Afghan villagers stone fallen US Predator drone
biggest-ever videogame battle; $300 in real-world value destroyed
drone & mortar fire shot down by a laser on a truck
(according to the Daily Mail) Beijing residents beset by smog watch the sunrise on vast LCDs
"The build uses a Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 to fly around with an attached Raspberry Pi, which uses everybody’s favorite Alfa adapter to poke around in promiscuous mode. If the SkyJack detects an IEEE-registered MAC address assigned to Parrot, aircrack-ng leaps into action sending deauthentication requests to the target drone, then attempts to take over control while the original owner is reconnecting. Any successfully lassoed drone doesn’t just fall out of the sky, though. [Samy] uses node-ar-drone to immediately send new instructions to the slave."
Scary Architecture: Watchtower (Prison of Cologne)