Governments around the world will soon have a new tool to fight wars, carry out assassinations and suppress domestic dissent. According to military experts, the capability to build or purchase lethal aerial drones is spreading so fast that we've passed the point where we can do anything to prevent it.
The U.S. Navy is looking towards the world of 2030, when its newest recruits will be just retiring. There'll be lasers, remote-controlled planes... and eye surgery to help you see in the dark.
This year io9 got to quiz some of the galaxy's most interesting people. We found out what Maurice Sendak didn't like about his Wild Things movie, talked TSCC philosophy with Josh Friedman, and quizzed Zack Snyder about the Watchmen changes.