drones

Drones Over Chicago
Our digital director, Rob Carroll, steered me to a piece on the Curbed Chicago site, knowing about my interest in drone technology.
The story talks a bit about a Chicago and St. Louis based contractor who recently received approval from the FAA to use drones to study potential construction sites in t…
Another Chapter of Mother Nature Hates Drones!
A couple of weeks ago, I posted a piece called "Mother Nature Just Doesn't Like Drones."
In that piece, I included a video of a guy's quadcopter drone being attacked and knocked out of the sky by an angry hawk. Someone who read that piece then sent me a video of an angry r…
Mother Nature Just Doesn’t Like Drones
Christopher Schmidt has a quadcopter UAV, or drone, equipped with a GoPro camera. A few days ago, he was flying it over a beach when...well, I'll let him explain:
 
On Oct 8th, I was flying my quadcopter at Magazine Beach Park in Cambridge, when a hawk decided he wasn't too happy with m…
Amazing Drone Fireworks Footage
Okay. It's official. I want a drone. Take a look at this outstanding footage taken by Jos Stiglingh in West Palm Beach, Florida. Not content with ground based shots, Jos sent his camera-equipped drone into the skies to grab some amazing fireworks video that's been looked at millions o…