"How One Man Watches an Entire City"

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”  https://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: […]

Drones & Satellite issues (with a bit of Big Data mixed in)

Talking points and links from today’s seminar, in chronological order: Amazon delivery drones are coming  http://wordpress.khm.de/sag/?p=1628   Ostfriesen testen Bierdrohne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2oVw39rk1U   Matrix Sentinel  https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=matrix%20sentinel&tbs=imgo:1   autonome Kampfroboter: “Das Gesicht unserer Gegner von morgen”  http://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 . – […]

Raben und Krähen. Das waren Frauen und Kinder.

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 […]

Animals vs. Drones

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 […]