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DJI Mini 3 vs DJI Mini 2: Does the new mini drone live up to its predecessor?

DJI Mini 3 vs DJI Mini 2: Does the new mini drone live up to its predecessor?

Sensor: 48 MP 1/1.3 inch CMOSVideo: 4K/60p, 2.7K/60p, 1080/120pTransmission: OcuSync 2.0Flight time: 38 mins The Mini 3 is a mix of the more expensive DJI Mini 3 Pro and the older DJI Mini 2, and like those drones, its sub-250g weight makes it exempt from drone regulations in many regions. The DJI Mini 3 is …

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San Francisco's killer robots threaten the city's most vulnerable

San Francisco’s killer robots threaten the city’s most vulnerable

One of the effects of AB 481 is to add local surveillance to hardware like that obtained through a US Department of Defense program that sends billions of dollars worth of military equipment such as armored vehicles and ammunition to local police departments. The program’s equipment was used against protesters following the police killings of …

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5 new technologies could turn our world into a scary and real "device"

5 new technologies could turn our world into a scary and real “device”

The hit Amazon Prime television series “The Peripheral,” based on the novel of the same name by William Gibson, depicts an ominous planet Earth in the year 2099, when a greatly reduced human population relies on artificially intelligent robot servants and virtual reality headsets allow people to time travel. (There are also invisible cars). Some …

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Analysis |  Abandon the Middle East?  The navy's AI drone fleet says otherwise

Analysis | Abandon the Middle East? The navy’s AI drone fleet says otherwise

Comment this story Comment For more than a decade, Washington’s Arab partners in the Persian Gulf have feared that the United States is slowly abandoning the region. This view ignores strong evidence that the US commitment to security remains high, even given the recent US-Saudi dispute over oil prices. Nonetheless, the 50-year-old Carter Doctrine, which …

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