15/12/2014 10:32 GMT | Updated 29/12/2014 05:59 GMT

21 Most Creative Drone Videos Of 2014

Drones are not sentient. They did not 'do' anything this year that their human creators did not either tell them to do, program them to do or otherwise decide in advance was going to happen.

Now that this is clear, let's go nuts with excitement at the 21 coolest acts of creative abandon carried out by consumer and creative versions of this incipient, transformative tech.

(And let's do it before it's 2015, and drones are so commonplace that we don't even notice them zooming around our heads capturing our every moment for 'YouTube or whatever' anymore.)

What we're saying is, there were some amazing drone videos last year.

Let's watch them.