Drones


Drones for Good: Technology, Social Movements and The State ~ @PatrickMeier @uaeD4G

I started following Patrick Meier through Twitter and thus his approaches to Social Networking to mitigate disasters. For me it was a no-brainer that he would jump on drone UAV technology as a social networking tool. I saw the potential immediately, but these questions of privacy were driven home this past Christmas when my nephew…


Drone Air Space: no longer a question of If but Where

I started working on this post last Wednesday, around the time the FAA’s $10,000 fine against Raphael Pirker for using his UAS for commercial purposes at the University of Virginia was dismissed. Here is Mr. Pirker’s Motion to Dismiss. Then I realized I was merely treading in the ebb and flow of a quickly rising…


FAA Announces First Rescue ‘Drone’ Test Site

North Dakota Department of Commerce Ready to Start Testing The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that the first of six test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research is operational more than two-and-a -half months ahead of the deadline specified for the program by Congress. The FAA today…