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Intel Wants its Fleet of Drones to Monitor America’s Aging, Unsafe Bridges

[ad_1] Plenty of people are excited about laying down new high-tech infrastructure to create smart cities. But can cutting-edge technology also be used to keep tabs on existing infrastructure, such as bridges? Intel certainly believes so — and it recently signed a deal with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and …

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Shocking drone photos reveal startling inequality across America’s biggest cities 

[ad_1] A photographer has taken a series of searing aerial photos revealing gross inequality across America where rich and poor live side-by-side. Johnny Miller, who was born in the States but now lives in South Africa, has captured pockets of disparity across the country.  His photos capture LA’s skid row, homeless camps …

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A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

[ad_1] This video was created with GEICO. Traffic sucks and it’s getting worse. Workers in the US often commute to work and some of them spend upwards of three hours a day in their car. Automobiles are a leading source carbon emissions. Traffic fatalities are on the rise. Spending long …

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Trump Ramped Up Drone Strikes in America’s Shadow Wars

[ad_1] The U.S. president inherited a remotely piloted weapon of death from his predecessor. In his earliest period in office, he used this lethal robot force promiscuously, sharply escalating attacks on suspected terrorists away from his declared wars. As time went on, his use of drone strikes in those places …

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