An Amazing (Illegal) Plan to Defeat Terrorist Drone Attacks | WIRED

IMAGINE YOU’RE PART of a great swelling crowd, one of 60,000 people who fill up the cauldron of noise and chaos that is a sold-out football stadium. For you and everyone around you, the game is an open-air gathering place, a chance to steam and scream and worry about nothing except the other team’s menacing D. To the security officials responsible for your safety, it is a constant source of worst-case-scenario planning.

They install metal detectors; they enlist a kennel’s worth of bomb-sniffing dogs; they plant concrete pillars around the perimeter to keep out cars; they train personnel in the dark art of bag searching; they even obtain a temporary flight restriction from the FAA to keep all aircraft above 3,000 feet for a radius of 3 miles.

They spend millions of dollars and thousands of hours to keep you safe.

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Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future.

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