unmanned aerial vehicles

fish and ships

The Military Wants Genetically-Modified Sea Creatures to Snitch on Enemy Ships

Critics of the militarization of marine life say the problem with a new DARPA program is moral, not practical.
David Axe
2.22.18
Dystopia Now

How Amazon's Tech Could Change Whole Foods

How long before drones are delivering us emergency organic cat food?
Carl Franzen
6.16.17
Unfriendly Skies

The US Shot Down a Mysterious Enemy Drone Over Syria

America’s adversaries are gearing up for robotic battle in the skies.
David Axe
6.10.17
video

These Flying Animal Robots Are Real and Magnificent

They put even the coolest drones to shame.
Samantha Cole
12.29.16
DRONES

A City Mayor Asked the Pentagon to Use Military Drones to Look for Potholes

The US military admits it has flown drones over American soil on at least nine separate missions since 2011.
Janus Kopfstein
3.10.16
Features

The Fight to Bring Commercial Drones to Africa

African governments have cracked down on commercial and recreational drones. A small band of hobbyists wants to change that.
Justin Lynch
11.4.15
war

The 'Game of Drones' Is a Live War Game Every Politician Should Pay Attention To

The “Game of Drones” was designed to explore the different ways that drones could be used for tactical and strategic effect in a conflict.
Dan Gettinger
11.2.15
Motherboard Blog

Drones Are Spying on Chinese Mountain Yaks

Small-fry unmanned aerial vehicles have been set to monitor the activity of the endangered species in a new conservation project.
Nadja Sayej
1.6.14
Motherboard Blog

Hackers Are Helping China Build Cheap Clones of America's Drones

Don't reinvent the drone. Hack it.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.23.13
Motherboard Blog

The World's Smallest Autopilot Aircraft Can Fit In Your Front Pocket

This super-tiny drone weighs 1.9 grams and can still hold a camera.
Zach Sokol
8.26.13
Motherboard Blog

Motherboard TV Preview: Drone On

They are overhead, far way, buzzing in the distance, doing their thing. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are "cruising over Benghazi":http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/14/us-protests-libya-airport-idUSBRE88D0PJ20120914 in the wake of attack on the...
Brian Anderson
9.17.12