The Washington Post explains the plan by Amazon to achieve 30 minute deliveries using drones. The proposed plan would have specific areas in the sky dedicated to local and express traffic, isolated from regular air traffic.
Kimchi also laid out his thinking on how autonomous drones could safely fly in the same locations as helicopters. Helicopters are much more problematic than planes for drones because of low-altitude flying.
“The helicopter can talk to air traffic control, which can then maybe draw a little rectangle around where they’re flying and then say, ‘Hey this is a new no-fly zone; all drones please get away.’ Because the system is all real time, this will be sent to all drones as an alert,” Kimchi said. “Even if the pilot doesn’t do anything they still have sense-and-avoid. They’ll see the pilot from a long time away and still disperse.”
The above image is credited to Amazon.
|"Many of the jobs and industries we are now familiar with will be gone tomorrow."|
|“AI has already surpassed us in many areas of our society.”|
|"Canada's status as an 'energy superpower' is under threat."|
|"This is not the first time the car industry has used software to evade the law."|
|Baby Boomers Have Destroyed the Economy|
|“He says he tries to use Facebook as little as possible, and that his children aren’t allowed to use that shit.”|
|“These days, the children don’t play at break time anymore.”|
|“Previously unknown plastic contamination in the tap water of cities around the world.”|
|iotacons: Pixelated Art by Andy Rash|
|“China’s unmanned stores allow people to live their lives with almost zero human contact.”|
|Ubuntu 17.10 Artful "What the Fuck" Aardvark|
|“Millions of Americans are hassled to pay back money they don’t owe.”|
|AI and Robotic Arms Remove Trash from Recycling|
|“The results of its People You May Know algorithm are anything but obvious.”|
|“End your life with a click.”|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|“Google is our modern man's God.”|