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Drone is a dirty word, implying lack of sophistication, and that these systems are ‘stupid’. This contrasts with the distributed and artificial intelligence, the complexity of the control systems, and the automative technology that these systems incorporate.

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Recently, a group featuring more than 100 leaders from well-known high-tech companies, research entities, and investment firms, went to work on a single, seemingly impossible challenge: bringing the nascent air taxi industry to life. This secretive two-day meeting-of-the-minds, called Bentonville UP, didn’t feature public panels or a national media presence. Read more.