Unmanned delivery agents are fast and work tirelessly.
The Tacocopter website promises “easy ordering on your smartphone” and “unmanned delivery agents” that are “fast and work tirelessly.” But is this thing for real?
Oh, of course not. Not even close. Tacocopter isn’t a real app or startup. The technical, safety and legal hurdles facing such a taco-delivery system are near insurmountable in today’s environment — as our resident flying drone expert, Wired Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson, was quick to point out when Gadget Lab became just a bit too enthusiastic about the possibility of window-side delivery service. (We’re located on the third floor.)