I think the biggest 'benefit' to having a drone perform these tasks is the fact a robot is carrying out the task.
For example, instructing a drone to assassinate is potentially closer to hiring a hitman, than murdering someone firsthand with a shotgun. Closer in the sense that the puportrator feels a sense of detachment.
Absolutely, and people shouldn't be overly negative towards another persons work.
Decent manners towards other human beings aside, my main point is that a lot of the negative criticism we see towards released code and tools on communities like HN and Reddit would disappear if authors would explicitly state the intended use case for their work.
Come on people. This provides a way to provide an animation effect. There are many cases where animation can be used to provide feedback to help reinforce the result of an action. This could be used to provide such feedback .. there is far too much negativity on this page.