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Article fastcompany.com
How drones and satellite images are measuring the forests used for carbon offsets
Pachama is building a verified marketplace for forest carbon offsets.


Article wired.com
Drop the Batteries—Diamonds and Lasers Could Power Your Drone | WIRED
Rather than have drones waste energy carrying their own power, LakeDiamond wants to charge them by firing lasers through diamonds at their solar cells.


Goodbye Phones, Hello Drones – Tom Moss – Medium
I’ve loved gadgets all my life. Growing up in the 80s and 90s, it felt like ALL the best consumer hardware was coming from Japan. So when I got the chance to study abroad, I packed up and headed…


Article hackaday.com
Will Drones and Planes be Treated as Equals by FAA? | Hackaday
Soon, perhaps even by the time you read this, the rules for flying remote-controlled aircraft in the United States will be very different. The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) is pushing hard to re…


Article bbc.com
Coffee delivery drone patented by IBM - BBC News
Drones could tell when people are tired and lower a coffee on an "unspooling string", IBM suggests.


Article wired.com
The Complex Engineering of the Simple Hook That Could Make Drone Deliveries Real | WIRED
Engineers at the Google sister company Wing spent more than a few hours searching for just the right mechanism that would let their drones safely deliver packages.


Article defenseone.com
A Criminal Gang Used a Drone Swarm To Obstruct an FBI Hostage Raid
And that’s just one of the ways bad guys are putting drones to use, law enforcement officials say...


Article engineering.com
Are Drones Becoming Essential to Construction? ENGINEERING
Engineering speaks to experts from a variety of companies to learn how drones are being integrated into the construction industry.


Flying cars: (podcast) “Free as a bird”, an episode from The Economist on Spotify
Travellers have long dreamed of soaring above traffic jams. Those dreams may come true, in the form of passenger-carrying drones. We look at the contenders 


Article gizmodo.com
Google Is Helping the Pentagon Build AI for Drones | Gizmodo
Google has partnered with the United States Department of Defense to help the agency develop artificial intelligence for analyzing drone footage, a move that set off a firestorm among employees of the technology giant when...


Article wired.com
Winter Olympics 2018: Inside the Opening Ceremonies Drone Show | WIRED
The Pyeongchang opening ceremonies included a performance by 1,218 drones working in concert—a new world record.


Article economist.com
Home-made drones now threaten conventional armed forces - The Economist
Drones and guerrilla warfare “AN ATTACK on Russian forces in Syria on January 5th by 13 home-made drones is a good example of “asymmetric” warfare. On one side, exquisite high-tech weapons. On the other, cheap-as-chips ...