We soon will live in a world where drones are zipping around us like grasshoppers.
We won't stop to wonder what they're doing, because we'll have long discarded any notions of personal privacy. Perhaps we'll visit YouTube every night to see whether we've appeared in some drone footage that day.
A Manhattan businessman may not be looking forward to the future quite so much. He claims that on Tuesday evening a drone nearly struck him as it crash-landed near Grand Central Station.