July 1, 2013 Julia Dawidowicz

A hundred years before our military began regularly employing drones for the surveillance and murder of people around the world, George R. Lawrence, an oddball photographer from Chicago, was building early drone prototypes to conduct surveillance on his own turf. Only his version, which in 1905 he dubbed the “captive airship,” wasn’t meant to harm or gather military intelligence. Its […]

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