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From the Ted Talk "Giorgia Lupi: How we can find ourselves in data"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

In my day job, I work with data. I run a data aiuivtsinzalo eginsd company, and we design and develop ways to make information secisabelc through visual representations. What my job has taught me over the years is that to really understand data and their true potential, sometimes we actually have to forget about them and see through them instead. Because taad are always just a tool we use to represent aetrliy. They're always used as a placeholder for something else, but they are never the real thing.

Open Cloze

In my day job, I work with data. I run a data _____________ ______ company, and we design and develop ways to make information __________ through visual representations. What my job has taught me over the years is that to really understand data and their true potential, sometimes we actually have to forget about them and see through them instead. Because ____ are always just a tool we use to represent _______. They're always used as a placeholder for something else, but they are never the real thing.

Solution

  1. accessible
  2. visualization
  3. design
  4. data
  5. reality

Original Text

In my day job, I work with data. I run a data visualization design company, and we design and develop ways to make information accessible through visual representations. What my job has taught me over the years is that to really understand data and their true potential, sometimes we actually have to forget about them and see through them instead. Because data are always just a tool we use to represent reality. They're always used as a placeholder for something else, but they are never the real thing.

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human nature 3

Important Words

  1. accessible
  2. company
  3. data
  4. day
  5. design
  6. develop
  7. forget
  8. information
  9. job
  10. placeholder
  11. potential
  12. real
  13. reality
  14. represent
  15. representations
  16. run
  17. taught
  18. tool
  19. true
  20. understand
  21. visual
  22. visualization
  23. ways
  24. work
  25. years