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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: The Future of Drones.

 

Securing the future of drone journalism in Africa
Drones are easy to use, comparatively safe, affordable and offer up enormous potential for storytelling. Dickens Olewe explains some ways drones already have been used to produce important stories in Africa and highlights the importance of ensuring they can be legally used in the future. As technology evolves at a quicker pace than legislation and policy, it is time to convene thought leaders in the industry to discuss obstacles, best practices and develop use-case scenarios. Olewe helped start that process with a conference in Silicon Valley that brought together drone manufacturers, lawmakers, journalists and academics.

 

The future of drone technology
As drones become cheaper and more accessible, we examine its technological advantages as well as privacy concerns.

 

10 AMAZING Future Drone Uses
Have drones taken over the world, or at least, will they in the future? They're cheap enough for anyone to own and are used everywhere, from tracking and filming athletes at the Olympics to changing modern day warfare. Within the last decade soaring popularity and rising technological advancements have enabled new innovations to become viable, making science fiction a reality. So let's take a look into the future to see what purpose drones may serve!

 

The Future of Drones | Confidence Odionye | TEDxAladinma
Drones can be used to improve our world. From Agriculture to Security, unmanned vehicles can save cost and time. Confidence Odionye is an optimist; he is passionate about technology and believes he can use technology in solving problems. He suspended his tertiary education to start up his company Tranzelu Technology, which has Beat Traffik and Beat Drone as it's current Project; in 2 years after launch his company is worth over $200,000 and is expected to reach over $1,000,000 by 2018. His big dream is to impact in humanities quest for astronomical exploration and development. He was awarded by the Barack Obama Yali African Leadership Initiative Achievement for his daunting impact on road congestion through his Beat Traffik app and is currently establishing Africa's first drone service project Beat Drone.

 

P.W. Singer: Military robots and the future of war | TED Talk - TED.com
In this powerful talk, P.W. Singer shows how the widespread use of robots in war is changing the realities of combat. He shows us scenarios straight out of science fiction -- that now may not be so fictitious.

 

Are drones the future of disaster response? - IFRC Innovation
Are drones the future of disaster response? - IFRC Innovation

 

Fighting Bad Press: 14 Inspiring Examples of Drones Doing Good
Fighting Bad Press: 14 Inspiring Examples of Drones Doing Good

 

Our Drone Future
Our Drone Future explores the technology, capability, and purpose of drones, as their presence becomes an increasingly pervasive reality in the skies of tomorrow.

 

Drones: Future Tool Of Outdoors Search And Rescue?
Drones: Future Tool Of Outdoors Search And Rescue?

 

Drones could have a big role to play in the future of freight transport
Drones could have a big role to play in the future of freight transport

 

How Drones Can Save Trees and Ultimately Our Planet – Futurism
How Drones Can Save Trees and Ultimately Our Planet – Futurism

 

TOP 5 FUTURE Drones
TOP 5 FUTURE Drones

 

5 Future Ways to Use Brain-Controlled Drone Swarms
5 Future Ways to Use Brain-Controlled Drone Swarms

 

Drones, energy infrastructure and the future of data collection
Drones, energy infrastructure and the future of data collection

 

Drones might soon be able to re-charge mid-flight thanks to Engineers
Drones might soon be able to re-charge mid-flight thanks to Engineers

 

The Future of Drones
The Future of Drones

 

10 PASSENGER DRONES & FUTURE AIRCRAFT
Would you fly in a passenger drone or a vertical take-off and landing vehicle? Check out our list of 10 passenger drones and future aircraft.

 

Drones and the Future of Farming | National Geographic
From driverless tractors to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), farming technology is rapidly evolving. Farmers can use drones to identify specific plants that are diseased or infested with bugs, to save water and resources, and to get a bird's-eye view of their crops.

 

Drones: the good, the bad & the future | Virgin
Drones: the good, the bad & the future | Virgin

 

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