Showing posts from May, 2021


Drones are often seen in photography and filming, giving us a new way to express our creativity. They've been successfully used for search and rescue missions, even (especially) in locations precarious to do by person. But what about its other... perhaps more sinister uses?  Tranquil waters. Source: Aaron Burden on Unsplash The Good, Bad, and Ugly How are drones disrupting business, the military, and services like search and rescue? How are drones impacting the legal landscape? I've already briefly mentioned drones in a previous blog post , and today's the day we dive deeper into them.  Drones are brimming with potential when it comes to delivery. Businesses like Amazon have already successfully delivered packages in small-scale tests, but regulatory hurdles have stopped it from becoming mainstream (at least, not yet)! This isn't necessarily a bad thing though, as there's plenty of questions that need to be asked and ironed out beforehand. How do we prevent drones

Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicles are progressing faster than ever before, to the point where fully autonomous vehicles already exist on public roads today.  Where are we at?  Great question. According to Automotive World [1] , we've already begun introducing autonomous vehicles at a steady albeit extremely slow pace. In the United Kingdom, Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS) are being added to certain roads.  While the Tesla is nowhere near fully autonomous (as of now, May 2021), it has become a symbol for semi-autonomous driving.  Source:  Vlad Tchompalov on Unsplash While some of the "big players/tech companies" like Tesla, Google, and Apple are typically the most prominent, many of the more typical car manufacturers are also heavily invested in this technology.  Take Toyota for example - who is planning on building a "City for Self-Driving Cars" [2] . Planned for construction at the base of Mount Fuji, streets are planned to be split three ways. This allows for autono