drones http://nhpr.org en 3.5.14: Drone Show! http://nhpr.org/post/3514-drone-show <p></p><p></p><p>Today on Word of Mouth, we're all about drones!&nbsp; From the word itself to its real world applications, we're exploring military, model, and musical drones.</p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:06:34 +0000 Word of Mouth 44505 at http://nhpr.org 3.5.14: Drone Show! When Drone Aircraft Video Met Nashua's Branding Campaign http://nhpr.org/post/when-drone-aircraft-video-met-nashuas-branding-campaign <p>Nashua is in the midst of a downtown branding campaign, with the slogan “Dare To Begin” and an eye-catching video showing some of the district’s most prominent features from above, courtesy of a camera mounted on an unmanned aerial vehicles, or a drone.</p><p>The catch is, the system used to make the video<a href="http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/1027839-469/drone-video-of-nashua-city-hall-on.html" target="_blank"> does not appear to have had license from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly</a>.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:43:14 +0000 Brady Carlson 42994 at http://nhpr.org When Drone Aircraft Video Met Nashua's Branding Campaign Could Drones Help Protect Apple Orchards From Disease? http://nhpr.org/post/could-drones-help-protect-apple-orchards-disease <p>One of the challenges apple growers face is a fungal disease known as apple scab. New research at the University of New Hampshire might yield a better approach to preventing its spread – an approach, by the way, <a href="http://www.unh.edu/news/releases/2013/11/bp13applescab.cfm" target="_blank">that includes the use of special imaging cameras mounted on unmanned aerial vehicles</a>, also known as UAV’s or drones.<br />&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:46:06 +0000 Brady Carlson 38536 at http://nhpr.org Could Drones Help Protect Apple Orchards From Disease? What It's Like Being A Drone War Veteran http://nhpr.org/post/what-its-being-drone-war-veteran <p>A full decade into the drone war in the Middle East, we’re still asking questions: what does an unmanned military mean for the future of warfare?&nbsp; Who chooses who lives and who dies? What does it mean to pull the trigger on a target half a world away?</p><p>And what is like being a veteran of the drone war?</p><p><strong>Matthew Power</strong> is a freelance print and radio journalist and a contributor to <em>GQ Magazine</em>, where he <a href="http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2013/10/23/confessions_of_a_drone_warrior_318452.html">wrote a profile </a>of former drone operator and Airman First Class <a href="http://youtu.be/i_l6ec62l6I">Brandon Bryant.</a></p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:35:50 +0000 Taylor Quimby 38462 at http://nhpr.org What It's Like Being A Drone War Veteran House Tables Bill To Limit Drone Use In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/house-tables-bill-limit-drone-use-nh <p>New Hampshire's House wants more time to consider whether drones should be allowed to spy on or launch attacks on its citizens. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:00:41 +0000 Associated Press 24488 at http://nhpr.org Tumbling the Drone War http://nhpr.org/post/tumbling-drone-war <p>We look into a Tumblr&nbsp; account that <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/shortcuts/2012/nov/12/dronestagram-website-us-drone-war">lends perspective</a> to the drone war by using Google Earth. Joining us is blogger and artist James Bridle, creator of <a href="http://dronestagram.tumblr.com/">Dronestragram</a>.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:27:14 +0000 Virginia Prescott 17874 at http://nhpr.org The Drone War Meets The Jersey Shore http://nhpr.org/post/drone-war-meets-jersey-shore <p>Reality TV production model used by U.S. Military to sort through raw data from drones.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott & Brady Carlson 6792 at http://nhpr.org The Drone War Meets The Jersey Shore Small Drone Aircraft Based Near Mount Washington, Report Says http://nhpr.org/post/small-drone-aircraft-based-near-mount-washington-report-says <p>Mount Washington may bill itself as having the “worst weather in the world,” but on a clear day, you can stand at the summit and see a whole lot - miles and miles into the distance.<br /> The US military apparently agrees.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 20:15:55 +0000 Brady Carlson 6905 at http://nhpr.org Small Drone Aircraft Based Near Mount Washington, Report Says It's a bird, it's a plane...it's a drone? http://nhpr.org/post/its-bird-its-planeits-drone <p>Unmanned drones will soon be taking to the skies here in the U.S. What this means for our ever-eroding privacy.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:10:28 +0000 Virginia Prescott 3378 at http://nhpr.org It's a bird, it's a plane...it's a drone?