Flying drones isn’t easy—which is why I recommend a cheap one to start. It gets even harder if you’re trying to control a camera at the same time you’re flying around. But drone pioneer 3D Robotics believes it has a fix: the new 3DR Solo. You just show it what kind of shot you want... and it’ll do the flying for you.
Well this is surprising. After 10 years at the helm, Chris Anderson is leaving WIRED Magazine to focus on his startup, 3D Robotics.
This week's Internet-based teapot tempest swirled around the venerable TED talks, which were accused by one presenter of censoring his talk because he spoke truth to power and talked about income inequality.
Chris Anderson has an important message from the future: Did you know you can outsource manufacturing?
Chris Anderson, EIC of Wired, has a geek weakspot: R/C Planes. Here's a guide he wrote to turn shitty digicams, old parts from tripods, some cardboard and rubber bands into a budget aerial video solution. (Plane not include, and best used on a stable plane like the EasyStar.) Then, he jury-rigs some mindstorm kit into…