Drones are good for things other than delivering pizzas and sneakers for sure. We are reading more and more about applications intended for public services, for farming, engineering and security operations too.
With a camera in hand, Dottie Dwyer peers out her window, scanning the view for flashes of color or movement. When she sees a bird, she'll record that sighting in a massive online database that scientists around the world will use in their own research. But Dwyer isn't an ornithologist. She's a retired deputy sheriff. She's one of an army of people who volunteer their time to collect critical data for scientific research. And this is citizen science, cnet.com wrote.
Suppose there were signs in a restaurant bathroom telling customers that they must wash their hands. Would customers obey them? It really depends on the tone of the sign and whether the message praises or scolds, says a forthcoming study in the Journal of Marketing Research.
US counterterrorism officials have launched an inquiry to determine how the Daesh (ISIL) terror network is in possession of a large number of Toyota vehicles seen prominently in its propaganda videos in Iraq, Syria and Libya.