Check out the new floating robot on the ISS.
Coldstreams Internet of Things, Drones, etc Blog
Long ago I used the literal cardboard Google Cardboard to hold my phone as a VR viewer. The Cardboard eventually fell apart (as expected). Later, I replaced that with a Samsung Gear VR headset as at the time, it was the only headset I could...
NPR makes an assertion that 1984 is when personal computers in the home emerged and that parents only bought personal computers for their sons. The first assertion is false and the second assertion is made without any supporting evidence. The latter assertion provides no meaningful explanation for women in computer science prior to the mid-1980s nor that most young women today have a personal computer but still are, apparently, not going into computer science.
#Drone pilots in India required to be licensed and to pass a security clearance #quadcopters #UAS #UAV #modelaircraft
India to require pilots of drones over 2 kg to receive certified flight training, pass a government license exam and security clearance, and be at least 18 years old. Elsewhere, the regulatory discussions are continuing towards similar requirements in most countries, plus the addition of real time remote ID transponder tracking and the possible requirement to file flight plans before flying model aircraft.
The bizarre incident happened during the installation of an MRI machine and was a surprise to everyone except Apple. Source: Why a Helium Leak Disabled Every iPhone in a Medical Facility – Motherboard The IT worker who acted as sleuth on this did an amazing...
U.S. Copyright Office expands copyright exemptions for fair use, security research and other activities
U.S. Copyright Office gives okay to computer security researchers to thwart copyright protection systems for the purpose of good faith security research. This, and many other exemptions, have been added into the rules for accessing copy protected works.
AOPA sees government fees for future drone flying, certainly for commercial operations but also likely for recreational flyers depending on their locations. We may know more within 6 months. Additionally, mandatory beacon ID/transponders likely to be required for model aircraft, depending on where they are flown; hopefully areas including Class G airspace will be exempt.