I presume this blog (and site) is written purely for US readership? Many articles are peppered with nationalistic "us" and "we" statements that assume the reader's origin. If you aim to be recognised as professional writers, you should take care with this.
Keep in mind that the US population is less than 4.5% of the global total :-)
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.