News Stories relating to "drones"
Monday, January 27, 2014
These days, it appears that there are few things that Man can do, that a machine could not do as well, or even better. This apparently includes engaging in warfare.
Certainly, defense is an area where no expense is spared in developing the latest technology and improving performance, but sometimes constructing advanced weaponry can...
Monday, March 25, 2013
The future of "killer drones" is one in which, instead of being operated by remote control, the drones themselves make the decision to attack. If (and when) that happens, who will be held responsible--the machine or the military that launched it?
The First World War was launched with a single assassination. In the March...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Drones are in our future
: The US military is planning to open a drone base in Africa in order to gather intelligence on extremist groups in the area.
The immediate impetus for a drone base in the region is to provide surveillance assistance to the...
Friday, March 8, 2013
Why make tiny flying drones
when you can fly REAL insects by remote-control? In 2006, DARPA asked US scientists to submit "innovative proposals to develop technology to create insect-cyborgs"--tiny flying robots that can perform surveillance in dangerous territory. One there...
Friday, August 3, 2012
The silent drone
that may be tracking you can stay on the job forever. It's like a permanent closed circuit camera, except it's not mounted in the local liquor store but it's following you around
. Is there any...
Friday, July 13, 2012
We're being spied on
, but hackers have found a way to fight back!
Researchers have found a way to hack into GPS-guided drones with something called "spoofing." They can then...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
For months, websites around the world have been speculating that video artist Kris Avery would admit to creating the drones, but now Avery has said that he didn't create them. He did create some drone videos, but they were done to illustrate how easy it would be to accomplish. He insists that he did not create any of the original images. Avery...
Monday, June 25, 2007
The mystery of the drones has deepened with the release ofsome provocative new information allegedly taken from asecret laboratory report about the use of alien anti-gravitytechnology in exotic propulsion systems. But the governmenthas cloaked its own secrets in a cover of 'alien technology'before so is this real?