Cybernetics, Cyborgs or Just Drones?

T H I N K Sam

Unmanned aerial vehicles, quad-copters or drones whatever you like to refer to them as offer a unique perspective into a space with a camera lens controlled by you. This referral to an extension of the human eye offers the analysis of these machines as a bridge to technology and human capacity. The use of FPV goggles allows the pilot to have an immersed view of the drones lens as if they were inside the device, and control its flight path without having to watch the device itself.

As a cyber-cultures principle of embodiment unnecessary to being human, this sensation of flying what I believe the closest thing to a spaceship, adds to my intention to exploring the drone as an extension to the human eye. Throughout my investigation I want to uncover the categories in which are linked to the drone/human assessment, how drones are increasingly being used for tools…

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