Media

A selection of 200+ media mentions, interviews and/or references to projects that I have spearheaded and/or to joint efforts that I have been directly involved in over the years. These include coverage from:

My Media Coverage

Note: This page is currently being updated to include recent media coverage.


The New Humanitarian: on digital tools and power imbalance

Devex: on emerging technology and shifting the power

Smithsonian Magazine: on using drones to reduce airborne diseases

CNN: on using drones for locally-led medical deliveries

BBC: on using drones to reduce mosquito-borne diseases

NPR: on using drones for disaster response

ABC: on the use of drones in humanitarian disasters

BBC: on locally-led drone applications for social good

WIRED: on the use of drones for reforestation

PBS: on ethics and the use of drones in disaster response

EPFL: on the use of drones to improve city mobility

SwissInfo: on the use of drones in humanitarian aid

Devex: on the role of donors in medical drone deliveries

NBC: on the use of drones to reduce mosquito-borne diseases

TheNextWeb: on the use of drones for reforestation

Reuters: on the use of drones to reduce mosquito-borne diseases

Reuters: on the use of locally-led drones for medical deliveries

SciDevNet: on the code of conduct for humanitarian drones

ABC News: on the use of robotics in humanitarian crises

The Economist: on big data for disaster response

Fast Company: on digital humanitarians

Forbes: on using AI to analyze aerial imagery for crisis response

Newsweek: on the use of drones to save lives

WEF: on how Big Data is changing humanitarian action

NBC: on using drones to reduce mosquito-borne illnesses

BBC: on using drones to reduce mosquito-borne illnesses

PRI: on using drones to educe mosquito-borne illnesses

CNBC: on cargo delivery drones in Amazon Rainforest

Forbes: on Facebook crisis maps for disaster response

Mashable: on Facebook crisis maps for disaster response

Fast Company: on Facebook crisis maps for disaster response

TechCrunch: on Facebook crisis maps for disaster response

CNET: on Facebook crisis maps for disaster response

National Geographic Magazine: on aerial robotics for good

BBC: on using emerging technologies to improve disaster response

SciDev: on use of microtasking for disaster response

NPR: on using cargo drones for aid delivery

CNET: on using cargo drones for aid delivery

UK Guardian: on using UAVs for aid delivery in conflict zones

Radio New Zealand: on mapping crises with UAVs

ABC: on role of drones (aerial robotics) for disaster response

WIRED: on the role of Facebook in disaster response

Foreign Policy: on use of social media by repressive regimes

PBS: on use of drones (aerial robotics) for disaster response

WIRED: on the role of the share economy in disaster response

NPR: on crisis mapping and humanitarian robotics

Nature: on crowdsourcing satellite imagery for disaster response

Al Jazeera: on aerial robotics for search and rescue

New Scientist: on artificial intelligence for public health projects

Le Temps: on humanitarian applications of aerial robotics

The Economist: on Social Media and Disaster Response

BBC World Service: on use of robotics for aid

AAM Radio: on use of UAVs for disaster response

Forbes: on use of UAVs for disaster response

Washington Post: on humanitarian UAV missions

PBS: on humanitarian technology and digital activism

WNWY-TV: Xploration Earth 2050 – Drones

HuffPost Live: on humanitarian UAV missions

Gulf News: on using social media for emergency management

New Scientist: on artificial intelligence and UAVs

Consumer Electronics: on humanitarian UAVs

TIME Magazine: on humanitarian UAVs

UK Guardian: on humanitarian UAVs

Neue Züricher Zeitung: on digital humanitarians

SciDev: on next generation humanitarian tech in Nepal

Quartz: on UAVs and regulations

Wall Street Journal: on crowdsourcing and UAVs in Nepal quake

MIT Tech Review: on crowdsourced verification during disasters

CNN International: on use of UAVs in Nepal Earthquake response

IRIN News: on challenges of using UAVs for disaster response

Huffington Post: on crisis mapping the Nepal Earthquake

NPR: on crowdsourcing crisis information on social media

BBC Click: on digital humanitarian response to Nepal earthquake

Slate: on humanitarian UAV response to Nepal earthquake

BBC News: on digital humanitarian response to Nepal earthquake

Discovery News: on digital mapping response to Nepal earthquake

IRIN News: on crisis mapping and humanitarian UAVs

