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The six biggest misconceptions about drones

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Slate has but together a list of 6 things people are often wrong about when it comes to drones.

Civilian drones are a popular topic in 2016, providing inspiration for countless online media hot takes, TV news segments, and late-night discussions at the bar (though you should never drink and drone!). As with any new and novel technology that most people are unfamiliar with, a lot of confusion, misunderstanding, and outright BS surrounds drones. So as part of Slate’s Futurography package on the “creepiness” of drones, I’ve compiled some of the most common misunderstandings people have about this exciting (and excitingly controversial) technology.

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