@Max: We never dreamt of the Internet back in 1957
Well, maybe you didn't dream of the internet back in 1957, but I did. In my dream I was in my crib and had just finished a nice bottle of milk. Then there it was, a giant web covering the entire world. I thought to myself, that's a world wide web.
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.