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The two assigned readings contend that diversity makes for better engineers—making companies more profitable and individuals “smarter.” The TED Talk suggests we can increase our empathy using technology. Consider intersections of these ideas and respond to the following writing prompt using at least two of the three sources. (This assignment is open book and open notes.) Does an awareness of diverse perspectives enrich engineering practice and/or communication? If so, to what extent and in what ways (offer specific examples)? If not, why not and what alternatives are there to stimulate innovation and fulfill engineering’s social function? Brainstorm Awareness of diverse perspectives Does enrich engineering practice because people naturally work harder to change someone’s point of view. Diversity enhances creativity The researchers wrote dissenting opinions and had both black and white members deliver them to their groups. When a black person
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