A collaborative, student-driven site devoted to the aggregation and exploration of drones and emerging drone innovation.

As part of a two-part course at The University of Utah, students from the Honors College and Department of Communication team up here to discuss salient drone news, both foreign and domestic. We invite you to join us.

The Problems with Justifying Drone Strikes

The United States of America has been carrying out a covert war including drone strikes in countries around the world since 2001.  These strikes have been taking place in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan and Iraq and have resulted in anywhere from 2702 to 4316 dead as a direct result of the covert war, as estimated […]

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Weekly News Digest for September 14, 2014

Drone Businesses Soar in Canada, as FAA Grounds US This article explains how due to the FAA’s rules that drones can only be used by “hobbyists” has restricted their use by company’s and organizations within the US.  These drones however in Canada are being used widely by many different businesses.  This is because the laws […]

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Weekly News Digest for September 14, 2014

Drones with cameras: A billion-dollar business? (9/10/2014) http://www.cnbc.com/id/101988416# This article addresses the economic potential of drones associated with video production. The article centers around a former marine, Patrick Smith who has started a business constructing drones that can carry a variety of cameras. The drones and associated camera equipment range in price from $700 to […]

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Weekly News Digest for September 7, 2014

An Akron startup, Event 38, is bringing drone technology down on the farm Robert L Smith, September 7, 2014, Cleveland Sun http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2014/09/an_akron_startup_event_38_is_b.html A start-up based out of Akron, Ohio is aiding farmers in crop reconnaissance with drone technology. Farmers on hundred acre plots of land see extreme difficulty in surveying all of their crops, often […]

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