Terence C. Gannon's Blog (5)

In-Depth Interview on The WorkNotWork Show: Mark Langille, Flitelab

(photo: Flitelab)

Back in July of this year, I announced the premier episode of The WorkNotWork Show was available and featured Mark Langille of …


Added by Terence C. Gannon on October 11, 2016 at 9:45am — 2 Comments

New Podcast of Interest to Would-Be Drone Entrepreneurs and Operators

The massive Mexican flag flying on the Cuauhtémoc at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. (photo: Flitelab)

A new podcast, The WorkNotWork Show, recently launched on iTunes and the …


Added by Terence C. Gannon on July 18, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

UAV/UGV-related Innovation Prize(s) for the Oil & Gas Industry?

Tim Harford, in Adapt, talks eloquently and favourably about the use of innovation prizes to spur innovative thinking.  He concludes that, hands-down, it's the most cost-efficient way to conduct research and development.  The success of the Kramer prize and the various X-Prizes, as significant examples, also…


Added by Terence C. Gannon on February 21, 2013 at 9:52am — 4 Comments

Interesting UAV Work Going on at the University of Calgary

Over the last few of months I have been making regular visits to the lab of Dr. Alejandro Ramirez-Serrano at the University of Calgary.  Called the Autonomous Reconfigurable/Robotic Systems Laboratory (AR2SL) it specializes in research related to (from the web site): 1) Ground and aerial unconventional unmanned vehicle systems…


Added by Terence C. Gannon on December 29, 2012 at 10:30pm — 11 Comments

Initiating Micro Quad Copter Build

Having had my curiosity peaked by a recent DIY Drones post, I decided I would go ahead and purchase the Turnigy Integrated PCB Micro-Quad from HobbyKing, along with all the accessories necessary to complete the unit.…


Added by Terence C. Gannon on March 11, 2012 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

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