David - I'd say I'm a lot better off with new cars. I may be lucky with cars, but I've only had one case of an electronic car stranding me away from home. A crank shart position sensor worked it's way loose. It actaully stranded me twice, but the second time was because the mechanic put the replacemnt on backwards.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.