Running a website from a flash drive doesn't seem to be that much of a breakthrough. Since you have to be connected to the Internet for it to work, you could instead upload the changes to the cloud hosted website. That way the web site would still work even when the computer was turned off. [And I have no idea what the load implications are for the laptop and the USB if they are hosting the website.]
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.