Yes, engineers should be better trained as speakers. (I am pointing a big finger at myself.) But the thing is that engineers by nature tend to be folks who like building things - as well as possible - rather than getting involved in political fights. That is why Dilbert is so true.
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.