'Wired' Editor Steps Down

    NEW YORK - JUNE 14:  Editor In Chief of Wired Chris Anderson speaks during the Wired business conference in partnership with MDC Partners at The Morgan Library & Museum on June 14, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast) *** Local Caption *** Chris Anderson

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    Guess you can always aim geekier. Chris Anderson, the editor in chief of Wired magazine, plans to switch from the media world to robotics. His start-up, 3D Robotics, designs personal drones for private customers. “This is an opportunity for me to pursue an entrepreneurial dream,” Anderson said in a statement. “I’m confident that Wired’s mission to influence and chronicle the digital revolution is stronger than ever and will continue to expand and evolve.” He says drones could be used in place of more expensive helicopters. Also, they “don’t get bored,”  he said. They don’t charge overtime. They’re not unionized.” Touché.

    Read it at The New York Times