Faine Greenwood
Faine Greenwood

Faine Greenwood is an assistant researcher at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, focusing on how drone technology can be used in humanitarian contexts.

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Jan. 3 2018 12:34 PMMerry CrashmasTracking people who crashed, lost, or otherwise abused their new drones over the holidays.
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Aug. 8 2017 7:15 AMA Civics Lesson for FacebookWhy there’s reason to be wary of the social network’s new democratic-minded tools.
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Sept. 26 2016 9:45 AMShooting Down Drones Isn’t Funny or BraveIt’s dangerous and stupid.
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May 10 2016 7:00 AMThe Six Biggest Misconceptions About DronesFirst of all, they aren’t actually very good for spying on your neighbors.
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Oct. 21 2015 3:22 PMA Major Problem With the FAA Plan to Register All DronesIt will be very difficult to figure out what to do about the DIY ones.
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Oct. 9 2015 11:42 AMHow Vermont Used Drones After a Train Derailment
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July 20 2015 9:30 AMWho Cares About Amazon Prime Air?Drones’ real potential isn’t in delivery—it’s in democratizing information.
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April 28 2015 3:44 PMHow Drones Can Help Nepal Recover From the Earthquake
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March 18 2015 4:39 PMMan Who Crashed Drone on White House Lawn Won't Be Charged, Says He Wasn't Trying to Impress a Date
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Feb. 12 2015 2:08 PM42 Percent of Americans Are Wrong About DronesHere’s what we can do about it.
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Aug. 16 2017 7:45 AMThe U.S. Military Shouldn’t Use Commercial DronesFor now, at least.
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May 11 2017 7:45 AMIn the Age of Trump, We Need to Protect Map DatabasesAccess to information is under threat like never before.
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May 24 2016 7:00 AMHow to Fly a Drone Without Being a JerkBe polite, ask permission, and don’t drink.
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Dec. 4 2015 7:07 AMThe Hot New Development in FalconryTraining birds with drones.
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Oct. 19 2015 5:44 AMWelcome to the World of Professional Drone RacingThe birth of a 21st-century sport—yes, sport.
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Aug. 24 2015 11:37 AMGuarding Machu PicchuHow Peru is using drones to protect its archaeological treasures.
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June 2 2015 7:30 AMDrones to the RescueHow unmanned aerial vehicles can help indigenous people protect their land.
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March 19 2015 4:02 PMFlight PatternThe FAA is completely confused about what constitutes “commercial” drone use.
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Feb. 23 2015 1:40 PMLearn From This Man’s MistakesHow to travel with a drone without causing an international incident.
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Feb. 5 2015 11:32 AMThailand Is Cracking Down on DronesHere’s why that matters.