Robin Murphy

How Robots Are Changing Disaster Response and Recovery

The field of disaster robotics has been studied for the last two decades. Robin Murphy has been there from the start and explains where it’s headed and what you need to know.

Smart Guns: How Close Are We Really?

The Seattle Smart Gun Symposium revealed an ambitious community of technologists seeking to take on the feverish front known as the American gun owner, and unveiled more questions than answers.

Should Background Checks be Required for Emergency Volunteers?

The Florida Division of Emergency Management's Inspector General is recommending that background checks be a condition of the grants doled out for Community Emergency Response Team programs.