The Australian engineers were dumbfounded when US-based HR announced that in order to encourage all employees at all global locations to "pull in the same direction," UP is now the skyward direction at corporate headquarters in New York for everyone.
"The safety department came up with this...and written on the back, says, 'watch your feet so you won't trip'. After the first month, falling is down 50%. But what went UP by 50% is: smashing into walls!"
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.