Where can someone buy the The SparkFun Inventor's Kit? My kids love the educational manipulatives my wife bought for them at http://www.assessmentservices-edu.com/ and they will surely be interested to "explore the world of embedded electronics".
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.