Tech and Games

How Drones Might be soon in the Shopping Mall?

There seems to be kids flying drones everywhere but could this become commercial? Although we might still be a few years away from having flying cars and skateboards like in the Back to the Future movies, the days when our shopping goods will be delivered from the mall to our houses be little flying robots might not be that for off.  It might sound like science fiction, but major businesses are looking into drone technology to turn this idea into science fact.

A delivery drone with a pizza box

Drone Delivery

Back in the early 90s, business insiders knew that the internet was destined to become a big part of the commercial goods industry, but now in 2018 its clear that the internet is the industry, with good bought online far outweighing those bought in stores.  The big issue with internet shopping is delivery, with around 70% of consumers reporting some form of delivery problem in 2017, most commonly late, lost or damaged parcels.  In order to counter this and make delivery fast and more efficient, big retailers are looking to drone delivery as the answer, especially in big cities where traffic congestion presents difficulties.  Amazon itself is even envisaging having a drone delivery hive in every city in the future, and a fleet of drone delivery service robots to drop of the goods to every household.  So the time when a flying R2D2 or BB8 might deliver the latest kids gadget or toy might be closer than you think.

Drones and Shopping Malls

But it’s not just the online retailers that are investing in this space age technology.  Shopping mall designers and architects are trying to protect the bricks and motor establishments from going out of business completely by turning good old faithful malls into drone ports.  With Drone parcel services, malls should be able to compete with online sellers, or at least, that’s what they are hoping for.

The idea is to turn these malls into giant warehouses with facilities for massive numbers of drones to take off an land.  Just look at the amazing concept art below; it looks like something from a Steven Spielberg movie!

The Future is Still Unclear

While the prospect of having drones deliver all our good is indeed a thrilling one, it might still be a while before it really takes off (pun intended).  While companies such as Amazon and Google are testing drone delivery technology as we speak, there’s still a lot of things that need to be sorted out long before delivery drones are a part of everyday life.  How safe are they?  How will they be protected against thieves? What happens if a fully loaded drone has a malfunction and crashes? Most of all, it is going to take a lot of effort to convince our governments that drone technology is not going to cause more problems than it solves, as two recent cases in the UK showed when hobby drones almost caused major aircraft accidents.  We can’t have innovation without regulation, while we …

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Why I Love Tech And Gaming

So, I came across this wonderful portal!

I was randomly browsing the internet one day and I came across this wonderful website that teaches children about technology through the medium of games. It is called gamestar and I am surprised really that not many people whom I knew even knew there was something like this.

This is because the moment I did my research on this and I was satisfied that this one is legit and this is what I wouldn’t mind my fifth grader son to do while doing his lessons or working on his projects, I also put a review of it on my facebook and twitter handle. I got a lot of response from not only my friends but also the general public thanking me for bringing such a superb site to their notice!

Social media is so helpful!

My children, both are home schooled and I am forever looking at ideas and concepts to be able to be an effective teacher and to make sure that he is efficiently homeschooled. In my bid, I have discovered a lot of websites, but till date this one is the best of them all.

The program’s superior design:

You must use the program to understand how a simple program can be so efficient is driving home the complex designing and technical points of any working model home to a child. It is said that doing and learning is the best method to be followed and this program does exactly that. There are no two opinions about the fact that my son has definitely benefitted immensely from the site and is gearing to do and learn a lot of projects on his own.

The approach is realistic:

Another good point about the website is that the projects are categorized age wise and therefore it makes sure that they are addressed to children in the right age group and with specific set of skills. There is a world of learning that your child can do only by logging on to the site and exploring for say one hour daily! Try it!!

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