Washington Post: on humanitarian UAVs in action

National Geographic: on humanitarian UAVs missions

The Conversation: on digital humanitarian action

France 24: on use of UAVs in peacekeeping operations

TIME Magazine: on digital technologies and humanitarians

Mashable: on digital humanitarians and humanitarian tech

Fast Company: on UAVs for humanitarian action

UK Guardian: on the Humanitarian UAV network

Gizmodo: on the Humanitarian UAV Network

Memeburn: on digital humanitarians and technology

IRIN News: on drones for good and humanitarian applications

National Geographic: on mapping data for disaster response

UN Dispatch: on crisis mapping and digital humanitarians

German TV (DW): on life-saving crisis maps for crisis response

TechCrunch: on crowdsouring real time disaster relief

UK Guardian: on crowdsourced response to Typhoon Ruby

Popular Science: on humanitarian UAVs/drones

Al-Jazeera: on advanced computing for disaster response

NewBeatSocial: on disaster response to Typhoon Ruby

Wired: on how tech will affect future of disaster response

Nature: on advanced computing for disaster response

Le Monde: on humanitarians UAVs for disaster response

Global Post: on humanitarian UAVs for crisis mapping

Bloomberg Business Week: on humanitarian UAVs

National Geographic (NL): on UAVs and social innovation

Swiss Radio (French): on Big Data and disaster response

CNN: on crowdsourcing analysis of UAV/aerial imagery

Virgin: on the use of UAVs for humanitarian response

Yahoo News: on crowdsourcing UAV/aerial imagery analysis

Popular Science: on using social media for disaster response

Emergency Management: on digital humanitarians

Reuters: on crowdsourcing open data for disaster response

LA Times: on crisis map of UAV/aerial videos of disaster areas

Foreign Affairs: on using new technologies for digital activism

SciDevNet: on using UAVs for humanitarian response

UK Guardian: on how UAVs being used for disaster response

Washington Post: on auto-verifying credible tweets during crises

The New Yorker: on auto-verifying credible tweets during disasters

The Daily Dot: on auto-verifying credible tweets during disasters

Doha News: on auto-verifying rumors on Twitter during disasters

TechPresident: on automatically verifying credibility of tweets

FastCompany:  on making sense of social media during disasters

PBS NewsHour: on crowdsourcing search for Malaysia Flight

DIYDrones: on use of UAVs for humanitarian response

3DRobotics: on importance of UAVs for humanitarian response

Deutsche Welle: on technologies used to search for Flight 370

Berliner Gazette: on crowdsourcing search for Malaysia Flight

CTV: on crowdsourcing search for Malaysia flight 370

NC Radio: on crowdsourcing search for Malaysia flight 370

Al Jazeera America: on UAVs for disaster communications

Qatar Today: on using technology to support humanitarian relief

BBC Radio 4: on digital humanitarian response

CBC: on crisis mapping response to Typhoon Yolanda

ReliefWeb: on digital humanitarians

Storyful: on digital humanitarian response

Wall Street Journal: on response to Typhoon Yolanda

Bloomberg: on digital humanitarian response to Typhoon

NBC News: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon

Nature: on crowdsourced response to Typhoon Yolanda

TIME Magazine: on digital response to Typhoon Yolanda

Forbes: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon Yolanda

BBC World: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon

FastCompany: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon

IRIN News: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon

NewScientist: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon

Slate.fr: on digital humanitarian response to Typhoon

WSJ TV: on use of social media in response to Typhoon

Reuters (TRF): on data mining news for crisis response

GlobalPost: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon

National Geographic: on response to Typhoon Yolanda

Al-Jazeera: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon Yolanda

Swiss Radio SRF: on digital response to Typhoon Yolanda

Heute.de: on micro-mapping response to Typhoon Yolanda

Digital Trends: on digital response to Typhoon Yolanda

TechPresident: on digital humanitarian response to Typhoon

CTV Canada: on digital humanitarian response to Typhoon

UK Guardian: on microtasking for disaster response

ABC: on online gaming to support humanitarian response

UN Dispatch: on microtasking for disaster relief

The Hindu: on role of social media in crises

