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Why Drones Will Take Off in 2017

TechCrunch‘s Jon Evans enumerates why he believes 2017 will be a turning point for the proliferation of drones.

He writes, “Most profound technological change happens “gradually and then suddenly,” to quote Hemingway on bankruptcy in The Sun Also Rises…The question is, how do you know when you’re at the knee of the curve? When does gradually turn into suddenly? It’s always hard to be anything like confident about this. It’s the kind of thing that generally only becomes apparent in retrospect when you look at the available data. But there is reason to believe, when we look at the accelerating pace of the drone news of the last few months, that 2017 is the year that drones really begin to, well, take off.”

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