Soon we will see who the real villains were in this torrid tale. The memory cartel used their power, influence and deep pockets to try an kill a small innovative American business that developed a new way to talk to memory. The facts will come out in Judge Kramer's court this Jan 2010 and this jury, like all juries in the past that have presided over fair courts, will see all the facts and recognize who was wronged. And the wrongs will be many many many billions of dollars.
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.