5/7/19 Show feat. Ruha Benjamin on Power and Manipulation at the Interface of Tech & Society

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The main part of the show is an interview with sociologist Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, where she studies the social dimensions of science, technology, and medicine. Additionally, she is the founder of the JUST DATA Lab and author of two books, People’s Science (Stanford) and Race After Technology (Polity), and editor of Captivating Technology (Duke). She writes, teaches, and speaks widely about the relationship between knowledge and power, race and citizenship, and health and justice. These are the topics discussed in the interview.

The interview is in three parts, beginning about 53 minutes in.

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