Israel's army has deployed AI-enabled military technology in combat in Gaza, raising concerns about the use of autonomous weapons. (AFP) AI 

Israel utilizes advanced military technology including AI-powered gunsights and robotic drones in Gaza conflict

The Israeli military has recently utilized AI-powered military technology in Gaza, marking the first instance of its deployment in combat. This development has sparked concerns regarding the utilization of autonomous weapons in contemporary warfare. The military has hinted at what the new technology will be used for, with spokesman Daniel Hagari saying last month that Israeli forces will operate “simultaneously above and below ground.” A senior defense official told AFP the technology destroyed enemy drones and mapped Hamas’ extensive tunnel network in Gaza. New defense technologies, including AI-powered sights and…

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This effective use of drones shows that the technology can be of great use to stop sexual assaults. (Pixabay) News 

Law Enforcement Utilizes Drones to Fight Against Sexual Assaults at the Beach

Sexual assault incidents have experienced a significant surge globally. Sussex Police have taken action in light of a concerning rise in sexual assaults occurring on Brighton’s beachfront. To bolster safety, they have introduced nightly drone patrols, implementing these inventive strategies to protect both residents and tourists, especially those who partake in the city’s lively nightlife on weekends. How do drones help? The drones put into use by the police are equipped with thermal sensors, a spotlight and speakers, which monitor the beach area and gathering areas in the evening. These…

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Police previously promised not to use drones for 'warrantless surveillance.' News 

NYPD to Deploy Drones to Monitor Gatherings During Labor Day Weekend

NYPD officials have revealed their intention to utilize drones to address noise complaints during the upcoming Labor Day weekend, expanding their existing limited use of unmanned aircraft systems for search and rescue operations, crime scene documentation, and monitoring major public events such as New Years Eve in Times Square. This means that you may soon witness a drone in your own backyard. “If a caller reports that there’s a large crowd, a large party in the backyard, we use our property to go and check out the party,” NYPD Deputy…

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AirScooter is a personal flying machine that can reach a top speed of 100 kilometers per hour. (AirScooter) News 

Experience the Thrill of Flying in an Avocado-Shaped ‘AirScooter’

Throughout our lives, many of us have yearned for the ability to fly, as it offers speed, convenience, and an exhilarating experience. This fascination with personal aviation has captivated technologists since the Wright Brothers’ groundbreaking invention of the airplane in 1903. Over time, we have explored various alternatives such as helicopters, hoverboards, and drones, all in pursuit of the perfect flying device that combines comfort and excitement. The most recent addition to this realm is the AirScooter, a flying machine resembling an avocado. Remarkably, one can operate this innovative contraption…

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Israel deploys AI systems in military operations, raising concerns. (Pexels) AI 

The Dangers of AI Warfare: Israel Utilizes Artificial Intelligence for Military Operations

According to a report by Bloomberg, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) are utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) systems to improve their military operations by choosing targets for air strikes and handling logistics during times of war. With escalating tensions in the occupied territories and their long-standing adversary Iran, the IDF has adopted AI technology to bolster their capabilities. Although specific operations are not disclosed, officials confirm the use of an artificial intelligence recommendation system to analyze vast amounts of data and suggest targets for airstrikes. An artificial intelligence tool, called Fire…

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There are other more complex rules that allow operations at night and over people for larger drones in some cases. (REUTERS) News 

US allows small drones to fly over people and at night

Small drones will be allowed to fly over people and at night in the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday, a significant step towards their use for widespread commercial deliveries. Previously, small drone operations on people were limited to operations on people who were directly involved in the operation, located under a covered structure or inside a stationary vehicle – unless operators obtained an FAA waiver. The rules will come into effect 60 days after their publication in the federal registry in January. Drone manufacturers will…

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