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From the Ted Talk "George Whitesides: A lab the size of a postage stamp"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

There's another very interesting connection here, and that is, that what one wants to do is pass through useful information over what is generally a pretty awful petoheeln emstsy. It turns out there's an enormous amount of inimoontrfa already available on that subject, which is the Mars Rover problem. How do you get back an accurate view of the color on masr if you have a really terrible bandwidth to do it with? And the answer is not complicated, but it's one which I don't want to go through here, other than to say that the communication systems for doing this are really pretty well understood.

Open Cloze

There's another very interesting connection here, and that is, that what one wants to do is pass through useful information over what is generally a pretty awful _________ ______. It turns out there's an enormous amount of ___________ already available on that subject, which is the Mars Rover problem. How do you get back an accurate view of the color on ____ if you have a really terrible bandwidth to do it with? And the answer is not complicated, but it's one which I don't want to go through here, other than to say that the communication systems for doing this are really pretty well understood.

Solution

  1. system
  2. information
  3. telephone
  4. mars

Original Text

There's another very interesting connection here, and that is, that what one wants to do is pass through useful information over what is generally a pretty awful telephone system. It turns out there's an enormous amount of information already available on that subject, which is the Mars Rover problem. How do you get back an accurate view of the color on Mars if you have a really terrible bandwidth to do it with? And the answer is not complicated, but it's one which I don't want to go through here, other than to say that the communication systems for doing this are really pretty well understood.

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Important Words

  1. accurate
  2. amount
  3. answer
  4. awful
  5. bandwidth
  6. color
  7. communication
  8. complicated
  9. connection
  10. enormous
  11. generally
  12. information
  13. interesting
  14. mars
  15. pass
  16. pretty
  17. problem
  18. rover
  19. subject
  20. system
  21. systems
  22. telephone
  23. terrible
  24. turns
  25. understood
  26. view