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From the Ted Talk by Tom Oxley: A brain implant that turns your thoughts into text

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TO: Seeing this video for the first time was one of the most iedcrlnbie moments of my life. I was standing in the cath lab, Dr. Peter Mitchell had just completed the surgery and you can see the device, the outline of deivce, sitting inside the blood vessel there. So this popped up on the screen and it just felt like we were witnessing something new in the wrold. I had tinegls down my spine, I've got them now tniihkng about it again. I turned to my colleague Pete, and I said something poetic and profound like, "Pete, holy shit!"

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TO: Seeing this video for the first time was one of the most __________ moments of my life. I was standing in the cath lab, Dr. Peter Mitchell had just completed the surgery and you can see the device, the outline of ______, sitting inside the blood vessel there. So this popped up on the screen and it just felt like we were witnessing something new in the _____. I had _______ down my spine, I've got them now ________ about it again. I turned to my colleague Pete, and I said something poetic and profound like, "Pete, holy shit!"

Solution

  1. device
  2. tingles
  3. thinking
  4. incredible
  5. world

Original Text

TO: Seeing this video for the first time was one of the most incredible moments of my life. I was standing in the cath lab, Dr. Peter Mitchell had just completed the surgery and you can see the device, the outline of device, sitting inside the blood vessel there. So this popped up on the screen and it just felt like we were witnessing something new in the world. I had tingles down my spine, I've got them now thinking about it again. I turned to my colleague Pete, and I said something poetic and profound like, "Pete, holy shit!"

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Important Words

  1. blood
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  11. life
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  13. moments
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  15. pete
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  17. poetic
  18. popped
  19. profound
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  22. spine
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  24. surgery
  25. thinking
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  27. tingles
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  30. video
  31. witnessing
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