September 19, 2018
By Brian Dietrich, Intel
For most of us, our first exposure to drone technology, also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) was watching nightly news clips or perhaps YouTube videos of unmanned aircraft flying military missions over remote areas of Afghanistan or Yemen to provide surveillance, tactical information, or in some cases, offensive strike capability. Controlled remotely by trained military professionals, these drones were piloted with clear, defined procedures to operate during war time. Because offensive drone strikes can be strategic and deadly in their mission, these types of operations left a lingering public perception that drones are military weapons and potential harbingers of death for unsuspecting victims in faraway places. It is a common misconception that drones are inherently evil.
January 18, 2018
By Haydn Shaughnessy
It was an honour to present to the Austin Forum. As Jay told me quite a few times, this is a smart audience. Over and above that, for those of us who live a continent away, Austin resonates with