.... Ever lose your keys...at home? A drone can helpSavant-September 6
1414China drone maker DJI: Alone atop the unmanned skies Drone competitors concede tGlenn Petersen2September 3
1413Autonomous driving ... Priceless comment :-) Message 31246309kidl-September 1
1412Magna launches MAX4 system, aims to scale autonomous driving broadly Magnkidl1September 1
1411House to vote next week on hurrying self-driving car deployment... (Reuters) - TFUBHO1August 31
1410Drones versus sharks: [tweet]Glenn Petersen-August 31
1409Insurers Are Set to Use Drones to Assess Harvey’s Property Damage wsj.comRon1August 30
1408It's Time to Think Beyond Cloud Computing Jeremy Hsu backchannel 08.23.1Glenn Petersen-August 29
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