Drones












It’s mooted by Jon Turi at Engadget that Nikola Tesla, as ever ahead of his time, designed the first military drone, although he’s quoted as saying himself, “You do not see there…









amazon droneIs it April Fool’s Day? Apparently not, although the Amazon Prime Air drone delivery test has the twitterverse in uproar. Story from MarketWatch:

If we let Jeff Bezos proceed unfettered with his latest plans for disruption, we will soon be faced with Skynet-type helicopters of terror blowing up airplanes, abducting our children, and destroying everything our society holds dear.

That’s the extreme reaction to what Amazon says it’s cooking up these days. There are more rational fears, as well.

Either way, the overwhelming public response to the concept of drones buzzing through the air and dropping off packages to customers within a 30-minute time-frame seems to be that, at best, it’s a half-baked longshot…