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Wed, Nov 05

From Navy Fighter Pilot to Drone Advocate, Meet Missy Cummings

Although the word drone may at first evoke an image of a stealth killing machine, the work of Mary ‘Missy’ Cummings proves drones are much more than that initial thought.

Cummings directs the Humans and Autonomy Lab at Duke University, where she builds interfaces for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and studies the social and ethical implications of technological advancement. She believes that UAVs have the potential to dramatically impact industries like agriculture and medicine as well as the commercial sector.

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