Darren Mann

Darren Mann is a surgeon with clinical ballistics experience, based in Hong Kong.
Darren Mann is a surgeon with clinical ballistics experience, based in Hong Kong.

Latest from Darren Mann

Opinion | Hong Kong protests: police under threat should first be able to use a stun gun, rather than live bullets

The shooting of a teenaged protester in a close-proximity clash should prompt a review of the police arsenal. The taser stun gun, commonly used in law enforcement around the world, should be considered.

6 Oct 2019 - 10:21AM

The shooting of a teenaged protester in a close-proximity clash should prompt a review of the police arsenal. The taser stun gun, commonly used in law enforcement around the world, should be considered.

Hong Kong protests: police under threat should first be able to use a stun gun, rather than live bullets
Opinion | Typhoons, disease outbreaks and now escalating protests: Hong Kong isn’t ready for a citywide disaster

Independent assessments of Hong Kong find it lacking in governance, institutional capacity and risk identification. This could come back to haunt the city if clashes between protesters and police escalate, overtaxing medical facilities.

8 Aug 2019 - 9:38PM

Independent assessments of Hong Kong find it lacking in governance, institutional capacity and risk identification. This could come back to haunt the city if clashes between protesters and police escalate, overtaxing medical facilities.

Typhoons, disease outbreaks and now escalating protests: Hong Kong isn’t ready for a citywide disaster
Opinion | ‘Less-lethal’ weapons such as rubber bullets and beanbag rounds can be deadly, too

The basic principles that govern their use, such as legality and proportionality, must be adhered to, and law enforcement bodies that use them – one among an array of crowd-control measures – must be held accountable for their actions.

26 Jun 2019 - 4:58PM

The basic principles that govern their use, such as legality and proportionality, must be adhered to, and law enforcement bodies that use them – one among an array of crowd-control measures – must be held accountable for their actions.

‘Less-lethal’ weapons such as rubber bullets and beanbag rounds can be deadly, too
Opinion | Surgical robotics is here to stay. But when things go wrong, who’s to blame?

As the use of automation and AI in surgery becomes more daring and more ubiquitous, safeguards must keep pace with the speed of new discoveries, and responsibilities for safety must be fairly shared between doctor and engineer.

22 Jan 2019 - 7:39PM

As the use of automation and AI in surgery becomes more daring and more ubiquitous, safeguards must keep pace with the speed of new discoveries, and responsibilities for safety must be fairly shared between doctor and engineer.

Surgical robotics is here to stay. But when things go wrong, who’s to blame?
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