Wired: on next generation humanitarian technologies

TechPresident: on microtasking for disaster response

Slate: on Facebook and repressive regimes

Die Zeit: improving disaster response with online gaming

IRIN News: on challenges of verification in disaster response

Fast Company: on humanitarian gamers for disaster response

New Scientist: on crowdsourcing crisis info using online games

Slashdot: on using online games for disaster response

Slate: on harnessing online games for humanitarian response

Al Jazeera: on Internet.org and humanitarian response

Computer World: on online gaming for disaster response

Metro UK: on an online game changer for disaster response

Fast Company: on analysis of hashtags for disaster response

Foreign Policy: on analysis of hashtags for political polarization

New York Times: on analyzing crisis hashtags

Berliner Gazette: on tourism, smartphones and social good

Business Insider: on microtasking disaster response

QF Telegraph: on crisis computing and humanitarian tech

World Bank: on connectivity for disaster response

Forbes: on harnessing Big Data for humanitarian response

Voice of America: on Big Data for disaster response

Foreign Policy: on verifying social media during crises

The Foundation: on next generation humanitarian technology

Chicago Policy Review: on improving humanitarian technology

FabrikZeitung: on information forensics for crisis response

OpenIDEO: on technology for atrocity prevention

MIT Technology Review: on verifying social media during crises

New Scientist: on crowdsourcing verification during crises

Fast Company: on a Match.com for disaster response

Mashable: on Big Data for conflict prevention

Emergency Management: on GeoFeedia for disaster response

The National: on Twitter for conflict & disaster response

Nebo Company: on emergent leadership

Berliner Gazette: on humanitarian technology use in Japan

World Bank: on data mining to create Open Data

World Bank: on Big Data for development

Corriere Della Sera: on verifying crowdsourced information

ACM: on crowdsourcing crisis information

World Bank: on using Twitter during disasters

Fast Company: on microtasking for disaster response

Council on Foreign Relations: on social media and conflict

World Bankon advanced computing & disaster response

National Geographic: on risks of crisis mapping 

TechPresidenton digital maps and global activism

Scientific American: on detecting credibility on Twitter

Huffington Post: on monitoring Syria’s crimes

Slate: on verifying Twitter content for disaster response

NY Times Blog: on using Twitter for disaster response

Berliner Gazette: on verifying crowdsourced information

QF Telegraph: on computing for humanity

LA Times: on crowdsourcing crisis response

TechPresident: on SMS for violence prevention

CNN: on social media & conflict in Africa

Weather.com: on volunteer based crisis mapping

TechPresident: on mapping for social change

Red Cross Magazine: on humanitarian action 2.0

TechPresident: on civil resistance

Le Monde Diplomatique: on crisis mapping

PopSci: on Syria crisis mapping

NewScientist: on Syria crisis mapping

Christian Science Monitor: on LRA crisis mapping

Foreign Policy: on conflict data analysis

CfR: on crowdsourced data

TechPresident: on Google & open source data

El Tiempo: on Ushahidi & crisis mapping

Slate Afrique: on crisis mapping Somalia

UK Guardian: on crisis mapping Syria

Brian Lehrer TV: on crisis mapping Syria

Technology Review: crisis maps & political unrest

The Economist: online crisis management

UK Guardian: on digital activism

TechPresident: on digital maptivism

PBS: on crisis mapping for disaster response

Al-Jazeera: on digital repression

AlertNet: on crisis mapping Libya

VoA: crisis mapping Arab Spring

UN Chronicle: on disaster relief 2.0

New York Times: on humanitarian technology

CNN: on crisis mapping Japan earthquake

NPR: on crisis mapping Japan earthquake

FastCompany: on crisis mapping Libya

RadioFreeEurope: on satellite imagery & human rights

CNN: on crowdsourced crisis mapping

Newsweek: on digital activism

CNN: on crisis mapping environmental disasters

Boston Globe: on crisis mapping Haiti

New York Times: on crowdsourcing & crisis mapping

Washington Post: on crisis mapping Haiti

BBC News: on crisis mapping Haiti

TED Blog: on crisis mapping Haiti

Al-Jazeera: on crisis mapping Haiti

AlertNet: on crisis mapping for humanitarian response

AFP: on civil resistance

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