1. "He figures if folks see the tuba, they'll miss the fact that he's not working" -- 2. "Sometimes it's better to be seen as annoying rather than incompetent" -- 3. "He's an instrumental part of our office"
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.