Flying, Photography, and other Geek Pursuits - Christopher Schmidt
- I fly a quadcopter.
- I take photos.
- I 3d print things.
- I have a blog.
- I live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- I work for YouTube.
Blog Post: Response to FAA Policy DocumentResponse to FAA policy document, a blog post detailing my response to their stated new policies around UAV prosecution.
This entire policy is based on a mistaken notion that the “the FAA has considered model aircraft to be aircraft that fall within the statutory and regulatory definitions of an aircraft”; the definition that the FAA uses ... is so broad as to describe everything from a commercial jetliner to a paper airplaneJune 25th, 2014
Quadcopter flight over Quechee Gorge, include the river and the dam. June 23rd, 2014
Memorial Day Barbecue
Gathering with friends and food over Memorial Day. May 26th, 2014
One Minute OnboardOne minute clips of flying the quadcopter (mostly) around Cambridge, MA including flying over the MIT dome, along the Charles River, and at the Arnold Arboretum. Unedited shots, showing the raw footage you get from the quadcopter. May 15th-22nd, 2014
A friend today asked "Have you ever in your entire life *casually* adopted a technology?" My answer? "I don't understand the question."— Christopher Schmidt (@crschmidt) May 13, 2014
Blog Post: Is that a Drone?
... Of course, with any new technology, there are a set of FAQs that you should expect. The Quad is no exception.Information about my quadcopter, including an FAQ. Includes answers to the most common questions I get; these later got turned into a business card I printed for myself to bring with when I go flying. Apr 24th, 2014
Initial Forays into 3D Printing
My first steps in 3d printing. Jan 19th, 2014