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FAA Releases Proposed Drone Laws [Summary]

FAA Releases Proposed Drone Laws [Summary]

  On Sunday morning, February 15, 2015, the FAA released a proposed set of rules for small unmanned vehicles (UAV). The original documents can be found here: FAA sUAS Proposed Part 107 The two big ones: You will not need a private pilot license. Must maintain line of sight (LOS) – Sorry Amazon, no deliveries via...
Aerial Drones Help Understand Oil Movement in Water

Aerial Drones Help Understand Oil Movement in Water

After the 2010 BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Gliders were used to skim the water and detect oil, but at the time aerial drones were just beginning to take off in the hobby world. Fast forward 5 years and anyone can buy a “drone” for under $1,000.00.   Now researchers are using off...
New Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta - Free

New Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta – Free

I’m not a big fan of updating when ever a new version comes out, but the new Adobe has made their last two Photoshop versions (CS5 and CS6) very worth while. The new features in the Photoshop CS6 bring more RAW and Video editing tools to the package (Check out the top 6 videos). Check...
Perpetual Ocean [HD Video]

Perpetual Ocean [HD Video]

(Make sure to turn on the full screen!) This visualization shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through Decmeber 2007. This visualization was produced using NASA/JPL’s computational model called Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean, Phase II or ECCO2.. ECCO2 is high resolution model of the global...
Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs dies at 56

One of the most known names in the tech, entertainment and fashion world has past at 56. Steve Paul Jobs died on October 5, 2011. http://www.wired.com/ http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2011/10/jobs/