Drones

Florida Women Think They’re Interesting Enough For Drones To Spy On Them

Florida Women Think They’re Interesting Enough For Drones To Spy On Them

New technologies always bring out skepticism in people, and among the particularly ignorant, it brings out paranoia, hatred, and violence. Few know this better than Tesla owners, especially those who’ve experienced vandalism (often by people stupid enough to not know they’re on camera). I don’t understand why people think it’s ok to vandalize others property. …

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How money and technology are militarizing the fight against the illegal wildlife trade

How money and technology are militarizing the fight against the illegal wildlife trade

Rangers in Kruger Park, South Africa. Credit: WildSnap/Shutterstock Thousands of animals and plants are bought and sold each year globally as food, medicine, clothing and furniture—even in the form of musical instruments. Wildlife, it seems, is big business. The illegal wildlife trade, which has an estimated value of at least US$7 billion (£5.9 billion) and …

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Families, kids turn out for inaugural Girls in Aviation Day

Families, kids turn out for inaugural Girls in Aviation Day

Sep. 26—BRIDGEPORT — Over 200 parents, guardians, and kids of all kinds turned out for the first-ever North Central West Virginia Girls in Aviation Day. Saturday, Pierpont Community & Technical College’s National Aerospace Education Center was packed with representatives from all aspects of the field of aviation. From pilot trainers to engine repair to NASA …

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Türkiye says Malaysia, Indonesia interested in buying its armed drones

Türkiye says Malaysia, Indonesia interested in buying its armed drones

Malaysia and Indonesia have expressed a keen interest in buying armed drones from Turkish defense firm Baykar, which has supplied the weapons to several countries after battlefield successes, Türkiye’s top diplomat said on Monday. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu also expressed hopes his country would be able to sell the unmanned combat aerial vehicles to Japan. …

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The 8 best drones to buy in 2022

The 8 best drones to buy in 2022

Capturing dramatic photos, shooting high-resolution videos, performing air stunts… Drones can do a lot these days. The technology is advancing to improve drone usability, camera quality and much more, so the range of drones available is growing. DJI continues to dominate the market, with most of their models making up the most well-reviewed drones out …

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Former Chili’s CEO Wyman Roberts joins drone delivery company

Former Chili’s CEO Wyman Roberts joins drone delivery company

Zipline’s drones deliver blood, vaccines and other medical products. / Photograph courtesy of Zipline Wyman Roberts, who retired as CEO of Brinker International in June, has joined a drone delivery company. Roberts is now an advisor for Zipline, a San Francisco-based drone manufacturer and operator. Founded in 2014, it has focused on delivering medical supplies …

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