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What I Don't Like About Life in the American Police State

What I Don't Like About Life in the American Police State

07.16.2014
I don't like being treated as if my only value to the government is as a source of labor and funds. I don't like being viewed as a consumer...
Yes, You Can Now Have A Drone Photograph Your Wedding

Yes, You Can Now Have A Drone Photograph Your Wedding

Taryn Hillin  07.16.2014
When it comes to wedding photography, the sky's the limit -- literally. Iowa-based Picture Perfect Portrait and Design is offering a...
This Is What Planet Earth Looks Like, From A Drone

This Is What Planet Earth Looks Like, From A Drone

Katherine Brooks  07.16.2014
The future of photography seems increasingly dependent on the advancement of unconventional devices. Forget the SLR, photo nerds are eagerly...
Why Drone Enthusiasts All Over The Country Are Getting Arrested

Why Drone Enthusiasts All Over The Country Are Getting Arrested

Gerry Smith  07.11.2014
Last fall, a Brooklyn man was arrested after his drone struck two Manhattan skyscrapers and crashed 20 feet away from a pedestrian. In...
Amazon Seeks FAA's Permission To Test Delivery Drones

Amazon Seeks FAA's Permission To Test Delivery Drones

Deepa Seetharaman  07.11.2014
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is seeking permission from U.S. regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of...
Officials: U.S. Drone Strike In Pakistan Kills 6

Officials: U.S. Drone Strike In Pakistan Kills 6

07.10.2014
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Two Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected American drone strike has killed six militants...
Islamic State's Soothing System

Islamic State's Soothing System

07. 7.2014
The followers of ISIS and similar groups seek to address their economic, existential and even sexual anxieties and drives by embracing...
U.S. Moves Toward Opening Skies For Commercial Drones

U.S. Moves Toward Opening Skies For Commercial Drones

07. 7.2014
By Alwyn Scott and Jennifer Saba SEATTLE/NEW YORK, July 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to...

Rethinking the Fourth of July

07. 4.2014
The Fourth of July's yahoo of fireworks turns an immensely complicated time in U.S. history into a cartoon of miseducation. There is a...
Robo-Journo = Pulitzer?

Robo-Journo = Pulitzer?

06.29.2014
ven if that audience isn't willing to pay directly for content, membership packages allow newspapers to offer something different, an emotional...
REPORT: Drones Risk Putting U.S. On 'Slippery Slope' Of Perpetual War

REPORT: Drones Risk Putting U.S. On 'Slippery Slope' Of Perpetual War

06.26.2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s embrace of targeted killings using armed drones risks putting the United States on a “slippery...

After Six Month Lull Obama's Drone Assassination Campaign in Pakistan Is Back On

06.25.2014
While the future of the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan is uncertain, the terrorists have been given advance notice that the drones are...
Missing Pieces in Analysis of Targeted-Killing Memo

Missing Pieces in Analysis of Targeted-Killing Memo

06.24.2014
The news media and bloggers have covered the memo's release extensively, particularly whether the Obama administration's position squares...
Send in the Drones (With Apologies to Stephen Sondheim)

Send in the Drones (With Apologies to Stephen Sondheim)

06.24.2014
We are clearly in the early stages of the intervention sweepstakes. The initial moves may even be greeted as auspicious, but watch out...