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From park bench to lab bench - What kind of future are we designing? | Ruha Benjamin | TEDxBaltimore

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From Park Bench to Lab Bench: What kind of future are we designing? - Ruha challenges biases inherent to modern scientific research. Ruha is on the faculty at Princeton University. Her work examines the relationship between innovation & equity, science & citizenship, health & justice. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Michael Goodman (3 years ago)
Seriously, really great! Sharing widely!
Katherine Ellington (3 years ago)
Deep, thoughtful and powerful!
Arthur Williams (3 years ago)
I was taken on an intellectual ride that Disney would envy. Every turn was a surprise as I experienced new synaptic social connections previously unknown to me. WOW!  And it was FREE!
Nesanet Abegaze (3 years ago)
Thank you for this brilliant talk, and for providing new language to talk about social change as it relates to science and technology.  
Astra Daniels (3 years ago)
This is one of the most powerful Ted Talks I've viewed. This is awesome.
dust9 (3 years ago)
The metaphor of the park bench and how it relates to the lab bench was a memorable illustration of how design directly affects the experience of a physical object. In the case of scientific research, the design of the study and which cultural perspectives are included and excluded have a direct affect on how the research is perceived and applied.
Zara Najjar (3 years ago)
Greatest Professor I Ever Had!!!
alicia carroll (3 years ago)
Powerful

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