I've been going to ESC every year since 2007 using a Cheapskate Pass. I'm quasi-local, so I usually only do a single day. This year ESC day is Wednesday so I can hear Bunnie Huang and smell Max's bacon-and-beer session.
One of the advantages of the Cheapskate Pass is that figuring out what sessions to attend is pretty quick. But this year they're giving me a one-class pass! Now I have to look through all those other sessions. Riches beyond the wildest dreams of avarice!
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.