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Who’s Using Drones and What Are the Implications for Privacy?

Posted on · Amazon.com’s CEO is talking about a future filled with “delivery drones” that drop packages on your doorstep. Of course, there are implications – legal, technological…and moral. So, we talk with Michael Buscher, founder and CEO of Vanguard, a Houston-based manufacturer of drones. Vangaurd makes the ShadowHawk Unmanned Aerial System. We’ll learn who uses it and how. Then […]

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Drones, Running, and the Weekend in Sports: Houston Matters for Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

Posted on · Maybe we should blame sci-fi movies. Or Isaac Asimov. Or our own government’s military use of unmanned aerial vehicles for bombing raids. For whatever reason, the word “drone” brings with it an almost militaristic, secretive connotation. Yet so-called “drones” can be useful tools, in various ways: farmers use drones to deal with feral hogs…Amazon.com’s CEO is talking […]