@Max: Your blurb on "Wake Up & Smell The Bagels..." rings to so true to me personally! I grew up to adulthood with no TV or refrigerator in my house back in India! We read a lot those days and always had freshly-cooked food!
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.