In addition to publishing peer-reveiwed academic work, we are committed to engaging communities beyond the ivory tower. We are pleased to have our ideas published beyond academia, to have attracted some attention from the media, and to speak about our work at events around the world.

  • NBC News, “Drones for Good”, 24 March 2019. Link.

  • AtlanticLive, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Aspen Institute. “How Can Cities Support Democracy?” CityLab. 2019. Link.

  • Science, "Researchers spy signs of slavery from space." Coverage in Science magazine, by Sarah Scoles. Link. 2019
  • “The Good Drone.” Delta 8.7 Conference at the United Nations. 2019.

  • “The Good Drone.” Revolve Creative Conference. 2019. Link.

  • "In 2014, I Thought Technology Would Help Bring Freedom to Hungary. It Didn't Happen." Slate. Dec 4, 2018. Link.
  • “Why Drones Need our Better Angels.” Peace Innovators at the University of San Diego. 2018. Link.

  • “Struggle Over Aleppo’s Story Takes to the Skies.” Al Jazeera. February 22, 2017.

  • “New study examines the rise of nonviolent drones.” Slate. May 5, 2016. Link.

  • “Good Drones: Technology and Social Change.” Featured speaker in the Bridges Academy lecture series, University of San Diego. 2016.

  • “Open Skies, Open Societies? Transparency and Accountability in the Age of the Drone.” School of Public Policy, Central European University. 2016.

  • “Drones for Good: How Social Movements Use Disruptive Technology.” Featured speaker at annual Rotary Meeting, University of San Diego. 2016.

  • “Do Drones fit into the Human Rights Advocate’s Toolkit?” Invited panelist: Honing the Visual: Evolving Practices in Human Rights Work. Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School, University of Pennsylvania. 2016.

  • “Drones for Good.” European Commission Joint Research Centre, Drones at the Margins. European Commission, Brussels, Belgium. 2015. Link.

  • “Drones for Good? How Innovation Impacts Protest, Policing, and Public Policy.” Carr Center for Human Rights, Harvard’s Kennedy School. 2015.

  • “Drones for Good? How Innovation Impacts Protest, Policing, and Public Policy.” MIT Media Lab. 2015.

  • “Drones Will Change the Way We Estimate Crowd Sizes, and That’s a Big Deal.” Slate. 1 December, 2014. Link.

  • “How the FAA’s Drone Policy Will Effect the Rest of the World.” Slate, 9 October, 2014. Link.