"All we need now is for the U.S. Congress to act and create a business friendly tax structure and develop a plan for a balanced budget" - tickled by this last. The balanced budget will never happen - at least not before serious inflation to nullify the incurred unpayable debts.
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.