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From the Ted Talk by Paola Antonelli: Design and the Elastic Mind

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Related to the idea of collective design and to the new balance between the individual and the collectiveness, collectivity is the idea of esxctenie maximum. That's a term that I coined a few years ago while I was thinking of how pressed we are together, and at the same time how these small objects, like the Walkman first and then the iPod, certae bubbles of space around us that enable us to have a metaphysical space that is much bigger than our phiyacsl space. You can be in the subway and you can be ctopelemly ileatsod and have your own room in your iPod.

Open Cloze

Related to the idea of collective design and to the new balance between the individual and the collectiveness, collectivity is the idea of _________ maximum. That's a term that I coined a few years ago while I was thinking of how pressed we are together, and at the same time how these small objects, like the Walkman first and then the iPod, ______ bubbles of space around us that enable us to have a metaphysical space that is much bigger than our ________ space. You can be in the subway and you can be __________ ________ and have your own room in your iPod.

Solution

  1. isolated
  2. completely
  3. existence
  4. physical
  5. create

Original Text

Related to the idea of collective design and to the new balance between the individual and the collectiveness, collectivity is the idea of existence maximum. That's a term that I coined a few years ago while I was thinking of how pressed we are together, and at the same time how these small objects, like the Walkman first and then the iPod, create bubbles of space around us that enable us to have a metaphysical space that is much bigger than our physical space. You can be in the subway and you can be completely isolated and have your own room in your iPod.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  31. years