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[liberationtech] Drones for Human Rights

The Doctor drwho at virtadpt.net
Mon Feb 6 12:03:46 PST 2012


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On 02/02/2012 08:26 PM, Chip Pitts wrote:
> A group at Singularity University here in Silicon Valley this past
> summer launched a start-up that uses drones for humanitarian
> applications, such as to deliver medical supplies in developing
> countries lacking roads:

Didn't Peter W. Singer write in _Wired For War_ that there was a
humanitarian aid group that rented some UAVs and used them to ferry
supplies a few years back?  I forget where it was in the text (Google
Books isn't terribly helpful) but I can pull the reference from the
dead tree edition if anyone's interested.

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