Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory recently conducted the ultimate test of artificial versus human intelligence: drone racing. JPL capped off two years of drone autonomy research (funded by Google) with an October […] The post JPL Pits Human Against AI in Drone Race, But Who Wins? appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek

Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California recently pitted a professional human drone pilot against racing drones controlled by artificial intelligence. Guess who came out on top? The post Watch NASA’s A.I. race a pro drone pilot — you’ll never guess who wins appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

The extremist jihadist cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in a U.S. drone strike six years ago. But until this month, he was the leading English-speaking jihadist recruiter through more than 70,000 videos posted on YouTube.  Three-quarters of those videos are now gone from YouTube’s archives, the New York Times reported Sunday View original article at Mashable

Deliveries by drone may be a lot closer after the government on Wednesday announced a program designed to make testing the technology easier. Among its tasks will be to reexamine rules on night operations and flights over people. The post Deliveries by drone look a lot closer with new U.S. initiative appeared first on Digital Trends View original article at Digital Trends

A new drone delivery trial by Project Wing involves dropping burritos and medicine to folks in rural Australia. The team said the real-world testing is helping it to refine its system so the drone can find the best delivery spots. The post Drones are delivering burritos direct to the homes of rural Australians appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends