Abramson, a former executive editor of The New York Times and current Harvard English lecturer, recommends students read Richard Hofstadter’s “The Paranoid Style in American Politics,” first published in 1964.
James Berger is a senior Lecturer in English and American Studies at Yale University. He recommends the 2014 novel “Orfeo,” by Richard Powers.
Eric Maskin is a Harvard professor and received the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. Maurice Schweitzer is a professor of operations, information, and decisions at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Both chose Michael Lewis’ “The Undoing Project.”
David B. Carter is a politics professor at Princeton University. He recommended “The Strategy of Conflict,” by Thomas Schelling, especially given the author’s recent death.
WJT Mitchell is an English and Art History professor at the University of Chicago.
He recommends a book by French philosopher Gregoire Chamayou called “A Theory of the Drone,” which attempts to understand how drones have revolutionized warfare.
Kenneth Warren is an English professor at The University of Chicago.
He recommends “Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life,” by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields
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Fathom, underwater drone
Recreational drone can fire projectiles or grab and release objects
and a good point made in one of the comments:
It starts like this, with nice feel good video and music then 5 years later your neighbor is mad at you with one of this
This tiny drone fits in the palm of your hand and follows you around taking pictures
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A gesture-controlled drone makes the pilot look like a Jedi
What You Should Know Before You Test The Holiday’s ‘Flyest’ Gift
- You can’t fly within five miles of an airport without special permission.
- You’re not allowed to fly in heavily populated areas or over sports stadiums.
- You can only fly at altitudes of 400 feet or less.
- And you can’t fly in D.C., because someone crashed a drone on the White House lawn.
Weighing in on drone privacy rules
National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s “multi-stakeholder process” to develop privacy policies for commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems.
The Future of Privacy Forum said privacy threats aren’t equal and a lot can depend on exactly what technologies a given UAS is carrying.
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