At once stunned, giddy and frightened, Linux Kernel Summit 2013 attendees leave a briefing where Linus Torvalds had just announced that he will be joining Microsoft to aid their transition of Windows to GPL.
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.