What if you take the pilot out of the plane and give control to a wireless operator on the ground? Well, then you'd have a drone. But what if you put a human back in the drone? Well, then you still have a drone, because some guy on the ground is controlling the one-passenger dodecacopter. That's what's been achieved by a team at the National University of Singapore, who may have unwittingly ushered in a terrifying dystopia of ordering people to do your chores who are then flown back to the base like some sort of Amazon Mary Poppinses.

Sources: h/t Mashable