From tracking endangered species to sports photography, many are thinking outside of the box when it comes to novel ways to use drones; but Jeff Bezos’ announcement that Amazon is testing drones for 30-minute deliveries has caused a stir bordering on a frenzy.
The news has elicited reactions ranging from “that’s too freaky” to “that’s too fabulous,” but leave it to Twitter users to find the humor in any situation. Here are some the of the more entertaining tweets.
I missed an Amazon drone delivery. pic.twitter.com/neJxYANj6p— B to A to the R R Y (@QuantumPirate) December 2, 2013
BREAKING: Etsy to begin delivering packages by barn owl.— Ryan Calo (@rcalo) December 2, 2013
Reindeer were just a simpler society’s metaphor for the incomprehensible sight of Bezos’s Christmas drones— Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) December 2, 2013
Maybe Bezos really bought the Washington Post so he could deliver your newspaper via a drone. http://t.co/lr6X1SnuA1— Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) December 2, 2013
I liked the Amazon Prime Air Drone better when it was called Santa Claus.— Gary He (@garyhe) December 2, 2013
Anyone see 60 minutes piece on Amazon drones. People, we all watched "Terminator". This is how it starts. #freakedmeout.— Colin Cowherd (@ESPN_Colin) December 2, 2013
"Where'd you get that stolen TV from son?" "I swear officer, it just fell off the back of a drone!"— Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) December 2, 2013
Amazon drones? meet my Net launcher :P pic.twitter.com/PmoAC8wSJj— Dave Bagnall (@DaveChaos) December 2, 2013
Pff, drones. Everyone knows that OWLS are the future of package delivery. http://t.co/5yOI3uQOJo— WaterstonesOxfordSt (@WstonesOxfordSt) December 2, 2013