Aerial photography was first practiced in the late 1850s. But the technique has really taken off (pun intended) since the commercialization of drones. And it’s not limited to cartography, movie production, or surveillance, […] The post Admire Winners of the 2018 Drone Awards Photo Contest appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek

The world’s first autonomous indoor drone surveillance system has been developed by two European drone companies. View original article at Daily Mail Online

Let’s face it, there are some people you just don’t want to spend your time talking to. Maybe you had an unpleasant experience with them in the past, maybe they’re rude and boorish, or maybe they’re just plain boring. We all have those interactions that we want to minimise as much as possible, but our stupid human inclination to be polite tends to get in the way of simply saying, “No, I don’t feel like wasting another moment of my time on your lame ass.” Lame excuses The…

The 2018 Drone Awards showcases some of the best aerial photography around. From scenes depicting the perils of climate change to abstract art, seven photos were selected from the more than 4,400 submissions. The post The winning photographs from the 2018 Drone Awards will make you drool appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

We just wrapped up the Power Harvesting challenge in the Hackaday Prize, and with that comes some solutions to getting power in some very remote places. [Vijay]’s project is one of the best, because his project is getting power in Antarctica. This is a difficult environment: you don’t have the sun for a significant part of the year, it’s cold, and you need to actually get your equipment down to the continent. [Vijay]’s solution was to use one of Antarctica’s greatest resources — wind — in an ingenious…