In a few minutes I will have to leave now to host the weekly live chat we have on All Programmable Planet (actually I'm already there -- I have multiple monitors and keyboards -- so I'm now in both chats -- my head hurts) -- it would be GREAT if you could join us -- just use this short-form link -- http://bit.ly/XXqPG0
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.