technology is progressing – now one plane is enough for a constant CCTV stream of every street from above: “Watch This Surveillance Master Dissect a Murder From the Sky” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-23/watch-this-surveillance-master-dissect-a-murder-from-the-sky “surveillance master” – !?!!!?!!!! great video effects I’d say. Strong analysis tools looking good. The background story about the technology and where it’s being used: […]
we had some fun with our drone yesterday at the first day of our two-day workshop. Looking forward to next week!
Talking points and links from today’s seminar, in chronological order: Amazon delivery drones are coming https://wordpress.khm.de/sag/?p=1628 Ostfriesen testen Bierdrohne http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2oVw39rk1U Matrix Sentinel http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=matrix%20sentinel&tbs=imgo:1 autonome Kampfroboter: “Das Gesicht unserer Gegner von morgen” https://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/debatten/krieg-mit-drohnen-das-gesicht-unserer-gegner-von-morgen-11897252.html?printPagedArticle=true#pageIndex_2 a science fiction novel in our Semesterapparat: Daniel Suarez, Kill Decision New York, NY: Penguin , 2013 . – […]
Aus der Befragung des ex-Drohnenpiloten Brandon Bryant im NSA-Untersuchungsausschuss des deutschen Bundestages, 15. Oktober 2015 Flisek: Gab es in Ihrer Praxis Fälle, wo es zu Kollateralschäden gekommen ist, wo Menschen im Umfeld des Ziels zu Schaden gekommen sind? Bryant: Ja. Flisek: Einzelfälle? Worüber unterhalten wir uns, war das Regelfall? Bryant: Ziemlich. Drei Kennzeichen: Männer in […]
It’s not just humans who dislike the small flying objects. YouTube has videos of drones being stared at quizzically by a moose, harassed by a raven, attacked by a hawk, butted by a ram, knocked out of the sky by a chimpanzee (who planned the whole thing) and a goose, and punched out of the […]
Leading up to this Winter term’s “Up in the Air”, here’s a different way to talk about flying killer robots. “Bycatch” is a card game for 3 to 5 participants, played with paper cards and your own mobile phones. You get a lot of points for successfully killing a “terrorist” and only a few minus […]
James Bridle is reclaiming the air, once the realm of utopia and progress, now reserved for surveillance and control: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/jul/15/the-right-to-flight-why-im-flying-a-balloon-over-london-this-summer
While we slept, machines have taken over the world, just as those old science fiction movies predicted. I was quite struck by this, and it took me some time to figure out why. Now I think it’s because deep down I feel he’s actually right. This is from him explaining why he signed the „Writers […]