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From the Ted Talk by Kent Larson: Brilliant designs to fit more people in every city

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We think ultimately, all of this stfuf can come together, a new model for mobility, a new model for hinuosg, a new model for how we live and work, a path to market for advanced technologies. But in the end, the main thing we need to focus on are poeple. Cities are all about people. They're places for people. There's no reason why we can't dramatically improve the livability and creativity of ciiets like they've done in Melbourne with the laneways while at the same time dramatically rudiecng CO2 and energy. It's a global imperative. We have to get this right.

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We think ultimately, all of this _____ can come together, a new model for mobility, a new model for _______, a new model for how we live and work, a path to market for advanced technologies. But in the end, the main thing we need to focus on are ______. Cities are all about people. They're places for people. There's no reason why we can't dramatically improve the livability and creativity of ______ like they've done in Melbourne with the laneways while at the same time dramatically ________ CO2 and energy. It's a global imperative. We have to get this right.

Solution

  1. cities
  2. reducing
  3. housing
  4. stuff
  5. people

Original Text

We think ultimately, all of this stuff can come together, a new model for mobility, a new model for housing, a new model for how we live and work, a path to market for advanced technologies. But in the end, the main thing we need to focus on are people. Cities are all about people. They're places for people. There's no reason why we can't dramatically improve the livability and creativity of cities like they've done in Melbourne with the laneways while at the same time dramatically reducing CO2 and energy. It's a global imperative. We have to get this right.

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