Does anyone remember a EE Times story in the 1980s about a solid-state tube replacement invention? It sparked a debate that continued for some months with various contributors including a guitar effects processor guru. I'm trying to find those articles. Please send clues to randoid_at_randoid_dot_com. Thanks!
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.