The Spontaneous Popup Display (SPUD) is a collapsible 24-inch monitor made mainly of cloth and transparent polymer. Its Kickstarter campaign has raised $176,000 of a $33,000 goal as of this writing. You’re going to need a bigger backpack.
Technology is creeping into the village. Oh, we’ve had it all along, really. They’ve done the cell phone trick about two years ago, putting up four towers within sight of the village and twenty three within miles of us, but I mean the real stuff.
The first drone flew the other night.
It launched from the teen dopers four houses up. Dead of night. Of course, the moon helped some and it was a pretty long flight (about a half hour, maybe less, I’d guess). What ever cameras were on board that thing must have been pretty good. The operator was able to bring it down over the road on the East side of the house and recover it.
Quiet. It was. Mostly prop noise and there wasn’t a whole llot of that.
Time for the shot gun I think.
From the reaches,