"I'm posting this because I feel honestly conflicted about
something that's come up. As readers of this blog know, one of my
side projects is making Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ('drones') and the
technology that goes into them. Everything I do is open source, and
I share it all at DIYDrones.com. There are also loads of other open
source UAV projects, led by amateurs from Germany to Australia.
"People often think of UAVs as military tools, whether as spy
planes or Hellfire-launching robot weapons..."