In 2007, people reported dragonfly-like machines hovering in the air near protests in Washington DC and New York City. In the same year, the U.S. government reported success creating living moth cyborgs fully steerable with brain implants. In 2008, the University of Delft publicized its
It’s one of my favorite moments of fall, when it gets cool enough that insects remain right where they are no matter how close I approach. This dragonfly is stilled by its temperature-sensitive metabolism, but not yet frozen.
An article about the the Delfly, a miniature robotic surveillance device that looks like a dragonfly as it flies. These devices have cameras that send signals to a remote operator sitting at a computer.