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Rise of the Drones

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Matt Cairns

on 23 July 2013

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Transcript of Rise of the Drones

An introduction to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, their use, and their potential capabilities
Rise of the Drones
Search and Rescue

Post-Disaster Relief

Disaster and Natural Disaster Monitoring

Resource Management


And More...
Technology Fusion
Organizations for Awareness
Further Information
Organizations for Awareness
Future: LARs
Government and Public Use


Remote Control

Communications Technology

LARS - Lethal Autonomous Robotics

-Amnesty Concerns for decision making abilities of robotics in dynamic situations and an ability to distinguish from legal - illegal orders

-Amnesty calls for a moratorium on LARS technology
(ACT 30/038/2013)
Global War on Terror and Drones

-Amnesty is concerned with US policy that considers the world as a battlefield and where lethal force may be used without regards to human rights

-Amnesty is concerned with "signature strikes" that target killings based on patterns of behavior and not necessarily on knowledge of direct participation in illegal activity
The Effects
Rise of the Drones
Amnesty International
Code Pink
Drone: an unmanned aircraft or ship guided by remote control.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle: An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), colloquially known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot on board. Its flight is controlled either autonomously by computers in the vehicle or under the remote control of a pilot on the ground or in another vehicle.
Military: Historical Uses
Cold War
Kettering Bug (1916)
Ryan Firebee (1951)
Various US Navy Models (2005)
Stock Pile
Drone Use
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